If you are interested in coming to the Faculty of Education at Universität Hamburg for your Erasmus exchange, please make sure to check out the information below on how to get nominated, on how to apply as an exchange student and on what to expect before and during your mobility.
Application at your Home University
Wintersemester: 01. October to 31. March
Summersemester: 01. April to 30. SeptemberPlease find an up to date overview on semester dates and breaks on this page.
You can find the class offers at Universität Hamburg online in STiNE. Here you can select the courses for your Learning Agreement. Class offers are published on February 1st for the Summer Semester and on August 1st for the Winter Semester every year.
Online-Application to Universität Hamburg
The application deadlines are as follows:
Submission of Application Documents
To complete your application, please submit the following documents to the International Office:
- Your Learning Agreement
- A copy of your health insurance documents
- A print-out of your online application in STiNE
Please send these documents to erasmus.ew"AT"uni-hamburg.de
Erasmus students are eligible to apply for a room in our student dormitories. After your nomination, we will send you the application form for the dormitories. If you are interested in applying, please fill the form and attach a picture of yourself. You have to submit the application to erasmus.ew"AT"uni-hamburg.de no later than September 15th for the summer semester and June 10th for the winter semester.
Enrolling in German Language Classes
Universität Hamburg offers a variety of German language classes in cooperation with the Volkshochschule (Adult Education Center). You can find more information here.
Additionally, the University's language center does also offer intensive German courses before the start of the semester. Students enrolled at UHH can participate free of charge. Sign-up for these courses will be done online via STiNE and you will be informed about the deadlines via the International Office.
The International Office offers a buddy program for international students. A student of Universität Hamburg will be you guide in the first weeks of your stay. You can sign up to the program here.
During Your Stay
Signing up for Classes
Please send us your class selection before the start of the semester so that we can enroll you in the courses. You are not required to sign up for courses via STiNE
Selection of Buddys
Before your arrival, we will offer you to sign up for our buddy program. Some of our former outgoing students will help you maneuver life at UHH and our faculty, help you with administrative tasks and show you around. They are there for your questions. If you sign up, we will match you with a student before your arrival.
Confirmation of Arrival
Once in Hamburg, please stop by our office and we will issue your "Confirmation of Arrival" Document needed for your home university.
Every student enrolled at Universität Hamburg receives a semester ticket valid for public transport in Hamburg as a benefit included in the semester fee. You will be issued a preliminary ticket valid for the first month of studies and after successful payment of the semester fee, you will receive the final ticket as well as your student ID. The semester ticket is valid in all public transport as per the HVV (Hamburg transport union)
In the first week of the semester, the International office will offer a welcome event for all exchange students. You will be invited to meet the faculty's other international students and their buddies and to clarify any open questions.
PIASTA is a university service to develop the internationalisation on campus and support intercultural exchange. They do offer a variety of events and means of support for international students every semester. Additionally, they do also organise an international welcome week.
You can find information on class selection in our Section "After Nomination".
If your class selection changes after you have already filled your learning agreement, please fill our "Changes to Learning Agreement" form and have our Erasmus coordinator sign your new learning agreement before sending it to your home university.
Transcript of Records
To be able to confirm your class participation and possible grades, please fill out the this document and have your teachers sign it. Afterwards, please fill our Request for Transcript of Records form and submit it together with your proof of participation forms, to receive a Transcript of Records
The End of Your Stay
Before departure, please make sure to pass on all your open questions to the International office and to get a signature on your Confirmation of Departure.