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Application Visiting/Erasmus Students

Visiting/Erasmus Students

As a visiting student from one of our partner universities, the International Office of your home university needs to send an email informing us on your interest in an exchange semester at HfK (contact: ). You are not required to take an admission examination.
Applications for exchange semesters are possible for winter and/ or summer semester.
Applications can only be made online via our online application portal ARTIST.

The application portal opens six weeks before the respective application deadline.

Application deadline for winter semester: 15 May
Online application possible between 01 April and15 May

Application deadline for summer semester: 15 November
Online application possible between 01 October and15 November

Required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Motivation with details of the proposed project or course of study
  • Portfolio for the faculty of art and design Students of music are required to submit a sound/ video recording
  • Information regarding language proficiency in German and/or English. An official certificate is not necessary
  • 1 ID photo

A summary of information for exchange students can be downloaded below!

International Office

Susanne Schäfer M. A.

Tel.: 0421 - 95 95 10 40
Fax: 0421 - 95 95 20 40

Office hours:
Wed, 10 am - 12 pm and by appointment

contact person