During the Humboldt Winter University program, you have the opportunity to study at one of the leading higher educational institutions in Germany situated in the unique and historical city of Berlin. 

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

Field of Study

  • Humanities
  • Urban Planning
  • Law
  • German language

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 10 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Humboldt entry requirements.

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Tuition fees will vary depending on the course(s) you choose. The tuition cost is approximately $800 - $925 AUD per course. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation can be arranged at an additional cost. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimer for further details.

Humboldt University Course BEL Credit Assessment

Introduction to International Economic Law

Eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 5 LLB elective as approved by BEL Faculty

Human Rights in Germany: Gender, Racism and Social Justice Eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 5 LLB elective as approved by BEL Faculty

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 15 November 2017

Program Dates

Start: 08 January 2018
End: 26 January 2018

Fast Facts

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

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only