Guidelines for exchange students


Before submitting an application for a study period at the Hochschule Hannover, exchange students should be nominated by their home university. A nomination email is to be sent to hsh-incoming(at)

Nomination deadlines:

May 1 - for the autumn term
October 15 - for the spring term


After successful nomination, exchange students can apply for an exchange semester or year at the faculty V of the Hochschule Hannover. Please find information related to the online-application on the website of the International Office of the Hochschule Hannover.

Application deadlines:

May 15 - for the autumn term
November 1 - for the spring term

Language proficiency

As English is the medium of instruction in the courses for exchange students, a sufficient proficiency in English is an admission requirement for an exchange semester at the Hochschule Hannover. The required level is B2.


Faculty V

Questions related to:

  • admission requirements
  • study structure
  • study courses
  • learning agreement
  • placements
  • other organisational issues

International Office

Questions related to:

  • application process
  • orientation weeks
  • visa, housing, health insurance
  • semester contribution
  • Campus Card