Non-degree students individual (freemover)

This non-degree status allows international students to spend one or two semesters at the University of Stuttgart outside an official exchange agreement.

We are pleased that you are interested in studying at the University of Stuttgart as a non-degree student (freemover).

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)

Are you a doctoral student?

Please note

A tuition fee of 1500 EUR is likely to be charged from non-EU students with effect of winter semester 2017/18. The final decision will be taken by the parliament of the state of Baden-Württemberg by late May/early June. More information regarding tuitions and fees will be available on the homepage of the University of Stuttgart .



Admissions Office for Foreign Citizens and EU Citizens

Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 24B, 70174 Stuttgart