Viele Persönlichkeiten. Zwei Standorte. Eine BO.

Basic information

Term dates

Winter semester 2021/22*:

Term dates: 01.09.2021 - 28.02.2022

Lecturetime: 27.09.2021 - 04.02.2022


Summer semester 2022*:

Term dates: 01.03.2022 - 31.08.2022

Lecturetime: 14.03.2022 - 01.07.2022


* the semester dates are not final and can change due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Examination period

Each department has its own examination periods. (Klausurphasen)

Please contact your departmental coordinator at Bochum University of Applied Sciences for more detailed information.

Semester fee

Semester fee

There are no tuition fees at Bochum University of Applied Sciences. However, all students have to pay a semester fee. For the summer semester 2021 it amounts to 339,06 €. The semester fee includes for example a ticket for public transportation in NRW and the reduced price in the canteen of Bochum University.

As a student you get benefits in Germany. For example in free time activities a discounted entry.

Language skills

Most courses at Bochum University of Applied Sciences are held in German. Exchange students should therefore provide a confirmation about sufficient knowledge of German (at least B1).

Students of the Department Business and Management, who plan to select ONLY courses taught in English can provide a confirmation about English knowledge (at least B1).

No specific certificates are required. A confirmation from the home university would be also sufficient.