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As a cosmopolitan university with many international contacts and partner universities, the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences condemns the attack on Ukraine. The university expresses its solidarity with all of those affected and would like to support them as much as possible with assistance and information.

Statement by the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences about the attack on Ukraine

Wiesbaden Business School fellowship program for Ukrainian visiting researchers

Statement from the German Rectors’ Conference about the attack on Ukraine

The RheinMain University of Applied Sciences would like to offer as much support as possible to its students, given the stressful situation of the war in Ukraine:

President’s letter to Ukrainian students from the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

President’s letter to Russian and Belarusian students at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

Psychological Counseling

Are you currently very worried or are you afraid? Do you feel helpless, lost or disoriented? You can speak confidentially about these feelings with the Psychological Counseling service. Get in touch with the counselors directly to make an appointment

Psychological Counseling

Student Counseling Office

Are you wondering about how you will manage your studies amidst this stressful situation? Or would you like to talk about how to continue your studies and what options you have for structuring your degree program? The Student Counseling Office can support you with this and conversations with it are confidential.

Student Counseling Office

International Office

The International Office offers advice and support on various topics for international students  With its welcome tutors, the International Office organizes a buddy program, events, the Weltcafé (“world café”), and other opportunities to meet and chat with other students.

International Office

Preparatory options

Ukrainian refugees who are students or are interested in studying at university can make use of preparatory options from the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences. These are funded by the Integra program from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Language courses

We offer free language courses at various levels of difficulty. Currently, we can offer spaces in an A1-level course (scheduled to begin in May 2022) and in a B2/C1.1 course. We also have places available in a German Language Proficiency Test for Entrance to German Universities (DSH) preparatory course.

Auditor program

The auditor (guest) program allows you take part in classes at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences and receive a realistic insight into a subject and to everyday life at a German university. Participation in classes up to a maximum of 12 contact hours (Semsterwochenstunden) is permitted. Examinations cannot be taken.

We will help you to choose your courses and with the application procedure.

Enrollment as a ‘free mover’ exchange student at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

If you have already started a degree in Ukraine, you have the option of completing an exchange semester in a degree program at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences – in a similar way to an ERASMUS exchange semester, for example. This option will allow you to take part in examinations and obtain up to 30 ECTS credit points. There are various options available for this at the faculties of the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences.

Advice on studying at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

If you wish to enroll in a standard degree program at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, you must meet all admission requirements for the degree. This means that you need to have a higher education entrance qualification and sufficient language skills.

If you are interested in language skills, our auditor program, enrollment as a ‘free mover’ exchange student or wish to enroll in a standard degree program at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, please contact us by e-mail.

After obtaining confirmation of support from a faculty or a degree program, refugee academics can lodge applications for support with various initiatives and foundations. In the first instance, please contact the appropriate faculty for your research area.

If you have general questions relating to being accepted as a visiting researcher, please contact siss(at)hs-rm.de.

Ukraine-related contacts for media representatives:

Prof. Dr. Marina Grusevaja

Economist with many years of experience in economic and institutional transformation in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe (incl. Russia, Belarus and Ukraine).

Wiesbaden Business School, Wiesbaden Institute for Law and Economics (WILE)

Subject area/specialist knowledge: transformation economics in former socialist countries, European integration, political economy, political transformation processes in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, development economics, sustainability (ESG), international economic relations

Languages: German, English, Russian, Italian

Contact:
E-mail: Marina.Grusevaja(at)hs-rm.de
Phone: +49 160 97612976

Prof. Dr. Rainer Wedde

Legal scholar with many years of experience in German-Russian and German-Ukrainian legal communication
Wiesbaden Business School, Wiesbaden Institute for Law and Economics (WILE)

Subject area/specialist knowledge: law, international commercial law, Eastern European law

Languages: German, English, French, Russian

Contact:
E-mail: Rainer.Wedde(at)hs-rm.de
Phone: +49 176 21002290

If you have completed a higher education certificate in Ukraine and want to work as professional for day care facilities in the state of Hesse or anywhere in Germany as state-recognized social worker, social pedagogue, curative pedagogue or childhood pedagogue, your qualification needs to be recognized. The Recognition Office for Foreign Professional Qualifications conducts these procedures on behalf of the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts.

Find detailed information here.

Contact

If you have questions about the information and assistance available from the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, please contact ukraine(at)hs-rm.de.