Information for new students

General information

FHWS & corona

It is advised to wear a mask inside FHWS buildings, it is mandatory to wear a mask where the minimum distance cannot be kept.

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

Semester dates

Semester starts
on 01 October 2022

Lectures start
on 04 October 2022

Lectures end
on 25 January 2023

Semester ends
on 14 March 2023

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 first-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 are starting your studies at FHWS 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

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

Civil Engineering

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

Business Administration

All information on the semester start and the welcome event for first-semester students can be found on the info page for first-semester students(German only) of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

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).

Specialised Translation

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

Geovisualisation

As soon as information on the study start is available, we will update this page. Please direct questions you might have beforehand to Prof. Dr. Jan Wilkening.

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 available on the website of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.

Communication Design

Information on the semester start and the first-semester event is available at the website of the Faculty.

Healthcare Management

Important information on the study start and the first-semester event can be found at the homepage of the Faculty FAS and the German website of the degree programme "Healthcare Management" (Management im Gesundheitswesen).

Media Management

Information about the welcome event for this programme's 1st semester students is available from the website of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (German only).

Social Work

Important information on the study start and the first-semester event can be found on the homepage of the Faculty FAS and the German website of the degree programme Social Work

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.

Specialised Translation and 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

Digital Business 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).

Integrated Design and Construction (M.Eng.)

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

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.

Managing Global Dynamics (M. A.)

As soon as information on the degree programme start is available, you will see it here. If you have questions regarding the programme, please contact Prof. Dr. Rainer Wehner (programme director).

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

All information on the semester start for first-year students of "Electrical Engineering and Information Technology" can be found on the homepage of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Logistics /
Logistik

All information on the semester start for first-year students of the Logistics (English-taught) and Logistik (German-taugt) Bachelor's degree programmes can be found on the homepage of the Faculty of Business and Engineering (FWI).

Mechanical Engineering

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

Mechatronics (English-taught)

Information about the start of the semester for first-year students of the Bachelor’s Degree Programme "Mechatronics" can be found on the homepage of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Mechatronics

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

Robotics

Information about the start of the semester for first-year students of the Bachelor’s Degree Programme "Robotics" can be found on the homepage of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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) is available from the website of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in the area (Erstsemester-)Studierende (only available in German).

Business and Engineering /
Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen

All information on the semester start for first-year students of the Business and Engineering (English-taught) and Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (German-taugt) Bachelor's degree programmes can be found on the homepage of the Faculty of Business and Engineering (FWI).

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.

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. Udo Müller.

Management of Business Transformation (MBA)

All information about the Master's degree programme in Business Transformation is found on the Campus for Professional Development info page. If you have further questions, please contact smbt.cw[at]fhws.de