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Due to the current situation and a duty of care towards our employees, we kindly ask for your understanding that the International Office is primarily available via email until further notice. Emails will be read and answered as quickly as possible. Any in-person consultations are suspended. Only under these conditions will it be possible to maintain service long-term.

Global Exchange: Corona Updates and Notices

Recommendations and updates for the Global Exchange programs.


Outgoing students

  • Freiburg students who are currently on their semester abroad: students should comply with the pandemic-related regulations in their host country and at their host university, and keep themselves informed about relevant updates (including by the German Foreign Office).
  • Freiburg students who have been nominated for an exchange and will begin their semester/s abroad in 2020: The exchange in the fall 2020 has been suspended. The International Office is working with the students and partners to find individual solutions.
  • Freiburg students who are currently interested in study abroad (Global Exchange) or would like to apply: 

Incoming students

  • International exchange students from partner universities who are currently in Freiburg: Follow the instructions from your home university and your home country (embassy).
  • International students from partner universities who are interested in doing an exchange at the University of Freiburg: Request the relevant information as per usual from your home university's International Office/Study Abroad Office.