Hafencity Universitat Hamburg

Hafencity Universitat Hamburg is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Geosciences in Hamburg, Germany. 

Student experiences

General information for exchange students

Course information

Bachelor Urban Planning

Master Urban Planning

Academic calendar

Hier de academic calendar invullen, bijvoorbeeld:

Semester I: 1st week of October – 4th week ofMarch
Semester II: 1st week of April – mid-July


Upon application a minimium German level of A2 is being asked for, except in civil engineering and geomatics, where the minimum German level is B1 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human Geography and Planning

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction



Housing assistance

See Accommodation for Students and Trainees: STW Hamburg (stwhh.de)

Estimated living costs per month

Average of €867,- each month. For more information see Costs of education and living - DAAD


Normal study load per term:
in credits: 30 ECTS per semester
in courses: 4 courses (regular courses are worth 7,5 ECTS)

Number of places available

2 places per year of each 10 months each. 

Additional information

Check the website of DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) for more information about studying in Germany: German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD