Study at a partner University

Semester abroad at a partner University in the European Union

Application procedure

Application deadlines

The following application deadlines apply for a study place at a partner university:

  • For the following winter semester: March 1st for a partner university in the EU with Erasmus + funding

 

  • For the following summer semester: September 1st for a partner university in the EU with an Erasmus + grant


Even after these dates, it is worth asking the International Office about available places.

Application documents

Following documents are to be submitted to the International Office on time

  • Application form (only Erasmus +)
  • Letter of motivation in English
  • CV in English
  • Certificate of enrollment
  • Transcript of Records
  • Language certificate * of your language skills in the language of instruction (assessment test result of the TH OWL's online language offer)
  • Portfolio (only department 1)

* Please note that other languages may be required when applying to the partner university.

Please send all documents in a PDF by email to internationaloffice(at)th-owl.de.

 

What's next

After you have submitted your application documents to the International Office, we can nominate you at the host university. Only then you will be able to apply to most of the host universities. At the same time, you must also observe the application deadlines at the host universities.

We will inform you about the status of your application approximately 2-4 weeks after the application deadline. If there are more applications than places at a partner university and your application for your first choice has not been successful, we will discuss alternatives with you.

The application for an exchange place at an Erasmus + partner university is also an application for funding from the Erasmus + program.

Financing

The funding programs listed below are generally available. Some funding programs can be combined with one another. Please inform yourself about the possible combinations in the International Officen.

Testimonials

In the  Testimonials you can read a lot of tips about the planning of your exchange semester.

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Application process

Application deadlines

it is to be expected that the application process for a semester abroad in an overseas country will take longer and you should expect a preparation period of at least 9 months.
Therefore, the following are the approximate application deadlines for a place at a partner university

  •     For the following winter semester: 15 January
  •     For the following summer semester: July 1.                       

It is also worth asking the International Office about these deadlines.

Application documents

The following documents must be submitted to the International Office in full and on time

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  • Application form partner universities overseas
  • Motivations letter in English
  • CV in English
  • enrolment certificate
  • Transcript of Records
  • Proof of your language skills* in the language of instruction (assessment test Ergebnis des Online Sprachangebots der TH OWL)
  • Portfolio (only Fachbereich 1)

* Please note that other languages may be required when applying to the partner university.

Please email all documents in one PDF to internationaloffice(at)th-owl.de.

What happens next?

After you have submitted your application documents to the International Office, we can nominate you at the host university. Only then will you be able to apply to most host universities. At the same time, you must also observe the application deadlines at the host universities.

We will inform you about the status of your application approximately 2-4 weeks after the application deadline. If there are more applications than places at a partner university and your application for your 1st choice has not been successful, we will discuss alternatives with you. PDF by e-mail

Financing

In principle, the funding programs listed below are available. Some funding programs can be combined with each other. Please contact the International Office for information about the possible combinations.

Testimonials

From the testimonials you can learn a lot about planning your semester abroad as well as what to expect.