Universität Greifswald

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

"The people are very very nice and the teachers at the university always want to help you and they are not so strict and unpersonal. And the city is beautiful, but you have to like nature." - experience from a former exchange student

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Webpages

General information for exchange students

Faculty Information

Course information

Handbook for Exchange Students

Academic calendar

Semester I: October – end of January

Semester II: April – July

Academic Calendar

Requirements

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

Arts & Humanities. Students can take courses in:

  • Communication and Information studies 
  • English Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Musicology
  • Philosophy
  • Finno-urgic and Scandianvian Studies
  • Slavonic Studies
  • Political Sciences
Courses at Master’s level

Yes

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

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

1 place per year. 

Additional information

Website

Student experiences in Greifswald

Social Media

Instagram

Facebook

Youtube

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 see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!