Application for exchange students

Students from partner institutions may apply for the exchange program at Munich University of Applied Sciences for one or two semesters.


Selected students must be nominated by the coordinator at their home institution via email before starting the application process at the Munich University of Applied Sciences. Please send nomination to or directly to the responsible coordinator in the International Office .

The nomination deadlines are:
Winter semester: May 1st
Summer semester: December 1st


Please use our Online-Application-System to apply for one or two exchange semesters at Munich University of Applied Sciences. The Online-Application-System can be found via the Link for Application form A (see below).

Application deadline:
Winter semester: May 15th
Summer semester: December 15th

Please note that old application forms are no longer valid. Only the new online application form will be accepted.


Required documents for application

A. Application form A to be filled in in the online system -> Link will be sent to nominated students directly.
Please print PDF after filling, have it signed and scan it as a PDF.

B. Transcript of Records in English or German (including all course achievements up to the current date)

C. If you would like to participate in the Courses in English:

  • proof of at least B2 level English language competency, in accordance with the 'Common European Framework of Reference for Languages' e.g. DAAD-Test, TOEFL, IELTS, or other language certificates (these must be issued by an English language institute or an English teacher, not by a coordinator/ max. 2 years old)
  • or, confirmation that you are studying in an academic program taught in English
  • or, if you are a native speaker please indicate this on the A. Application form, under language competency.

D. Additional requirements for Master students: copy of Bachelor or Diploma certificate

E. Additional requirements for ERASMUS+ (European students incl. Switzerland):

  • copy of the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC, E-111) or, if you have a private insurance, a document of your insurance company that confirms sufficient insurance coverage during your stay in Munich. Travel insurance is not sufficient.
  • ERASMUS+ Non-European students from EU-countries: if you don't posses an EHIC-card, no confirmation is needed for application but information if the student has insurance or will take out insurance in Germany is needed. Please upload a PDF-document informing us if you will take out German insurance or if you have the confirmation from a German health insurance that your health insurance is valid in Germany.
  • Turkish students: After you received the letter of Acceptance after our deadline please apply for the AT-11 form and send a copy of it to us. It cannot be issued before you have a letter of Acceptance but afterwards. However, please upload a document informing us if you will use your Turkish insurance or a German insurance.
  • Information for all students: Travel insurance is not sufficient for studying in Germany!
  • An information sheet regarding Health insurance for studying at MUAS can be found here.

F. Additional requirements for Design students: digital Portfolio as PDF-file (max. 5MB)

Proof of German language knowledge
We don't request any proof of German knowledge. However, students who want to follow courses in German are advised to have at least a knowledge of B2 to be able to follow courses in German.


Send to

Please send your scanned application documents via email as one (1) PDF-File with max. 5 MB to Design students can send the Portfolio additionally.

You can also fax the signed document to 0049-(0)89-1265-1140 .

You will not receive immediate confirmation that your application documents arrived. If they arrive more than two weeks before the deadline, we may be able to review it and acknowledge the receipt. If it arrives close to the application deadline we will process your application after the deadline.

In any case: Letters of Acceptance will be sent to you within one month after the deadline.

Applications which are received after the deadline or incomplete cannot be accepted.

In case you have to withdraw from the exchange programme, we kindly ask you to immediately inform the International Office.


Erasmus+ Learning Agreement

Munich University of Applied Sciences doesn't require ERASMUS+ Learning Agreements from ERASMUS+ students. The Learning Agreement is not part of the application documents.


Erasmus+ students who need to fill in a Learning Agreement should use this information sheet as a manual.


Please upload your Learning Agreement in the application form A during the application process.

If you have already submitted application form A, you can send the Learning Agreement to the Email mentioned in the "Fill-In-Help information sheet" .

IN all cases the Learning Agreement will be returned signed via Email after the application deadline provided that the student got accepted.