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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to FHWS as an exchange student, you will need to be enrolled as a full-time student at one of our partner universities. Contracts between the participating higher education institutions ensure that appropriate lectures of a high quality are offered and credits can be awarded at the home university. If you are not enrolled at one of our partner universities but would like to study at FHWS, you may still be able to through the Free Mover programme. Please contact us for details of the admission requirements.

Language proficiency

We recommend students have the following language proficiency:

Degree programmes taught in German: Level B2 in German

Degree programmes taught in English: Level B2 in English

  • TOEFL 80 (internet-based test) 
  • IELTS 6.5
  • CAE (Cambridge Advanced Certificate)

Additonal admission requirements

Depending on the degree programme, different admission requirements might apply. We will provide the necessary information if you decided on one of these degree programmes.