Fees and Funding
Depending on the programme, tuition fees vary and are usually paid by the partner company the student is employed by. There are no examination fees.International students pay an enrolment fee of € 200 for the evaluation of their higher education entrance qualification by the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts.
Business Administration (for international students): € 649 per month
Business Administration w/ Intercultural Skills: € 649 per month
Engineering & Management (for international students): € 649 per month
Social Pedagogy & Management: € 629 per month
Social Pedagogy, Management & Business Coaching: € 649 per month
Physiotherapy: Semester 1-6: € 230; Semester 7-8: € 595
Applied Therapeutic Studies: Semester 1-6: € 200; Semester 7-8: € 595
Typically, students are paid a monthly salary by their partner company of approx. € 200 - € 700 per month, depending on the programme and the company. Students enrolled in Physiotherapy and Applied Therapeutic Studies generally have to pay the tuition fees of year 1 to 3 themselves; the tuition fees of the final year are usually paid by the partner company.
Living Costs in Germany
Living costs in Germany are relatively low compared to those in other European countries, although there are strong regional variations. In general, students require approximately €800 per month to cover living expenses like rent, food, clothing and transportation. Students often receive discounts at events and cultural venues (e.g. cinema, museum, concerts, swimming pools etc.) when they show their student ID.