Online placement tests for Language Center courses now open

Students taking English and German (DaF) courses at the Language Center for the first time, must take a placement test before they can register for the course. Placement tests and registration for all language courses at the Language Center can only be carried...

Top rankings in International Student Barometer 2016

In the current "International Student Barometer 2016", our international students once again awarded Furtwangen University top grades as a place to study. HFU was ranked 5th among the 36 German universities which participated. HFU also gained excelle...

New university prep course for refugees begins March 2017

From March 2017 Furtwangen University will be offering a course for refugees on the Schwenningen Campus to provide the language and specialized knowledge required to study in Germany. Besides a course in Advanced German, they will also do courses in English an...

New HFU e-carsharing project

 | A new environmentally friendly HFU e-carsharing project has just been launched making it possible for all students to get around, even if they don't own a car. From January 2017 students on the Schwenningen and Furtwangen campuses have the opportunity to rent ...

Making technology human with Engineering Psychology

 | Engineering Psychology is the name of the new bachelor degree programme being offered for the first time in winter semester 2017 at Furtwangen University. The interdisciplinary programme combines psychology with engineering and will complement the health and e...

 |  Campus Day Careers Fair - Schwenningen Campus

The Campus Day careers fair on the Schwenningen Campus, on Wednesday 26 April, 2017 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 Ger...

 |  New 360° video of Furtwangen Campus

Want to know what our Furtwangen Campus really looks like? This 360° video made by five of our Digital Media students, Joe Schumacher, Bekka Hahn, Kevin Wolff, Bianca Schneider and Alexander Rieß, will give you a good idea. What makes this video different from "normal" videos is that you can move within the picture, because the video was filmed with 6 cameras simultaneously to give a pa...

 |  New Innovation and Research Centre for Tuttlingen Campus

A new Innovation and Research Centre (IFC)  is planned for 2018 as the latest addition to the Furtwangen University Campus in Tuttlingen. The centre will be used by both university academic and research staff and by local companies carrying out research in partnership with the university, as well as by smaller companies and start-ups. The cornerstone will be laid in March 2017 and the buildin...

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 |  Important deadlines for summer semester

Summer Semester 2017 Official start of semester: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 1st Semester Welcome Sessions: Monday, 13 March 2017Schwenningen Campus: 8.00amFurtwangen Campus: 10.30amTuttlingen Campus: 2.00pm 1st semester student orientation sessions: Monday, 13 March & Tuesday, 14 March 2017Tuttlingen: Monday, 13 March 2017 only Lectures begin:Second semester or higher: Monday, 13 March 2017...