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    Application and admission for exchange students

    (Erasmus, partnership agreements, DAAD stipends, Fulbright, Coimbra Group Student Exchange Network (SEN), VDAC, Swiss European Mobility Programme, etc…)

    1. Application in and nomination by your home university

    For an exchange semester / year at the University of Würzburg, please first apply at your home university, which will nominate you officially via e-mail afterwards.

    Please consider our  language requirements for an admission.

    2. Online registration

    We will send you the link for online registration AFTER having received your nomination by your home university.

    Deadlines for online registration:

    • 15 June for the Winter term
    • 15 January for the Summer term
    • Please register as soon as possible and contact us if you cannot meet these deadlines!
    • ! Please note: Application deadline for a dormitory of „Studentenwerk“ is 15 June for Winter term and 15 January for Summer term! You won’t need the International Office’s admission letter for applying for a room!
    3. Admission

    After you registered online, the staff members of the International Students Office are going to check your application. Afterwards, you will get your Letter of Admission for one semester/ one year to the University of Würzburg. The Letter of Admission is sent by email, usually starting from June (for the winter term) and from December (for the summer term). With your admission email, you will also get further information about studying in Würzburg.

    4. Enrolment

    You can enrol for studies after your arrival. Just come to our office as soon as possible; our staff and our tutors will give you a helping hand. You will receive your student ID card and semester ticket a few days after enrolment.

    -> Further information for enrolment

    Application and admission for Free Movers

    (exchange studies in Wuerzburg without a specific programme)

    Even if studying without an exchange programme, you can come to the University of Würzburg for one or two semesters as Free Mover.

    Medicine, Dentistry, Biomedicine,
    Germanistik als Fremdsprachenphilologie (German as foreign language),
    Pharmacy (state examination); Psychology (Bachelor)

    1. Send an e-mail to ...

    nicole.schmitt@uni-wuerzburg (surnames A-L)
    angela.fenske@uni-wuerzburg (surnames M-Z)
    providing the following information:

    • Surname, first name
    • Home universiy (name, city, country)
    • Your study course at home
    • Semester which you want to apply for
    2. Submit documents by post to ...

    Universität Würzburg
    International Students Office
    Sanderring 2
    97070 Würzburg

    • Confirmation of enrolment in your home university for the length of your planned exchange studies,
    • Letter of your home university recommending your study year abroad,
    • Letter of endorsement by the corresponding Faculty of the University of Würzburg (you can first contact your  programme coordinator in the faculty);
    • Transcript of Records;
    • Proof of German language (at least B2)
      and / or
      proof of English language (TOEFL iBT 80 / IELTS 7,0)
    3. Online registration

    After having received all the above mentioned documents, we will send you the link for online registration.

    Deadlines for online registration:

    • 15 June for the Winter term
    • 15 January for the Summer term
    • Please register as soon as possible and contact us if you cannot meet these deadlines!
    Further notes for Free Movers
    • While studying at our university, you are allowed to attend classes and lectures and receive credits, but no Bachelor / Master degree
    • You cannot apply for a dorm of „Studentenwerk”
    • You will have to pay 200 € for the intensive language course of the Centre for Languages (4 weeks in March / September; 5 hours daily). The language courses during the semester are free of charge.
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    Department 1: Service Centre International Affairs
    Josef-Martin-Weg 54/2
    Campus Hubland Nord
    97074 Würzburg


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