Information for ERASMUS and Exchange students

We are delighted that you have chosen Fachhochschule Dortmund - University of Applied Sciences and Arts for your semester abroad. The following faculties at our university are cooperating with ERASMUS and other exchange programs. If you are interested in studying one or two semesters at Fachhochschule Dortmund, you can find additional information below.

Information on study programs offered at Fachhochschule Dortmund along with the contact data of the international departmental coordinators responsible for your chosen program can be found at the respective faculty page below.

Architecture     Design     Electrical Engineering    Computer Science    
                   
Information Technology    Mechanical Engineering     Applied Social Studies     Business Studies    
              
TO ENTER THE GERMAN WEBSITE OF THE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

UM ZUR DEUTSCHEN WEBSITE DES INTERNATIONAL OFFICE ZU GELANGEN, KLICKEN SIE BITTE HIER.


On this page, we have comprised the most important information regarding our university, the faculties, the application process, enrollment, health insurance, living costs in Dortmund, our offers for exchange students and much more. Browse through our website created for exchange students and acquire information for your stay at Fachhochschule Dortmund!


Application for exchange students

After deciding to study at Fachhochschule Dortmund, you will have to go through the application process. There are different steps to follow - depending on whether you are an Erasmus student, a free mover or a student of one of our non-European partner universities. Here you will find more information on how to apply!

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Enrollment, health insurance, confirmation of stay, Transcript of Records and more

After your arrival, you will enroll at the International Office in your study program. In case you need information on health insurance or e.g. if you need a certificate of arrival or you want to extend your semester abroad at our university - here you will find more information on these topics.

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Arrival, moving in, registration in the city of Dortmund and more!

Finally, you have arrived in Dortmund and are about to start your studies at Fachhochschule Dortmund. However, if you still need to move into your dorm or are looking for an accommodation, you should register in the city of Dortmund, open a bank account and much more. Here you can find more information on these topics!

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Living costs, mobility, semester contribution, public broadcasting fees and more

During your semester abroad at our university, there are many expenditures to keep in mind. To make sure that you have a good time, are able to study and live comfortably, you should be aware of these costs. You can use our information as a means of orientation for your stay in Germany.

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Leisure activities, excursions, events, sports, theatre and language courses

The International Office, Fachhochschule Dortmund and the Ruhr area (Ruhrgebiet) offer a wide range of exciting leisure activities at little or no cost! Just pick one - there is something exiting for everyone!

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German language courses

Make the most of your time in Dortmund and learn some German! There are B1 German courses offered by the Career Service of our university - however, there are also many other possibilities to learn German at different levels. Use that chance!

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Erasmus Student Network (ESN) - A program for exchange students at FH Dortmund

Each semester, the International Office invites newly arrived exchange students to join the various programs offered by ESN Dortmund. Register, make your first friends in Dortmund and spend an unforgettable time here!

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