Tuition fees for international students

Legal basis

The information below is intended to outline the relevant law and the related procedures; the sole legally binding document is the Landeshochschulgebührengesetz des Landes Baden-Württemberg.

Tuition fee exceptions will be granted automatically in the following cases:

Tuition fee exceptions because of cooperation

Please note that in this case you must fill in an information form and supply any required evidence as called for within the set time period. This usually occurs after the admission notice is issued.

Tuition fee exceptions will be granted because of cooperation in the following cases:

The following may apply for an exemption from the tuition fee after they receive the payment-due notice:


If a state leaves the EU or EEA (e.g. Brexit) and if citizens of that state thereby become subject to tuition fees, citizens of that state may continue their studies without paying tuition fees if, at the time the departure from the EU or EEA becomes effective, they have been enrolled in a degree program at an institution of higher education in Baden-Württemberg for at least five semesters.