University of Bonn / ボン大学 / Universität Bonn





Number of students 3 ( including number of student spots slided from AY2020 : 1)*Updated November 4, 2020
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
Period of study October - July
Location Poppelsdorfer Allee 102, D-53115 Bonn, Germany
University profile The Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (University of Bonn) was founded in 1818. With a student body of about 37,000, the University is one of Germany's largest academic institutions and with about 4,800 foreign students from all over the world also one of the most internationally oriented ones. A wide range of course offerings, an outstanding reputation in teaching and research and a unique location make the University an especially attractive place to study. The former Federal Capital of Germany, is located next to the Rhine and is a center for the Rhineland's way of life, art and culture. Bonn is also host to many international organisations, and with its 19 UN agencies it is Germany's UN city. Furthermore, it is the birthplace of Beethoven, has a beautiful historic town center with a daily open market and numerous museums as well as events of significance and cultural interest are available. The city also celebrated the 200th anniversary of its founding as a Roman settlement in 1989.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students All faculties except below
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Medical School
Graduate programs open to exchange students Exchange students can apply for courses in Graduate Schools. A decision on admission is made on a case by case basis in communication with the respective departments and will depend on the student's academic standing. There are a number of international graduate programs (also taught in English) at Bonn.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students ------
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0 Good academic standing
Minimum GPA (G) 3.0 Good academic standing
Minimum language proficiency  (UG)

Students need to have reached at least the A1 level in German before their arrival: Goethe-Certificate A1 or Start Deutsch A1

・Students who wish to take classes in German: Goethe-Certificate A1 or Start Deutsch A1
・Students who wish to take classes in English: A1 in German AND TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 5.5
・The majority of lectures are taught in German.

Minimum language proficiency (G) Same as above.
Academic calendar WINTER SEMESTER:
 4-week Orientation: Beginning in early-September
 Classes begin: Early October
 Classes end: Early February

 Classes begin: Early April
 Classes end: Late July
Important university website for exchange students  
Scholarship information

A scholarship might be available. (To be confirmed)

Dormitory information University dorms are available. Private housing is not recommended since it is generally too expensive and hard to find.