Depending on the choosen degree program, the course start in the summer or winter semester. When your desired study programme starts, you will find out in the overview of all degree programs under "Semester".
The summer semester starts on 15th of March.
The winter semester starts on the 1st of October.
Here is the overview of the semester dates.
In most cases, there is no compulsory attendance for lectures. However, regular participation is strongly recommended – participation reflects on grades!
Participation in practical seminars, however, is often mandatory.
You decide that yourself. Frequently presentations are posted via the e-learning platform Moodle.
Yes! The language of instruction and the language of the exams is always the same.
The internship is an integral part of every Bachelor programme. Often, a pre-study internship and/or basic practical training is required in addition according to the study and examination regulations.
Master students can compete an intership on a voluntary basis.
Here you will find more information on internships.
Unfortunately, this is not possible. More information is on the the leave of absence from the study (in German).
After you are fully enrolled, you will gain access to all THI IT Platforms. To learn how to use them, please follow our IT self-learning course. If you do not know, where your login data is, log in as a guest.
No, all books in the library are free of charge for the enrolled students. Further information find here: University Library.
It is possible to apply for ECTS transfer. This should be done in the first year of your study at the PRIMUSS portal. After you get Moodle access, read the Information Sheet Credit Transfer about crediting procedure. If ECTS transfer from your previous study was successful, you do not need to write an exam in the same subject.
Depending on the program, you have several courses per week, which are usually spread over all working days. In addition, you need to plan more time to deepen the material independently and to work on assignments. You can view your exact timetable independently after enrollment in PRIMUSS.
Note: If you would like to see your timetable through the THI app, you have firstly to compile and save your personal timetable as an online timetable in PRIMUSS!
That depends on your study course. Information on this can be found in the Study and Examination Regulations with Annex (Subject-Overview) of your study course. Detailed descriptions can be found in the module handbook of your study course. Both documents are linked on the respective course page. Please also note that some courses are offered either only in the summer semester or only in the winter semester.
Additional information for international degree-seeking students of English programmes:
The most important for all international students of English degree programmes, you will have to reach the German language level A1 after the first semester.
The module handbook (MHB) is the guide to all modules in the study programme. It contains information on prerequisites, contents, learning outcomes, ECTS (=European credit points), duration, work load, literature and references.
Each study programme has its own study and examination regulations (SPO). It contains all relevant information on the structure of the programme, the degree, the qualification requirements for the programme, if relevant information on an aptitude test (improvement of chances of finding a place), the conditions for advancement in the course of the programme as well as the type and number of compulsory work placements.
There is an annex to each study and examination regulations. In this document you will find the division of the semesters into study sections, the list of all modules of your study programme to be taken, the time expenditure per module per week (SWS - semester weekly hours) as well as the number of credit points (ECTS) per module passed and the thesis of your study programme. You will also find essential information on the structure of your degree programme, admission requirements for examinations, the type of examination and the type of proof of achievement per module.
The most important basic information about your study course can be found in the study and examination regulations with annex and also in the module handbook or study plan of your study course, which you can find on the respective course of course page.
Furthermore, all THI students are subject to the same legal framework, which can be found in the General Statutes of THI.
In the THI General Examination Regulations (APO) you will find, for example, information on repeat examinations, deadlines in the course of studies, regulations on the examination procedure, etc.
The matriculation statutes of THI mainly regulate topics such as matriculation, exmatriculation, prior practice, re-registration and also leave of absence.
Examinations and Results
You have to log-in into PRIMUSS student portal and choose the tab "My exams" --> "Overview of Marks".
Yes. The student should choose themselves a subject and professor for the final thesis. After deciding on a topic for the thesis, you can speak to a professor or lecturer teaching in the area you would like to research.
Further information to the final thesis topic you find on Moodle.
You do not need to write the thesis with a company, but you can decide to do it. Some companies have advertised final thesis positions for which you can apply. You can also consider to send an unsolicited application to a company and apply for a final thesis position.
Further information to the final thesis topic you find on Moodle.
THI is open from Monday to Friday from 6:00 until 21:00 and on Saturday from 7:00 until 18:00.
The library turnstile guarantees extended opening hours for enrolled students to the library: 18/7 (Mon - Sun 6 am - midnight). During exam months: 24/7.
Here you will find further open hours of THI service offices.
Yes, we have!
Students or employees can use THI's Wi-Fi networks with their ID.
- Eduroam (use THI-Accountname e.g.: abc1234 and password)
- Campus (use THI-Mailaddress e.g.: email@example.com and password)
Difference between eduroam and campus: With campus you can connect to the internet, the THI-network and the services of our library. With eduroam you can only connect to the internet.
Here you will learn more about Central IT Services and their offers for students.
The printing infrastructure on the campus of Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt includes a FollowMe Printing system consisting of Konica Minolta multifunction devices, laser printers in computer labs aand the EveryonePrint system, by which print jobs can be sent from the browser. To get the printing pricing and instructions please follow the THI printing site.
If you are coming from another city by train, you will have to choose the Northern Railway Station. (Ingolstadt Nord). From there you have a 15 minutes walk to THI.
If you are taking a bus, you may exit at the central bus station (ZOB). From there, it is just a short walk to THI.
Normally, there is a bus stop: “Technische Hochschule” just next to THI, however due to the road works the bus stop is closed until approx. 2022.
Further informaiton find here: directions - THI Main Campus.
The student canteen is open on workdays from 11am to 2pm. At reduced rates, students and staff can choose from three different menus, one of which is vegetarian. The cafeteria next door has opening hours from 8 o'clock in the morning to 7 o'clock in the evening. It offers small snacks and a variety of cold and hot drinks. The canteen and the cafeteria accept cashless payments only with the electronic student card.
Students and staff can eat in the Reimann´s restaurant, right next to the main entrance. It offers lunch, including a vegetarian option, between 11.a.m and 2 p.m. at a good price. In the morning and afternoon cold and warm snacks and sandwiches are on offer. Reimanns is a popular venue for university events and student parties.