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First residence Schmalkalden

The basic semester fees of 50,00 EUR will be reimbursed, if the student registers their main residence in Schmalkalden. This also applies to students who have already registered their main residence in Schmalkalden before beginning their studies. The application has to be submitted once at the beginning of the studies. The reimbursement will be made only by bank transfer. The deadline for submissions is either 31/05/ or 30/11/ of the year.

Please send the application back to the citizens' centre of Schmalkalden by e-mail: semesterantrag(at)

The basic semester fees are reimbursed for a maximum period of eight semesters and if the student has not yet reached the age of 30 at the beginning of the semester (01/04/ or 01/10/).

Applicants are obliged to inform the citizens’ centre of Schmalkalden immediately of any change in the circumstances (legal registration status, matriculation status, bank details) which are relevant for the reimbursement of semester fees. The reimbursement of the semester fees is generally made after the end of the semester (May/June for winter semester or October/November for summer semester) as well as after the university has checked the correct enrolment and the registration examination by the city of Schmalkalden has taken place. There is no legal claim to the reimbursement of basic semester fees.

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