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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.

Please find constantly updated information on HFBK’s measures in the context of the Corona pandemic in our FAQ section.


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 both during winter semester and summer semester, students need to apply online between 15 March and 30 April. The original portfolio must have arrived by mail by 30 April, 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.