Many personalities. Two campuses. One UAS_BO.

Basic information

Term dates

Summer semester 2021*:

Term dates: 01.03.2021 - 31.08.2021

Lecturetime: 06.04.2021 - 23.07.2021


Winter semester 2021/22*:

Term dates: 01.09.2021 - 28.02.2022

Lecturetime: 27.09.2021 - 04.02.2022


* 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 335,38 €. 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 have a good knowledge of German, at least B1/B2. The lectures, given in English, you can find here.