• Guest Students

Guest Students

Before Application

Who can study at UE?

All international students who are matriculated at a university may study at UE for one or two semesters as a visiting student. Students from our partner universities as well as from other institutions are welcome at UE.

When do the semesters begin?

In Germany, the academic year is divided into two semesters:

  • The winter semester is from September to February. Testing takes place in Mid-February.
  • The summer semester is from March to July. Testing takes place in Mid-July. 

 

Which courses can I attend?

UE offers visitng students course packages in the following study programs:

  • Communication Design (BA)
  • Photography (BA)
  • Business & Management (B.Sc.)
  • Media Spaces (MA)
  • Corporate Management (M.Sc.)

. Once the application process has begun, every prospective visiting student will receive the available paclages and can choose one.

What language skills are needed?

Language skills of at least the B2 level (CEFR) in either German or English are required. Should your native language be neither English nor German, please include proof of your language skills with your application. 

What sort of scholarships does UE offer?

UE participates in the Erasmus+ program and gives guest students with an Erasmus+ scholarship a heartfelt welcome. Talk to your current university to discover if they have an Erasmus+ contract with UE, because the application process for an Erasmus+ scholarship is through your current university. 

How much is tuition?

Erasmus+ students:

  • No fees at UE

Students from partner universities:

  • Depends on the individual contract. Please talk to your current university.

Free-movers (students from universities outside the network):

  • Bachelor’s degree program: regular tuition.
  • Master’s degree program: regular tuition.

Application Process

How can I apply?

If you are a student at a partner university, you can apply at your current university. After we are officially informed of your coming, we will get into contact with you for next steps.

If you are a student at a university outside our network, contact the UE International Office and we will contact you on how to follow.

What are the application deadlines?

June 15th, for the winter semester beginning in September.

December 15th, for the summer semester beginning in March.