As of the Winter Semester 2017/2018 tuition fees for international students will be introduced in Baden-Württemberg. From this time, international students who enter the EU for the purpose of studying will be required to pay tuition fees of €1,500 per semester.

Exceptions to the rule:

  • students from the EU and the European Economic Area
  • Bildungsinländer (those who completed their German high school qualifications (Abitur) in Germany but are not German citizens) regardless of nationality
  • International students who have enrolled in a study programme before the 2017/2018 Winter Semester
  • Exchange students within the framework of reciprocal country and university agreements
  • Exchange students taking part in a double/joint degree programme
  • ERASMUS programme participants
  • Refugees

More information can be found in German on the website of the Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts