The ISM campuses offer you an international atmosphere with a growing number of exchange students coming to the ISM every year. At the ISM, you can study in international teams and meet students from all over the world.

If you would like to apply as an exchange student, you need to give short notice to the ISM’s International Office and to your home institution’s international office, so that we can jointly organize your exchange semester with us. If you are not a student of a partner university, please contact the International Office of the ISM online. In both cases, please use the application form and fill in your personal data and tell us what information you require.

Exchange student at the ISM

Patrick from the Netherlands spent a semester abroad at the ISM in Dortmund.


Academic Calender

The ISM offers two semesters per academic year:

  • fall term: September - December
  • spring term: March - June


#Best Practice Exchange Students

Travel, motivation, inspiration

Three words that best describe Aneliya Georgieva semester abroad at the ISM. "I think Germany is one of the best places in the world to live. You have so many opportunities to progress and broaden your horizons. The quality of teaching is very high. The academics are well grounded in the business world and provide us with lots of practical knowledge."



Do you have any questions about studying? Please contact us!

Dr. Gertrud Schink
Leiterin International Office
Dr. Gertrud Schink
+49 231.97 51 39-33
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Carolin Krabs
Campus Dortmund
Carolin Krabs
+49 231.97 51 39-558
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Pengbo Tian
Campus Frankfurt/Main
Pengbo Tian
+49 69.66 05 93 67-33
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Christina Hartmann
Campus München
Christina Hartmann
+49 89.2 00 03 50-33
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Philippa von Kleist
Campus Hamburg
Philippa von Kleist
+49 40.3 19 93 39-33
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Anne Plitt
Campus Köln
Anne Plitt
+49 221.27 09 95-33
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Nicole Meier
Campus Berlin
Nicole Meier
+49 30.3 15 19 35-14
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