Universität Bonn

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

Student experiences

Not available

Academic calendar

Winter semester 
October – February 

Summer semester 
April – end of July 

The winter term begins officially on October 1 and ends on March 31. The summer term begins on April 1 and ends on September 30. However, the lecture period only runs from mid-October until mid-February and from mid-April until the middle/end of July. The remaining time, the so-called "vorlesungsfreie Zeit", is intended for writing papers, preparing exams or for internships, etc.

See Academic calendar


Language requirements: German – B1 / English – B1 (for Masters B2)

See Erasmus Departmental Coordinators — University of Bonn (uni-bonn.de)

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human Geography and Planning

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Most bachelor courses are in German, most master courses in English

Housing assistance

Yes, see Accommodation: Studierendenwerk Bonn (studierendenwerk-bonn.de) and Living in Bonn — University of Bonn (uni-bonn.de)

Estimated living costs per month

Around €850 - €1,000 per month


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

Number of places available

2 places per year of each 6 months

Additional information

Contact EGEA Utrech: egea@uu.nl