|  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 the basis of practical application of academic programmes, and already here the Faculty of Computer Science made it into the top 10. With thi...

 |  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...

 |  First semester students welcomed at HFU

The Summer Semester began on Monday 13 March, 2017 at Furtwangen University and 643 new students started their course of studies - 511 Bachelor's degrees and 132 Master's degrees. On the Furtwangen Campus there are 391 freshmen, on the Schwenningen Campus, 194 and in Tuttlingen, 58. That makes approximately 6,400 students in total at present, slightly fewer than the 6,366 matriculated students a y...

 |  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.

 |  Top rankings in International Student Barometer 2016

In the current "International Student Barometer 2016", our international students once again awarded Furtwangen University top grades as a place to study. HFU was ranked 5th among the 36 German universities which participated. HFU also gained excellent rankings among the 182 universities who took part worldwide. International students at HFU are especially satisfied with the following: ...

 |  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...

 |  Innovation and Entrepreneur Centre

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 Operations Manager of IGZ says, "Since we started in June 2013, we have counselled over 28 potential entrepreneurs, both men and women in 1...

 |  FiPS Success Story

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 University is identified as one of the success stories of the national strategy. The Furtwangen Internship Placement Service (FiPS) was set up 1...

 |  Top Spot for Computer Science in latest Ranking

The Faculty of Computer Science at Furtwangen University has once more earned top points in the CHE “Diversity in Excellence 2012” ranking.  The CHE, the most comprehensive and detailed ranking of higher education institutions in German-speaking countries, evaluated 99 computer science faculties on the basis of research strength, practice orientation, internationality and focus on students. ...

 |  Deutschland-Stipendien Go to HFU Students

As of summer semester 2012, the first three Furtwangen University students begin to receive a Deutschlandstipendium. This funding programme was initiated by the German government to financially support particularly efficient students. Recipients receive a monthly stipend of 300 Euros for the minimum duration of one year. „The university can only award scholarships where we are able to attract half...

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