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University FAQs
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FAQs

The SRH University of Applied Sciences

The SRH Hamm is part of the non-profit foundation SRH Holding, a leading provider of educational and health services. It is a private, state-recognized university of Applied Sciences, offering compactly designed and application-oriented study courses in logistics, management, business studies, social sciences, and psychology.

Our university of Applied Sciences offers a highly qualified education, small learning groups, studies closely aligned to best practices, and high success rates for our graduates. We guide our students to become future leaders in business and industry, to be able to take advantage of the growing market for business jobs in technological and social science fields. Our study courses are very much focused on promising industries.

Yes, all study programmes are fully accredited and state-recognized.

If you fulfil the admission requirements of the other university, you can apply with your SRH degree.

The CORE principle is characterized by active learning methods that promote independent and project-based learning. Beside expert knowledge in their field of study, our students also develop comprehensive methodological, social and personal skills - everthing they need for the working world.

Learn more about the CORE-Principle here: The CORE-Principle

Application

You can apply online via the university of Applied Sciences` application portal: https://campus.fh-hamm.de.

You need to register and create a user account before uploading the following documents:

•    Certified copy of your last school-leaving certificate acquired abroad as well as your university of Applied Sciences diploma (bachelor or equivalent certificate) and the Transcript of Records (translated into German). If the certificates are in English, no translation will be necessary.

  • Grading system/scale of your certificate
  • Your CV
  • A picture
  • Health insurance: foreign students will also need to provide proof of their health insurance at the university of Applied Sciences. This is mandatory for enrolment, but not for the application. You can either take out a student health insurance from a statutory health insurance company of your choice, or have a confirmation of the existing health insurance issued in your home country (only applicable for the EU).
  • A proof of your language proficiency

For English courses:

If your official study language is not English, you require proof of proficiency in English (for example IELTS 6.5/ Toefl 600 (pbT) / 80 (ibT) or equivalent/interview). No test required for students from countries with English as the official language in education.

For German courses:

You will need a B2 proficiency level certificate in German language to attend a study in a German taught study program at SRH University of Applied Sciences. Please absolve for a language course in time, if required.

We don’t have an official deadline.

Please note your country-specific visa deadlines in order to start studying in Germany. We can only guarantee you a place at the university if you have a valid visa to study in Germany. Please contact the German embassy in your home country for exact deadlines.

 

 

Study fees and financing

Please take a look at this table to get the relevant information for the degree that you are interested in:

Study fees

Non-EU citizens need to pay the whole amount for the duration of the degree in advance. Unfortunately, we’re not able to accept payment in instalments.

EU citizens are asked to pay monthly.

The bank details will be mailed to you with the study contract.

Our university offers the following scholarship: ALLSTAY-Scholarship

Additionally, you may find scholarships on the website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): https://www.daad.de/en/study-and-research-in-germany/scholarships/]

Before your study

Hamm is a city of app. 180.000 inhabitants. The city has been awarded the title of "Logistics Centre of 2014 in NRW". Close to the main German highways A1 and A2, you can find numerous big logistics companies.

For more info on Hamm, please refer to our website: Campus Life

Close to the Ruhr area, Hamm is your gateway to history and culture in the area. You can find all the information on events, museums and festivals you can find here: https://www.ruhr-tourismus.de/en.html

If you are planning to travel to Germany by plane, we recommend to choose Frankfurt Airport (FRA) or Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) as destination.

There is a very good train connection to Hamm Westfalen Hbf. In Germany the 'Deutsche Bahn' (DB) is the biggest rail provider. Travelling with the DB from Düsseldorf Airport there is a direct train connection to Hamm Westfalen (duration approx.: 85 minutes).

Staring your journey from Frankfurt Airport you have several options to choose from. But please note that you will have to change the train at least once (duration approx.: 240 minutes).

Before you take a train to Hamm, please make sure to have a valid ticket. You can purchase a train ticket using one of the following two ways: either by buying a ticket from an automatic ticket machine at the train station, or by buying an online ticket before your arrival. You can save the train ticket as an online ticket (PDF) on your mobile device, load it into the DB Navigator app or take it with you on your journey as a printout.

You can choose between a regional train called 'RE' or a long-distance, inter city express train called 'IC' or 'ICE'. Please find more information on all booking option of the Deutsche Bahn, payment methods, ticket exchange and refund as well as your passenger rights here.

Another option to travel to Hamm City is via a private shuttle service.

We will send you the information on how to find accommodation via e-mail once your application process is complete and you have received your Final Admission Letter.

The monthly cost of accommodation will be about EUR 350-450. Please note: We cannot guarantee that the costs are definitely within this range.

 

 

Food and other expenses: You need to set aside another 250 to 300 Euros for food and other expenses.

Since you will be receiving the semester travel ticket, study related conveyance will be free. The ticket is valid for free travel in the state of North Rhine Westphalia for using regional trains and buses during the course.

Depending on your individual’s life style and needs, you may need a minimum of about EUR 700 to 850 per month.

If you are a non-EU citizen, you need an additional health insurance. A valid German health insurance is crucial for your visa status. By law we can only enroll you, if you can show proof of a German health insurance. For enrollment purposes, travel insurance is NOT sufficient. (However, you will need travel insurance for visa purposes e.g. in India.)

We collaborate with the governmental insurance company TK and can offer you health insurance for about EUR 105 per month and free travel insurance.

We will send you more detailed information after you’ve received your Final Admission Letter.

You can find more information about the German health insurance system here:

https://www.studying-in-germany.org/proof-of-student-health-insurance/

Please note that we cannot help you with the allocation of a visa date and have no influence on the duration of the visa process.

Here you can find all the information about a student visa:

https://www.germany-visa.org/student-visa/

https://www.studying-in-germany.org/german-student-visa/

visaguide.world/europe/germany-visa/long-stay/student/

As of August 2012 international students who do not come from the EU or EEA are allowed to work 120 full or 240 half days in a year. To do this they do not need authorisation from the Employment Agency, i.e. the German authorities. International students who do not come from the EU cannot go self- employed or work freelance!

Your level of German will decide if and where you can find a job.

For more information, please refer to:

http://www.internationale-studierende.de/en/prepare_your_studies/financing/jobbing/

Both master programmes are practice-oriented and well-regarded by the business world in the area.

Your level of German will decide if and where you can find a job. SRH has several courses and activities to prepare you for a successful career in Germany: we offer application training, excursions to companies, etc..

MIBE: A German course is part of your studies and incorporated in your timetable.

SCM: Students of this degree can enrol with our partner VHS (in the same building) for a German course. Costs are around € 135 for 90 hours.

Yes, the four programmes Business Administration (B.Sc.), Supply Chain Management (B.Sc.), International Business and Engineering (M. Eng.) and Supply Chain Management (M.Sc.) are in English.

Please download the applicable document from our download section under:

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During your study

A bachelor programme takes three years, a master programme takes two years.

The information can be accessed once you are enrolled and have a proper CampusNet account.

The information can be accessed once you are enrolled and have a proper CampusNet account.

Master studies: A German course is part of your studies and incorporated in your timetable.

Our university of Applied Sciences uses two systems: CampusNet and Ilias. You will get an introduction during your starter week where all of this will be explained

Most students network during their studies and are able to find a place this way. Please be advised to start your search early. Most companies are desperately looking for students; the success of your application is linked directly to your level of German.

If you cannot find a company, our professors will try their best to find a place for you through their network. However, we do not guarantee this.

Please download the applicable document from our download section under:

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We will do everything we can to ensure that this will not be the case. However, if you do wish to drop out, we would refund the appropriate proportion of the remaining sum minus the one- off registration fees.

Besides and after your study

As of August 2012 international students who do not come from the EU or EEA are allowed to work 120 full or 240 half days in a year. To do this they do not need authorisation from the Employment Agency, i.e. the German authorities. International students who do not come from the EU cannot become self-employed or work freelance!

Your level of German will decide if and where you can find a job.

For more information, please refer to:

http://www.internationale-studierende.de/en/prepare_your_studies/financing/jobbing/

Our master programmes are practice-oriented and well-regarded by the business world in the area. Your level of German will decide if and where you can find a job. SRH has several courses and activities to prepare you for a successful career in Germany: we offer application training, excursions to companies, etc.

We will do everything in our hands for that to not be the case. However, if you do wish to drop out, we would refund the appropriate proportion of the remaining sum minus the one- off enrolment fees.