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Irrespective whether you are considering applying for our degree programme in medicine at our faculty as a prospective student or would like to spend just a short period of your medical studies as a visiting student (non-degree) at our faculty, on this page you will find all necessary information about the application process for studying medicine at our university as a non-EU citizen as well as our non-degree visiting student programmes (such as Erasmus+ exchange programme).

Medical Studies at the HHU

If you have acquired your university entrance qualification in a non-European country, please apply directly to the Student and Examination Administration of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

Before applying, you should check whether your school report can be recognized: anabin.kmk.org.

You may have to attend a "Studienkolleg" before you can be admitted to a study program in Germany.

If you can start studying in Germany directly, you can find all information about the required language skills and other prerequisites as well as application forms for download on the website of the Student and Examination Administration.

  • Johanna Binder
  • Study Entry
  • +49 211 81-06408

  • Building: 17.11
  • Floor/Room: 01.27

Visiting Student Programmes in Düsseldorf

Whether one or two exchange semesters within the framework of Erasmus+ Study, a clinical internship with or without programmes: We offer diverse programmes to non-degree visiting students. 
With its remarkable mix of modern and historic city, traditional and contemporary architecture, vibrant lifestyle and excellent transport connections, Düsseldorf is a great location for students seeking innovative teaching and learning opportunities they will remember forever.

  • Christina Lange
  • International Affairs
  • +49 211 81-06410

  • Building: 17.11
  • Floor/Room: 00.13
  • Yiliqi Yiliqi
  • International Affairs
  • +49 211 81-06409

  • Building: 17.11
  • Floor/Room: 00.13

German Courses

Intensive course before the start of lectures for Erasmus+ incoming students

After successful application you will receive the information about the registration for the intensive course.

Semester-accompanying courses for Erasmus+ incoming students

Semester-accompanying German courses are offered by the German as a Foreign Language study area of the Student Academy. You can register for them after enrollment.

Summer courses for incoming students of our Erasmus+ partner universities and bilateral partner universities

Students of our Erasmus partner universities and our bilateral partner universities overseas are offered a scholarship by the central International Office of HHU to participate in a two-week or four-week summer course. Nominations are made by the respective partner university. Announcements are sent directly to our partner universities.

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