The offer of admission and timely acceptance of that offer constitute entitlement to a university place. Applicants become students only once they have enrolled at the university.

Enrolment usually takes place in:

  • Early March for the summer semester
  • Early September for the winter semester

Enrolment takes place at the Admissions/Examinations Office on either the Furtwangen, Schwenningen or Tuttlingen campus, depending on your degree programme. You must enroll in person. In exceptional cases you may give written authorisation for another person to act on your behalf.
During the first week of lectures, you will receive your student ID, the HFU card and enrolment documents.

Payment of Fees

Before enrolling, you must transfer payment of any required fees to the university account. Currently the fees payable are as follows:

Type of FeeAmount
Administration Fee
Student Services Fee (Studierendenwerksbeitrag)€47
Student Union Contribution (Studierendenschaftsbeitrag)€13

Documents required for Enrolment

The following documents must be presented when enrolling:

  • A completed enrolment application form
  • The admissions offer letter
  • Proof of valid medical insurance
  • Any documents listed as missing in the admissions offer letter

Student Administration/Examinations Office Opening Hours

Furtwangen and Schwenningen Campuses
Monday, Tuesday, Friday9.00am - 11.30am
Wednesday12.30pm - 2.30pm
Thursday closed
Tuttlingen Campus
Monday1.45pm - 3.45pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday9.15am - 11.45am

Contact: Student Administration/Examinations Office (Prüfungsamt)