Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart (HFT)

Global Exchange School

At-A-Glance

What
Global Exchange School
Where
  • Stuttgart, Germany
When

Final dates announced on exchange school's website.

Spring Semester

March — July

Fall Semester

October — February

Who
Open to RISD students

Juniors + Seniors. Minimum 3.0+ GPA required.

Eligible RISD Departments
  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
Links

University Website
Exchange Website
ARCH Courses
INTAR Courses

Spring Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Oct 24, 2019
School Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
Fall Semester Application Deadlines
RISD Deadline: Apr 12, 2020
School Deadline: May 1, 2020
Academic Credits
Minimum 12 RISD credit equivalency
Instruction Language
  • English
  • German

Some English instruction

About HFT

The main language of instruction at HFT is German, however some courses available to exchange students are taught in English. For a successful exchange experience, an intermediate German language level is recommended. You may enroll in an intensive German as a Foreign Language course for international students, for an additional fee.

Apply for Global Exchange & AICAD

Ready to Apply? Applications for Fall 2020 Global Exchange and AICAD Exchange are now open! Deadlines vary per partner school and are listed on each partner school's page.
If your host school is an Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design Exchange partner (typically based in North America), apply to RISD Global by March 10.

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Have questions? The RISD Global team is available to meet for a 1:1 advising session. We can give you more information about your study options, help you figure out which program makes sense for you, and assist you with the application process.

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