Urban and Population Geography working group

Dear students,

We are pleased that you are interested in staying abroad! There are many reasons for studying abroad within the ERASMUS-program:

  • Acquired certificates abroad are accepted in your German course of studies.
  • You will improve your foreign language skills or acquire new ones.
  • You will collect important advantages for your curriculum vitae.
  • You will make contacts and collect ideas for your Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis.
  • The Erasmus funding includes the study fees in the host country, a monthly financial allowance and usually free participation in a language course,
  • The administrative effort incurred in other options for staying abroad is reduced by the ERASMUS programme.
  • And last but not least you will get to know a new culture, make new friends and you will gain important experiences for yourself.


Applications for ERASMUS studies abroad in winter term 2020/21 and summer term 2021

What do you have to submit?

  • Motivational letter (1 page)
  • CV
  • Transcript of records, incl. grades
  • Copy of last school certificate
  • If applicable, proof of language skills

Submission deadline for the winter term 2020/21 and summer term 2021 on 14 January 2020 in the office of Prof. Dr. Rainer Wehrhahn.

The International Centre of CAU offers various ERASMUS information events. You find a list of all events here.

On thursday the 14th of November 2019, there is an erasmus information event for geography students hosted by Prof. Dr. Rainer Wehrhahn from 12:30 until 13:00 o'clock at room 418 in the department of geography, Ludwig-Meyn-Straße 14.

Application process

  • The Department of Geography is handling the applications for the participation in the ERASMUS program for geography students. The application procedure for this winter semester and the summer semester of the following year is taking place in January. You find the exact date in the news section of the Geography Department.
  •  Here you can find an ERASMUS guide for students of Kiel University.
  • An ERASMUS information meeting will take place the Geography Department:
    Thursday, 14th of November 2019, 12:30 - 13:00 at the department of Geography: Ludwig-Meyn-Straße 14, room 418
  • The following application documents are required in digital and written form:
    Motivational letter, curriculum vitae, transcript of records, language skills and other skills
  • Closing date for applications: The application documents have to be submitted until 14 January 2020 at the office of  Prof. Dr. Rainer Wehrhahn.
  • Applications at the host universities will only take place after a successful application at the Department of Geography. You will receive more detailed information at the information event after your acceptance.
  •  Here you can find all necessary forms (acceptance-agreement, learning-agreement, field report form etc.).
  • The International Center (here) is responsible for the organization of the ERASMUS partnership along with the administration. There are experience reports of former ERASMUS students in the info room of the IC. Furthermore, the IC offers information events for the ERASMUS programme and regular ERASMUS consultation hours (held by Mrs. Volland and Mrs. Grunwald). Please do only visit the consultation hours if there are any questions left after the information events.
  • Prof. Dr. Rainer Wehrhahn (office hours) is the ERASMUS programme coordinator of the Geographical Institute. If you have specific questions he will do his best to answer them.