Top rankings for Tuttlingen programmes

The engineering courses at Furtwangen University (HFU) have achieved excellent results in the latest university rankings from The Center for University Development (CHE). The results were published in the ZEIT Study Guide 2016/17 on 3 May 2016. The "...

New physiotherapy degree at HFU

BSc degree plus professional qualification

First HFU Pecha Kucha Night

 | The first ever HFU Business School Pecha Kucha Night was held on Thursday 02 June, 2016 on Schwenningen Campus. The event was a student project organized by a group of 8 second semester International Business Management students whose task was to organize an e...

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...

 |  Business School students visit European capital Strasbourg

As part of a project for their Project Management course, four 4th semester International Business students recently organized a daytrip to Strasbourg, home of the European Parliament for an multicultural group of 30 students. The students' aim was to encourage intercultural exchange between the German and international students of HFU. Strasbourg, the "European capital" is full of Frenc...

 |  HFU gains EMAS environmental management award

Furtwangen University has successfully fulfilled all environmental testing requirements for the EMAS Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. In doing so it is one of the first universities in Germany to achieve this environmental award. EMAS is a voluntary environmental management tool set up under the aegis of the European Commission. Its objective is to improve the environmental performance of organisa...

 |  New Applied Materials Science Master's in Tuttlingen

In October 2016 the new Master's in Applied Materials Science starts on the Tuttlingen Campus. This degree programme prepares students for a career in one of the key areas of technology of the 21 century. Expertise in the area of materials science is in high demand in industry. Deadline for application is 15 July. The focus of the master's programme is on the chemical and physical make up of ma...

 |  HFU seeks new partnerships with Dixie State Universities

Furtwangen University is building new partnerships in the US south in order to be able to offer students exchange and internship semesters there. Talks are taking place with three American universities in the so-called Dixie states. These universities are particularly attractive for partnerships as several firms in the south of Germany have subsidiaries there, opening up interesting internship opp...

 |  Record applications on Tuttlingen Campus

Degree Programmes in Tuttlingen very popularThe Tuttlingen Campus achieved record application figures for summer semester 2016, with an increase of 185% in the number of applicants. The Mechatronic Systems Master received 83 applications and the Technical Orientation Prep course, 49 applications which meant that the Faculty of Industrial Technologies (ITE) had to introduce a selection process for ...

 |  3 new Master's programmes in the pipeline

Through the state University Master's Degree Expansion Programme, Furtwangen University will be offering 3 new Master's programmes, one of which is the result of an unusual partnership. The programme has provided HFU with the funding for the new "Applied Materials Science" Master's at the Tuttlingen Campus,  the "Music Design" Master's in Furtwangen and Trossingen, and the...

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 |  Important registration deadlines

Re-enrollment for Summer Semester 2016 with Examinations Office (Prüfungsamt): Monday, 25 January – Monday, 21 March 2016 Thesis registration for Summer Semester 2016 with Faculty Office: Monday, 25 January – Monday, 21 March 2016 Registration for resits, required electives, supplementary courses and courses taken ahead of schedule Monday, 19 October - Monday, 26 October 2016 Please note: ...

 |  Important Dates - Summer Semester 2016

Official start of semester: Tuesday, 1 March 2016 Enrollment of new students: Tuesday, 1 March - Tuesday, 9 March 2016 Re-enrollment for Summer Semester 2016 with Examinations Office (Prüfungsamt): Monday, 25 January 2016 – Monday, 21 March 2016 1st Semester Welcome Sessions: Monday 14 March 2016 Schwenningen Campus: 8.00am Furtwangen Campus: 10.30am Tuttlingen Campus: 2.00pm 1st Semester Stu...