Information for new students

General information

FHWS & Corona

Always cover your mouth and nose with an FFP2 mask in FHWS buildings!
The so-called 3G rule (vaccinated, tested, recovered according to the definition of the current Bavarian regulation) applies for entering FHWS.

Please note: The 3G rule also applies when entering the FHWS Library!

For more information on FHWS & Corona, please visit the related info page.

Semester dates

Semester starts
15 March 2022

Lectures start
15 March 2022

Lectures end
8 July 2022

Semester ends
30 September 2022

Further important dates and deadlines during the semester are listed in the current version of the Academic Calendar available from the pages of our Department of Student Affairs (HSST).

You may also read our faq for students about questions about

  • health & safety
  • start and course of the semester
  • opening hours, services, accessibility of facilities
  • international matters
  • exams
  • third party information

Everything about accepting your study place and enrolling at FHWS is available from the pages of our Department of Student Affairs (HSST). The online application portal APPLY additionally offers important information.

Welcome events for 1st year students

In time for the start of the semester, you will find information and links to introductory or welcome events for your degree programme on this page. We are continuously updating this section until the start of the semester.

You take up studies in a higher semester? No problem! if you have any questions, please contact the programme advisor responsible for your degree programme.

Additional information about starting your student life can be found in our tips on getting started!

Study location Würzburg

Information is continuously updated

International Students

Our International Office offers you a comprehensive (partly digital) orientation programme. Registration is required.

Further information and the exact programme can be found on the website.

Artificial Intelligence (M. Sc.)

Information about the start of the studies in summer semester can be found on the website of the degree programme MAI.

Information Design (M.A.)

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Henning Rogge-Pott.

Information Systems (M.Sc.)

Information on the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester will soon be available on the faculty's programme page.

In case of specific questions about this master's programme you can always contact the programme advisor Prof. Dr. Karsten Huffstadt.

Integrated Design and Construction (M.Eng.)

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Halswick.

Internat. Social Work with Refugees and Migrants (M.A.)

If you have questions about the start of studies, please send an e-mail to mrminfo.fas[at]fhws.de.

Please refer to the programme's website for information about the degree programme and for the course schedule.

Social Work (M.A.)

Information about the start of studies is available on the programme's website. In case of further questions, please write an e-mail to msa.fas[at]fhws.de

Study location Schweinfurt

Information is continuously updated

International Students

Our International Office offers you a comprehensive (partly digital) orientation programme. Registration is required.

Further information and the exact programme can be found on the website.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (M.Eng.)

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Dr. Markus H. Zink.

Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.)

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Dr. Udo Müller.

Additional information can be found on the website for first semester students of the faculty Mechanical Engineering. [German only]

Product Development and Systems Design (M.Eng.)

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Dr. Udo Müller.

Additional information can be found on the website for first semester students of the faculty Mechanical Engineering. [German only]

Business and Engineering (M.Eng.)

The welcome event will take place 17 March 2022 at 10:00 in Campus Ledward room 20.E.07

If you have questions about the start of studies in the upcoming summer semester, please contact the programme advisor Prof. Dr. Kurt Schwindl.