Counselling and care of international guest and exchange students (incl. ERASMUS)

  • social counselling (e.g. questions about enrollment, medical insurance, TV registration, etc.) 
  • Application and preparation for enrollment
  • Assistance with accommodation search
  • Organization of Orientation Programme, Welcome Evenings and International Festival on Furtwangen Campus
  • Organization of excursions and the  Buddy and Guest Family Programmes

Counselling of foreign applicants

  • initial counselling regarding study programme options and prerequisites
  • referral for further information to Admissions Office, Academic Counselling Service or faculties
  • initial information regarding recognition of foreign educational qualifications and credits for international applicants

Counselling and care of foreign degree-seeking students

  • Referral to the relevant staff for further assistance
  • Counselling of foreign students on academic and social matters and on matters related to the authorities
  • Scholarship counselling and application for and allocation of scholarships to foreign students
  • Organization of the Orientation Programme for English-taught Master's programmes in cooperation with the faculties, the Welcome Evenings and the International Festival on the Furtwangen Campus
  • Organization of Excursions
  • Counselling and care of foreign guests (teaching staff, researchers, university staff) during their stay at HFU


Brigitte Minderlein

International Center
Director International Center
07723 920-1310
07723 920-1109
Furtwangen Campus, Room E

Julia Hennig

International Center
International Student Support
07723 920-1318
Furtwangen Campus, Room E 0.01

Petra Balasta

International Center
International Student Support
07720 307-3318
07720 307-4719
Schwenningen Campus, Room C 1.08

Jenny Sailer

Industrial Materials Engineering (B)
Industrial Virtual Engineering (B)
International Center
International Student Support, Outgoing Student Support
07461 1502-6226
07461 1502-6201
Campus Tuttlingen, Room A 2.10