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Heidelberg University - Germany: Courses, Admission, Cost

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  • Estd. 1386
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Heidelberg University - Germany
Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1386
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students5563
Male/Female Ratio1.17
No.of Campuses4
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Heidelberg University - Germany
Entry Criteria

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MS(28 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 90.0-100.0
M.A.(66 Courses)
IELTS: 5.0-8.5
TOEFL: 72.0 & Above
B.Sc.(12 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
TOEFL: Accepted
B.A.(43 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
BSN(1 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
LL.B.(1 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
B.E. / B.Tech(1 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
Ph.D.(4 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted
MIM(2 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 90.0 & Above
MSN(1 Courses)
IELTS: Accepted

Heidelberg University Fees & Eligibility 2024

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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(28 courses)
1 year-2 years
INR 0 - 31.1 L
M.A.(66 courses)
2 years
INR 0 - 4.5 L
B.Sc.(12 courses)
3-4 years
INR 0 - 2.7 L
B.A.(43 courses)
3 years
INR 0 - 2.7 L
BSN(1 course)
3 years– / –
LL.B.(1 course)
3 years
INR 2.7 L
B.E. / B.Tech(1 course)
3 years
INR 2.7 L
Ph.D.(4 courses)
3-5 years– / –
MIM(2 courses)
2 years-30 months
INR 2.7 L - 3.3 L
MSN(1 course)
2 years– / –
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Commonly asked questions

On Fees and Eligibility

Q:   How can I get an 8 in writing IELTS?


The writing section of IELTS is one of the most tricky modules in the IELTS examination. To score an 8 in the IELTS writing section you need to have a proper strategy to prepare for the IELTS writing section.

Q:   How can I improve my speaking for IELTS?


The IELTS Speaking section is a very scoring section in the IELTS exams. Candidates can improve their IELTS Speaking if they follow certain rules and do’s and don’ts.

Q:   Is the listening section of IELTS easy or hard?


The Listening section of the IELTS exam can be a scoring module if you apply certain strategies. So, the IELTS Listening section can be easy for some and hard for others, but by following certain rules, you can score high.

Q:   Is IELTS reading very difficult?


In comparison to other modules of the IELTS examination, the reading section is one of the most difficult sections. Candidates can develop their skills using some IELTS Reading tips and tricks for a higher score in the reading section.

Heidelberg University Scholarships 2024

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On Scholarships

Q:   Does Heidelberg University offer scholarships to international students?


Yes, Heidelberg University offers a wide range of scholarships to international students. Each scholarship has its own eligibility criteria and applies to a specific period of a student’s academic career. Some of the popular scholarships are:

  • Germany Scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium)
  • Hansa-Peter Wild Talent Scholarships
  • Amriana Scholarship

Q:   What is the Germany Scholarship at Heidelberg University?


The Germany Scholarship is given by a neutral selection committee once a year at the start of each winter semester. The scholarship is a non-income-related programme that supports high-achieving students of all nationalities. The total scholarship award is EUR 3,600 per year and thus EUR 300 per month. Half the award is paid by the federal government and private donors cover the rest.

Q:   How can I apply for the Germany Scholarship as an international student?


International students seeking Germany scholarship can apply and submit their application in electronic and written form. We have provided step-wise procedure to apply for the Germany Scholarship:

  • Registration for the online application portal opens from Jul 15, 2023
  • Complete the online application form and sent it until Aug 31, 2023 at the latest
  • Print out and sing the online application form and send it along with the necessary records and certificates to Heidelberg University until Aug 31, 2023
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Heidelberg University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNot required
LORNot required
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Summer15ᵗʰ Nov 2023 - 15ᵗʰ Jan 2024
Winter15ᵗʰ Mar - 15ᵗʰ Jun 2024
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On Admissions

Q:   Is it hard to get into Heidelberg University?


Heidelberg University does not provide data on the acceptance rate officially. However, as per EduRank, the acceptance rate of Heidelberg University is 17%. Heidelberg University is very selective with an acceptance rate of just 17%. Each year thousands of students from all over the world apply at Heidelberg University, however, it is very hard for international students to get into Heidelberg University. 

Q:   What is the last date to apply at Heidelberg University for international students?


The last date to apply at Heidelberg University for international students and domestic students including EU students will vary. The admission deadline at Heidelberg University will depend on the level of study, i.e., Bachelor’s or Master’s. However, we have provided a general admission deadline for the 2023 winter intake.

Level of Study



Jun 1 – Jul 15


Mar 1 – May 15

Q:   How can I apply to Heidelberg University as an international student?


International students can apply for more than 180 degree programs at Heidelberg University. Before applying international students are advised to check the minimum admission eligibility and language requirements. International students can apply online for their programs at Heidelberg University. Each year thousands of international students apply to Heidelberg University.

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Accommodation & Meals

On-Campus Accommodation

Heidelberg University Rankings 2024

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On Rankings

Q:   Is Heidelberg University a good university?


Heidelberg University is the best public university in Germany. It is the oldest university in Germany and it is consistently ranked among the top-rated universities in the world. The QS Ranking of Heidelberg University for 2024 is #87 in the world. Also, the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 ranked Heidelberg University #43 in the world. Meanwhile, the U.S. News and World Report 2023 ranked Heidelberg University #57 among global universities.

Q:   Is it worth studying Science courses at Heidelberg University for international students?


Heidelberg University is one of the strongest universities in research in Europe. The university is known for producing scientists such as Max Born and Mileva Maric. The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023 ranked Heidelberg University #27 for its life sciences programs and #91 for its Psychology programs.

Q:   Is Heidelberg University better than LMU Munich?


Both Heidelberg University and LMU Munich are the oldest and among the best universities in Germany. Getting into any one of them is a matter of pride. The QS World University Rankings 2024 ranked Heidelberg University and LMU Munich #87 and #54 respectively. Both universities are the oldest in Germany. Both universities are

Heidelberg University - Germany
Studying in Germany

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 3 L (based on 2 colleges)

Part Time Work

International students from other countries are allowed to work 120 full days or 240 half days per year.&nb... Read more about part time work

Post Study Work Permit

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Cost of Visa Application
Euro 75 = INR 6,780
Visa Application Process

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Heidelberg University FAQs 2024

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University CityHeidelberg, Other - Germany, Germany
Size of cityMedium
Population of City1,60,601
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Heidelberg University - Germany
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Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
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