• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Nursing programme of Ludwigshafen University of Business and Society connects three different learning environments: nursing school, university, and on-the-job practical experience. The program has been fully accredited with the official seal of the Accreditation Council and has been offered since Summer Semester 2012.

Program Aim

The program is oriented on the future occupational demands of dynamic and developing professional field of nursing. Students are given a comprehensive theory-driven and evidence-based understanding of the nursing profession and its associated preventative and health-promoting, palliative, and rehabilitative task areas. Further professional qualification in the area of office management or management of a nursing team or functional unit is also offered. In addition to technical, methodological, social-communicative, and personal skills, competency in the scientific method is especially encouraged.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • This eight-semester program includes a total of ten modules. Each module concludes with a final module exam.
  • The first phase of the program (semesters 1-5) is integrated with student’s vocational training or work. During this phase, students attend courses at the university for one set day per week. The focus lies in deepening the educational/program content in the areas of nursing, health, and social sciences. In addition, students acquire the basics in taking patient information, counseling, and educating patients (“Patient Education”), health promotion, and (care) prevention.
  • After the completion of the student’s vocational training program in nursing, the second phase of the program (semesters 6-8) is comprised of full-time studies. 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Qualification for university entrance from your home country with transcripts
  • Tabular CV in German
  • 1 photograph
  • Proof of periods of study in Germany (if any)
  • At a minimum, an intermediate level of English language skills is necessary for all programs of study. A certificate of English language skills, however, is not required. English instruction at the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen is oriented on the language level of students who have graduated from the German secondary school system, i.e. who have studied English for at least 5-7 years

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Ludwigshafen am Rhein

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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