Completing a semester abroad in Rosenheim

Here you will find an overview of key information to help you plan your semester abroad in Rosenheim:

Academic calendar

  • Winter semester starts: 1 October
  • Summer semester starts: 15 March
  • Welcome Days: shortly before the semester starts

Winter semester: 1 October - 14 February
Examination period: approx. 25 January - 10 February
Semester break: 15 February - 14 March
Application deadline: 1 June

Summer semester: 15 March - 31 July    

Examination period: approx. 9 July - 23 July
Semester break: 1 August - 30 September
Application deadline: 1 December

Degree Programmes in Rosenheim

Click here for a brief overview of Degree Programmes offered at Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences. Key information on these programmes can be found by following the links to other webpages which provide detailed information on course content and structure, career prospects and much more besides.

Exchange students are entitled to take part in regular courses and sit examinations. Please note that there may be overlaps between lecture times and examination times if you chose courses from different semesters and/or degree programmes. The full range of courses on offer can be found on the websites of the Faculties.

Courses taught in English

Here you will find information about the English-taught courses on offer for exchange students in Rosenheim:

Business Studies

Technology Studies

Design Studies

Language Centre: General Electives & Languages

Virtual courses / vhb
Here you can find information about additional courses (e-learning courses, free of charge) on offer for students at Rosenheim UAS, organized by the Bavarian Virtual University (BVU / vhb).

Timetable / StarPlan

German or English language skills

Exchange students confirm in their online application that they have adequate German or English language skills. The confirmation of foreign language proficiency (Level B2 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) - optional - should be issued by the sending university or by an official language test centre based on the results of standardised language examinations.

As courses for bachelor’s degree programmes in Rosenheim are primarily conducted in German, you need good German language skills if you want to join German-taught lectures and sit exams (German language skills at Level B2 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

A number of courses is also offered in English for international exchange students in Rosenheim. If you want to join English-taught courses and sit exams, you need good English language skills (English language skills at Level B2 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), to make your studies in Rosenheim a success.

German language courses

Language Centre at Rosenheim TUAS
We are pleased to be able to offer German language courses free of charge to our exchange students, in parallel to their studies in Rosenheim.

  • German as a foreign language (level A1 and A2)
  • Technical German as a foreign language (level B1 and B2)

Other German language course providers outside Rosenheim TUAS:

  • Volkshochschule Rosenheim The Rosenheim Adult Education Centre (Volkshochschule Rosenheim) offers “German as a foreign language” courses at various skill levels for students who wish to further improve their German language skills.
  • Goethe-Institut Munich At the Goethe-Institut Munich you can learn German for your career, studies or everyday life.
  • German language courses at Munich University  For intensive German language courses during the semester break or additional immersion in the language during the semester we recommend participation in German language courses at Munich University. Students can also sit recognised German language examinations here (DSH, TestDaF) and attend relevant courses in preparation for these examinations.

Departmental coordinators

The departmental coordinator at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences is the professor in charge of international relations at the faculty. Exchange students can contact their departmental coordinator for content-related and subject-related queries regarding their academic studies at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences. The Learning Agreement has to be signed by the person in charge at the exchange student's home university and the departmental coordinator at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences. The International Office does not sign the Learning Agreement.

Welcome Days

The International Office of Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences works together with student tutors in organising support for exchange students. Welcome days are held just before the start of each semester and all exchange students are invited along.

Programme Welcome Days (3 Days)

  • Presentation of Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences
  • Presentation of Online Community & Online Service Center
  • Presentation of Language Centre & Elective Courses (AWPM / FWPM)
  • Preparation & Enrolment at the Student Administration Office
  • Sign-up for Health Insurance (if needed)
  • Registration at Rosenheim Residents' Registration Office & Rosenheim Municipal Immigration Office
  • Opening of a Bank Account in Rosenheim
  • Guided City Tour in Rosenheim

Cultural Orientation Workshop (1 Day)

  • Attempts at defining culture
  • Self-reflection about the participants' cultures of origin
  • Raising awareness for cultural differences, human similarities and the danger of stereotypes
  • The 'German way': aspects of behavior, attitudes, and customs in Germany, and in Bavaria in particular

Weekend-Excursion for International Students (2 Days)

  • Destinations: Nuremberg, Regensburg, Neuschwanstein, Salt Mine Berchtesgaden, ...
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