FAQ: frequently asked questions

Who can apply?

Students from any country may apply provided that they meet the requirements of the admission. 
Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent degree (minimum 210 ECTS points), in biology, biochemistry, medicine, chemistry, or related fields.

Where can I find information on study fee?

The State of Baden-Württemberg will introduce tuition fees for international students from the winter semester 2017/2018 onwards. The law stipulates that international students are required to pay 1,500 euros per semester. 

For further info please visit 

http://www.bw-studyguide.de/en/studying/finance-and-funding.html

https://mwk.baden-wuerttemberg.de/de/hochschulen-studium/studienfinanzierung/gebuehren-fuer-internationale-studierende-und-zweitstudium/ 

Where do I send my application documents?

After having submitted your electronic application, please send your certified documents by post to

Mostafa Mahmoud, M.Sc.
Fakultät MLS
Hochschule Furtwangen
Jakob-Kienzle-Straße 17
78054 Villingen-Schwenningen
Germany

When is the application deadline?

Please note that application received after application deadline (Winter Semester 15th of May for non Eu/EEA, 15th July for EU/EEA) will not be considered for admission.

Due to the administrative process and limited places, the summer semester application process is open only to EU/EEA students.

What can I do if my diploma is issued after the deadline?

If your University degree is issued after the application deadline, you should then submit the certification of your latest degree and a copy of your latest transcript, please indicate the date when you expect this to be conferred and have it send as soon as you receive it.

How do I calculate my ECTS points?

ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Every ECTS point corresponds to a work load of 30 hours. Please use this as a guide to convert your study hours per week, semester or degree into ECTS points.

Where can I find more information about living and studying in Germany?

You can find more information about studying and living in Germany on the following websites:

www.study-in.de/en

www.daad.de/en