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Exchange students at the HSWT

To the green University of Applied Sciences? This way! This information will help you if you are interested in an exchange programme at the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf!

Your stay at the HSWT

You would like to come to HSWT as an international student? For one or two semesters within the framework of a cooperation agreement, such as Erasmus+ or SEMP, or as a freemover? Then you've come to the right place. Here you will find all the important information for your semester abroad at the HSWT.

When planning your stay, please note our semester times as well as the information on visa, accommodation and insurance.

Course Offer & Module Choice

In the run-up to your stay, you should already consider which modules you would like to take with us. Your choice of modules is recorded in a Learning Agreement, which is signed in advance by you, your home university and the HSWT.

Make your choice from ...

  • ... Compulsory modules of the degree programmes of the HSWT: You can find the module overview on the page of the respective degree programme under the item "Study structure".

Please note that in the bachelor's degree programmes, the modules of the first, third, fifth and seventh semester are offered in the winter semester. In the summer semester, you can choose modules from the second, fourth and sixth semesters.

  • ... elective modules from the departments or from the language courses offered by the Language Centre.
  • ... English-language modules: This inter-faculty offer also enables exchange students without sufficient German language skills to acquire up to 30 EC per semester. Further information on the English-language modules and the courses offered by the Language Centre can be obtained from the International Office.

Requirements for your language skills

A large part of the courses offered at HSWT are taught in German. In order to study successfully, we recommend language skills at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Application & Admission for Exchange Students

Please note the following for your semester abroad:

Arriving at the HSWT

Have you been offered a place at university and need a room? The International Office can help you with this.

Tips on finding accommodation for Exchange students & Freemovers



University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
International Office, Funding and Career Service (IFC)
Building C4
Weihenstephaner Berg 5
85354 Freising