Degree programmes in German

International students and refugees are very welcome at Esslingen University!

You come from abroad and would like to study at Esslingen University? You graduated from school in another country and would like to obtain a bachelor's or master's degree here? Esslingen University has attractive degree programmes in the fields of technology, business and social sciences.

Find out more about the programmes here:


support and advice

Esslingen University's Student Counselling Service is happy to assist you with any questions you may have in relation to studying and living in Esslingen. We are also happy to answer any questions you may have about preparing for your studies at our university.

Please feel free to contact us in English or in German.

If you are planning to study in Germany, you'll have a lot of questions and a lot to organise. It's important to get an overview and plan enough time to take care of everything.


The following issues are important:

  • Language certificate
  • Choice of type of university (university/ university of applied sciences/ dual university)
  • Academic transcripts recognition
  • Choice of degree programme and university location
  • Applications to universities
  • Planning financing and accommodation (Video: How do I finance my studies in Germany?)
  • Applying for a visa
  • Housing options/ residence application

 Applying to Esslingen University


Studierendenwerk Stuttgart (Stuttgart Student Service Organisation) offers counselling and numerous other services

Deutsches Studentenwerk (German Student Service Organisation) provides information 

The Bildungsberatung Garantiefonds Hochschule (GF-H) advises and supports young immigrants who want to start or continue an academic career in Germany.

International students can also obtain information and advice from the Welcome Service Centre of the Stuttgart economic hub.

Further online information


Interested? Find out more! about our degree programmes