Exchange Students / ERASMUS
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Exchange Students / ERASMUS

Welcome to the EvH RWL!

Students of our partner universities are cordially invited to spend one or two semesters as exchange students at our university! We offer ERASMUS students and other exchange students study programmes in German and English language and a stay in a warm and familiar atmosphere.

Partner universities of the EvH RWL
Here you can check whether your university has concluded a cooperation agreement with us:
International cooperation

Our study programme in German language:
The EvH RWL offers degree programmes in the social, health and educational sectors. Here you will find an overview of our degree programmes: Degree programmes
You can find our range of seminars in our course catalogues (in German): Course Catalogue

Our study programme in English: International Study Programme (ISP)
Study a complete semester in English and receive 30 ECTS credit points for it! Every summer semester, the EvH RWL offers the English language International Study Program for exchange students. Under the title "Social Work and Health Professions in the Context of Culture and Diversity" you will learn from teachers from Germany and partner universities worldwide. Regular students of the EvH also take part in the seminars.  Further information: International Study Programme

Further information about studying at the EvH:

Language requirement
Exchange students need B1-level language skills for studying at the EvH RWL (according to CEFR

  • Students in the study programme in German language: B1 in German
  • Students in the International Study Programme ISP (English): B1 in English

Please apply to the International Office of your home university. If your home university has selected you for a stay at our university, please send the following documents by e-mail to by the application deadline mentioned below:

  • Completed and signed registration form for exchange students (see below, as photo or scan)
  • Proof of language skills at B1 level (see above)
  • Photo or scan of passport or identity card

Application deadlines:
Winter semester: 31 May
Summer semester: 31 October

Next steps:
After the application deadline, you will receive a Letter of Acceptance and all further information and documents for the further organisation of your stay.

We will also support you in finding accommodation in Bochum and in all other administrative matters.

More information about your stay:

You have questions? We are happy to help you:
Monika Hörr, International Office, e-mail:, Phone (+49) 234 / 36901-142