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.

Academic Calendar

In the Academic Calendar 2021 you will find information on the key academic dates: semester dates, class start and end dates, study breaks and public holidays.

Academic Calendar Spring semester 2021


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