Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg

The university

Helmut Schmidt University is a military institution renowned in Germany for its officer training. In addition to its military character, the University teaches and conducts research in many scientific fields. Numerous activities and clubs are available to foreign students to help them occupy their free time. A large number of services are also available on campus.

Teaching language and language level

English - B2

Type of programme

ERASMUS exchange

Hamburg is one of the largest cities in Germany, but also one of the most student-oriented. The city overflows with cultural and festive events, thus giving its 40,000 or so yearly students plenty to do. In addition to having a large port, Hamburg is a great city to live in, with many parks and green open spaces where cycling is paramount.


Cost of living

Accommodation: €250 – €500

Day-to-day expenses: €350

Total: €600 – €850


The University offers shared and private rooms in a hall of residence.