Information for new students

General information

FHWS & Corona

Always cover your mouth and nose with a medical face mask or an FFP2 mask in FHWS buildings!
With a 7-day-incidence above 35, the so-called 3G rule (vaccinated, tested, recovered according to the definition of the current Bavarian regulation) applies for access in general. You can find the current 7-day-incidence on the FHWS homepage in the lower section.

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 2021

Lectures start15 March 2021

Lectures end
9 July 2021

Semester ends
30 September 201

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.

Architecture

The welcome event will take place on Friday, 1st of October at the Röntgenring building unless current regulations due to the COVID-19-pandemic will change. Additional information will be released shortly on the website of the Faculty Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Civil Engineering

The welcome event will take place on Friday, 1st of October at the Röntgenring building unless current regulations due to the COVID-19-pandemic will change. Additional information will be released shortly on the website of the Faculty Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Business Administration

Information about the welcome event for this programme's 1st semester students is availble from the website of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (German only).
From 15 September 2021, you will also find detailed info about dates, registration and what you can expect from the event.

E-Commerce

Information about the start of studies and the welcome event for 1st semester students is available from the Faculty's info page for 1st semester students (German only).

Specialized Translation

Information on the introductory event are available from the Faculty's info page. If you have any questions in advance, please contact fachuebersetzen[at]fhws.de.

Geovisualisation

The welcome event will take place on Monday, October 4th, 10:00 am at Röntgenring 8, room B.1.06.

Computer Science

Information about the start of studies and the welcome event for 1st semester students is available from the Faculty's info page for 1st semester students (German only).

International Management

Information about the welcome event for this programme's 1st semester students is availble from the website of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (German only).
From 15 September 2021, you will also find detailed info about dates, registration and what you can expect from the event.

Communication Design

The welcome event for 1st semester students takes place
on Wednesday, 29 September 2021, at 11:00 in Room H.1.1. (Campus Sanderheinrichsleitenweg). Please visit the Faculty's website (German only) for more information about the event and other semester dates.

Plastics and Rubber Engineering

The welcome event will take place on Monday, October 4th, 10:00 am at Röntgenring 8, room B.1.09.

Additional information can be found in the information letter. (German only)

Healthcare Management

At the end of the introductory week, there will be a "Ersti-Tag" (freshers' day) on 8 October organised by 3rd semester students. Registration with your mentors is possible on 4 October. For more information, please download the information sheet (German only).

Media Management

Information about the welcome event for this programme's 1st semester students is availble from the website of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (German only).
From 15 September 2021, you will also find detailed info about dates, registration and what you can expect from the event.

Social Work

Your 1st semester will start on 4 October 2021 with an introductory week. During this first week you will receive important information on studying Social Work in the course of the Faculty's mentoring programme and there will also be already some courses. If the pandemic situation allows, the introductory week will take place as an in-person event in small groups at FHWS (Münzstraße 12).

For more detailed information, please check the Faculty's info page which is updated regularly.

At the end of the introductory week, there will be a "Ersti-Tag" (freshers' day) organised by 3rd semester students. Registration with your mentors is possible on 4 October. For more information, please download the information sheet (German only).

Surveying and Geoinformatics

The welcome event will take place on Monday, October 4th, 10:00 am at Röntgenring 8, room A.2.03.

Business Information Systems

Information about the start of studies and the welcome event for 1st semester students is available from the Faculty's info page for 1st semester students (German only).


Trade Journalism and Corporate Communications (M.A.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact Prof. Dr. Lutz Frühbrodt.

Specialized Translation with Media Translation (M.A.)

Information on the introductory event for new master's students is available from the Faculty's info page. If you have any questions in advance, please contact fachuebersetzen[at]fhws.de

Geodata Technology (M.Eng.)

The welcome event will take place on Monday, October 4th, 10:00 am at Röntgenring 8, room B.1.04.

Information Systems (M.Sc.)

Information about the start of studies in the master's programme is available from the Faculty's info page for 1st semester students (German only).

Innovation for SMEs (M.A.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact programme director Prof. Gerhard Hube.

Integrated Design and Construction (M.Eng.)

The welcome event will take place on Wednesday, 6th of October. Additional information will be released shortly on the website of the Faculty Architecture and Civil Engineering.

Brand and Media Management (M.A.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact programme director Prof. Dr. Karsten Kilian.

Music Therapy for Empowerment and Inclusion (M.A.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact smei.cw[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.

Business and Engineering (English-taught)

As every year, the Faculty invites all new students in their first semester to an introductory event to help them get started in their studies.

Despite the restrictions imposed by the distance regulations and the maximum room capacities in our lecture halls and seminar rooms, you are invited to their new building at Campus Ledward in Schweinfurt.
Three days (04.10.2021, 05.10.2021 and 06.10.2021) have been scheduled for welcoming the first semester students, in order to allow events to be held separately for each degree programme.

For more information, also on the registration (possible from 13 September 2021), please check the Faculty's info page.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

The welcome event for first semester students will take place on Monday, 4th of October.
You will receive more detailed information via the e-mail address you provided when you applied/enrolled.
The event takes place in presence at Campus Ignaz-Schön, room 1.1.10  for two seperate groups of students:
Last Names beginning with A – M: 10:00 to 13:15
Last Names beginning with N – Z: 14:15 to 17:30
The lectures will take place in presence if current regulations allow it.
We are pleased to welcome you at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt.

Logistics (English-taught)

As every year, the Faculty invites all new students in their first semester to an introductory event to help them get started in their studies.

Despite the restrictions imposed by the distance regulations and the maximum room capacities in our lecture halls and seminar rooms, you are invited to their new building at Campus Ledward in Schweinfurt.
Three days (04.10.2021, 05.10.2021 and 06.10.2021) have been scheduled for welcoming the first semester students, in order to allow events to be held separately for each degree programme.

For more information, also on the registration (possible from 13 September 2021), please check the Faculty's info page.

Logistics (German taught)

As every year, the Faculty invites all new students in their first semester to an introductory event to help them get started in their studies.

Despite the restrictions imposed by the distance regulations and the maximum room capacities in our lecture halls and seminar rooms, you are invited to their new building at Campus Ledward in Schweinfurt.
Three days (04.10.2021, 05.10.2021 and 06.10.2021) have been scheduled for welcoming the first semester students, in order to allow events to be held separately for each degree programme.

For more information, also on the registration (possible from 13 September 2021), please check the Faculty's info page.

Mechanical Engineering

Information about the start of the semester for 1st semester students (and all other students) are available from the website of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in the area (Erstsemester-)Studierende (only available in German).

Mechatronics (English-taught)

The First Semester Welcome of the Bachelor's Degree Programme Mechatronics (IMC) will take place on Monday, 4th October 2021 at 10:00 am.
If you have enrolled in this programme, you will receive more detailed information via the e-mail address you provided when you applied/enrolled.
The event takes place in presence at Campus Ignaz-Schön, room 5.2.01 and also virtually (via zoom).  If you want to attend the event in person at Campus Ignaz-Schön, you must register in advance (further information will follow by e-mail).
If you would like to participate online via zoom:
https://fhws.zoom.us/j/86172401236?pwd=L0tUYzFUYmpZbUZjd0o4KzBxdVpDdz09
Meeting ID: 861 7240 1236
Passcode: 028867

We are pleased to welcome you at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt.

Mechatronics (German-taught)

Information about the start of the semester for 1st semester students (and all other students) are available from the website of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in the area (Erstsemester-)Studierende (only available in German).

Robotics (English-taught)

The First Semester Welcome of the Bachelor's Degree Programme Robotics (IRO) will take place on Monday, 4th October 2021 at 1:00 pm.
If you have enrolled in this programme, you will receive more detailed information via the e-mail address you provided when you applied/enrolled.
The event takes place in presence at Campus Konrad-Geiger, room 9.E.26 and also virtually (via zoom). If you want to attend the event in person at Campus Konrad-Geiger, you must register in advance (further information will follow by e-mail).
If you would like to participate online via zoom:
https://fhws.zoom.us/j/82982104116?pwd=M0lBTVdHZUNsMVh2SllBZXErdFRXdz09
Meeting-ID: 829 8210 4116
Kenncode: 651957
The lectures for the first-semester students will be offered exclusively online for the time being.
We are pleased to welcome you at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt.

Robotics (German-taught)

The First Semester Welcome of the Bachelor's Degree Programme Robotics (BRO) will take place on Monday, 4th October 2021 at 8:30 am.
If you have enrolled in this programme, you will receive more detailed information via the e-mail address you provided when you applied/enrolled.
The event takes place in presence at Campus Konrad-Geiger and also virtually (via zoom). If you want to attend the event in person at Campus Konrad-Geiger, you must register in advance (further information will follow by e-mail).
If you would like to participate online via zoom:
https://fhws.zoom.us/j/81880219265?pwd=TEVHOEZia2IydEcyUWpuSlcxRDh5UT09
Meeting-ID: 818 8021 9265
Kenncode: 800533
The lectures for the first-semester students will be offered exclusively online for the time being.
We are pleased to welcome you at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt.

Industrial Mathematics

Information about welcome events are available from the degree programme's website. They will be updated continuously.

Hydrogen Technology

Information about the start of the semester for 1st semester students (and all other students) are available from the website of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in the area (Erstsemester-)Studierende (only available in German).

Business and Engineering (German-taught)

As every year, the Faculty invites all new students in their first semester to an introductory event to help them get started in their studies.

Despite the restrictions imposed by the distance regulations and the maximum room capacities in our lecture halls and seminar rooms, you are invited to their new building at Campus Ledward in Schweinfurt.
Three days (04.10.2021, 05.10.2021 and 06.10.2021) have been scheduled for welcoming the first semester students, in order to allow events to be held separately for each degree programme.

For more information, also on the registration (possible from 13 September 2021), please check the Faculty's info page.


Business with Europe (MBA)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact smbe.cw[at]fhws.de.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (M.Eng.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact Prof. Dr. Markus Zink and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Müller.

Information on the master's programme is also available from the programme's website (only available in German).

Product Development and Systems Design (M.Eng.)

As soon as information on the start of studies is available, we will inform you here. If you have any questions in advance, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gregor Mengelkamp.