Dear international exchange students, WELCOME!
We are very pleased that you have decided to spend one semester or academic year at SDI Munich. To help you get started in Munich we have put together some useful information on this website.
We are happy to help!
In a first step you need to be nominated by your University.
The language of instruction at our institution is German. Students must therefore have sufficient German skills in order to be able to follow lectures.
Although no certificate is required, a minimum level of B1 is indispensable. We recommend a B2 level of German.
German intensive courses with excursions in and around Munich are offered in July and August.
Why study at the SDI?
Instructors with practical experience
Native speakers for every language
Small classes with a personal atmosphere
Attend courses in any of SDI’s institutions (Fachakademie and International University SDI München)
Application Process for international exchange students
Step 1: Nomination
Your Home University (Sending Institution) will contact our International Office (via Email or the EWP network) to nominate you by
- May 15th (for Fall/Winter Semester)
- October 31st (for Spring/Summer Semester).
Step 2: Application
We will confirm your nomination by email and ask you to complete the application process by sending the application form, your CV and a screenshot/scan of your health insurance to the International Office by
- May 31st (for Fall/Winter Semester)
- November 15th (for Spring/Summer Semester)
Step 3: Confirmation
After the International Office has verified your details, you will receive a confirmation of your registration and enrolment with further information (e.g. accommodation booking procedures).
Living on Campus
In Munich, accommodation for students is notoriously scarce. With Campus SDI student apartments, we offer student accommodation directly on the SDI campus! The apartments are all ready to move in and equipped with the most important daily necessities.
Campus SDI offers a perfect living concept for students. Discover a new form of “student living” – student apartments that are different:
- no time-consuming search for accommodation
- not far away from university
- no unnecessary compromises as in conventional student apartments!
Feel free to contact us for more information!
Stylish, high-quality furnished apartments with a bed, desk and built-in wardrobes
Bathroom with a shower in a timeless, stylish design
Kitchenette with all necessary appliances including a refrigerator, microwave, stainless steel sink, ceramic hob, crockery and cutlery
Multimedia connection available, enabling high-speed internet access of 50 Mbit (downstream)