International Office

Hochschule Niederrhein. Your way.

Welcome to Germany!

Would you like to apply for a Bachelor's or Master's degree programme at the Hochschule Niederrhein?

If so, you've come to the right place! 

Please look here to find all the information about the degree programmes, the application process as well as all you need to know about your studies.


Katharina Tsang, B.A.
International Office Exchange Students / Incomings, Outgoings Non-EU

Cost of living

The Hochschule Niederrhein does not charge Tuiton fees.

All students - including exchange students - are required to pay a compulsory semester fee (301,62 euros in winter semester 2018/19) on registering or re-registering for the next semester. The fee includes a contribution to the Student Welfare organisation and the semester ticket.

How can I finance my studies?

Even though you do not have to pay tuiton fees at Hochschule Niederrhein you can expect costs for semester contribution, health insurance and other living expenses like food, clothing and books when you study in Germany.

But how to finance these expenses?

How can I plan my study stay?

What do I need to be able to enter Germany? Where can I live? Which offices and authorities do I have to contact? Which is the closest airport? Who can help me settle into my new surroundings quicker?

We would like to help you start this new stage in your life!

This is why we have a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you find the answers to all the questions you may have.


Stephanie Berels
International Office International Degree-Seeking Students


Nicole Blankenhagel, M.A.
International Office Guidance and Counselling for Refugees


Margot Timmer
Head of the International Office