Application for Admission
All incoming Erasmus students should be nominated by their institution prior to their application. Please inform our office about your nomination and
send us the required documents by the application deadline:
- Application form (to be filled in, printed and sent to the International Office at Koblenz campus respectively Landau campus)
- (Proposed) Learning Agreement (changes are possible upon arrival)
- Copy of Passport or National Identity Card
Application deadline for winter semester: Mai 31.
Application deadline for summer semester: November 30.
ERASMUS Code: D KOBLENZ02
European University Charter (2007-2013): 28509
If your application has been successfull we will send a letter pf acceptance with further information.
The academic year is divided into two semesters: winter semester (October - March) and summer semester (April - September).
Lecture period: middle of October - end of February and middle of April - end of July. The winter term begins officially on September 1 and ends on March 31. The summer term begins on April 1 and ends on September 30. However, the lecture period only runs from mid-October until mid-February and from mid-April until the end of July. The remaining time is intended for exams/internships/semester break.
For all exchange students welcome and orientation days take place in the week preceding lectures.
Winter semester 2012/2013:
Lecture period October 15, 2012 - February 9, 2012
Orientation days beginning of October
Christmas break December 20 - January 5.
Summer semester 2013:
Lecture period April 15 - July 20, 2013
Orientation days beginning of April
Pentecost break May 20 - 25.
Winter semester 2013/2014:
Lecture period October 21, 2013 - February 8, 2014
Orientation days beginning of Octobr
Christmas Break December 23 - January 7.
Enrolment takes place at Koblenz campus respectively Landau campus.
Students from official exchange programs are exempted from tuition (Studiengebüren). However, you have to pay a so-called "Sozialbeitrag" (social contribution) of currently € 100 which is levied upon all students. This contribution is collected by the University and contributed towards the social institution and services of the University and includes a public transport ticket. The amount has to be paid by bank transfer, this is done after your arrival.
All students have to submit a certificate providing evidence of health insurance coverage to the university upon regsitration. EU Citizens (plus students from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland): Before arriving in Germany, request the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) from your health insurance provider in your home country. Students from Turkey: Before arriving in Germany, you must request the A/T 11 from your health insurance company.
The EHIC (or A/T 11) guarantee care in the event of medical emergencies or need for urgent treatment abroad, taking out additional insurance might be advisable.
After arriving in Germany, take the EHIC (or A/T 11) to a German health insurance company. The German health insurance company will issue a certificate exempting you from the student health insurance requirement in Germany. You must present this certificate when registering at the university. You will get a list of German insurance companies at the International Office. Nationally recognized health insurance providers, i.e. Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse (AOK).
Please note: Admission to the University does not automatically include accomodation. The Studierendenwerk are responsible for student housing. These independent organizations are affiliated with but independend off the University. The International Office works with these organizations to reserve rooms for exchange students.
Students are provided, at their departure, with an exchange period certification. The dates shown on certificates are those of students arrival and departure registration at the counters of the international offices.
The transcript of records will be sent via normal post to partner universities one month after students departure registration.