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

"The people are very very nice and the teachers at the university always want to help you and they are not so strict and unpersonal. And the city is beautiful, but you have to like nature." - experience from a former exchange student

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I: October – end of January

Semester II: April – July

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: 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 agreement covers the courses in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy. However, students are also allowed to take courses at other departments within the Faculty of Humanities. The amount of courses that students are allowed to take outside the department needs to be specified for each individual student.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

German and English

Housing assistance

Exchange students can be provided with accommodation in one of the student dormitories.

More information

Estimated living costs per month

Room in a hall of Residence (including heating, electricity & water) € 200
Food and drink € 160
Clothes € 50
Health insurance (not applicable for EU citizens) € 80
Study documents € 50
Telephone and internet € 55
Leisure and sport € 50
Total € 645
+ Semester Fee (once per term) € 76


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

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 internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.

Handing in and picking up documents

Send an email to internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl.