Sport and Study: Medals for top HFU athletes

Benedikt Doll - highest-placed German competitor at Biathlon World Cup in Oberhof. Fabian Rießle - current leader of Nordic Combination World Cup. What do these two top sportsmen have in common? Both take advantage of a special study model for elite athletes a...

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Top rankings for International Management

In the latest master's degree programmes rankings in "Zeit Campus" magazine, Furtwangen University has once again been awarded top grades. The relatively new master's programme, "International Management", has landed in the top category the...

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Research shows Smartphones cleaner than toilet seats

04.11.2014 | A new report by a Furtwangen University research team has shown that our smartphones are not as unhygienic as we might think. And with a simple daily cleaning routine we can reduce the number of germs even further. The research team, led by Prof Dr. Marku...

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HFU Student project helps bring OV English Films to Schwenningen

30.09.2014 | Good news for HFU students. The CineStar cinema in Schwenningen has introduced "Original Sunday",  films in the English ...

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09.09.2014 |  Marathon swim makes new lab equipment possible

When Dr. Andreas Fath (49), Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Furtwangen University stepped out of the Rhine at Hook of Holland on Sunday, 24 August 2014, he had achieved a double goal. The first was to complete his 1,231km marathon "Swim for Science" which he began on 28 July 2014 in the Graubunden Alps in Switzerland – and that in the record time of 28 days! His second goal wa...

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26.08.2014 |  Rhine marathon prof reaches goal

He made it! On Sunday, 24 August 2014 Professor Dr. Andreas Fath swam into the North Sea at Hook of Holland, successfully completing the final stage of his “Swim for Science” which began on 28 July in the Graubünden Alps. And his marathon 1,231-kilometre-long Rhine swim was completed in a record 28 days! The competitive long-distance swimmer and Furtwangen University Chemistry professor, Andreas F...

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25.03.2014 |  Innovation and Entrepreneur Centre

The Furtwangen University Innovation and Entrepreneur Centre (IGZ) is only one semester old but it can already boast several successes. The  IGZ was founded to help HFU students achieve their goal of becoming self-employed. Gunnar von der Grün, the Operations Manager of IGZ says, "Since we started in June 2013, we have counselled over 28 potential entrepreneurs, both men and women in 1...

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11.03.2014 |  FiPS Success Story

The National Ministry for Education and Research will continue to fund the Internationalisation of Universities project until the end of 2016 according to a recent press release from the University Rectors Conference (HRK). In the press release Furtwangen University is identified as one of the success stories of the national strategy. The Furtwangen Internship Placement Service (FiPS) was set up 1...

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15.07.2013 |  International Summer School on Microtechnology

The International Summer School on Microtechnology takes place at Furtwangen University from 15 - 19 July, 2013. Over 40 students and young scientists from various specialized areas of engineering are expected to attend. During the week the participants familiarize themselves with current research topics in the fields of Microtechnology and Microsystems technology. Practical exercises on micro an...

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Join Our English Facebook Fanpage

Are you a current or prospective student of Furtwangen University? Why not keep in touch with us by liking our new English facebook fanpage?

13.12.2014 |  Longer library opening hours during exam period

During the exam period all three libraries at HFU will have longer opening hours. From 10 January, 2015 until the end of the exam period all three campus libraries will be open on Saturdays from 11.00am - 5.00pm. On Furtwangen Campus the library will also be open on Sundays 11.00am - 5.00pm.

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08.09.2014 |  Qi Gong & Meditation

Once again the Church at Campus is offering Qi Gong and meditation classes during the winter semester. The class takes place  on the following Mondays at 6.45pm in the meditation room in the St. Franziskus Gemeindehaus at Erzberger Str. 11 (next to the F Building). 201422 September, 6 October, 20 October, 3 November, 17 November, 1 December, 15 December 2014 201512 January, 26 January, 9 F...

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07.09.2014 |  Easter trip to Taize in France

As every year, the Church at Campus will be organising a trip to Taizé in France at Easter from 02 - 05 April, 2015. Price: Approximately €60-70. Discounts are available for special cases. For more information see: www.kirche-at-campus.de and www.taize.fr

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