International Programmes 2020/2021

Textile and Clothing Management, Bachelor of Science Textile and Clothing Management, Bachelor of Science

Hochschule Niederrhein - University of Applied Sciences • Krefeld

Bachelor of Science in Textile and Clothing Management
Teaching language
  • English

The courses are taught in English.

Programme duration
7 semesters
Winter semester
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants via uni-assist: 15 June
EU applicants: 15 July

Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Joint degree / double degree programme

This seven-semester Bachelor's degree programme offers an impressive curriculum of subjects in textile and clothing technology and related fields such as chemistry, design and technical textiles and subjects in management and business administration like controlling, fashion retailing logistics, eCommerce and marketing.
Under the instruction of internationally renowned professors and scientific and well-educated staff, the course guarantees a scientific education oriented on the demands of industrial branches and international business. The course programme is completely taught in English.

The Bachelor's course consists of five parts:
10% Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Information Technology
30% Textile Technology covering the complete textile chain
30% Management and Business Administration
25% Clothing Technology
5% additional subjects like Design, Communication and Intercultural Management

In addition to that, English language skills are offered (Technical and Business English) as well as practical training in different labs (Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Sewing, Finishing, Colour Printing of Textiles, CAD systems, Quality Testing).
A study work and two project works are obligatory in addition to an internship or a study semester abroad. Soft skills are offered in seminars/workshops to increase general competencies.

Course organisation

Semester one: Basics of Textiles, Textile Materials, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Communication and Teamwork, Professional English, Basics of Clothing

Semester two: Basics of Clothing, Business Sciences, Computer Applications, Organisation, Communication and Teamwork, Natural Sciences

Semester three: Information Technology, Accounting, Law, Textile Technology, Finishing, Quality Control, Project

Semester four: Electives (five subjects chosen from Management, Textile, Clothing and Design), Study Work

Semester five: Electives (five subjects chosen from Management, Textile, Clothing and Design), Interdisciplinary Project

Semester six: Internship (20 weeks) or study semester abroad

Semester seven: Workshops (Scientific Methods, Final Thesis), Bachelor's thesis and colloquium

A Diploma supplement will be issued
International elements
  • Other
Description of other international elements

An internship semester (in Germany or abroad) or a study semester at a foreign university are compulsory. You can choose!

Course-specific, integrated German language courses
Course-specific, integrated English language courses
The course of study can be taken entirely online
Digital learning and teaching modules
  • Video learning
  • Blogs
  • Moodle
Description of e-learning elements

E-learning is an integrative and supporting component during the studies.

Participation in the e-learning course elements is compulsory
Can ECTS points be acquired by taking the online programmes?
Can the e-learning elements be taken without signing up for the course of study?
Tuition fees per semester in EUR
Semester contribution
Semester contribution: around 320 EUR per semester This fee includes a semester ticket covering public transport in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Costs of living
850 EUR per month, including mandatory health insurance
Funding opportunities within the university
Description of the above-mentioned funding opportunities within the university
Students with excellent grades at Hochschule Niederrhein may apply for a "Deutschlandstipendium".
Academic admission requirements

German entrance qualification for universities or equivalent

There is only a restricted number of study places for international students.
The decision on the allocation of a university place will only be made after 15 July.

Language requirements

Applicants must provide proof of their English skills, at least level B2.2 (CEFR)

  • TOEFL (internet-based): 83
  • IELTS: band 6.0
  • or equivalent
Application deadline

Non-EU applicants via uni-assist: 15 June
EU applicants: 15 July

Submit application to

Non-EU applicants must apply via uni-assist!
EU applicants must apply directly at Hochschule Niederrhein.
Please consider the information on the application procedure on our homepage:

Possibility of finding part-time employment

Applicants should not count on financing their stay in Krefeld or Mönchengladbach by working part-time during their studies. However, some students are successful in finding part-time jobs either at the university or elsewhere.


Accommodation is available in student residences:

Private housing is also available.
Rent for a single room is approx. 250-350 EUR.

Hochschule Niederrhein - University of Applied Sciences

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