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International

A warm welcome!

 "The experience of living and studying in another country
transformed the way I looked at the world and influenced my whole life" J. W. Fulbright


The International Office at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences is the university's hub for international relations and is organized into two areas, "International Students" and "International Programs".

It handles admissions for international applicants, advises and supports exchange students from abroad, and coordinates the university's international partnerships. The International Office also provides current students at the university with information about opportunities for studying abroad and international internships, as well as funding programs and scholarship opportunities.

Before embarking on a degree course we inform and advise international applicants about studying at our university, about the admission requirements and the visa procedure that applies for students planning to study in Germany. Further information can be found on this website at "Incoming".

Stay up to date! – our newsletter

On an ad hoc basis we distribute a newsletter in conjunction with the Languages Center with details of language courses, information events on studying and working abroad, important application deadlines for scholarships and other current topics.

Click on the following link to register for our newsletter:

 Google Groups 

 Diese Gruppe besuchen/Visit this group

Address

Büro für Internationales – International Office
Kurt-Schumacher-Ring 18
65197 Wiesbaden
Germany

Building A, Rooms 124 - 128
E-mail: international(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Head of Department

Birgit Klose
Room: 124
Office hours: by appointment
Phone: +49 611 9495-1570
E-mail: birgit.klose(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Internationalization Strategy, University Partnerships, DAAD programs

Judith Hayer
Room: 125
Office hours: by appointment
Phone: +49 611 9495-1572
E-mail: judith.hayer(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Study and Internships Abroad (Europe), Erasmus Exchange Program

Eva Bauer
Room: 126
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 09:30 – 11:30 and by appointment
Phone: +49 611 9495-1577
E-mail: eva.bauer(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Studying and Internships Abroad, Hessen State Exchange, PROMOS

Karina Ricci
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 09:30 – 11:30 and by appointment
Room: 127
Phone: +49 611 9495-1575
E-mail: karina.ricci(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Advice on Studying and Internships Abroad (Rüsselsheim campus)

Silke Schuster
Interim Office
Opel-Altwerk, Room 329
Weisenauer Straße, Building C9, 3rd Floor
Office hours: Tuesday and Friday 10:00 - 12:00, Thursday 14:00 - 15:00
Phone: +49 6142 898-4123
Fax: +49 6142 898-4157
E-mail: silke.schuster(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Advising International Applicants and Supporting International Students

Swetlana Kutenjow
Room: 128
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 09:30 – 11:30 and by appointment
Phone: +49 611 9495-1571
E-mail: swetlana.kutenjow(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

DSH Coordination, Supporting Exchange Students, Advising International Applicants, Buddy Program

Laure Leuschner
Room: 128
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 09:30 – 11:30 and by appointment
Phone: +49 611 9495-1573
E-mail: laure.leuschner(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

 

Supporting International Applicants and Exchange Students ( Rüsselsheim Campus)

Silke Schuster
Interim Office
Opel-Altwerk, Room 329
Weisenauer Straße, Building C9, 3rd Floor
Office hours: Tuesday and Friday 10:00 - 12:00, Thursday 14:00 - 15:00
Phone: +49 6142 898-4123
Fax: +49 6142 898-4157
E-mail: silke.schuster(at)remove-this.hs-rm.de

REFUGEES WELCOME!

Refugees interested in studying or continuing their studies are very welcome at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences!

We're glad to provide you with assistance in starting your studies at RheinMain University through a specially designed program for introducing the university and boosting your language skills!

We offer:

 Targeted advisory services
 German courses for beginners "German for refugees"
 German courses - preparatory classes for studying
 Auditor program for gaining an insight into RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
 Student-refugee café

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences is taking part in the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) national campaign "Universities against xenophobia" aimed at combating xenophobia and racism in Germany.

The word "mobility" has long been on everyone's lips, but it's much more than that; today's students are already highly mobile, both during their studies and later when working. A coherent internationalization strategy is thus indispensable for universities to enhance their attractiveness to prospective students, academics and partners from research and industry. High quality degree programs, teaching and research can only be assured by looking at the big picture beyond national borders.

With this in mind, from 2012 to 2014 a project group drew up an internationalization strategy for the university, consisting of a vision as well as specific goals and measures on how to achieve it.

The Vision

  • Internationalism is a key building block in the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences' overall strategy and a prerequisite for high quality studies, teaching and research.
  • Internationalism increases the university's attractiveness to students, academics and partners in research, education and industry.
  • RheinMain University of Applied Sciences supports and embodies internationalism on all levels and in all areas.
  • The university promotes international encounters and exchange activities – these experiences inspire participants personally, academically and artistically, and equip them for success in studying and working in a globalized world.


A total of 14 goals aim to render the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences more international, simplify processes and introduce standards in the university's administration and on the individual faculty level. The goals and how they can be implemented through specific measures is explained in the  RheinMain University of Applied Sciences Internationalization Strategy (PDF 1MB) (in German only).

Partner Universities

We cooperate with numerous universities all over the world. Our partner universities are listed by country and faculty.

The first list provides an overview of all the universities, while the faculty list shows the individual degree programs and information about the type of cooperation. The faculty site of Wiesbaden Business School can be accessed by a direct link.

List by  country or faculty:

 Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering

 Faculty of Design – Computer Science – Media

 Faculty of Engineering

 Faculty of Applied Social Sciences

 Wiesbaden Business School

The departmental international coordinators are looking forward to assisting and providing you with information for your planned stay abroad. The duties and responsibilities of the departmental international coordinators include establishing contacts with universities abroad, maintaining contacts with scientists at overseas universities, inviting guest lecturers, visiting foreign faculties and academics, etc.

 Contact to the departmental international coordinators

ERASMUS+ (term 2014 – 2020) is the new EU program aimed at promoting general and vocational education, youth and sport. The program involves supporting students and graduates intending to spend a period of study abroad at a ERASMUS partner university or an internship at a company in the ERASMUS area. Mobility measures for lecturers and non-teaching staff at partner universities can also be funded.

 ERASMUS Charta (JPG 2,5 MB) - in German only
 ERASMUS Policy statement (PDF 29 KB)

The following countries participate in the ERASMUS program (ERASMUS area):

EU member states, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey

The new ERASMUS+ phase which will run up to 2020 brings a wider international dimension to the program and facilitates cooperation and exchanges worldwide. We have already successfully applied for funding and are continuing to do. Further information can be found here:

 ERASMUS+ International dimension