Witten/Herdecke University

    Visiting Students / ERASMUS +

    • Oldest and most prestigious private university in Germany
    • One of the best student-teacher ratios in Germany
    • Consistently in the top ten in Management and Economics and in Psychology in national rankings
    • Open for everyone irrespective of financial background through the inverse contract between student generations
    • Small-group teaching
    • Witten model in medical education
    • Innovative approaches in teaching and research
    • Situated in the lively Ruhr metropolitan area with one of the highest densities of theatres, opera houses, concert halls, first-rate football clubs – and a lively pub scene

    Courses taught exclusively in English:

    Courses taught bilingually in German and English:

    Courses taught at the Faculty of Health

    • B.Sc Psychology (Taught mainly in German but English courses available to exchange students)
    • The rest of the courses at the Faculty of Health are taught in German and can be found on the Faculty of Health page.

    Witten/Herdecke University participates in the EU Programme ERASMUS+ (2021-27). The ERASMUS Code is D_WITTEN02. ERASMUS Exchange students are nominated to the Erasmus-Coordinator by their home universities. Deadlines for nomination via the International Office of your home university are June 30 for the subsequent winter semester, and January 30 for the subsequent summer semester. Please submit the application form duly signed and stamped.

    In a second step you will receive a letter of admission from Witten/Herdecke University and information on further steps for registration. For additional information on health insurance or visa issues contact us at international-incoming@uni-wh.de.

    In case you need a signature prior to your departure to Germany, send us your Learning Agreement. You may send us the form your home university requires or fill out the form presented here.

    The  Erasmus Student Network Witten/Herdecke provides assistance for the first steps after your arrival to Witten including accommodation and your life in Witten. Please contact ESN Witten/Herdecke under esn@uni-wh.de.

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    Die Universität Witten/Herdecke ist durch das NRW-Wissenschaftsministerium unbefristet staatlich anerkannt und wird – sowohl als Institution wie auch für ihre einzelnen Studiengänge – regelmäßig akkreditiert durch: