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Information for
Prospective Students

You're not sure what you want to study exactly or you have such divergent interests that you can't decide?

The university offers orientation in various forms to help you find the degree program that is right for you. In addition to insights into various professions you can also gain hints from study program orientation tests that aim at revealing your interests and capabilities. Dates for university information days can be found here:

Individual advisory sessions can be very useful in helping to determine which path you should follow. Looking at personal strengths can shed light on which degree program is most fitting for you.

The Student Advising team at RheinMain university offers just that space to reflect on such questions. Advisory sessions center on your questions and needs. 

Prospective students planning to pursue restricted admission initial (bachelor's and Diplom) and postgraduate (master's) degree programs are required to submit an application. To this end you need to submit your documents to the Admissions Office in good time to ensure that your application can be considered in the application procedure.

Here is all the important information about applying for degree programs at the RheinMain University.

Besides information on higher education entrance qualifications and other prerequisites for the degree program you plan to take, you can also find tips on the application process and information on how leftover places are allocated. The NC values of previous years are also on this page.

Here's the key information about enrolling, information material for freshers week (the first week of the semester) and preparatory courses to ease you into your studies.

Applicants with international documents are required to undergo a separate application procedure, regardless of nationality.

Further information can be found here.

 Applying and enrolling

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences has campuses in two cities: Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim. Both can be reached easily by car, train and bus.

Directions and campus maps of the individual study locations can be found here.

The potential costs for living expenses, university fees and accommodation play an important role in deciding to become a student.

Student housing is available for RheinMain university students at both locations. Further information can be found on this page.

Students can also find information on financing their studies through BAföG (state education grants), part-time work, bursaries, student loans and other options.

At RheinMain University, students and other members of the university can enjoy the various sport courses on offer. The main focus is on recreational sports. An attractive range of sports – from aerobics to hockey and yoga – allow participants to relax after a long day of studying or work, to make new friends and to meet new challenges outside of classes and work assignments. Competitive sports also play a major role at our university.

The Catholic and Protestant Student Communities at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences offer various ways for students to get together, become involved in projects and explore and deepen their faith.

 Catholic and Protestant Student Communities

Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch or a snack, the dining halls in Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim offer fresh meals and products at student-friendly prices, and are looking forward to serving you soon.

Information on the current menus and more details about the university's dining halls can be found here:

 

 Dining halls (in German only)

Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden is the capital of the federal state of Hesse and has a population of approx. 280,000. Its former glory as a spa town can still be seen today with its thermal springs, spa gardens and well preserved architecture, but Wiesbaden also has a lot on offer for students.

Various events including concerts and flea markets take place regularly at the well known "Schlachthof" cultural center. The numerous forested areas surrounding Wiesbaden provide the perfect location for sporting activities.

A total of around 15,000 students live in Wiesbaden studying at three local universities. Much of the student accommodation is conveniently located in the Westend district of town, close to the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden campuses with its faculties of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Design Computer Science and Media, Applied Social Sciences and Wiesbaden Business School.

Further information can be found here:  Website of the City of Wiesbaden

Rüsselsheim

Rüsselsheim has a population of 60,000 and lies at the heart of the Rhine-Main region; Mainz, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt and Frankfurt are just 15 to 20 minutes away.

More than 120 different nationalities live in Rüsselsheim, adding to its multicultural flair. Many inhabitants of the town work at the Adam Opel AG; likewise a large number of students from the Rüsselsheim-based Faculty of Engineering undertake an internship at the company or start their professional life there.

Further information can be found here:  Website of the city of Rüsselsheim am Main