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Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

Check whether Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences is right for you as an international student.

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Cologne, Germany
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Study abroad at Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

Established in 1848, Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences (HS Fresenius) is one of the oldest and largest private universities in Germany.

Stretched across eight campuses in Idestein, Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Heidelberg and Wiesbaden, the University has a rich tradition of academic excellence.

The University offers several top-class bachelor’s and master’s programs, with business management, fashion, and digital management being amongst the most popular. The degrees are taught entirely in English.

HS Fresenius is committed to inspiring the next generation of international managers and industry professionals. Students are sure to graduate with the theoretical knowledge, research skills and practical experience needed to meet the demands of today’s global job market.

Why study at HS Fresenius?

  • Flexible study options

    The University offers a range of part-time and full-time study options

  • Industry partners

    The University has established close ties with over 550 businesses and organizations

  • Travel while studying

    With nationwide study locations, you’ll have the chance to move between campuses and explore new parts of Germany

  • Small class sizes

    Maximum classes of 25 ensure students receive a tailored learning experience

Life as an international student

International students are a valued and central part of Hochschule Fresenius’ academic community. Therefore, the University does all it can to create an inclusive and accessible learning environment.

It’s the role of the study advice team to support you as you embark on your international adventure. They’ll answer any questions you might have and can provide professional advice and guidance on issues related to visas, accommodation, passports, finances, and program-specific content.

It’s easy to arrange a one-to-one consultation with the team before or after you arrive in Germany.

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - €10,740 per year
  • Graduate tuition ranges from €5,760 - €9,540 per year

Completion of Studies Scholarship (Studienabschlussstipendium)

  • Applicants must be foreign nationals and have obtained their university entrance qualification abroad;
  • Applicants must be enrolled at Hochschule Fresenius as full-time students;
  • Average mark of past academic performance must be at least 2,2 (or 2,0 in the MIMS course of studies);
  • Successful completion of studies must occur within one year
  • Average amount - one-off payment of EUR 1,164


Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

Im Mediapark 4c, 50670 Köln

With over one million inhabitants, Cologne is one of Germany’s most important business locations with a fittingly diverse economic structure.

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Visa requirements for Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences

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