International Students


Financing: video on proof of assets, cost of living, possible sources of income and employment regulations (German)
How to Study in Germany: free online course



One's own interests are very important when choosing a course of study. Therefore, while we provide information on language skills and residence rights (visa), we also help you find a course of study that matches your personal expectations and abilities.



Buddy Program: Help from experienced students

endlich_da: Information brochure for international first-year students

Looking for a flat-share: The tutoring team "ComeTOgether" helps with the search for a flat-share, e.g. with this FAQ to prepare for the search for a flat-share.

International Generations Meeting: Practicing German outside of study and university

Exchange students

Whether you are seeking for an industrial placement or semester abroad (outgoing) or coming to the h_da from a foreign university as an exchange student (incoming), the International Office has the right information for you.


Advising lecturers have experience abroad themselves and provide support during the course of studies.


Monitoring the course of studies: Identifying and solving problems in the course of studies at an early stage.

Student trainer pool: (Web) seminars on personal, social and methodological skills such as scientific work (German).

STUBE Hessen: development policy seminars and support programs for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Jobs & Internships

Career Center: Advice on careers and internships (German)

Job portal (German)

Application advice and portfolio check

comeTOgether: Students help with job search


Portrait: Arias Bravo, Gabriela

Gabriela Arias Bravo

Gabriela Arias Bravo

For individual telephone appointments please contact us by e-mail.



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We want everyone to be able to learn and do research, regardless of their origin, skin color or world view. Please contact us in case of exclusion or unequal treatment.


World University Service (WUS): career entry, internships and (social-)political topics (German)
Intercultural Tutor Team: socializing and language learning