The admission to study at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences derives from the Thuringian University Act and is in accordance with the general terms of the Federal Republic of Germany, which require:
Enrollment generally takes place at the beginning of the winter semester of each academic year. If you are admitted to study immediately, or if an assessment test at the Thuringian Staatliches Studienkolleg in Nordhausen (or elsewhere) is required, can only be decided after receipt of your complete application documents.
The following application documents are required:
Applications are to be sent directly to the International Office. The adresse is:
Building A, Room 0008
General information about applying for a study programme at German universities by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are available here:
Exchange students from our partner universities and exchange students who wish to study one or two semesters at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences are usually accredited as exchange students.
Application forms for the exchange are sent to you on request by Ms. Weisheit: c.weisheit(at)fh-sm.de
The International Office offers german lessons for exchange students from international partner universities of the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences.
Every March and September exchange students have the possibility to attend a German language intensive course. For more information see here: German Language Courses.
A DSH course (German language exam for university admission of foreign Applicants) or DSH exam is NOT offered at the College Schmalkalden.
Our International Office offers a comprehensive support programme for international students at the Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences. Besides German courses, this programme includes excursions, study trips, parties and much more. Each foreign student will get a buddy, a Schmalkalden student who supports you while studying and living in Schmalkalden.
01.10. - 31.03.
01.04. - 30.09.
|WelcomeDays:||One week earlier than the semester starts||In the first week of the semester|
|Exams’ Period:||Three weeks in February||Mid-July until beginning August|
One week before the semester starts. The exact date will be sent to you by E-Mail.
Please notice before arrival:
The Dormitories in Schmalkalden offer 540 rooms. The dorm Blechhammer is located on campus and offers single and group rooms in separate flats with kitchen and sanitary units. The Dromitories at the Martin-Luther-Ring ( 8 Minutes from the Campus) offer single rooms and shared flats for 2-4 people.Prices range from 180 - 217 Euro.
starts 1st April
starts 1st November
For more Informations ask here: Residential Homes Schmalkalden
Links for application:
The administration of the dorm is a separate institution and not connected to the International Office.
To get enrolled at a German university, a health insurance is required. Since 2014 there are new regulations for the enrollment of international students. Accepted for enrollment will be (a) German public health insurances, (b) European health insurance or (c) exceptions of the public health insurance obligation.
Private health insurances and insurances you purchased at your home country before your departure mostly are insufficient. That’s why we recommend:
|Mr. Andre Nierlich|
|Students-Office, House A, room 0001|
Tel: +49 3683 688 1202