New Master's Cooperation with China

A delegation from the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), one of the most prestigious universities in China, recently visited Furtwangen University (HFU). It is hoped to offer a new HFU Master's programme in China in the future. HFU President, Prof. Dr. Rol...

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Prizewinning eyebrow shaping robot

 | Four Furtwangen University (HFU) students have taken 3rd prize in a nationwide microsystems competition with a robot-supported system to pluck eyebrows. They recently presented their project at the Electronica trade fair in Munich. The jury found the project e...

12th WING Half Marathon and 10K run

 | The lack of sun promised by the weather forecast did nothing to deter the 208 runners of the 12th annual WING marathon and 10K run who set off from the Furtwangen University courtyard on the route along the Breg to Vöhrenbach and back. 128 enthusiastic women a...

 |  Degree Prep course for refugees

The 17 men and women taking part in this new Furtwangen University course all have one thing in common - they have all flown their native countries and would like to study in Germany. Most are from Syria, but among them are also two Iranians and one Afghani. The course, which started on the Schwenningen Campus of HFU in October 2016, aims to prepare the refugees to study in Germany. They already s...

 |  Cooperation with 2 new universities in Cracow, Poland

It will soon be possible for Furtwangen University students to spend an exchange semester in Cracow, Poland. On a recent visit to Poland, an HFU delegation laid the foundations for cooperation with 2 Cracow universities, the AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH stands for Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza) and the Jesuit University Ignatianum. Dr. Josef Kozak, an honorary HFU professor and also ...

 |  International Festival prizewinners - Kenya and Cameroon

The International Festival is the highlight of the International Days event, which took place on the Furtwangen Campus from 24 - 26 October 2016. Visitors at the well-attended event enjoyed the dance shows and the culinary specialities offered on the beautifully decorated stands, all organized by HFU students from around the world. In total, 19 different nations took part. The winners of the prize...

 |  LAMS Laboratory becomes HFU Research Institute

The Applied Mechatronics and Systems Design lab (LAMS) of Furtwangen University has two reasons to celebrate. For the last five years the lab has been successfully carrying out R&D on commercially-viable products. The Senate of Furtwangen University has now confirmed that it will officially become a research institute, one of only 10 at the university. On 19 October, 2016, during a meeting wit...

 |  Coffee afternoons for student parents

You have to take your kid to the doctor, study for the next exam, send an application form for your internship and organize a babysitter for Friday - how are you going to manage it all? Or, where are you going to get financial help? Studying parents need a lot of help to answer these questions and more regarding the organization and financing of studying and bringing up a family at the same time, ...

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 |  Information Session on Capital University (CUEB) in China

On Tuesday, 6 December, 2016 an information session on Capital University of Economics and Business (CUEB) in Beijing, China will be held at the International Center in Furtwangen between 1.00 and 1.45pm. The talk will be held in English by Prof. Dr. Frederic Bonnet, who will be able to answer any questions you may have at this time.

 |  Campus Day Careers Fair - Schwenningen Campus

The Campus Day careers fair on the Schwenningen Campus is hosted jointly by the HFU Business School, the Faculties of  Mechanical and Medical Engineering (MME) and Medical and Life Sciences (MLS), and the HFU Business School student organisation, Business Talks. Experts from both trade and industry are on hand to give lectures and workshops in both English and German on current developments a...

 |  Important registration deadlines

Official start of semester:Thursday, 01 September 2016 Re-enrollment for Winter Semester 2016/17 with Examinations Office (Prüfungsamt): Monday, 04 July – Thursday, 01 September 2016 Enrollment of new students:Thursday, 01 September - Friday, 09 September 2016Note: Please follow deadline given on application form as this deadline may vary. 1st Semester Welcome Sessions: Tuesday, 04 OctoberSchwe...