University of Sheffield


General Information

Country Great Britain
City Sheffield
Founding 1905
Number of Students 24 500

The University of Sheffield

International Office of the University of Sheffield

Fact Sheet



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (UK SHEFFIE01)
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (as of the 3rd semester)
An exchange is only possible during the bachelor degree program.

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 2


Study Details

Semeter Dates

1. Semester: End of September to February

2. Semester: February to Mid-June

Cooperating Faculty/Department Civil & Structural Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Faculty of Engineering

Possibilities for Exchange Students

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty.

Course Catalog

Overview of the Study Program

Information about Course Selection

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses The university offers intensive English language courses and semester accompanying English language courses.



Language Requirements English B2
Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters as of the Same Year
Applicaiton Deadline at Partner University

28 June for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

25. October for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application to Partner University

Information about the Application Process and Documents

Pre-Departure Information

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful applicaiton at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Costs Travel Costs, Cost of Living and Housing
Average Cost of Living Higher than the average cost of living in Germany, about 1200 to 1400 Euros more

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database


Practical Information

Accommodations Information about Student Dorms
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD

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