University of Nürtingen-Geislingen (HfWU)


Phone:  +49 7022 308492

Location: The cities of Nuertingen and Geislingen are located about 40 kilometers apart from each other between Stuttgart, the capital of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg to the northwest and Ulm to the southeast. 

Nuertingen-Geislingen University is perfectly located for travelling. If you travel two hours to the south, you will be at the shores of the Lake of Constance, one of Europe's largest lakes, bordering Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Just two hours to the east, visitors can enjoy Munich, Bavaria's famous capital. Two hours to the west, Straßburg, France's border city to Germany is the place to be.


Enrolment is the process through which incoming students must agree to become a student at HfWU Nuertingen-Geislingen University for one or two semesters. Upon receipt of the Admission Letter, incoming students are asked to enrol at HfWU by filling out the registration form below (all 4 pages of the pdf-file) and submit it hand-signed together with all the required documents by email to Andrea Heissler (andrea.heissler@hfwu‎.‎de) by July 15 at the very latest. We kindly ask you to respect the application deadline of July 15 and encourage you to submit your complete enrolment documents and the appropriate social service fee mentioned below well in advance of the posted deadline (at least 4 weeks before).

Your enrolment becomes effective, once we have received your payment for the social service fee amounting to 97,10 EURO via bank transfer. We do not accept check-payments of any sort. Please keep in mind that payments take up to 4 weeks and that your bank might charge you an extra service fee. For more detailed information and the bank data, please refer to page Fees


Academic calendar

Summer Semester 2020
Orientation week: March 5 – 13, 2020
Classes begin: March 16, 2020
Classes end: July 3, 2020
Examination Period: July 6 - 24, 2020

April 10: Good Friday

April 12/13: Easter
May 1: Labor Day
May 21: Ascension Day/May 22 lecture free

May 31/June 1: Pentecost

June 11: Corpus Christi/June 12 lecture free
Pentecost holidays: from June 1 to June 5, 2020 and from June 11 to June 12, 2020
Winter Semester 2020/2021
Orientation week: September 24 – October 2, 2020
Classes begin: October 5, 2020
Classes end: January 29, 2020
Examination Period: February 1 - 19, 2020
October 3: Reunification Day
November 1: All Saints' Day

December 25/26: Christmas

January 1: New Year's Day
January 6: Epiphany
Christmas break: from December 24, 2020 to January 3, 2021


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