Heidelberg University

Heidelberg, Germany

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Nestled between rolling hills, where the Neckar River spills out into the Rhine plane, Heidelberg University enjoys a beautiful and historic location. Under the watchful eye of the famous Heidelberg Castle, the university is interspersed throughout the city, sharing its history and intellectual legacy. Founded in the fourteenth century, the university has a strong tradition in the liberal arts and is a leader in the sciences and medicine. At Heidelberg, you will not only experience the culture and language of Germany but the beautiful sights of Germany's oldest university.

Meet students from around the world while diving into the many extracurricular activities this campus has to offer. Over 100 sporting activities for students to try, along with an extensive music, drama, and arts program. Want to spend your free time exploring Germany? Heidelberg University makes that even more affordable for students by offering weekend excursions to give students more opportunities to meet each other and experience the German culture.

Academic Subjects

Accounting, Biology, Biomolecular Sciences, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Earth Science, Economics, English, Geography, German Language and Culture, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Students may follow an intensive language course (20 hours per week) in the Deutsch als Fremdsprache program (DaF) during their first semester.


Students will be housed in a student dormitory. Dormitory room reservations will be made by the international office or Auslandsamt of the host university.

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Program Details

Language Requirement: Some German language instruction recommended.

Language of Instruction: German, English

Required GPA: 3.0

Term: Fall, Spring, or Full Year

Program Costs

Students pay regular CCSU tuition directly to CCSU. Room and board costs will be paid on-site in Germany.

A one time fee is required and paid to UCONN.


Zongxiang Mei

International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Room 406
860 832 2043

Paul Resetarits

Manufacturing & Construction Management

Copernicus Hall 2121000

860 832 1834


Contact Information

Zongxiang Mei
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Clarence Carroll Hall
Christine Chaihyung Park
University Assistant, Courses Abroad
Center for International Education