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FOM University of Applied Sciences

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


Uni facts

Essen, Germany
  • Type
    Private
  • Rank
    5344
  • International students
    -
  • Nationalities
    -
  • Total programs
    6
  • Acceptance rate
    -

Study abroad at FOM University of Applied Sciences

FOM University of Applied Sciences is an innovative institution based across 35 study centers in Germany and Vienna, Austria. Since its foundation in 1993, the University has offered professionals the opportunity to gain a state-recognized degree without having to give up work.

As an international student, you can choose to study several master’s programs including big data and business analytics, management, and an MBA.

The University is headquartered in Essen, and all campus locations boast modern learning technologies.

Why study at FOM University of Applied Sciences?

  • Extensive network

    FOM boasts more than 50,000 students, making it one of the largest universities in Germany

  • Quality research

    FOM is one of the most research-intensive private universities of Applied sciences in Germany

  • Industry connections

    FOM has more than 1,000 corporate cooperations in Germany, including Allianz, AOK, Bertelsmann, BP, Ford, IBM, and Siemens

  • Flexible learning

    Learn alongside work with flexible programs that allow you to study at weekends and in the evenings

Life as an international student

FOM University of Applied Sciences is an internationally-oriented university with a focus on worldwide collaboration.

As an international student, you’ll get the chance to improve your intercultural competencies, interact with other international students and learn more about German culture by choosing to study at FOM. You can also take international courses alongside your program designed to hone your language skills.

The International Office at FOM is available to support you before and after you arrive in Germany. They can also help find you suitable accommodation close to one of the University’s more than 30 amazing study center locations. The International English Study Programs will only be held in Essen.

Student reviews for FOM University of Applied Sciences

Overall rating
4.1 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Overall experience
4.75 stars
Accommodation
4 stars
Academic
4.25 stars
University facilities
4.5 stars
University social
3 stars
  • Nikhil Sameet Wagle
    Germany
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    4 stars
    University social
    3 stars
    Accommodation
    3 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    FOM University of Applied Sciences Big Data
    Tell us about FOM University of Applied Sciences
    The international department in our college really took a great initiative to help us after we reached Germany. They provided us with accomodation and complete home support service. Due to pandemic the staff used to come to us and do all the procedures and they are also taking good care of us. Happy to be a student of this college.
  • Satya Phani Teja Chivukula
    India
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    FOM University of Applied Sciences Big Data
    Tell us about FOM University of Applied Sciences
    My University has all the facilities a student requires. We are very happy to be part of the University and were accommodated properly.
  • Dheeraj Tater
    India
    Overall experience 4 stars
    Academic
    3 stars
    University social
    1 stars
    Accommodation
    5 stars
    University facilities
    5 stars
    FOM University of Applied Sciences Big Data
    Tell us about FOM University of Applied Sciences
    University campus is very good and easy to reach usually due to the pandemic I went to college few time only but I never faced any problem in transportation. University International student department is also very supportive and interactive overall experience is Good.
  • Sagar Panchal
    India
    Overall experience 5 stars
    Academic
    5 stars
    University social
    4 stars
    Accommodation
    4 stars
    University facilities
    4 stars
    FOM University of Applied Sciences Big Data
    Tell us about FOM University of Applied Sciences
    The university professors are excellent, the university staff is supportive and always there to help us.The university is located near hbf so no issue of transportation.

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Fees and funding

  • Graduate tuition

    from €9,696 to €13,782 per year

Location

FOM University of Applied Sciences

Herkulesstraße 32, 45127 Essen, Germany

FOM University of Applied Sciences has study centers in more than 30 amazing locations across Germany including Essen, Berlin, and Munich. There is also a location in Vienna, Austria.

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Visa requirements for FOM University of Applied Sciences

Many international students will require a visa to study in Germany, and this is a vital step in your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Germany student visa requirements