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Things to know before arriving

Living in Germany

Studying at Hochschule Fresenius

Leaving Hochschule Fresenius

Hi there!

We are the International Office of Hochschule Fresenius and we aim to support you in all non-curricular issues as good as possible so you will enjoy your stay at Hochschule Fresenius to the fullest. On this page, you will find many useful documents for the beginning of your studies and your life in Germany.

Make sure to get in touch: [email protected]

▶ Have a look which International Office staff is your contact person for your study location!


💡Things to know before arriving

Checklist for packing your luggage

Checklist before entering Germany

Health Insurance

Public Holidays 2024

🎓 Scholarships

Financial Resources / Blocked Account

📒 Contacts

Not sure who to contact? Click here for an overview of departments and their responsibilities

📅 Book a virtual appointment with the International Office or write us an email.

▶ Questions regarding your application, your study contract or your enrollment? Please contact our International Admissions Team ([email protected])

▶ Do you need a proof of enrollment/confirmation of study? Please contact Student Services

▶ Questions regarding the semester ticket? Please contact Student Services

🇩🇪 Living in Germany

🥨 General Infos

(Fun) Facts about Germany

Working next to your studies

Living expenses - and how to save money!

Visa & Residence Permit

Open a Bank Account

Finding Accommodation

What to do when you are ill?

🏙️ City-specific Infos

Berlin specifics

Cologne specifics

Düsseldorf specifics

Hamburg specifics

Idstein specifics

Munich specifics

Wiesbaden specifics

Studying at Hochschule Fresenius

The following information are relevant for all international students. If you are an exchange student, studying at Hochschule Fresenius for one or two semesters, please have a closer look at the section below:

➡️ A special section for Exchange Students

☑️ To Dos After Arriving

ℹ️ General Infos

Who to contact

Important Departments

Semester Dates

Semester Ticket

Payment of Tuition Fees and Semester Contribution

🤝 Buddy Program

Grading Scheme

👂🏻 Counselling


🚀 StudyPLUS

House Rules

🏳️‍🌈 Gender Equality Plan

German Language Courses

AStA - General Students’ Committee


ℹ️ Study-specific Infos

Your Schedule/Exam Registration/Grade Overview

ILIAS - Learning Platform

📌 Course Schedules

📌 Module Descriptions

Leaving Hochschule Fresenius