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  • Locations: Hamburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Spring
  • This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

UK Exchange: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Hamburg, Germany

Program Overview

This exchange program provides an opportunity for students majoring in Information Communication Technology or Media Arts and Studies to complete up to 15 credit hours towards their respective degrees while studying in Hamburg, Germany.

The semester program in Digital Information and Media Culture includes courses in:

  • Current Trends in Knowledge
  • Organization & Information
  • Management
  • Digital Culture & Critical Theory
  • Macro Economy & International Communication Systems
  • Search Engine Technology & Search Engine Use
  • Social Media & Innovation

The UK College of Communication and Information has confirmed that courses taken at HAW Hamburg will transfer back to UK as ICT 300 level electives. All participants must complete an Academic Approval Form prior to departure for Germany to receive specific confirmation of how their courses will transfer back. See 'Academic Credit' below for more information.

Download the HAW Hamburg courses handbook.

HAW (Hochschule fur Angewandte Wissenschaften) Hamburg was founded in 1970 and is one of the largest applied sciences universities in Germany. The 16,000 students enrolled at HAW Hamburg include more than 2,000 international students representing 100 different countries. The university's Faculty (College) of Design, Media & Information is located on the Finkenau campus, just a few minutes bike ride from the Alster Lake.

Read about UK student Maria Jones' experience on exchange at HAW Hamburg in spring 2018.


  • Live and learn alongside students from Germany and many other countries from around the world
  • Fulfill requirements in emphasis area
  • Gain hands-on experience through course projects

For more information on this exchange program, visit the College of Communication & Information website.

PLEASE NOTE: UK applicants officially admitted by HAW Hamburg will be required to make a payment of 290 Euros (approx $330) to HAW Hamburg by early December. This 'semester contribution' goes to the Students' Union and the Students' Welfare Fund, and includes the semester ticket giving unlimited travel on Hamburg's public transport system. Payment is required in advance.

This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Information Communication Technology or Media Arts and Studies.  
Students must possess a valid passport at the time of application to this program.

Required Applications
2 | UK Education Abroad & Exchange University
Students will be notified by the UK Exchanges Coordinator on how to access the Exchange University application AFTER their UK application has been approved.

For More Info, Contact:
Mr. Laurence Tuccori, EA Exchanges Coordinator,



Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the UK Education Abroad Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.


Housing & Meals

HAW Hamburg offers a variety of accommodation options, including halls of residence, and private apartments. For more information visit the Accommodation & Housing page on the HAW Hamburg website.  Students are responsible for their own meals for the duration of the program.

Student Life

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences offers an international WeBuddy Programme to assist exchange students in getting to grips with all aspects of academic and social life.
The university also offers a wide range of sporting activities

Click here for information on student life.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please click on the Program Cost and Budget information for each term. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.



This UK Education Abroad program is not currently accepting applications. Please contact your EA Advisor or UK Education Abroad to determine if it is still possible to apply to this program.