Welcome to the European Study Center (ESC) in Heidelberg
Study abroad in Heidelberg, Germany for a full semester or summer term!
International Business, European Studies, German History and Language, Psychology, and more...
The European Study Center (ESC) is the perfect place for you to study abroad in Germany, gain an in-depth understanding of the EU and to explore Europe in your free time. All courses are taught in the English language, either at the ESC or at our local partner University, the SRH Heidelberg.
Heidelberg is centrally located in Europe and home to Germany's oldest university. Courses, housing, and numerous excursions are included in the program. Scholarships are available!
Studying and living in Heidelberg
Heidelberg is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and due to its central location, it is easy and affordable to discover other major European destinations in your free time. Compared to other German cities, living in Heidelberg is not overly expensive.
Here, you'll find the perfect combination of academic rigor and fun!
Turn your experience abroad into valuable skills
Many students describe their study abroad experiences as “wonderful” and “life-changing” but how do you speak intelligently about the skills, knowledge, and experience you gained to potential employers? How do you add your time abroad to your resume?
Through the integrated International Career Seminar, you will learn how to distinguish yourself in the job market.
Excursions and free time – explore Europe at its best!
A wide variety of cultural field trips and company visits are included each semester and are an integral part of the program.
Additionally, explore major European cities during your free weekends, as they are just a few hours away by train, bus, or plane.
Volunteer in a refugee center
Make an impact on the greatest social issue the world faces today. Gain leadership, organization, and team management skills.
Get credit while working with local NGOs on projects related to your major, and present your work at an academic symposium.
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NEWS and UPDATES
ESC Directors Uli and Harald Leibrecht at Başkent University in Ankara, Turkey
January 29-31, 2020
European Study Center Chairman of the Board Harald Leibrecht and Director Ulrike Leibrecht received a magnificent welcome by the President and team of Başkent University in Ankara, Turkey.
The President, Dr. Mehmet Haberal and Rector Prof. Ali Haberal accompanied the Leibrechts on their tour of Başkent University Ankara Hospital. They visited the Oncology Center and Polyclinics building, which opened in December and is equipped with the latest technology. They were most impressed with the units, including the Burn Center, the transplantation center, and multiple laboratories. After the evening banquet dinner, they were presented with gifts and celebrated the formal signing ceremony to solidify the official cooperation agreement between the Europen Study Center and Başkent University.
The university was founded in 1993 for quality education and has opened its doors to a successful future for its students by making many international collaborations, such as the newest one with the European Study Center. The ESC looks forward to welcoming students from Başkent University to its campuses in France and Germany.