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Virtual International Programme of JLU

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Visit us on our Digital Campus!

The Virtual International Programme (VIP) is the best way to learn more about JLU from home. Tailored to the needs of international students from partner universities of JLU, it offers a varied and flexible online programme encompassing:

  • A broad variety of online courses taught in German, English and other languages for international undergraduate and graduate students from partner universities of JLU
  • Online German language courses
  • Online international group work
  • Transcripts of Records with credit points (ECTS)
  • This programme is for students of partner universities of JLU and offers free tuition


The VIP-Programme takes place twice a year in the winter (October to February) and the summer semester (March to July) in accordance with the German academic calendar. The application period for winter semesters opens in July, for summer semesters in January.

Benefits of Being a VIP Student

Our main goal is to offer an excellent virtual experience at JLU. While gaining excellent online learning experience, as a VIP Student you will also:

  • Learn more about JLU and the German teaching system from home
  • Be able to choose courses that match your interests from a varied course catalogue
  • Get in contact with German students and professors
  • Benefit from the online support structures for international students at JLU during your VIP-time



International Office, Justus Liebig University Giessen
Phone: +49 (0) 641 99-12132



Question MondayEvery first and third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. (UTC+2)

Meeting link:
Join by phone:
Access code: 

The Ultimate Get-Together: Every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. (UTC+2)

Join by phone:
Access code: 64434

Shawn - Hsiang Lun Hsu, Taiwan



“With this virtual exchange experience, I could take courses that we don't have in our school. Furthermore, I believe this experience indeed opens up new opportunities to access new knowledge.”

Yasmin Sebt-Ahmadi (Video)