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Exchange Students (Overseas and Erasmus)

We are happy that you are interested in an exchange to the University of Konstanz.

If you would like to study at the University of Konstanz as an exchange student, you first apply through the International Office of your home university.

Once you have been nominated, you will receive a Welcome-Email with the next application information. You will also recieve a link to the online registration that you have to fill out and submit.

You will need to submit your complete application to us by postal mail by

  •  May 15th for the winter semester (October- February),
  •  November 15th for the summer semester (April to July)

International Office
University of Konstanz
Post Box 207
78457 Konstanz

After we have received your complete application, we will begin to process it. The Letter of Admission is usually issued to you in June/July (for the winter semester) or sent out in January/February (for the summer semester).

Essential Information

Before you complete the application documents, please read our Information Letter , as well as necessary information on

Please also visit the Pre-Departure Section of our website.

Guaranteed Housing and the Housing Deposit 

We offer guaranteed housing with the Seezeit student dorms for all exchange students from our partner universities. The guaranteed room will be reserved for you if you apply for it before the deadline. If you would like to apply for student housing, please remember to transfer the deposit of 550€ to the account from Seezeit before

  •  May 15th for the winter semester (October- February),
  •  November 15th for the summer semester (April to July)

Only then your reservation is placed. 

Recipient:               Seezeit Studentenwerk Bodensee
Bank:                 Sparkasse Bodensee
IBAN:                  DE79 69050001 0000 040709
BIC:                   SOLA DE S1 KNZ
Bank Code:         69050001 
Account Number:  40709

Paying the GO-Konstanz Course Fee

After registering for GO-Konstanz, our intensive language and orientation program, you will recieve a confirmation as well as detailed information on payment. For a guaranteed place, we kindly ask you to transfer the fee (including all bank charges) to the following bank account of the University of Konstanz, until January 15/July 15:

Bank: BW-Bank Konstanz
IBAN: DE92600501017486501274
Account: 7486501274
Bank sorting code: 600 501 01

New exchange students can transfer the course fee together with the social service fee (90 Euros).

Payment by credit card

  • only accepted by payments from Non-EU countries
  • by payments from EU countries, please use cost free SEPA bank transfers
  • name of event: GO-Konstanz (September or March)
  • additional fee for credit card payment: 10 Euros
    e.g. course fee + social service fee + credit card fee: 400 Euros
  • MasterCard / Visa

 credit card payment