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ISP · International Study Programme

The ISP 2020 had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. The ISP 2021 will proceed as planned.

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 “Discover the World in Bochum. 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: Every Summer Semester between March and July, dates 2021 t.b.a.

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.

You may also find more information on the programme here [PDF] (programme of 2020, may be subject to changes in 2021).

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.

How to apply?

Application Deadline: 30 November 2020

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


International Office

Erdgeschoss, Raum GC8 0108

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

internationalofficehs-gesundheit "«@&.de