Cost of study
No tuition fees are charged by HFU for the Bachelor degrees and for the vast majority of master's programmes.
At the moment (SS2014) the university charges the following fees per student/per semester:
- €47 for student services
- €60 towards administrative costs
- €13 student fee
Living costs during your study are around €760 per month (including rent for a room in a shared accomodation, food, clothes, learning aids, car/ public transport, health insurance, telephone, internet, television, recreation, culture, sport).
Telephone: 0761 2101 253
Student Services Freiburg also offers regular BAFöG advisory sessions on all three university campuses. See here for dates and locations.
Please note: international students should seek advice before applying for BAföG as the application can affect your residency status.
More information about financing your study through scholarships, student jobs (HiWi jobs) and part-time work can be found here.
Living and working in Germany after study
Due to a lack of skilled workers, foreign students are encouraged by the Baden-Württemberg government to remain in Germany to work after graduation. Click here to find out more about the opportunities to live and work in Germany after graduation.
Social Services counsellors from Student Services Freiburg can give advice and help you to find the right people to help you.
Caritas social services offer emergency assistance to those who are in a critical situation in their lives to help them to get back on their feet again. Trained social workers offer free advice and support on a confidential basis.