Exchange@htw saar

Welcome to htw saar, University of Applied Sciences, Saarbrücken!

htw saar is the largest University of Applied Sciences in the state of Saarland with some 6000 students and a staff of over 300. Currently, there are more than 860 international students from over 60 countries learning together.

htw saar is offering more than 40 Bachelor and Master programmes, either taught in German, or some in English or French in the four schools: Business, Architecture & Civil Engineering, Engineering, and Social Sciences.

Studies at the htw saar are practical-oriented with an excellent combination of hands-on skills along with a strong theoretical knowledge base. Research is fundamental and we attach great importance to applied research and development. We conduct research with industry partners in Germany and abroad and we belong to the top ranked Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany for R&D.

This page provides information and forms for htw saar exchange students from our international partner universities. We look forward to welcoming you at htw saar for one or two semesters! Information about the current offer of short-term programmes can be found on the Summer Programmes page.

Types of exchange students:

  • Students coming from a partner university within the EHEA (European Higher Education Area) are usually Erasmus+ students

  • Students coming from partner universities outside of the European Higher Education Area are Outside-EHEA students 


Study Guide 2017-18

Erasmus+ Key Data htw saar 2017-18

Outside-EHEA Key Data htw saar 2017-18

Business School: modules in English 2017-18 

School of Engineering: modules in English 2017-18

Module descriptions German language courses (Bachelor level) 

Module descriptions German language courses (Master level)



Business School: modules in English summer semester 2017

School of Engineering: modules in English 2015-16



Module catalogue htw saar

Institutional grading system

Checklist for exchange students

Timetable information


Application form for exchange students

Registration form for Intensive German Language Courses

Erasmus+ learning agreement for studies

Erasmus+ learning agreement for traineeships

Outside-EHEA learning agreement

Outside-EHEA changes to the original learning agreement

Accommodation (winter semester 2017-18):

Information on accommodation for exchange students

Studying in Saarbrücken (Incoming exchange students):
International Office
Campus Alt-Saarbrücken
Goebenstraße 40, room 2113
66117 Saarbrücken 

Mo, Di, Do, Fr: 9:30 - 13:30 Uhr,
Mi: 12:30 - 16:00 Uhr
Opening Hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:30 - 13:30h,
Wed: 12:30 - 16:00h

Outside EHEA:

Andrea Roth-Bastian

htw saar
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken
Raum 2113
t +49 681 5867-606



Marion Hergenröther

htw saar
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken
Erasmus Incoming Students
Raum 2113
t +49 (0) 681 / 5867 -654
f +49 (0) 681 / 5867 -662


Institutional Coordinator:

Doris Kollmann

htw saar
Goebenstraße 40
66117 Saarbrücken
Leitung International Office
Raum 2110
t 49 681 5867-609
f 49 681 5867-608