Exchange students application form

Exchange students application form

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Health Insurance for European students
For students studying at a Swiss higher education institution it is compulsory to have an adequate health insurance. For European students, the possession of a European health insurance card is usually sufficient proof. Students from countries outside Europe can apply for a Swiss health insurance (at a later stage) with the help of the international office.

Current Address (valid during study period abroad)
Permanent Address at home while studying in Switzerland (if different from above)
Person to contact in case of emergency
Information about course of study at the home Institution
In case of teacher education, indicate the target level:
Start of Study
Number of completed semesters OR years before studying abroad
Knowledge of German A1 – C2
Course Selection (as indicated in the course catalogue)
Do you understand lectures in German?

Recognition of studies
The applicant is asked to discuss a study plan/learning agreement with his/her home institution to ensure the recognition of studies at PHTG.


For students from outside the EU, it is vital to start the visa application process immediately after registration.

For further information or questions contact:
Silvio Bär
International Student Advisor


Pädagogische Hochschule Thurgau
International Office
Unterer Schulweg 3
CH-8280 Kreuzlingen 2


Öffnungszeiten Hochschulsekretariat
Montag bis Donnerstag: 07.30–12.00 Uhr und 13.15–17.00 Uhr
Freitag: 07.30–12.00 Uhr und 13.15–15.00 Uhr

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