How can I study at the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen? With ERASMUS+ or other exchange programmes

To ensure that you have a good start at THM, please note the following information:

Due to the current situation (COVID-19) the semester schedules (2020 autumn semester) will be revised. The autumn semester is expected to begin on 1 November 2020.

  • Nomination:
    To spend an exchange semester at THM, you must be nominated by your home institution (mobility coordinator). Your nomination will be sent to THM by the International Office of your home university to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    For the autumn semester starting in October: from 1 April to 15 May
    For the spring semester starting in April: from 1 October to 15 November

    Please use the "xlsxNomination Incomings THM" table

  • How to Apply
    After your nomination and approximately one month before the application deadline you will receive an online link for your application. Please register online by completing the application form and uploading all required forms, ensuring that they are complete and have been signed.

    - pdfTHM Confirmation of home institution
    - pdfTHM Learning Agreement THM
    - Transcript of records (ToR) (in English)
    - Confirmation of application for room in residence hall (if applicable)
    - Curriculum Vitae (1 page and in English)

    The following information might also be helpful:
    - THM study abroad coordinators
    - THM grading system
  • Application deadlines (Receipt of your application documents)
    For the autumn semester starting in October: by 1 June at the latest
    For the spring semester starting in April: by 1 December at the latest

  • THM Study courses – selecting modules
    To learn more about the study courses at THM, please go to:

    Please note that most modules are taught in German.

    THM modules taught in English
    THM offers a variety of modules, exchange programmes, and degree courses held in English to international students and exchange students coming from our international partner institutions. Round off your academic programme with German language courses. To view modules currently offered in English go to:

  • Acceptance /Admission:
    You will receive a letter of acceptance in July (for the autumn semester) or in January (for the spring semester). After your nomination you will receive more information from us.

  • Accommodation:
    If you apply early, you will be guaranteed a room in one of the halls of residence in Giessen or Friedberg that belong to the Student Services Organization (Studentenwerk). Subsequent to your nomination we will send you the relevant information.

  • Language of instruction:
    The language of instruction at THM is German. We recommend that you prepare by taking an intensive German language course. You can find more information at International Summer Course and International Spring Course.

  • Visa:
    Please make an appointment well in advance with the German embassy or consulate in your home country. You can find more Information at our Residence Status page.

  • Research & Students Directive (only for the Erasmus+ exchange programme)
    The Researchers & Students directive (abbreviated REST, EU directive 2016/801) of the European Parliament and Council applies to all non-EU nationals.  This directive regulates residence for the purpose of studying and internships in the EU. After submitting your applciation, we will contact you in this regard.

 Semester schedules

For the latest scheduling information go to our semester & lecture timetable.