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Academic Calendar

Semester 1: Early September to late February

Semester 2: Early March to mid-July

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Module Catalogue

The University has details of the modules available in English and German.

View English Module Catalogue View German Module Catalogue
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Student Guide

You probably have plenty of questions about your destination. You can find some of the answers in Hamburg's student guide.

View Student Guide
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Hamburg UAS does not have its own halls of residences. Instead they are run by Studierendenwerk Hamburg. Learn more about the student residences, the flat-sharing options and the hostels available in Hamburg on the university's website via the link below.

More information on finding accommodation in Hamburg
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Financial Support and Living Costs

Find out your estimated monthly expenses and learn what forms of financial support may be available to you.

As a UK Erasmus student, for the 2021/22 academic year you are entitled to receive an Erasmus Grant. Guidance on funding for students undertaking exchange in the 2022/23 academic year will be added soon.

View cost of living information
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All students have to pay a semester contribution, which includes purchase of the Semester Ticket. The Semester Ticket is a public transport ticket which allows students unlimited travel on Hamburg's public transport system of underground trains and buses.

Find out more about Hamburg's public transport