You can see a group of students sitting next to the TU Kaiserslautern Logo on top of the campus, holding a Europe flag. On the right it is fading into a globe.

Incoming Students

Studying abroad lets you experience other life styles and gives you an opportunity to view your own country from a different perspective. Furthermore, your language abilities will improve, you can expand your professional knowledge and you will bring home a wealth of personal experience.

The following pages are directed at students who want to learn what opportunities exist and how to pursue their studies as incoming students at RPTU.

Discover your opportunities to come to our university!

Semester Dates:

·  Winter semester:

  • Lectures start around the middle of October and last until the middle of February
  • The exam period begins in the middle of February and ends in the middle of April

·  Summer Semester:

  • Lectures start in the middle of April and end in the middle of July
  • The exam period begins in the middle of July and ends in the middle of September

There can be deviations from the above stated dates. Exceptions can be made in case of a temporal overlap between the exam date and the departure date. Only the department can determine whether exceptions are possible and if so how they will look like.

Handbook for Incomings - only KAISERSLAUTERN

Any questions? Please check our Handbook for Incomings. You will find lots of organizational information but also some tips on how to survive in KAISERSLAUTERN!


Department International Affairs

RPTU Kaiserslautern

Building. 47, Room 626
67663 Kaiserslautern

Nina Islekyay

0631 205 4370


RPTU Landau

Building K, Room 1.25
76829 Landau

Jutta Bohn

06341 280 37169


Dormitory Finder:

  • The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) offers a database for dormitory places, where you can also find free apartments in Kaiserslautern: The DAAD-Dormitory Finder

Consultation hours:


in person: Tue - Thu 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

only by phone: Mon + Fri 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Wed 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

RPTU Landau

Lecture period: Mon 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Please, register an appointment here.

Lecture-free period: Upon arrangement
Please, register an appointment here.

ERASMUS Students
Exchange Program Students
Staff mobility