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Welcome to the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences!

A large part of the students at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences come from abroad. No matter if you are looking for an exchange semester or a complete study: You are very welcome!

We have compiled all the relevant information for you on the following websites: from the decision to study abroad at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences to application and enrolment to the end of your stay. Under Counselling and Support you will find information on offers conceived for you and current events.

Admitted Students please use our SUAS Incoming App in order to be perfectly prepared for their stay in Schmalkalden.

If you have any further questions, the staff of the International Office will be happy to hear from you!

Student Services at the Student Service Zone

As a student, you may have various requests and needs, ranging from enrolment to questions about re-registration, exam registrations, or matters related to stays abroad. No matter what it may be: Our Student Services provided by the Student Advisory Service, the Student, Examination, and Mobility Administration are happy to assist in our designated Student Service Zone (SSZ), on ground floor level in building H (room H0014).

If you have general requests, need initial orientation, or would like to hand in documents, you are welcome to use our walk-in office hours for clearing. For other specific requests, you may book a fixed appointment according to your needs at http://hs-schmalkalden.de/ssz.

Five Good Reasons

There are many good reasons for studying in idyllic Schmalkalden. It is important to us that you feel at home. On this page, some of our international students talk about the advantages of studying in Schmalkalden.



The International Office organises a large number of events within its area of responsibility. They are generally aimed at our international students and/or domestic students with an interest in studying abroad. 


Application and Enrolment
Degree Seeking

Here you can find all information about a complete Bachelor's or Master's programme at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences.



Here you will find all the information you need if you are studying at one of our ERASMUS partner universities and are seeking an exchange to Schmalkalden as part of the ERASMUS programme.



Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences is part of the network "The Magellan Exchange" with universities from 14 different countries. If you are studying at one of the member universities, you will find all the information you need for an exchange semester at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences here.


Bilateral Exchange

Here you will find all the information you need about an exchange programme at Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences if you are studying at one of our partner universities (or at a university that has not yet been networked) but are not coming to Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences within the framework of the ERASMUS or MAGELLAN programmes.


Courses for Incoming Students

In this section you will find all the necessary information to create your own timetable. Graduate students choose the contents included in their regular study process. Exchange students have the choice between a variety of classes.


End of the Stay

At some point all good things come to an end. After several months of living and studying in Schmalkalden and meeting many inspiring people, it is now time to go home again. On this page you will find everything you need to know before you leave.


Advice & Assistance

In the sub-areas of counselling and support you will find important contact points for all student questions. If you are unsure who to address your concerns to, you can also contact our team directly. We will be happy to help you further.


The International Office Team

The International Office is made up of the director, the staff and the student assistants, who will also be happy to help you in various foreign languages. Here you will find responsibilities, contact details and office hours.