Quality standards

HFU Akademie is subject to the same high quality standards applicable to academic institutions.

  • Part-time/executive Master's programmes are fully accredited
  • Long-standing experience in planning and realising academic further education
  • University professors ensure well-founded, current academic content
  • Close contact between university and industry ensures that our seminars have practical relevance and offer useful insights
  • Our further education is tailored to the needs of working professionals
  • Outstanding advice and support from experienced HFU Akademie staff
  • Regular evaluation and updating of our further education portfolio

These additional standards apply specifically to our online courses:

  • Our online courses are vetted and approved by a dedicated German government body (Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht (ZFU) in Cologne)
  • We employ tried and tested – and highly-successful – e-learning concepts
  • We offer maximum flexibility through learning which is independent of time and place and allows for an individual learning pace
  • Outstanding participant support through expert tele-tutors
  • Team-building is facilitated through virtual teams and networks utilising e-learning tools
  • Practical content ensures easy transfer of newly acquired knowledge to working life
  • Constant monitoring of our online courses through academic advisors
  • Easy-to-use learning environment and software