University of Birmingham

Choose Birmingham

Since 1990 the University of Birmingham has been one of the leading universities worldwide. With 5000 students the university has one of the largest international student communities and welcomes students from 150 different countries each year. Apply to the University of Birmingham and you will gain a great experience at the heart of the United Kingdom.




Study Programme

  • Accounting and Finance
  • African Studies
  • American and Canadian Studies
  • Archeology and Ancient History
  • Biosciences
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Literature and Civilisation
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Theatre Arts
  • Earth Sciences (Geology)
  • Economic
  • Education
  • Engineering:
    • Chemical
    • Civil
    • Electronic and Electrical
    • Mechanical; Metallurgy and Meterials; Railsways
  • English Literature
  • English Language
  • Environmental Science
  • Film Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • History of Art
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Nuclear Science and Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Policy, Politics and Economics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Science
  • Theology
  • Urban Planning


Entry Requirements

  1. Be a native speaker of English or acheive an English Language qualification equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (7.0 for Law)
  2. Complete at least one year of university study
  3. Achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 or equivalent
  4. Demonstrate a particular interest or background in the subject chosen


Application Process

If you are applying as an exchange student within the Erasmus Programme, your university will have to nominate you before you can actually start your application process. Once this is complete, the Study Abroad team at Birmingham will contact you via the provided email and invite you to apply online at


Application for the Erasmus Exchange with the University of Birmingham, UK

Academic Year: September 2021 - December 2021/July2022


Please read the information provided by the International Office of our university:


In order to apply for the Erasmus Exchange for this academic year, please submit the following:

 1. Cover letter addressed to Prof. Dr. Constanze Juchem-Grundmann stating:

- why you should be chosen for the exchange
- why you would like to study in Birmingham
- which courses you would like to take there (see:

2. CV

- contact details (name, address, email, phone number)
- name of faculty member for reference

3. List of all the courses that you have already successfully completed (roster from KLIPS with grades) and will probably have completed before you leave in August/September

4. The official ERASMUS application (download from website of International Office)

5. Application Deadline: January 15, 2021


After Your Stay Abroad

We need to finalise the recognition of your courses for your degree and for the Erasmus+ funding. Please bring the following forms and fill in as much as you can where necessary:

- your learning agreement

- transcript

- exams or copies of the exams if you want to keep them

- cover sheets for the modules you need

- the Erasmus certificate of recognition


Online application process after your initial ERASMUS application:

When applying online, you will need to upload the following supporting documents:

  • One academic reference
  • A copy of an official transcript showing the courses studied at your home institution and your grades
  • A copy of your passport/ID photo page
  • Evidence of your English Language qualification (if applicable)


If you are interested and would like more information regarding Study Abroad at the University of Birmingham, please consider visiting the following links:

Contact us

Should you wish to apply to the University of Birmingham, please feel free to contact us and schedule an appointment. We will be more than happy to assist you and answer all your questions. 


Prof. Dr. Constanze Juchem-Grundmann


Phone: +49 (0)261 287-2955

Email: cjuchem (at)

Location: F145