Information for new students

General information

FHWS & Corona

In order to protect all members of FHWS from infection all FHWS buildings remain closed to the public. Vistors and guests are only allowed to enter when having an appointment.

This also affects our students: You are only allowed to enter for certain reasons. These exceptions from the ban on entering FHWS buildings are listed on the FHWS Corona 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.

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

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. Karl Zankl.

Civil Engineering

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. Gerald Steinmann.

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

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. 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 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

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 Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Dieter Lambl.

Healthcare Management

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. Holger Truckenbrodt

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.

Surveying and Geoinformatics

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. Ansgar Brunn.

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.)

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. Ansgar Brunn.

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.)

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. Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Halswick.

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

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 Mathes or Prof. Dr. Martin Spiertz.

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)

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. Abid Ali.

Mechatronics (German-taught)

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 Silke Müller.

Robotics (English-taught)

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. Jean Meyer.

Robotics (German-taught)

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. Jean Meyer.

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.