was founded back in 1978 with one program of study and 82 students, and, today, about 5,500 students are enrolled. Currently, we offer a total of 22 application-oriented Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs with the best career prospects in the fields of study “Business Administration and Tourism Management”, “Computer Science and Multimedia”, “Engineering” and “Social and Health Studies”.
Academic Year Application Deadline: April 1
Spring Semester Application Deadline: October 1
Submit the following materials directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
Submit the following materials directly to the UNF International Center (
Room 2300) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:
For exchange students we have reserved a number of rooms in our halls of residence. 30 rooms are available in
and further 8 rooms in
.If you would like us to book a room for you, please indicate this in your "Application form for exchange students".
Further information about this Accommodation Service can be found in the leaflet under the section DOWNLOADS / Exchange Students (incoming).
If you do not like us to book a room for you, please refer to the webpage STUDY AT KEMPTEN UNIVERSITY / ACCOMMOCATION where you will find general information on accommodation options in Kempten.
The fall (or "winter") semester runs from October to February. The
spring (or "summer") semester runs from March to July. View Hochschule
Kempten's academic calendar here. Orientation weeks for all exchange students in the two weeks prior to the start of the semester. The exact start date will be communicated by our incoming coordinator as soon as you register for your exchange semester at Kempten.
Kempten offers an intensive German language course during the orientation weeks for all exchange students. The German language course will take place daily during the orientation weeks and will be continued with four hours per week throughout the semester. Participation in the German language courses is free of charge.
Additional to the intensive German course offered during the orientation weeks, Kempten University offers courses in German from the beginner to advanced level. The courses are offered each semester with 4 contact hours per week.
Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for
study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90
days. Students should visit the
U.S. Department of State webpage
which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be
made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and
to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit
UNF's International Center (
Exchange Student Advisor
Hochschule Kempten International Office
+49 (0)831 2523-367
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