|  Almost there - TenneSwim Marathon reaching end

HFU Professor Dr. Andreas Fath is nearing the end of his 1,049 kilometer marathon swim along the whole length of the Tennessee River in the USA which he began on 27 July 2017. He will complete the swim in Paducah Kentucky at the end of August. During his Swim for Science, he and his team he are taking water samples  to analyse the water quality of the river. His message is that we are all res...

 |  Important Winter Semester Dates

Lectures for current students begin again for the winter semester 2017/18 on Wednesday, 4 October 2017. The welcome events and orientation sessions for our new 1st semester students take place in the first week of October. The First Semester Welcome Event on the Schwenningen Campus takes place on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at 8.00am in Room A 0.08/A 0.11. On the Furtwangen Campus it begins at 10...

 |  Kitchen Sponge research results go international

The recently published research on the contamination of kitchen sponges headed by HFU professor, Dr. Markus Egert, has already attracted worldwide interest from radio and TV stations, internet and print media. Here are the links to some of the English publications so far: Science magazine:http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/your-kitchen-sponge-harbors-zillions-microbes-cleaning-it-could-make...

 |  HFU team in Black Forest Bike Marathon

Once again Furtwangen University will take part in the team event of the Black Forest Bike Marathon which takes place on 10 September 2017 starting in Furtwangen. It doesn't matter if you are a competitive rider or just ride for fun in your free time, all HFU teachers, students and staff from all the university locations are invited to take part. Whether you ride the 42 km, 60 km, 90 km or 120 km ...

 |  First summer school for students from Shanghai

During the Summer School, which will take place from 16 to 30 July, 2017, 19 STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) students from the HFU partner university USST (University of Shanghai for Technology) will be carrying out project work with HFU International Engineering students, attending seminars and taking part in various freetime activities. The Chinese students will be accompani...

 |  Global Crisis of Child Labour Awareness Day

There are approximately 168 million child laborers around the world according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). On the United Nations World Day against Child Labour, on Monday 12 June 2017, second semester International Business Management (IBM2) students organized an Awareness Day at the HFU Business School on the Schwenningen Campus to inform HFU staff and students about the global ...

 |  Demo for democracy in Furtwangen

What's going on at the moment in Europe? Brexit and increasing nationalism have dominated the news in the last few months. Is the dream of a united Europe over? Or is there a large, silent majority which still says, "Europe cannot be allowed to fail"? To wave the flag for Europe, a "Furtwangen zeigt Flagge" (Furtwangen shows it's true colours) demonstration will take place on W...

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