International students can study at the University of Stuttgart as a non-degree student (freemover) under certain prerequisites, even if they are not enrolled at a partner university. They will have the status non-degree individual.
Are you a non-degree student individual (freemover)?
If the following criteria apply to you, then you are:
- You are enrolled at a university in your home country or a country other than Germany, which is not a partner institution of the University of Stuttgart
- You want to study at the University of Stuttgart for one or two semesters on an individual basis outside an official exchange program
- You do not seek a degree at the University of Stuttgart
- You can speak German at a C1/C2 level (or a level corresponding to 800 hours/or 4 years of coursework in German)
Please note that since the winter semester 2017/18 a semester tuition fee of 1500 EUR has been charged from non-EU students. More information regarding tuition fees is available on the homepage of the University of Stuttgart.