International Summer UniversityJuly 11 - August 2, 2019

International Summer University (ISU) 2019

This exciting, three-week long International Summer University is open to international and German undergraduate and graduate students of any study program. It is taught in English and takes place from July 11 until August 2, 2019. The following specializations are offered:

at Bachelor's level:

  • Economics of Globalization
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
  • Clinical Perspectives in Physiotherapy 

at Master's level:

  • Global Healthcare Management

One specialization must be selected by all participants.

Your specialization is then combined with classes on German language and a lecture on "Germany in a Global Context". Company visits, study trips (e.g. Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris), and cultural events complete the program.


Please choose one of the following specializations:

Your choice is combined with:

Cultural Program and Study Trips

The course work is supplemented by visits to important German companies. Furthermore, we want you to get to know more about Germany and the Germans. Therefore, various activities in the evening and at the weekend like sports and games, international cooking events, a day trip to another German city and other group activities will take place. And there will be a weekend trip to Berlin. German student tutors will accompany you and make sure that you will get to know Osnabrück and its region. Additionally, and at an extra fee, you may book a trip to Amsterdam and to Paris.



February 1 until April 22

Application period

April 29

You will be informed about your acceptance for the program

May 17

The program fee is due by this date. You will find the banking details in the Letter of Acceptance.

July 11

Arrival day/ Osnabrück central station

July 12

Beginning of the International Summer University (ISU)

July 19 to 21

Three-day trip to Berlin

July 27 to 28

Two-day trip to Amsterdam (optional)

August 1

Final exams and farewell of the ISU

August 2

Departure or
three-day trip to Paris (optional; please plan your departure from Paris)


Information for Osnabrück Students

Accommodation, meals and facilities

Find out more about where to stay and where to eat.

Registration, fees and requirements

We are happy that you are interested in taking part in the ISU 2019. Please check the information on:

Living in Osnabrück

Here you will find facts and figures on Osnabrück and some important predeparture information:

Travelling to Osnabrück

In the following parts you will find information about how to get to Osnabrück by train, plane or car. To be best prepared for your journey read the following list of important things for general travel arrangement and packing.

Visa and insurance


ISU Academic Director

Prof. Dr. Kay Hendrik Hofmann
Caprivistr. 30A
49076 Osnabrück

ISU Coordinator

Christiane Hendess
Albrechtstr. 30
49076 Osnabrück
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-2935
Fax: +49 (0)541 969-3113


Hochschule Osnabrück
University of Applied Sciences
Albrechtstr. 30
49076 Osnabrück
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-0
Fax: +49 (0)541 969-2066


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