Exchange: University of Freiburg

Already a comprehensive university at its founding in 1457, the University of Freiburg provides an ideal environment for innovative interdisciplinary studies. Many famous philosophers, top researchers, and Nobel laureates have taught and researched at the University of Freiburg.

Credit Equivalency: 5.0 credits at UofT = 60 credits

Available Courses: Check here.

Restricted programs: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Molecular Medicine, Psychology. Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Freiburg (UCF) is not generally open to the exchange. Exchange students may register for classes during UCF’s registration period III, during which still available places in classes are filled. Admission is granted upon priority order.

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

Specific Funding Available: Baden-Wuerttemberg scholarship  (check 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: Freiburg im Breisgau
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Feb), Winter (Apr-Jul), Year-long (Oct-Jul)
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: Administrative fees
Funding: IE Award and Baden-Wuerttemberg Scholarship


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates). Language Requirement: German A1. Depending on course selection, German B2/C1 may be required. Note: Applicants above age of 35 are not eligible to apply.