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
  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Regional and town planning

Credit equivalent 

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

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ 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.

Some courses impact on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

Apply to UQ  Apply to host

UQ students can choose from one of the following courses:

Cost

The tuition fee is approximately$900 - 1,75 per course. 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 

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: Winter applications for this program have now closed.
Host: 01 June 2019

Program Dates

Start: Varies - see courses tab
End: Varies - see courses tab

*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

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register