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University operations during the coronavirus crisis

Information about how the University is running during the coronavirus crisis is available on our University’s coronavirus information page.

If you are currently abroad and are planning your journey (back) to HSWT, the International Office has put together some important information on the current regulations concerning travel restrictions/border controls and quarantine for you:
Information on travelling to HSWT from abroad

Please contact the International Office if you have any questions.

International Applicants

We are pleased with your interest in Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences!

Studying at our university successfully qualifies you for a career in Germany or on the international level by means of practical relevance and imparting sound scientific fundamentals.

Moreover, you will gain many new impressions, experiences and friends from your study trip, from which you can benefit for a lifetime.

Degree studies

If you would like to take an entire course of studies at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences (HSWT), here you will learn more about the prerequisites and the application process in order to take up studies at our university.

HSWT exchange programmes (e.g. Erasmus+)

If you wish to spend part of your studies at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences on an exchange programme with Erasmus+ partner universities or another programme, you can find out about opportunities to visit us as an exchange student here.


International students who wish to study for one or two semesters at Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences and are not covered by a partnership agreement or on an established exchange programme can apply as 'freemovers'. Students without German knowledge might be especially interested in our English-taught courses.

Preparing and financing your stay

You will find important information regarding entry requirements, search for accommodation and necessary insurances under Preparation.

You will learn which steps are important after your arrival at the new place of residence under Stay in Germany.

You will find information regarding the costs of (temporarily) studying in Germany, gainful employment in Germany and scholarship opportunities under Financing.


Degree students

Exchange students

Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences has joined the National Code of Conduct for German Universities Regarding International Students.