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How to apply

If you are interested in attending the International Winter University Programme Darmstadt please send 

  • the duly completed application form 
  • your latest CV (academic profile)
  • an official academic transcript/transcript of records
  • a short letter of motivation (in English!)
  • Copy of passport (if you need a letter of invitation)
  • For non-English speakers: a proof of your English language proficiency, e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, etc. The certificate should be issued either by your university or a recognized language school


We strongly recommend registering early since the number of participants is limited to 12 per module and the registration process will take a while.

Please read the Terms and Conditions on the right-hand side carefully before applying for the programme.

Letter of Motivation:

Your letter of motivation should explain your personal reasons for applying to the International Winter University Programme. The letter of motivation should be short but concise and you may refer to following aspects:

  • Why did you choose the winter course at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences?
  • What is your special interest in the subject?
  • What added benefit do you expect by a short-term programme in Germany?
  • How does the topic relate to your studies?
  • What skills and knowledge do you have to successfully complete the programme?
  • How do you prepare yourself for the programme?

Programme Fee

The programme fee is 1.990 €. If you pay before September 1, 2018, an “early-bird discount” will be granted and the fee will be reduced to 1.790 €

The programme fee includes:

  • the accommodation from December 29, 2018 – January 19, 2019
  • a 3-week study programme including seminar materials
  • company visits and field trips
  • New Year’s Eve celebration in Berlin
  • a German language course (including seminar materials)the cultural and leisure programme
  • a ticket for public transportation within Darmstadt
  • a health, accident, and liability insurance


Ms. Jessica Mayer
Max-Planck-Straße 2
64807 Dieburg
Office: F01, 110
Phone: +49.6151.16-39285

Minimum requirements

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences welcomes motivated students from all over the world who are studying topics related to Marketing and Mechanical Engineering. Please note: Minimum age for participation in the WUP program is 18 years.