International Students

The information on this page is aimed at prospective students and students who would like to complete their entire degree programme in Germany. Here you will find information for excange students.

Before studying

Personal interests are very important when choosing a degree programme. In addition to the formal requirements such as language skills and university entrance qualification, a good preparation also includes a comparison of personal expectations, skills and the content of the study programme. The following topics on life in Germany are also important among others:

To start your studies

Information events are offered on arriving in Germany and at the h_da, which are published every semester on the page on starting your studies. We have also listed further information for you here:

During your studies


  • Intercultural Tutor Team: make contacts in Darmstadt.
  • Language café: make contacts at the h_da and practise German and English at the same time.
  • STUBE Hessen: development policy seminars and support programmes for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America.


Admission Area
Application and enrolment 

Advisory Service 
Study orientation and planning, problems during studies

International Student Services
Non-academic concerns: e.g. finding accommodation, residence permit, etc.