Online application for Exchange Students
for Winter Semester:
Nomination Deadline 15 May
Application Deadline 1 - 31 May
for Summer Semester:
Nomination Deadline 15 October
Application Deadline 1 - 31 October
1. Please ensure that your home institution nominates you officially to HdM International Office using the nomination portal they receive a link to in March/September. PLEASE NOTE: We unfortunately can not welcome students with home residence in Germany/German nationals to HdM as exchange students.
2. Please choose one of our English-taught Minor Programs or regular German-taught Study Programs. It is important to always indicate at least a second choice, as some Minors have a limited amount of spaces.
An overview can be found here:
English taught Minors
German study programs (Bachelor)
German study programs (Master)
3. Please create an account in our application software Mobility Online using the link we provide you with in the official application information email end of April/September.
4. Please confirm your account and begin with your application. You will need to upload the following supporting documents as part of the application process:
A Letter of Motivation/Personal Statement (approx. 1 A4-sized page)
An up-to-date Transcript of Records from your home institution (Please note, that we can only accept documents in English or in German)
A Certificate of English language (for English-taught Minor Programs), recommended level: B2 OR of German language (if you wish to study regular courses/modules in German), recommended level: B2 for Bachelor level studies or C1 for Master level studies. This does not apply to native speakers. We accept several test results like IELTS and TOEFL, but also country-specific test results and home university support letters.
An overview can be found on the HdM Factsheet.
An online German language test result (link to the test will be given to all applicants as part of the application process, applies to non-native speakers only). This result helps our Language Centre to allocate students to appropriate German language course groups.
A copy of your passport (non-EU/EEA nationals) or national identity card (EU/EEA nationals). PLEASE NOTE: We unfortunately can not welcome students with home residence in Germany/German nationals to HdM as exchange students.
Students from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the UK (if applicable): A copy of your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
A passport-sized photo (JPG, format 4:3) suitable for your student ID card