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

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 follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.


Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)