International projects

Mobility and research projects are important components of the internationalization strategy of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

Most important third-party funder of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

  • European Union
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF)
  • Baden-Württemberg Foundation
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


Esslingen University of Applied Sciences holds an ERASMUS Charter valid from 2021 to 2027. The ERASMUS declaration on university policy outlines the university's general strategy.

The following mobility measures are funded by the EU mobility program Erasmus +:

Study abroad (SMS)
Internship abroad (SMP)
Teaching Mobility of Teachers (STA)
Training Mobility of Teachers and Staff (STT)

More Information and Support

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
Nationale Agentur für EU-Hochschulzusammenarbeit
Kennedyallee 5053115 Bonn
Tel.: +49(0)228/882-8877
Fax: +49(0)228/882-555



Since 2001, the Baden-Württemberg Foundation has been supporting the international exchange of students and young professionals by awarding the Baden-Württemberg STIPENDIUM.

PROMOS is a program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) financed with funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Science (BMBF). Its aim is to support the international mobility by giving grants to outgoing students of German institutions of higher education.

Students of Hochschule Esslingen who are planning a study abroad semester may apply through the Internation Office. More information

It is not possible to apply directly through the DAAD.


For more than 50 years, the Eugen and Irmgard Hahn Foundation has been supporting a wide variety of projects through annual allocations.

The foundation

The Eugen and Irmgard Hahn Foundation was founded by Senator e.h. Eugen C. Hahn and his wife Irmgard in 1968. The foundation is the main shareholder of INDEX-Werke GmbH & Co. KG Hahn & Tessky and indirectly holds 85% of the company shares. The INDEX Group, managed by INDEX-Werke, is today one of the largest independent lathe manufacturers in the world.

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences uses the funds to award scholarships for study-related stays abroad of students on Bachelor's or Master's degree.

The scholarships can be granted for study semesters and internship semesters as well as for short-term stays (e.g. language courses and summer schools) from a stay of 2 weeks. The scholarships are intended to cover the increased financial expenses of realizing a study-related stay abroad.


Interested? Apply now! for the wintersemester 2024/2025