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Study organization

Application forms

See the German pages for various application forms (disenrollment, auditors, change of personal details, part-time study etc.)

AStA (student union)

AStA represents students and is the students' executive organ.

 More about AStA (in German only)

Students may take leave of absence from studying due to serious illness, non-obligatory internships, university-related periods spent abroad, maternity leave, participation in elite sport or exercising representative student positions. Students should make the appropriate application and if required provide evidence supporting their application.

Students whose leave of absence has been approved are still liable to pay the semester fee on time. AStA Hochschule RheinMain decides on whether it is possible to reimburse the fee for public transport.

For further information on leaves of absence, please see the German pages or contact the Admissions Office.

Disenrollment is the discontinuation of being a student at the university.


Disenrollment takes place when students graduate with a diploma, bachelor's or master's degree. Please note the information about  filing for your final examination (PDF) in German only.

If you are planning to leave the university while still studying for example if you want to continue studying at a different university or do not want to continue studying, you can petition the Admissions Office for disenrollment.  Reimbursement of semester­ fee (PDF) in German only.

You will be disenrolled by the university (according to § 59 of the Hesse Higher Education Act) if:

    you were enrolled because of a faulty admission notification and if the admission has been annulled,
    you have failed to re-register before the upcoming semester,
    you have failed to submit proof of having paid the term fees on re-registration,
    you have failed to pay your health insurance premium,
    you have not passed a last retake of a pre-examination, intermediate examination or final examination,

or

if you failed to gain any of the course component completion certificates as specified in the relevant degree program and examination regulations within a period of four semesters. Students will be given the right to a fair hearing.

The  disenrollment petition (PDF) in German only, can be downloaded here. The StudentCard must be submitted with the disenrollment petition.

Withdrawal/cancellation of enrollment before starting to study

Enrollment cancellations may be made by 15.04 for a summer semester and 15.10 for a winter semester. Please contact the Admissions Office for further details.

The online services for students can be found on the website of our IT and Media Center.

The following services are available:

 Stud.IP

 QIS (examination portal)

 HS intranet

 Webmail for students

Questions concerning the organization of examinations (how to register, cancel participation, doctor's certificates, attending classes etc.) can be answered in your department/faculty, or in the secretariat of your degree program. Please contact the relevant person of your degree program.

For questions related to recognizing graded course components from other degree programs, please contact the study program advisers directly, or your degree program's Examination Board.

Questions concerning examination regulations, notarizations, issuing certificates or advice and help in examination-related issues can be addressed to the Examination Office. Wiesbaden Business School students should contact the Wiesbaden Business School Examination Office directly.

Re-registration for winter semester 2017/18

If you can plan to continue studying at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in the upcoming semester, you need to re-register with the university during the re-registration period by August 25 2017 Information about re-registration (PDF), in German only. Re-registration is effected by transferral of the semester fees in good time. If you happen to miss the re-registration deadline, you can still re-register within the re-registration grace period by September 01 2017. In this case, a penalty fee of 30 euros is due.

For more information on re-registration please see the German pages or contact the Admissions Office.

All students are required to pay the semester fee each semester.

The fee for the winter semester 2017/18 amounts to EUR 288,21 €.

Breakdown of costs - semester fee
Student representative body fee EUR 10.00
Student union fee EUR 76.00
RMV ticket EUR 120,99
RNN ticket EUR 24.42
NVV ticket EUR 4.80
nextbike EUR 1.50
Personal liability insurance EUR 0.50
Administrative fee EUR 50.00
EUR 288,21

Students who are already enrolled must transfer the fee by: Re-registration deadline August 25 2017.

See information at "Re-registration" or on the German pages.

The semester fee should be transferred to the following bank account:

Recipient: Hochschule RheinMain
IBAN: DE59500500000001007640
BIC: HELADEFFXXX
Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen

To ensure your semester fee is assigned correctly, please state your enrollment number in the purpose of transfer space!

Information for transfers from abroad:
SWIFT-Code: HELA DE FF XXX, IBAN: DE59 5005 0000 0001 0076 40

Please contact the Admissions Office with any queries.

Current semester

Summer semester 2016
Application period for allocation of places (deadline) by 15.01.2016
Start of semester 01.04.2016
End of semester 30.09.2016
First day of classes 11.04.2016 *
Last day of classes 15.07.2016 *
Semester break public holidays in Hesse
Easter semester break 25.03 - 28.03.2016
Re-registration by 19.02.2016
Application deadline for part-time study and leaves of absence by 19.02.2016
Application period for auditors 30.03 - 27.04.2016

Further information - summer semester 2016

*Please note that the lecture-free and examination periods may be scheduled by your faculty and could therefore differ from the dates given above.

 Overview of differing academic calendar dates (PDF). in German only

Academic calendar - past and future

General information

The student identity card at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences is a chip card with the following functions:

  • Student ID with photograph
  • AStA Semester Ticket (public transportation ticket)
  • Electronic payment card for the dining halls, cafeterias etc.
  • Library identity card

The chip card works with a hidden, non-contact chip. The non-contact reading and writing of data from the chip allows payments to be made very quickly, which is particularly useful in the dining halls.

Cost of living

The potential cost of living plays an important role when deciding whether to enrol in a degree program. The information provided on the Studentenwerk website can help you estimate the costs:

 Financing your studies (PDF 0,23 MB), in German only.

Semester fee

All students are required to pay the semester fee each semester.

 Info about semester fee

For further information on financing your studies, loans, part-time jobs and scholarships please see the German pages.

The International Office at RheinMain University of Applied Sciences answers queries related to studying and internships abroad. They also provide information about financial support and scholarships for studying and working overseas.

 International Office

General information

The following information applies to full-time degree programs that may, on application, be converted to a part-time basis according to the Hessian Enrollment Act.
These regulations do not apply to degree programs that are already offered as part-time courses.

Studying part-time acc. to the Hessian Enrollment Act

Applicants and students may be enrolled in non-restricted degree programs with unlimited admission on a part-time basis, if permitted by the examination regulations, and if the student or applicant is unable to study full-time due to employment, care-giving duties, a disability or chronic illness that affects the ability to study, or a similarly important reason.

Please see the German pages or contact the Admissions Office for further information.

Dorms/halls of residence are available for students at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in:

Wiesbaden

Rüsselsheim

Further addresses (in German only):

 RheinMain University of Applied Sciences AStA housing information

 Wiesbaden Youth Hostel (temporary accommodation in Wiesbaden)

 Darmstadt Youth Hostel (temporary accommodation for studying in Rüsselsheim)

See the local press for further options.