Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

Information for incoming exchange students

  • Our partner universities of the ERASMUS programme in Europe: ERASMUS-PHS
  • Our partner universities (not part of the ERASMUS programme) in Europe and worldwide: NON-EU-PHS

Entry requirements

Please contact the German embassy of your home country in good time regarding the entry requirements and documents you will need to apply for a visa.

In order to receive a visa, the German embassy currently requires students to have a minimum personal income of 735.00 euro per month.

Health insurance

Students from EU countries must present their EHIC card if they enroll. Students from countries outside the EU must present a private health insurance without limitation of liability or take out a students' health insurance with a German health insurance company. If you decide to take out a German health insurance policy, we can, upon request, send you the required forms.

You can find detailed information on studying in Heilbronn in our information brochure for exchange students: > Info brochure for incoming exchange students

Semester schedule

The academic year at Heilbronn University is divided into two semesters.

Winter semester:

Official duration 1 September until 28 February
German course for incoming students 3 weeks before beginning of lectures
Introduction for incoming students 1.5 weeks before beginning of lectures
Beginning of lecture period End of September / Beginning of October
End of lecture period End of January
Beginning of exam period End of January
End of exam period approx. 20 February
 

Summer semester:

Official duration 1 March until 31 August
Introduction for incoming students 1.5 weeks before beginning of lectures
Beginning of lecture period Mid-March
End of lecture period End of June
Beginning of exam period End of June
End of exam period approx. 20 July

For a more detailed schedule of the current summer semester, please click schedule.