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ISP · International Study Programme

We are pleased to announce a semester-long programme of study in English, under the auspices of the Erasmus+ Programme, designed for students from our partner universities! The International Study Programme, titeled “Social Work and Health Professions in the Context of Culture and Diversity” is organized and implemented in cooperation with the Protestant University in Bochum, the "Evangelische Hochschule Rheinland-Westfalen-Lippe" (Protestant University of Applied Sciences). The programme features seminars in both universities as well as courses taught by international scholars and practitioners from our partner universities worldwide.


Semester programme: 17th of March - 15th of July 2022

What kind of content?

The programme is designed for students of Social Work, Inclusion, Public Health, Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and interdisciplinary degree programmes in health and/or diversity and related areas. Last year's module overview can be accessed on the right for further reference. The module overview 2022 will go online at the end of August.

What kind of courses?

A blend of semester-long seminars and compact courses, classroom seminars and practical workshop-courses, visits to local and regional agencies and facilities of Health and Social Work.

Attainable Credits?

Students participating for one semester including exams can earn up to 30 Credit Points (ECTS). Participants completing one course without exam can get a certificate of attendance.


Neither university charges study fees, but there is a student contribution of 330 Euros which covers student services and a public transport ticket for the whole state of North-Rhine-Westphalia. You may apply for Erasmus+ funding via your home university if applicable.

Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants must have completed one year of undergraduate study, have English language skills of CEFR level B1 or higher, and a home university that partners with EvH RWL or HS Gesundheit.

How to apply?

Application Deadline: 30 November 2021

International students apply at their home university for ERASMUS+ funding and should be nominated at Hochschule für Gesundheit (or Evangelische Hochschule). Freemovers can contact the International Office (internationalofficehs-gesundheit "«@&.de ) directly.

hsg-students register via mail to internationalofficehs-gesundheit "«@&.de, indicating:

  • their name
  • study programme
  • semester
  • matriculation No.
  • title of the favoured course

The universities


The Evangelische Hochschule Rheinland-Westfalen-Lippe, Protestant University of Applied Sciences (or EvH RWL) educates students for careers in social work, education, diaconal and nursing care professions. Currently, six bachelor and two master degree programmes are offered, of which Social Work is the largest. Founded in 1971, the university is supported by the Protestant Churches in this region and is fully accredited by the state; with ca. 2,400 students, the EvH RWL is th largest of its kind in Germany.

Potestant in origin and ethos, it is an intercultural, inclusive, and family-friendly university with what students value as a warm and communicative atmosphere.



International Office

Erdgeschoss, Raum GC8 0108

Phone +49 (0) 234 777 27- 135 / - 123

internationalofficehs-gesundheit "«@&.de


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