New study with kids scholarship

Furtwangen University (HFU) is committed to enabling students with children to complete a semester abroad. With the new HFU "Semester abroad with Kids" scholarship we will support two "courageous" female students every year with financial a...

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 ...

Book Exchange Project

 | Students who want to sell their second-hand textbooks can now do so over the new Book Exchange on the university learning platform FELIX. Currently this offer is only available for students in the faculties on the Schwenningen Campus, Medical and Life Sciences...

 |  New Business Administration and Engineering lab

This week a new Business Intelligence Competence Center (BICC) was opened within the Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering on the Furtwangen campus of Furtwangen University. Business Intelligence (BI) is IT-assisted access to data which is prepared and analysed in order to support business decisions. The lab will be used both to train students and to conduct Business Intelligence rese...

 |  New Lighting Technology lab on Schwenningen Campus

The long-awaited lighting technology lab has now been set up on the Schwenningen Campus. Professor Dr. Paola Belloni is delighted with the location of the research lab in the dark, windowless cellar room. "For our lighting technology measurements we need a completely dark room with a constant temperature, " she explains. The well-equipped lab can now be used for teaching Mechanical Engin...

 |  Furtwangen students welcome guest lecturer from San Diego

Dr. James Jaurez from the National University San Diego/USA was a guest lecturer at Furtwangen University (HFU) for four months this year as part of the university's "International Semester" programme. Dr. Jaurez was lecturing on the subject of "User Experience Computing“, i.e. the user-friendly design of IT projects. On this his first visit to Furtwangen, he was delighted with the ...

 |  First PhD in Tuttlingen

On 23 October, 2015, Tiago Soares became the first student on the Furtwangen University Tuttlingen campus to earn his doctorate. At the same time, he is the first PhD graduate of the Mechanisms of Microstructure Generation (GenMik) Cooperative PhD Programme, run by Furtwangen University in cooperation with the University of Freiburg. "Tiago Soares has done first-class work," says Profes...

 |  Swimming professor's suit in Stuttgart museum

The wetsuit which HFU Professor Dr. Andreas Fath wore during his record Rhine marathon swim for science, now has a new home -  in a Stuttgart museum On 29 October, 2015 the suit was exhibited for the first time in the Baden-Württemberg History Museum's "Museum of the Present Day" section. "The suit which Andreas Fath wore in summer 2014 for the "Rheines Wasser" projec...

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 |  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...

 |  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: ...

 |  University Careers Fair (HKB) on Furtwangen Campus

The bi-annual Furtwangen University Careers Fair takes place on the Furtwangen Campus in the A and B buildings on Thursday 12 May, 2016 from 9.00am till 2.30pm. The Careers Fair is the ideal opportunity for students and graduates to meet representatives from the trades, industry and service sectors, many of whom are also graduates of our university, to discuss job and internship offers and themes ...

 |  Campus Day Careers Fair on Schwenningen Campus

A highlight of Campus Day, the Careers Fair on the HFU Schwenningen campus, is that various experts from both industry and business are on hand to give a series of lectures and workshops in both English and German on current developments and career prospects in their fields. Recruiters from many companies and business organisations in southern Germany are attending the fair and will be available...