Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
  • Locations: Heidelberg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Programs, Internship, Statewide Exchange Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Academic Year, Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Geography, German, Humanities, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Science, Sociology, Sports Sciences Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: 5th Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Restricted to Certain Majors/Minors?:
Open to Non-UNC Charlotte Students?: No Language of Instruction: English, German
Prior Language Study Required: 4 semesters or less Click here for a definition of this term Exchange Option: Undergraduate exchanges
Click here for a definition of this term Statewide Exchange Managed By: UNC Greensboro Click here for a definition of this term Status at time of application: Full-time
Program Description:

Academic Reputation

This university is part of the Baden-Württemberg/North Carolina statewide exchange program. Heidelberg University’s twelve faculties, including the two medical faculties in Heidelberg and Mannheim, boast a total enrollment of over 30,000 students. With over 160 study programs, Heidelberg offers a spectrum of subject combinations nearly unparalleled in Germany. Heidelberg’s cosmopolitan and student-friendly atmosphere is one of the city’s distinguishing characteristics. Heidelberg is a lively center of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region.

Click here for more program information.

Geramany

Facts & Figures

Founded in 1386
Approximately 31,500 Students
Approximately 13,500 Staff Members
Public University

Location

City: Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg
Country: Germany
Population: Approximately 150,000
The town of Heidelberg sits on the River Neckar in south-west Germany. It is a popular tourist area because of its romantic and picturesque cityscape, which includes places such as the Heidelberg Castle and the baroque style Old Town. Heidelberg is known for its authentic German feel, providing students with beautiful scenery, but still providing the shops, German cuisine and entertainment of a bigger city. Heidelberg has an oceanic climate, providing year around mild temperatures, creating excellent weather for hiking, traveling, and studying outside 

Academics

Most courses are offered in German. A pre-study intensive German course is available. Exchange students whose language proficiency is not sufficient for taking part in the university courses in their subject may be admitted to a full-time German language course upon consultation with the Akademische Auslandsamt. 
 

Internship

UNC students studying in Baden-Wuerttemberg for at least one semester have internship opportunities available in addition to their study abroad experience. This opportunity is offered through any of the nine research universities in Baden-Wuerttemberg to students in fields of study in: Business, Engineering, MIS, Technology, and other STEM subjects. Several time line options are offered:

Full-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester), followed by an internship in a company or a research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities.
Students who participate in this internship experience have the opportunity to receive payment, through either a scholarship from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung or a paid internship at a company.

Part-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester) and completing the research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities during the same semester with hours ranging from 10 to 15 per week. Payment: A scholarship by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung: amount variable (depending on working hours and length of the internship).

Depending on placement, German skills may be highly recommended. Students interested in the internship opportunity should speak with their study abroad advisor.
 

Contact

This exchange is administered through the International Programs Center at UNC Greensboro. Visit the BW/NC Website more information on this program and other Statewide Exchange programs or email: bw_nc@uncg.edu

Interested students will need to submit an application with UNC Charlotte's Office of Education Abroad before applying through UNC Greensboro.