Getting started

Welcome to FHWS!

In order to help you getting started at FHWS, you will find the most important information on our information page for 1st semester students.

Tips on getting started are also provided by various internal and external facilities and counselling services: The FHWS IT Service Centre, the FHWS Library, the Academic Advisory Service, the Studentenwerk Würzburg (on financing your studies, social and psychotherapeutic counselling), Virtuelle Hochschule Bayern as well as our International Office and many other institutions.

A port of call for information on accommodation, funding of studies BAFöG (federal maintenance grant), counselling services for challenging life situations or when studying under difficult conditions is the Studentenwerk Würzburg. The Studentenwerk is also responsible for the canteens in Würzburg and Schweinfurt. On their website you will always find the current menu.

Your FHWS Card is not only your student ID, but also your semester ticket, library card, a key card and an electronic purse. All information about receiving your FHWS Card as well as about how it works and FAQ are availble from the page The FHWS Card.

FHWS on social media

Tips for 1st semester students, events, student takeovers and insights into the daily business at FHWS and much more is worth a visit of our social media channels. See you on Instagram and Facebook!