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Erasmus+ for incoming students

Erasmus Exchange at HFBK Hamburg

Erasmus+ is the EU's programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. HFBK Hamburg currently enjoys many Erasmus partnerships with other European universities. Students of our partner institutions can study for one or two semesters at HFBK Hamburg – given that HFBK Hamburg accepts them for an Erasmus exchange.

Based on their portfolio, accepted Erasmus incoming students will be allocated for one or two semesters to a certain class at HFBK Hamburg. In addition, incoming students are welcome to take part in seminars, lectures and workshop courses.


After the respective home institution has nominated their interested student(s) (by e-mail to, prospective Erasmus incoming students apply online within the given deadline to HFBK Hamburg.

For Erasmus study placements during the academic year 2018/19 (i.e. winter semester 2019/20 and/or summer semester 2020), students need to apply online between 11 March and 30 April 2019. The original portfolio must have arrived by mail by 30 April 2019, too.

Degree-seeking applicants who do not wish to participate in a short-term Erasmus stay follow the regular study application procedures.


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Erasmus incoming students will be offered a room in a residence hall, run by the Studierendenwerk Hamburg. The rooms are in Gustav-Radbruch-Haus, the monthly rent is currently about 300 euros. Detailed information about this offer will be sent directly to all Erasmus incoming students who have been accepted to HFBK Hamburg.