Numbers about the internationalisation at h_da

In short:

  • 175 partner universities in 55 countries (as of March 2022)
  • 116 of these in Europe
  • 247 stay opportunities for studying abroud
  • 77 h_da students participated in an exchange program in the academic year 2020/21
  • 58 international exchange students at h_da in the academic year 2020/21, 18 of these had virtual exchanges
  • 72 international exchange students participated in the virtual winter/summer school 2020/21

Student mobility

2020/21: 130 international students at h_da (exchange semester or summer/winter school, presence and digital);
77 h_da students went abroad during (Europe and overseas, presence and digital). Details can be found below.

Acquired third-party funds

h_da raised 633.156 € of third-party funds in 2019 in order to push their internationalisation. The funds come from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Hesse State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts as well as from central h_da funds for the quality assurance of studying and teaching (QSL funds). For details, see below.

Numbers about h_da (since 2016/17)

Guests: Participants in the Erasmus Staff Week, project work, campus and info visits, delegations:

2016: 116

2017: 118

2018: 89

2019: 74

Explanation on the third-party funds:


  • The third-party funds for the winter and summer schools consist of the income of the Hesse State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts (HMWK) (acquisition from 2017);
  • The h_da central funds are so-called "QSL funds", which are intended to contribute to improving the quality of the studying conditions and the teaching. With the goal of internationalization@home, QSL funds finance, for example, our two guest lectureship programs.
  • The third-party funds of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) finance the ERASMUS  program and scholarship programs such as STIBET and PROMOS.

We cooperate with 175 partner universities worldwide.

(Status: March 2022)