Semester abroad at FHWS


Studying at our Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems

6 reasons for a semester abroad

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Find out more about your personal and professional benefits that can be gained from a semester abroad.

Your semester abroad at FHWS

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The University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt offers very practice-oriented studies. Find out more about the advantages of studying at FHWS!


Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems

Our Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems is highly renowned and would like to welcome you as an exchange student. Let us sum up what makes us the ideal university for your stay abroad:

  • Comprehensive academic teaching and research

  • Cooperation between professors and businesses in a variety of different fields

  • Interdisciplinary teams—just like in your later career

  • Excellent quality of teaching and state-of-the-art technology

  • Participation in the International Teaching Week


The Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems regularly offers courses in English that are targeted at both incoming and local students during the summer semester. That means: Extensive knowledge of German is not necessary for a successful semester abroad at FHWS.
The following list includes some of our courses taught in English:

  • Mobile Applications in Android
  • Clean Code
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Microservices
  • Introduction to Distributed Systems
  • Information Security Management
  • Software Industry; Education and Economy in India

International Teaching Week

During the International Teaching Week, which takes place every year in May, guest lecturers from partner universities give seminars and speeches in a varied programme. It may look like this:

Advanced Web Applications (guest lecturer from the UK)

Agile Project Management (guest lecturer from India)

Diversity Online Marketing (guest lecturer from Spain)

Evolutionary Algorithms for Business Applications (guest lecturer from India)

Introduction in Machine Learning (guest lecturer from Romania)

Introduction to Motion Tracking and Gesture Recognition (guest lecturer from Iceland)

Java EE and OpenGL (guest lecturer from China)


and many more.

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Interactive Virtual Campus Tour

If you would like to get a better insight and overview of the faculty, take an interactive virtual campus tour via the displayed QR code. A smartphone and the app Actionbound (available free of charge for both iOS and Android devices) are required to use the tour. You will be redirected to another page. When using the app, the terms and conditions and data protection regulations of the provider Actionbound GmbH apply. No data is collected by the FHWS.

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