Welcome to Konstanz!

Experience the world! The Student Exchange Program at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences offers international students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the German language and culture while taking courses in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering or Architecture and Design.

Konstanz is located on the western shore of Lake Constance in the far south of Germany. Because of its extraordinary location, it is the gateway for many outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, sailing and more. Besides the town's beauty, Konstanz is renowned for its international companies and its innovative R&D facilities.

If you have any questions regarding your exchange studies, please contact the International Office team.

We look forward to welcoming you as an exchange student at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences.

Bodensee Summer School

Your summer at Lake Constance | Intensive German language course and much more | August 2021

Current News: Due to the Coronavirus, the Bodensee Summer School will take place online in 2021.

For international students from one of HTWG's partner universities as well as for students starting their studies in fall semester 2021/22 at one of the IBH universities (a network of universities in the Lake Constance area), a German intensive course is offered in August. Participants can take part in courses on their own language ability level - whether beginner, intermediate or advanced. In addition to the language courses, various presentations on history, culture and politics in the Lake Constance region will be given. The Bodensee Summer School is organised by the International Bodensee Hochschule (IBH) in cooperation with the International Office of the University of Konstanz and Language Institute (SLI).


Cost for the German intensive course: EUR 150,- (74 language classes, 4 lectures and a lot of fun).

For more information about the Summer School, you can contact the International Office, have a look at the Summer School Flyer or refer to the website of the University of Konstanz.

Scholarships offered by HAW.International

If you want to join the HTWG as a visiting scholar, you can find information about a potential source of finance here.