Research is a major focus for HFU. The Institute for Applied Research (Institut für Angewandte Forschung = IAF) pools many projects. Additionally, many faculties have their own research activities.

Institute for Applied ResearchApplied research is an important part of the profile of universities today. Besides commissioned research and development for companies, research projects also are funded by the European Union or ...
Applied Mechatronics and Systems Design Lab (LAMS)We carry out innovative projects in the fields of automated mechanical engineering, mechatronics (including building climate control technology) and power electronics. Additionally, we have ...
Computer Science ResearchThe Faculty of Computer Science is one of the most research-oriented faculties at Furtwangen University. Current applied research projects are carried out by means of public and private 3rd party ...
Business StudiesChina Institute:
HFU Business School has been making its expert knowledge of the Chinese economy and international business relations available to the general public through the China Institute since 2004. An ...