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Frequent Asked Questions

On this website you will find important information to prepare your stay in Rosenheim. Please contact us if we can assist you any further!

How does the Summer School manage the protection of participants from the Coronavirus?

Corona protection measures and safety guidelines
Both the university and the external programme partners are committed to protecting participants and staff from contracting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. As this is an international face-to-face format, all participants must be actively contributing to the protection measures. The regulations aim at creating a safe and healthy learning environment for all students. We ask for your cooperation and understanding as the situation is constantly evolving due to the dynamics of the pandemic. In any case, the applicable regulations for university operations will apply. These can be found here: 

Required vaccinations against the virus
At the moment (this may change with increasing numbers): No required vaccination against COVID-19 to enter buildings on campus. 

Supplementary measures such as hygiene and testing protocols, social distancing and mandatory face masks may apply on site. 

Who can apply for the Bachelor´s Summer School?

Students from all partner and non-partner universities of TH Rosenheim can appy for the Summer School programme on Bachelor´s level. You need to be enroled at the time of your application. The classes aim at Bachelor´s degree students with a background in business studies. There are no further subject specific requirements.

What is the Blended Intensive Programme (BIP)? Can I apply for it?

As a student of an Erasmus+ partner university you can join the summer school at TH Rosenheim (20-25 June 2022) as a Blended Intensive Programme. The summer school has no tuition fees for you as a BIP participant. Optionally you can book an accomodation package for your stay in Rosenheim. See further pricing information at application.
The BIP needs a minimum of 15 participants who take part in an Erasmus+ funded physical mobility from the sending institutions (= Erasmus+ partner universities) to the receiving institution (= TH Rosenheim). Please ask your home university, if you can apply for an Erasmus+ funded physical mobility, to join our summer school in Rosenheim. You should get 70 Euro of funding (= Erasmus+ mobility grant) for each day of physical activity (20-25 June 2022) from your home university, if your application as a BIP summer school participant at TH Rosenheim is successful.

How do you apply for the Bachelor´s Summer School?

Complete your application form and send your application documents to international* Please remove this text *@th-rosenheim.de. Application deadline for students in the BIP Summer School Programme  from ERASMUS+ partner universities is 1 April 2022. Make sure your university takes part in the Blended Intensive Programme (BIP). 
Application deadline for the Joint Summer School Programme is 1 May 2022. More details can be found on our application website.

Can I get credits for the programme?

Yes, we provide both credit points and a grade in a certificate after successful participation. It is important that you first check the approval of the summer school programme in your degree programme. To do so, we have collected  essential information for academic advisors. Details and topics can be found in the course description.

I am a student at TH Rosenheim, can I join the summer school?

Yes, this summer school programme is open to Bachelor´s degree students at TH Rosenheim. The classes are free of charge with no insurance cover and accommodation during the programme. Local students are invited to the social activities which are offered upon availability. If you are enroled at a Bachelor's degree programme at TH Rosenheim, please use the application form for students at TH Rosenheim and send it to: international@th-rosenheim.de.

How do I pay and can I cancel my participation?

After successful application, participants will receive an invoice and registration letter including payment details for their choice of programme by e-mail. You must pay the participation fee within four weeks after issue of the letter, the latest date for payment being 15 May 2022 in any case. 

In reasonable cases, participants may cancel their participation. A cancellation must be made by e-mail before 15 May 2022, so that a refund is possible. A fee for administrative expenses of 50 EUR will be charged and held back from the refund. After 15 May 2022, the participation fee will not be refunded.

Please read the regulations for further details.

Do I need a visa for Germany?

Germany is a member state of the Schengen area. EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. For all other foreigners, the visa obligation is mainly depending on your nationality and duration of your visits (of up to 90 days).The Federal Foreign Office offers a quick guide on visa regulations here: Visa regulations - Federal Foreign Office (auswaertiges-amt.de)

Please note that it is your responsibility to apply for visa if necessary for entry. If necessary, the letter of invitation may be used to apply for a visa to enter Schengen area to Germany.

Where is Rosenheim and how do I get there?

The town of Rosenheim is located in Germany, south of the Bavarian state capitol Munich. Rosenheim lies close to the Alps and offers a good starting point for travels to Austria, Italy and beyond.

Rosenheim is best to reach by public transport. For international flights, we recommend flying to Munich Airport (MUC). Inter-city transport also takes you to Munich first. From Munich, local trains run frequently to Rosenheim within approx. 30 minutes. You can schedule your travels with German railway company Deutsche Bahn.

What should I know about TH Rosenheim?

Our Technical University of Applied Sciences is home to more than 6.000 students in 33 Bachelor's and 13 Master's degree programmes. Our Business Department has strong international relationships and partnerships. We have international guest lecturer and Prof. Nils Rauhut has been teaching the summer school for many years now.

The transfer between studies and practice is important to us. Our lecturers come from professional practice in industry jobs and all of our students have practical trainings as part of their degree programmes.

What should I bring to Germany

Travel documents and sufficient financial provisions are essential. Some cash (Euro) is already helpful on arrival, and we recommend to keep some cash with you. There are many ATMs to withdraw money in Rosenheim. Most stores and supermarkets accept credit cards, but smaller shops may not.

For classes, you can bring a laptop or tablet with you. 

Summer in Germany is the top travel season with long daylight hours, few rainy days and pleasant to warm temperatures in average. We recommend to travel light and also prepare cloths for chilly and rainy conditions. Don´t forget your swim suits. There is a self-service laundry in Rosenheim. You should bring comfortable sneakers for walks and social activities. Keep some free space for souvenirs, too. :)

What´s the accommodation like?

All participants are hosted at the B&B Hotel in Rosenheim  (see website) during the programme. The hotel is near Rosenheim's train station and quick to reach. After your arrival on Sunday, you can go to the hotel and do a direct check-in until 10:00 pm. You will be hosted in twin beds in double rooms (shared by gender).

On our Munich weekend trip, all participants are accommodated at Wombat's City Hostel right next to Munich Central Station (see website). You will be hosted in 6- and 8-bed-dorms with bunk beds (dorms shared by gender).

Am I covered by insurance?

Yes, all participants are covered by a combined travel health, travel liability and travel accident insurance during their stay in the programme. These insurances are essential for any stay abroad.

You may need additional insurances. Please note that this insurance service does not cover a travel cancellation insurance. 

How do I reach the campus? How do I get around?

From the hotel you can reach our campus either by walking (approx. 30 minutes) or by local train (approx. 5 minutes). No worries, we'll pick you up on your first day of classes and a guided city tour gives you orientation.

Many sights in Rosenheim are in a walking distance around the hotel. The accommodation is close to the train station and the central bus station, so you are best connected for trips in and around Rosenheim.

Where can I go eating and grocery shopping?

Just around your hotel in Rosenheim, you will find plenty of grocery and pharmacy stores. The hotel offers a daily breakfast for an additional charge. Shopping opportunities are available for all budgets in the city centre.

On campus, we will provide you with a prepaid card for the cafeteria where you can go for lunch during the week. You can directly load the card with cash money. Our cafeteria offers warm meals (also vegetarian), salads, desserts and coffee.

What can I do in Rosenheim and Munich?

Rosenheim and  Munich offer plenty of leisure activities for all kinds of budgets and hobbies. You find plenty of reviews on travel blogs. You can always ask our team for tips and personal recommendations. We are happy to help you!

In Rosenheim, nature lovers quickly reach the river Mangfall, where friends enjoy the sunset over the Alps. In the evening, you can reach the old town very quickly from the hotel. You will find many opportunities for shopping, dinner, beer gardens and bars. The old town also offers many arcades and smaller stores to discover. In the long summer nights at the end of June the city centre is very lively with artists and events.

The hostel in Munich is located right next to Munich Central Station in the heart of the city with shopping facilities and takeaways just around the corner. You are best connected to public transport and reach all cultural sights from there (make a bargain: many museums only cost 1 EUR admission on Sundays). Munich is also famous for its charming neighborhoods and various shopping malls. The English Garden, one of the largest parks in the world, is a great place to hang out together along the river Isar. Munich's nightlife offers something for everyone: traditional pubs, fancy cafés, cinema and night clubs.

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