Bauhaus-Universität Weimar is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Weimar, Germany.

"Today the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, with its four faculties of Architecture and Urbanism, Civil Engineering, Art and Design and Media, has a very special profile and offers a range of nearly 40 study courses that are unique in Germany; from fine arts and product design to media design and media culture, architecture and civil engineering environmental science and project management." - information from the website of the university

Student experiences

There are currently no student experiences available.


General information for exchange students

Course information

Welcome events (When you register for the intensive German course you are automatically registered for the Welcome Events)


Academic calendar

Semester I: October - February
Semester II: April - July

Academic calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required.

For courses in German a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in German is required.
The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Areas of study open to exchange students

The Erasmus agreement covers the subjects Communication, Journalism, Media, Media management at the Faculties of Media, Art and Design and Photography. 

Note that priority is given to students coming from Communication, Performing Arts, Media. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and German

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

Living expenses are relatively lower in Weimar than in other university towns and cities in Germany. According to recent statistics provided by the German Studentenwerk (2016), students in Germany pay an average of 819 Euros per month to cover all their expenses. These include the cost of rent, food, transportation, recreation, insurance, medical treatment, clothing, phone, Internet access and learning materials.

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

Communication & Information Sciences: 1 place per year

Performing Arts, Audiovisual Techniques & Media Production: 2 places per year

Additional information

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!

International Office Humanities

Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.  

You can reach us in the following ways:

Please mention your student number in all correspondence!


We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.

Mailing address

Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046

  • Sanne Boomsma - Head International Office Humanities;
  • Pooi Ji Hang - Exchange Coordinator (South and East Europe, Asia, Central and South America);
  • Monique Hanrath - Exchange Coordinator (North and West Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America);
  • Nelline Bogerd - Support Officer;
  • Agaath Sluijters - Support Officer.
Walk-in office hours

Our front desk is currently closed.

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment via this online form or send an email to

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to