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 Applied Materials Science MSc in Tuttlingen

A new Master's degree, Applied Materials Science, will be on offer on the Tuttlingen Campus starting October 2016. This degree programme prepares students for a career in one of the key areas of technology of the 21 century and expertise in this area is accord...

HFU Refugee Buddy Project

 | "Everything began with the search for a suitable project for our "Project Management" course." The 5 International Business Management students in the project group very quickly decided that they wanted to do something to help refugees. The...

HFU students tutor refugees in German

 | "As part of our study programme in the 3rd and 4th semesters, we have to plan and carry out a project of our choice. With our project, we wanted to support the refugees in Schwenningen in learning German so that they can integrate as quickly as possible.&...

 |  Students present innovative IT projects

Students of the Computer Science and IT Product Management bachelor degree programmes at HFU recently presented more than 30 innovative team semester projects, many carried out in cooperation with businesses. One of the projects from the field of technical informatics deals with the recognition of roadside traffic signs with the help of information systems in cars using image recognition methods...

 |  HFU graduate engineer of the month

Nathalie Hipp, a 25-year-old engineering graduate of the Furtwangen University Medical Technology programme, has been voted " Engineer of the Month" for July by the editors of "thinkING", an initiative set up by the United Metals Employers' Association to encourage young engineers. Nathalie works at the Hahn-Schickard research institute in Villingen-Schwenningen in the field of...

 |  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 Furtwangen University students who set it up were deeply moved by the refugee situation in Germany. Thousands of men, women and children fr...

 |  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...

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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...