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International Exchange Students

The South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences warmly welcomes students from all over the world.

Students from 58 different nations are enrolled here.

We hope that you are able to find answers to many of your questions on these pages.

In case of further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the International Office. We will help you with looking for scholarships and funding, with formalities, dealing with study-related problems and other organisational issues.

We wish you a successful and interesting start in Hagen, Iserlohn, Meschede or Soest!

International Semester in Business Administration in Hagen

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Exchange students of other cooperating universities

Students from partner universities can organize their studying at the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen differently: the can either do regular modules within degree courses for one or two semsters or they can do a practical training in one of the laboratories. The can also work for and on their final thesis which they have to hand in at their home university.

Please turn to the International Office at your home university first and present your plans. Your International Office will then contact the International Office of the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen in order to arrange the next steps.

Students of Double Degree Programmes

You have been nominated by your home institution to take part in the Double Degree Programme at the Fachhochschule Südwestfalen? Congratulations!!!

Your home university will get into contact with us and we will undertake the next steps together.

If you have any further questions, please contact the International Office.

Information (in German) for students from the:

  • Swiss-German University, Jakarta
  • University of Bolton
  • please contact Sabine Mahlstedt