Application Information for Exchange Students

If you would like to realize an exchange at Westfälische Hochschule under the terms of an mutual agreement (between your home-university and us) for one or two semesters, please read our information sheet carefully and consider the following details:

Which application deadlines do I have to keep in mind?

  • June 10th for the upcoming fall semester
  • December 10th for the upcoming spring semester

Which application requirements do I have to fuflil? 

To successfully realize your exchange at our university, you should possess good English/German language skills in order to follow the lectures.That is why we ask you to proof: 

  • advanced English language skills (B2)
    for study courses taught in English
  • advanced German language skills (B2)
    for study courses taught in German
  • advanced English/German language skills (B2/B2)
    to follow your own individual research project with a supervisor of Westfälische Hochschule 

How do I apply?  

The first step is to apply at your home-university. Your home university may request additional qualification for the exchange places. Once you have been nominated by your home-university, you can start our application process with us. 

Please submit the following documents via e-mail  no later than the application deadline: 

  1. Application form for exchange students
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Current transcript of records
  4. Learning Agreement/Training Agreement for the exchange with Erasmus or without Erasmus signed by your home university 
    *Please only select courses belonging to one study program for your exchange semester. A combination of courses belonging to different study programs in not possible.
  5. German/English language certificate / official document issued by your home university proving your English language skills
  6. Accommodation form (for our campus in Gelsenkirchen or Bocholt)
  7. Erasmus students only: copy of your EU health insurance card + a confirmation about your Erasmus student status 

As soon as you submitted all required documents, we get in contact with the coordinator of your selected study program.

Redaktionell verantwortliche Person nach § 18 Abs. 2 MStV:
Eva Quel