Information and consultation for international students
Support is the key to integration! With more than 30% international students, Folkwang University of the Arts unites the various branches and disciplines of the arts under one roof and at the same time makes connections between very different countries. That’s why internationalisation of the studying, research and teaching enterprises is a central concern at Folkwang University of the Arts.
STUDENT ADVISORY SERVICE
If you have questions about studying at Folkwang or if you are looking for information on certain courses of studies, our Central Student Advisory Service is your point of contact.
STUDENT ADVISORY SERVICE
APPLICATION AT FOLKWANG
Important information on the application at Folkwang (deadlines, application fee, language requirements, online application form, etc.) can be found at
Application | Enrolment
GRANT | SCHOLARSHIPS
Folkwang students have the possibility to apply for different grants. Detailed information on scholarships and competitions at Folkwang as well as a list of useful links to scholarship databases and foundations can be found at (website in German only):
EVENTS | OFFERS
We would like to give our foreign students the possibility to meet German students as well as students in higher semesters. Therefore we offer intercultural events which function as a platform for exchange and networking and which are financed by the STIBET programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). You will find the current offers at:
Events & Offers
Students who are interested in studying abroad or doing an internship abroad will find the right contact persons in the International Office.
A language tandem is a personal and flexible method to learn a language, which fits into any calendar and moreover is a lot of fun. A language tandem is not only a language, but also an intercultural exchange between two people.
Important information for your start at Folkwang...
...can be found on our website for incomings:
Weitere hilfreiche Links für den Studienbeginn bzw. das Studium in Deutschland:
- German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): www.daad.de/deutschland
- Studying in Germany: www.study-in.de
- Deutsches Studentenwerk:www.internationale-studierende.de
- German Rectors‘ Conference www.hochschulkompass.de
- Federal Ministry of Education and Research: www.bmbf.de
- Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany www.kmk.org
- Bundesverband Ausländischer Studierender: www.bas-ev.de
- Studierendenwerk Essen-Duisburg: www.stw-edu.de
- Sports at university: www.uni-duisburg-essen.de/hochschulsport
- City of Essen – Aliens' Office (only available in German): http://www.use24.essen.de/Webportal/agency/default.aspx?OrganizationUnitId=1012&showemployees=false
- City of Essen – Citizens' Office: http://www.use24.essen.de/Webportal/agency/default.aspx?OrganizationUnitId=973&showemployees=false
- City of Duisburg – Aliens' Office: http://www.duisburg.de/vv/32/1/5/index.php
- City of Duisburg – Citizens' Office: http://www.duisburg.de/vv/32/index.php