Semester abroad

The Faculty of Architecture and Design at the Hochschule Wismar is in direct cooperation with regional, national and international companies as well as institutions and thus offers the students a broad field of possibilities to deal with practical tasks. The International Office of Hochschule Wismar and our coordinator for international affairs and study organization at the Faculty of Architecture and Design, are your contacts for questions on internships, study abroad and international academic exchange programmes.

Where and at which University would you like to spend your semester abroad? The Faculty of Architecture and Design cultivates diverse international relationships. Find your desired University between our partner Universities in Europe and worldwide:


Interior Design
Communication Design and Media


Architectural Lighting Design
Interior Design
Communication Design and Media


    Did you find a University you would like to study at? Then apply for an exchange semester there.

    Please submit the following documents (in German or English) to the respective contact person:

    • Motivation letter
    • Tabular CV
    • Portfolio and transript of records
    • Proof of English language skills and Italian language for Italy

    Please remember the application deadlines

    Application deadlines for an exchange semester within Europe:
    For Winter semester – until March of the same year
    For Summer semester – until September of the previous year

    Application deadlines for an exchange semester out of Europe:
    For Winter semester – until the end of the previous year
    For Summer semester – until May of the previous year

    Credit transfer

    You should take care of the credit transfer even before your planned stay abroad. Please clarify in advance with the respective contact person or the Examination Board whether the modules you have chosen can be recognized in your studies according to the current examination and study regulations. The credits will be transfered after the planned study abroad. So do not forget to bring your transcript of records from your study with you.


    For studying at one of our partner Universities in Europe, you can apply for an Erasmus+ Scholarship.

    There are further scholarships for students to study, work, or to graduate worldwide (except Erasmus+ Universities), as Promos, AuslandsBAföG, Scholarships worldwide (out of Europe).

    For more information on the scholarship opportunities, please contact Mrs. Stubbe in the International Office.

    Please note: The application deadlines for a scholarship and an exchange semester are different.

    Language certificate

    For advices on the language or preparation of the language certificate, please contact the Language Center of Hochschule Wismar – Building 1, Room 315, Consultation hours Tuesday: 1.30-2.30 pm.

    Further information


    Faculty of Architecture and Design