Universit├Ąt Stuttgart Overview

The University of Stuttgart is situated in the middle of a highly dynamic economic region with a worldwide reputation for excellence in the fields of mobile and information technology, production, process engineering as well as in life sciences.

The university was founded in 1829, at the beginning of the industrial age in Europe, and has celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2004. The cooperation between technical, physical and human sciences has always been an advantage of the University of Stuttgart. Today the university is a modern, achievement-orientated institution with a comprehensive range of subjects and a focus on technical and physical disciplines.

Swansea University currently has agreements in place with the University of Stuttgart for the College of Engineering.

Key Information


The following information has been provided by the Universitat Stuttgart:

We are not able to provide rooms for the students during the Erasmus+ exchange period. Students have to find accommodation on their own. Please arrange your housing matters as early as possible. Further information about housing can be found here: www.uni-stuttgart.de/en/study/living-in-stuttgart/housing/index.html

We strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible to the Studierendenwerk Stuttgart for a student dormitory: www.studierendenwerk-stuttgart.de/en/onlinebewerbung-wohnen 

* Please note:
You should not arrive in Stuttgart without having organized a place to stay for the time you are searching for accommodation.


The following information has been provided as an estimation by Universitat Stuttgart

Monthly cost of living expenses approx. EUR 750
Accommodation between EUR 350 and EUR 500
Semester ticket (for public transport - per semester) approx. EUR 205
Semester contribution (per semester; to be payed after arrival) approx. EUR 110
Health insurance (compulsory) approx. EUR 90
Broadcasting contribution fee (compulsory), monthly EUR 17,50
+ other incidental and personal expenses (e.g. food, leisure time)  


Semester 1 Semester 2
 October 2018 - February 2019  April 2019 - July 2019

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.