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

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 



German language proficiency B2 (see CEFR)

For more information on language instruction, click here


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
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant    9.50 €    
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course    40.00 €    
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transport)    1.89 €    
  • Monthly Pass (Regular Price)    30.00 €    
  • Basic utility (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment    189.62 €    
  • Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre    400.00 €    
  • Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult    29.92 €



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. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

Additional information

Not applicable