ERASMUS+ and Overseas Exchange Partnerships at HfG Karlsruhe
Application as an exchange student (Erasmus+/Overseas) at HfG Karlsruhe is open for students whose home universities have an exchange agreement with HfG Karlsruhe.
Erasmus incomings and students from overseas partnership programs are nominated from their home universities. The chosen students must send their application before the deadline to the International Office at HfG Karlsruhe. The International Office will assist you, should you have any further queries.
Motivation letter (a short text outlining your motivation for studying at HfG Karlsruhe, one side DIN-A4 max.)
Transcript of records
Application portfolio with work studies (only required for Communication Design, Exhibition Design and Scenography, Product Design and Media Art)
For the winter semester (October to February): 01 June
For the summer semester (April to Juli): 01 December
Application documents may be sent by email (please use WeTransfer, Dropbox (or similar) for applications of over 10MB) to the International Office
Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe
Germany ed.ehurslrak-gfh(ta)eciffo-lanoitanretni T +49 (0) 721 / 8203 2371
Studying at HfG
HfG Karlsruhe offers a wide spectrum of practice and theory-based courses. The courses on offer in various departments is substantial; the students have plenty of freedom in combining their curriculum and a lively exchange between individual departments emerges.
Curriculum and ECTS
The study regulations allow a one-time flexibility in building and combining their own individual curriculum. In this way, they are able to extensively decide the combination of subjects on offer at the university for themselves. Students are encouraged to inform themselves on the number of ECTS points given in the course by talking to the relevant professors, and must receive a course certificate at the end of the term. The official transcript will be issued by the International Office.
The regular teaching language is German. International professors often teach in English.
Students are to go to the Student Office or the International Office in person, and within the enrollment deadline. An appointment is required.
The following documents are required for enrollment:
European Health Insurance Card
Two passport photos
Payment slip for the Studierendenwerkbeitrag. (A payment transfer template will be provided)
Certificate of participation in Safety at Work (please contact Richard Brunner, the instructor)