Universität Greifswald

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

Student experiences

Not available


General information for exchange students

Course information

Exchange handbook

Academic calendar

Winter Semester Dates 
Beginning of October- end of March
Lecture period: half October – end of January 

Summer Semester Dates
Beginning of April – end of September
Lecture period: beginning of April – mid of July 

See Academic information


German language proficiency B2 (see CEFR)

Areas of study open to exchange students

Human Geography and Planning

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Yes, see Housing

Estimated living costs per month


Semester fee € 105

Room deposit hall of residence € 540

Starter set hall of residence € 40

SIM card € 15

Total € 700


Rent € 220

Food € 180

Health insurance € 90

GEZ (television licence) € 20

Total € 690


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 5 months.

Additional information

Not applicable