Exchange: Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University sees itself as a research university with a strong international orientation. Besides enhancing its disciplinary strengths, the University places special emphasis on maintaining the dialogue across traditional subject boundaries. Students have taken courses here in areas such as Archeology, Sociology and Philosophy.

Credit Equivalency: 60 ECTS = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here.

Restricted Programs: School of Medicine and Dentistry, restrictions in Law and Biosciences

Housing: On-campus housing is guaranteed. Please find more information here.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email


Country(ies): Germany
City: Heidelberg
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Mar), Winter (Apr-Sept), Year-long (Oct-Sept)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English, German
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Baden-Wuerttemberg Scholarship


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (undergraduate) or B (graduates) Language Requirement: depending on the course selection, German DSH-2 may be required. Most of the courses are in Germany