E-Teaching Award

Professor Dr. Ekkehard Batzies of the Faculty of Computer & Electrical Engineering is the winner of the 12th Furtwangen University E-Teaching Award for which his Algebra course was nominated. Every semester students nominate courses for the E-Teaching Aw...

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Prix Bartholdi Award for ICS

On Friday 8 November, 2013 the trinational degree programme "Information Communication Systems“ (ICS), offered jointly by Furtwangen University, Université de Haute Alsace and the University of North-west Switzerland (Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz),...

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Innovation and Entrepreneur Centre

25.03.2014 | 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 Oper...

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FiPS Success Story

11.03.2014 | 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 Univ...

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07.02.2014 |  More security in the cloud with ProSeCCo

The Faculty of Computer Science at Furtwangen University is delighted to announce the successful start up of the new ProSeCCo project headed by Dr. Dirk Westhoff. Two new doctoral opportunities in the faculty have been created through the ProSeCCo project (Promotionsvorhaben zur Erarbeitung von Sicherheitserweiterungen für das Cloud Computing). Cloud computing, the provision of IT services over th...

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03.02.2014 |  New HFU Head of Administration

The 3 February 2014 was Birgit Rimpo-Repp's first day in her new position as Head of Administration of Furtwangen University. As such she is responsible for the financial and budgetary affairs of the university and for the entire academic staff. The 50-year-old natural scientist was chosen for the position by the Board of Governors and the Senate in July 2013. She comes to HFU from the University ...

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20.12.2013 |  Germany Scholarship (Deutschland Stipendium)

Next year's Furtwangen University Germany Scholarship winners have now been selected. In total, 7 students will receive an annual scholarship of €300 per month. The Germany scholarship, which supports outstanding students, is 50% funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg and 50% by companies and institutions from the region. The new scholarship holders are from the following faculties: 2 students...

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06.12.2013 |  3 new PhDs for HFU Institute of Technical Medicine

Three research fellow in the Institute of Technical Medicine (ITeM) at HFU have gained their doctorates - Jörn Kretschmer, Zhanqi Zhao and Christoph Schranz. Two dissertations were carried out in cooperation with the Technical University Dresden and one with the LMU Munich. The doctoral work was supervised at HFU by Professor Möller. All three new PhDs are graduates of the Biomedical Engineering...

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06.12.2013 |  New computer game lab opens

If you've always wanted to develop a new computer game, now's your chance. On Tuesday 3 December 2013 at 2.00pm the new computer game lab of the Faculty of Digital Media at HFU opens its doors. It is headed by Professor Jirka Dell'Oro-Friedl, Dean of Studies of the Computer Science in Media programme. The lab is located in L building in Room 2.09 on the Furtwangen Campus. The popularity of comput...

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07.11.2013 |  Relaunch of International Business Management MBA

The HFU Business School’s successful MBA program will be relaunched in the winter semester of 2014. The program, which has proved popular since its inception in 1999, has now been expanded and enhanced to reflect current developments in international business. The revised MBA curriculum comprises ten compulsory modules worth a total of 90 credits. The modules have been redesigned to meet the cha...

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30.10.2013 |  My Media Mix by Abdul Rahman Abdel Razek

What types of media do you use every day? This is the question that the HFU libraries have been asking students and employees of the university. The answers can be found in the My Media Mix series. The latest addition is from Abdul Rahman Abdel Razek of the Faculty of Business Engineering. He explains which news websites are important for him and how he keeps up-to-date with what's happening ...

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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?

31.03.2014 |  Virtual Jobs Fair for China

The next "Trained in GermanY" virtual jobs fair - this time in China - will take place on 17 April . More information in English, Chinese or German can be found here. The Trained in GermanY Job Fairs are part of a cooperation initiative by the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) and Alumniportal Deutschland to link well-trained professionals with companies and organizations r...

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27.03.2014 |  Business School Info session for Semester Abroad

All Business School students currently planning a study semester abroad are invited to an Information Session organised by the International Center. Information session: Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 7pm in Room E 0.02 on the Schwenningen Campus.

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24.03.2014 |  Church activities on Campus

On Sunday 30 March a church service to celebrate the start of the new semester will be held in the Paulus Church in Reutestrasse at 6pm. The congregation is invited to prepare and enjoy a meal together after the service. Those who are interested should contact Märit Kaasch. The Catholic and Protestant churches on campus offer a range of activities from excursions and BBQs to multilingual prayer m...

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01.03.2014 |  Exchange student orientation programme

The mandatory orientation programme for exchange students in Schwenningen takes place from Tuesday 4 March until Tuesday 25 March. During the orientation programme, students will complete required paperwork and registrations and be introduced to the university and the local area. Various excursions are also included in the programme. German crash courses will be held in the afternoons from Wedn...

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