Still time to apply for winter semester

Registration for a study place in some of our Bachelor programmes in winter semester 2016/17 may still be possible although the official deadline of 15 July is passed. Additionally some of our Master's programmes have different deadlines which can be found on ...

New Applied Materials Science MSc in Tuttlingen

A new Master's degree, Applied Materials Science, will be on offer on the Tuttlingen Campus starting October 2016. This degree programme prepares students for a career in one of the key areas of technology of the 21 century and expertise in this area is accord...

Registration for language courses

 | The Language Center offers online language placement tests for all first semester students and students who have not yet taken a language course at Furtwangen University. Students taking English courses at the Language Center in the winter semester must comple...

HFU Refugee Buddy Project

 | "Everything began with the search for a suitable project for our "Project Management" course." The 5 International Business Management students in the project group very quickly decided that they wanted to do something to help refugees. The...

 |  HFU students tutor refugees in German

"As part of our study programme in the 3rd and 4th semesters, we have to plan and carry out a project of our choice. With our project, we wanted to support the refugees in Schwenningen in learning German so that they can integrate as quickly as possible." After initial difficulties in getting in touch with the refugees, and several visits to the refugee homes and meetings with the peopl...

 |  Students present innovative IT projects

Students of the Computer Science and IT Product Management bachelor degree programmes at HFU recently presented more than 30 innovative team semester projects, many carried out in cooperation with businesses. One of the projects from the field of technical informatics deals with the recognition of roadside traffic signs with the help of information systems in cars using image recognition methods...

 |  HFU graduate engineer of the month

Nathalie Hipp, a 25-year-old engineering graduate of the Furtwangen University Medical Technology programme, has been voted " Engineer of the Month" for July by the editors of "thinkING", an initiative set up by the United Metals Employers' Association to encourage young engineers. Nathalie works at the Hahn-Schickard research institute in Villingen-Schwenningen in the field of...

 |  SharityOnline.de - HFU students help refugees

SharityOnline.de is a web platform set up by 25 HFU Business Information Systems students to allow help organizations and volunteers who want to help refugees to exchange information with each other. The platform was implemented at the beginning of 2016. The Furtwangen University students who set it up were deeply moved by the refugee situation in Germany. Thousands of men, women and children fr...

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 |  Cafeteria holiday opening hours

In Furtwangen the dining hall (Mensa) is closed from 25 July until 11 September. The cafeteria is closed from 25 July until 18 September. In Schwenningen the dining hall (mensa) is closed from 8 August until 11 September, but the cafeteria will remain open throughout the break.

 |  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...