If you would like to study at our University for one or two semesters as an exchange student of one of our partner universities, you will find all the important information required in advance listed below.
If you would like to study at Heilbronn University and your home university is not one of our partner universities:
Please send your request via e-mail to our International Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.Freemover have to bear the semester contribution completely and tuition fees where applicable.
Usually you need a visa for purpose of studies or internships (no tourist visa).
In order to receive a visa, the German embassy currently requires students to have a minimum personal income of 853.00 euro per month.
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.
The academic year at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences is divided into two semesters:
Official duration: 1 September until 28 February
Beginning of lecture period: End of September/Beginning of October
German course for incoming students: 3 weeks before beginning of lectures
Introduction for incoming students: 1.5 weeks before beginning of lectures
End of lecture period: End of January
Beginning of exam period: End of January
End of exam period: approx. 20 February
For a more detailed schedule of the current winter semester, please click
Official duration: 1 March until 31 August
Beginning of lecture period: Mid-March
Introduction programme for Incomings: 1.5
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
You can find detailed information on studying in Heilbronn in our information brochure for exchange students:
Erasmus Plus is the largest education programme in the European Union and offers students, teachers and all higher education staff the opportunity to gain experience abroad.
For more information on the Erasmus+ programme, please contact your Erasmus Exchange Coordinator at your home University.