What does it cost to study?

Semester fee

Every student has to pay a semester fee of EUR 164.00. This contribution helps to keep student facilities functioning and available.

The contribution is made up of the following:

  • EUR 70.00 Administration fee
  • EUR 69.00 Student services
  • EUR 25.00 Constituted students' union

The fees must be paid at the beginning of each semester

Tuition fees

  • There are no tuition fees for citizens of EU/EEA countries and refugees
  • International students from non-EU/EEA countries have to pay a tuition fee of EUR 1.500 per semester
Studenten sitzen am Tisch und lernen

Discounted public transport

Funding for students

There are various scholarships that provide financial aid to the students of Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences. The following section gives you an overview of the scholarships available and provides important information on the criteria for the scholarship as well as the scholarship amount. For further details, please refer to the contact persons listed for the university or the respective organisation.

The Federal Training Assistance Act (BAföG) provides state funding for school pupils and students to pursue education and training in Germany. International students may also be eligible to receive grants/loans pursuant to BAföG. For more information about BAföG support, please contact the Studierendenwerk Heidelberg providing student services. The Studierendenwerk also offers BAföG advisory services on a regular basis.

Living costs

Although there is more to life than just studying, there are a couple of expenses you need to consider when moving to Heilbronn. Costs are of course dependent on your personal lifestyle, but can roughly be calculated as follows:*

  • Rent and additional charges: EUR 320.00
  • Food: EUR 170.00
  • Clothing: EUR 60.00
  • Textbooks and supplies: EUR 30.00
  • Car, public transport: EUR 80.00
  • Health Insurance, medicine: about EUR 70.00
  • Communication (telephone, Internet etc.): EUR 30.00
  • Recreation, culture, sport: about EUR 70.00

*Source: German student service 2019 www.studentenwerke.de