Head of Division
Dr. H. Joachim Gerke

Postal address: Seminarstr. 2

Visitor address: Fischmarkt 2

69117 Heidelberg
Phone +49 6221 54-12700

Administrative Office
Andrea Kumler
Verena von Pusch
Phone +49 6221 54-12701
Fax +49 6221 54-12789

Kerstin Fischer
Phone +49 6221 54-12746

All division contacts

General Information

International Relations Division


The division is responsible for all aspects of international relations at Heidelberg University: international students and international research stays in Heidelberg, study abroad, exchange programmes, international cooperation projects, international degree programmes and summer courses, binational doctoral degree procedures, international marketing, scholarships and funding opportunities. The division is essentially a service organisation and the interface for all members of the university who are interested in international activities and cooperation.

Important notice

Currently online consultation hours and open consultation hours are taking place.

Please note that in the university administration building visitors and staff are required to maintain a distance of at least 1.5 meters at all times and that they are obliged to wear a medical mask covering their nose and mouth unless a minimum distance of 1.5 meters from other persons can be reliably maintained.

From 24 November 2021, to enter the university administration building visitors and staff are required to present a proof of a vaccincation, a convalescent or a valid negative Corona test (3G for access).


Department 7.1
Administrative and Admissions Office for International Students

Department 7.2
Advisory and Support Services for International Students and Scholars

Department 7.3
Study Abroad, Exchange Programmes, International Cooperation


International Summer School for German Language and Culture

Welcome Centre


Our Mission

About the Division

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Latest Revision: 2021-11-29
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