Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Germany and is situated in the unique and historical city of Berlin.

During the semester breaks, the university offers an intense summer school program for students from abroad, which gives students the opportunity to explore the university, the city and its inhabitants.

Fields of study

  • Humanities
  • Planning

You can choose from one of the following courses:

Credit equivalent 

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 5 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the Humboldt entry requirements for the relevant course. For more information regarding the entry requirements, please see the program information for each individual course listed above.

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Tuition fee - Approx $1,000AUD. More information regarding program fees please see the program information for each individual course listed under the program tab.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation can be provided as part of the program. For more information regarding accommodation, please visit the host university website.  

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed
Host: 01 June 2018

Program Dates

Start: 02 July 2018
End: 13 July 2018


*Students are encouraged to apply well before the host deadline as places are limited

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Berlin, Germany
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate