The title of Honorary Member of the Senate can be awarded by universities for outstanding services to the university.

The Honorary Members of the Senate of Furtwangen University are:

Hans Frank

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 8 March 1978

Mayor of Furtwangen (1957 - 1977)
Member of State Parliament (1964 - 1972)

Died August 2001

Hans Schmidt

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on December 1980

Managing Director and partner of Schmidt Feintechnik Ltd, St. Georgen.
One of the 17 graduates of the first engineering class of 1950
Chairman of the Friends of Furtwangen University Funding Association for many years

Died 28 August 2012 aged 85

Erwin Teufel

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 7 June 1985

Minister President of Baden-Württemberg (1991 – 2005)
Directly elected Member of State Parliament for Villingen-Schwenningen (1972 – 2006)

Albert Keck

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 16 December 1987

Former Chairman of the Board and Chairman of  Supervisory Board of VDO Aldolf Schindling AG in Schwalbach (Taunus)
One of the 17 graduates of the first engineering class of 1950

Thomas Jauch

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 20 October 2009

President of Jauch Group

Rudolf Kastner

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 20 October 2009

Chairman of the board of EGT AG

Guido Wolf

Appointed Honorary Member of the Senate on 1 June 2013

President of Baden-Württemberg State Parliament (since 2011)