Study program "Biological, Pharmaceutical and Process Engineering“

Study program "Biological, Pharmaceutical and Process Engineering“

Are you studying Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Process Technology or a related field? Then you should add a semester at Germany's greenest university to your resume! Our exchange program „Biological, Pharmaceutical and Process Engineering„ offers the possibility to choose from a wide range of courses in the fields of engineering and digitalization. Possible subjects include „Physics“, „Thermodynamics“, „Lab Work" oder „Engineering Project“. The subjects are either offered in English or can also be taken without German language skills. In addition, you can also take German as a foreign language.

Program participants will live and study on our modern campus with over 2,500 other students. The student apartments are inexpensive and fully equipped. They have high-speed Internet access and a connection to our university intranet.

Students take advantage of our "buddy" concept, where German students provide individual help to get oriented and integrated into campus life.

Our proposal, your advantage

- Modules, labs and projects can be taken in English,

- free choice of modules from the program of the respective semester,

- up to 30 ECTS achievable,

- live, reside and study at the Environmental Campus.

- The university does not charge tuition fees, all students have to pay a general admission fee of about 250,- Euro per semester, this allows among other things free use of local public transport in the region.

- Students who are not enrolled at an ERASMUS university must also pay an administrative fee of 500,- Euro per semester.


Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Study Program"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

+49 6782 17-1814


How to apply?

Applications should be submitted by

  • 15th of July for the winter semester
  •  1st of November for the summer semester

Application forms can be downloaded here:

ECTS Learning Agreement "Environment and Technology"

Application Form (for both programs)

Please note that the application forms have to be signed personally by applicants and by the responsible university referees. They can be sent back via e-mail to and via regular mail to the following address:

Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Study Program"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

You must be currently enrolled at a university

In addition to the application form, the following documents must be included with each application:

  • Letter of Reference
  • Most Recent Grade Transcript


A lot of general information for international students coming to Germany: (Information available in English!)

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