From Abroad

HSRM offers over 70 degree programs at five faculties:

All degree programs

International students

Welcome to our online drop-in advising for international students!

Do you have questions about financing, housing or how to organize your studies? Would you like to know where to find more information on application requirements or the application process? Come by and ask.

We offer online drop-in advising every Monday from 2–3 p.m. No registration needed – simply click on the link and ask a question. We are here to help and support you in any way we can.

- Attention, the online drop-in advising sesseions are canceled on December 25 and January 1 and 8, 2024 -

We are pleased that you want to study at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and welcome you on these pages!

You can find information about the application process for applicants with foreign university entrance certificates under Studying with us --> Application and Enrollment

Support for international students

Even after your matriculation as a student, we support you in all questions or issues that might come up related to your studies.

If you need any certificates or other documents (e.g., “Studienstandsbescheinigung" (Academic Progress Certificate) for the "Ausländerbehörde" (Foreigners' Registration Office), please contact us at studieren(at) .

For any other general questions or issues related to your studies, please refer to international(at) .

In addition to that, our Welcome Tutors will be here to help you with everyday questions or challenges that might come up. You can contact them at welcome-tutoren(at) .


A personal advisory service for refugees is offered at both study sites in Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim:

Wiesbaden Tuesday from 09:30 to 10:30
Campus Kurt-Schumacher-Ring, Building A, Room A113a

Rüsselsheim Wednesday from 10:00 to 12:00
Campus Am Brückweg, Building A, Room A016

Or contact us any time at start(at)

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

We're glad to assist you in starting your studies at RheinMain University through a specially designed program "Start@HSRM". The program introduces you to higher education in Germany and helps you improve your language skills!

We offer:


financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and research (BMBF)

Our financing website offers comprehensive information for international students on study costs, financing options and scholarships


You are new to the Rhine-Main area and are looking for a place to stay? Visit our housing website for more information.

Exchange Students

Exchange and Erasmus Students

We're delighted that you're interested in learning more about the exchange programs offered by RheinMain University of Applied Sciences. On the following pages, you'll find the key information about organizing your stay with us.

In our brochure you can get to know RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and find out what we offer for exchange students:
Come study at HSRM (PDF)

Special needs students should contact us as early as possible so we can support you with planning your stay with us: incoming(at)


The team of the International Office is looking forward to welcoming our exchange students for the winter term 2024/25!



We cordially invite all incoming students for winter 2024/25 to join our Blended Welcome Weeks (from late August 2024 on, starting off with digital offers)

During our short online info sessions we inform you about important topics for your stay in Wiesbaden/Rüssesheim and at Hochschule RheinMain. How to register my place of residence? How do I use my student account? How can I sign up for classes? Join our sessions to learn the answers!

Our Welcome Event on campus in Wiesbaden will take place on September 20, 2024 on our campus in Wiesbaden.

Our two-week intensive German language course for the winter term 2024/25 will run from September 23 - October 05, 2024 on campus.

You will receive a comprehensive guide on all welcome offers in August 2024. Please consult your Blended Welcome Weeks Program Guide for further details on all welcome offers (digital and in Wiesbaden/Rüseelsheim).


If you'd like to find out more about Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim, you can visit the following websites:


Fact Sheet RheinMain University

Academic calendar



Grading System

Get Prepared

Living and studying

Buddy Program


Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

Wiesbaden’s  Immigration and Integration Office provides information about:

  • residence permits
  • visa requirements
  • working permits

Summer Schools at Hochschule RheinMain

You are welcome to participate in one of our annual Summer School Programs in Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim. Gain insight into state-of-the-art research, develop your skills and enjoy a cultural and leisure program with international and German students. All programs are held in English.


August 7 - 11, 2023


International Week: Future Leaders

Credit Points: 3 ECTS


RheinMain University is cooperating closely with four partner universities in Austria, Norway, Thailand and the USA within the degree programs Media: Conception & Production and Creative Media Conception. Within this project (“Global Design & Media CoSpace”) there are scholarships available for students going to and coming from those partner Universities. For more information, please see the respective website:

Global Design & Media CoSpace

The project is financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Visiting Scholars

You are interested in teaching or doing research at Hochschule RheinMain as a guest researcher? The Services for International Scholars and Staff provide information on how to organize your stay,