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 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 fro...

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 i...

 |  New Master's Cooperation with China

A delegation from the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), one of the most prestigious universities in China, recently visited Furtwangen University (HFU). It is hoped to offer a new HFU Master's programme in China in the future. HFU President, Prof. Dr. Rolf Schofer and the Dean of the Faculty of Business Information Systems, Prof. Gabriele Hecker welcomed the delegation from Beijing in Furtwan...

 |  Prizewinning eyebrow shaping robot

Four Furtwangen University (HFU) students have taken 3rd prize in a nationwide microsystems competition with a robot-supported system to pluck eyebrows. They recently presented their project at the Electronica trade fair in Munich. The jury found the project extremely innovative and pointed out that nothing similar has yet been developed. The students have now qualified for the international "...

 |  Cooperation with 2 new universities in Cracow, Poland

It will soon be possible for Furtwangen University students to spend an exchange semester in Cracow, Poland. On a recent visit to Poland, an HFU delegation laid the foundations for cooperation with 2 Cracow universities, the AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH stands for Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza) and the Jesuit University Ignatianum. Dr. Josef Kozak, an honorary HFU professor and also ...

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 |  Executive MBA "Best Practice" Lecture series

In the last lecture in the Executive MBA „Best Practices" series in the winter semester, Dr Frank Thiele of the SIMON Group, will deal with the concept of so-called "locusts". The lecture and Q&A session will be held in English, followed by a buffet giving participants the opportunity for further discussion. "Good locusts - do they exist?" Dr. Ing. MBA Frank ThieleCE...