First refugee group gains HFU language certificate

Getting their German language certificate is an important milestone for the men and women in the first university prep course for refugees run by Furtwangen University. The certificates were awarded by the Vice President for Academics, Prof. Dr. Edgar Jäger. &...

German HR managers rate Faculty of Computer Science top

The Faculty of Computer Science at Furtwangen University has once again been awarded top marks by Human Resource managers in German companies. In the current university ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche newspaper, HR executives evaluated German universities on t...

Cornerstone for new IFC in Tuttlingen laid

 | The cornerstone for the new Innovation and Research Centre (IFC) on the HFU Tuttlingen Campus was laid on 22 March, 2017. Several partners are involved in the financing of the €11m project: the town and area of Tuttlingen are each subsidizing the project to th...

Sport and study at HFU

 | HFU is an ideal university for top athletes who want to combine a sporting career with an academic education. That has been proved once again this winter season. Three HFU students recently took part in the Winter University games (Universiade) in Amaty in Kas...

 |  New Business Management and Psychology programme

A brand new degree programme Business Management and Psychology (BMP) has just started at the HFU Business School on the Schwenningen Campus. Thirty-three fresher students started the programme which is being offered for the first time in summer semester 2017. The BMP Bachelor degree is a business studies degree with a focus on psychology. The highly practical nature of the course meets the needs ...

 |  Germany Scholarships awarded to 7 HFU students

Seven HFU students have been awarded Germany scholarships for the 2016/17 academic year. The Germany scholarship is initiated and funded by the federal government for particularly gifted students. The scholarship award is €300 per month for a period of one year. Half of this amount is provided by the government, the other half is financed through private means organized by the university. Private...

 |  New HFU e-carsharing project

A new environmentally friendly HFU e-carsharing project has just been launched making it possible for all students to get around, even if they don't own a car. From January 2017 students on the Schwenningen and Furtwangen campuses have the opportunity to rent electric cars when they need to be mobile. After initial registration, the car can be booked round the clock from a computer, mobile device ...

 |  Making technology human with Engineering Psychology

Engineering Psychology is the name of the new bachelor degree programme being offered for the first time in winter semester 2017 at Furtwangen University. The interdisciplinary programme combines psychology with engineering and will complement the health and engineering programmes already offered in the Faculty of Industrial Technologies (ITE) on the university's Tuttlingen campus.  Enginee...

 |  Campus Day Careers Fair - Schwenningen Campus

The Campus Day careers fair on the Schwenningen Campus, on Wednesday 26 April, 2017 is hosted jointly by the HFU Business School, the Faculties of  Mechanical and Medical Engineering (MME) and Medical and Life Sciences (MLS), and the HFU Business School student organisation, Business Talks. Experts from both trade and industry are on hand to give lectures and workshops in both English and Ger...

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 |  Movie Night on Schwenningen Campus

Monday night is movie night on the Schwenningen Campus of HFU.Top movies will be shown every Monday night at 7.30pm throughout the summer semester. The films, which will mostly be shown in English with German subtitles, will be screened in the E building in Room E0.02. Cost is only €1.00 per film. The events are organized by the Faculty Student Council. The upcoming programme is as follows: 20....

 |  Exchange Semester info session for HFU Business School students

An exchange semester information session for all HFU Business School students will be held on 28 March, 2017 at 1.00pm in Room E 0.02 on the Schwenningen Campus.

 |  Important deadlines for summer semester

Summer Semester 2017 Official start of semester: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 1st Semester Welcome Sessions: Monday, 13 March 2017Schwenningen Campus: 8.00amFurtwangen Campus: 10.30amTuttlingen Campus: 2.00pm 1st semester student orientation sessions: Monday, 13 March & Tuesday, 14 March 2017Tuttlingen: Monday, 13 March 2017 only Lectures begin:Second semester or higher: Monday, 13 March 2017...