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,
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.
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.
Students who are already enrolled must transfer the fee by: Re-registration deadline February 212020.
See information at "Re-registration" or on the German pages.
The semester fee should be transferred to the following bank account:
Recipient: Hochschule RheinMain
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dorms/halls of residence are available for students at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in:
Further addresses (in German only):
Wiesbaden Youth Hostel (temporary accommodation in Wiesbaden)
Darmstadt Youth Hostel (temporary accommodation for studying in Rüsselsheim)
See the local press for further options.