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Semester abroad BCO

Are you planning to complete an integrated semester abroad during your studies? Then this page is the right place for you. Here you will find all the necessary information about the preparation, follow-up and recognition of your semester abroad.

The voluntary semester abroad takes place in the 5th semester of the BCO degree programs. In order for your semester abroad to be recognized as an integrated semester abroad, you must complete a number of formalities before and after the semester abroad.

Before the semester abroad, you must fulfill the following minimum requirements:

  • Participation in the semester abroad information event(usually in the 3rd semester).
  • Proof that you have passed all module examinations in the first two semesters of study
  • English B2 certificate
  • Approval of the coursework to be completed abroad
    • first submit to the department including course descriptions and transcript of records
    • After approval, submit thisto the International Office at the latest with your application for the semester abroad


After the semester abroad, the following formalities must be completed for recognition of the semester abroad:

 You have not achieved 30 ECTS abroad. What now?

All documents both before and after the semester abroad must be submitted to the department!!!

Please note the application deadlines for the semester abroad in the International Affairs department. These can be found on the department's website.