Virtual Exchange for Students

Virtual Exchange brings students from different universities (and different countries!) to work together virtually on collaborative learning activities. Whatever the discipline, you’ll engage your course subject matter from different perspectives and develop your intercultural skills along the way. In short, virtual exchange gives you the opportunity to take online courses that award academic credit and gain an international, intercultural experience without having to travel abroad! There are courses during the semester or during the break.

For information about discipline specific virtual exchange courses at the University of Göttingen please ask the academic advisors in the faculties.

Why should I take a Virtual Exchange course?

  • international experience – even without a stay abroad
  • valuable work experience in international teams (a sought-after skill on your resume!).
  • preparation for your stay abroad
  • connections with students and faculty in other countries
  • deeper understanding of other cultures
  • enhance your perspective on your discipline and enrich your curriculum with courses from a university abroad
  • ECTS for your own studies


The International Office
Incoming Office

Von-Siebold-Straße 2
37075 Göttingen

Personal Office Hours:
Mon 10am-12pm and Wed 2-4pm

Hotline-International students and applicants

+49 551/39 27777

Calling Hours:
Mon 1-4pm and Tue-Fri 9am-12pm



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