International Students




Dear future incoming exchange student,

We would like to welcome you to Konstanz University of Applied Sciences (HTWG). We are a student organization which was founded by students and now consists of about fourty German and local students. We act as 'Student Buddies' and attempt to ensure that you have an easy start in Constance. Moreover, we would like to give you the chance to meet and socialize with local students and to experience a different lifestyle and culture here in Southern Germany. We provide the following services to incoming exchange students to support you bureaucratically, academically and emotionally during your stay in Constance:

  • Orientation Program: During the Orientation Days we provide help and information. We will assist you with the registration at the town hall, help to obtain your study / residence permit, support you to open a bank account and to get a German health insurance. Moreover, we offer a city tour of Constance.
  • During the semester: We arrange social and cultural activities during the semester such as an International Dinner and Black Forest Cake Baking ect. Together with the International Office at HTWG we also organize study trips in the Lake of Constance area and an excursion to Berlin.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us