HFU's core focus is on employment-oriented education and training based on academic principles. Our aim is to provide a top-notch, practice-oriented and professionally recognized academic education. We are continually extending our range of programmes and qualifications which include undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses as well as professional training at university level. In our bachelor's and master's degree programmes, academic, technical and methodological skills are taught using innovative teaching methods in an attractive learning environment. Studying at HFU provides students with an interdisciplinary, application-oriented education which prepares them well for their future careers.
Career Prospects First-rate Career Prospects Smart systems are used in various industrial sectors, including the automotive industry, automation, communication, microsystems engineering and the manufacture of everyday items. Our graduates are qualified for leading positions in various professional areas – such as innovative roles and research & development work [...] career and obtaining a doctorate.
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The Student Affairs Department of Furtwangen University is responsible for any questions our students may have regarding applications, admissions, enrolment and examinations, before, during and after their study time.
The Student Affairs Department is responsible for:
The International Center of Furtwangen University normally arranges accommodation for students who come to Furtwangen University as part of an exchange programme.
Master's students and students of the International Business Management bachelor's programme, get support in finding accommodation from the coordinator of the relevant programme.
Our library media portfolio includes more than 130,000 e-books, 50,000 books and 25,000 electronic newspapers, as well as many scientific databanks, literature administration software and video portals. Comprehensive counselling on the various media is also available.
Furtwangen University is not only the highest university in Germany geographically, in prestigious rankings students and businesses have also voted us one of the top educational institutions in Germany. Our 9 faculties offer a broad range of practical and future-oriented degree programmes across 3 campuses — Furtwangen, Schwenningen and Tuttlingen. The friendly and supportive HFU atmosphere which is our trademark, enables our students to settle into academic life quickly and to concentrate fully on their studies. Classes are small allowing personal contact with teaching staff.
There is a great sense of community in Furtwangen. Being small makes it easier to meet other people, whether it’s in the common room of the student halls of residence, at the swimming pool or the gym, or at student parties or events such as the International Festival.
Bikes can be used for commuting as well as for sport. They are great for getting your system going again after a hard day of lectures. Our students and staff have the advantage of being able to enjoy the wonderful countryside of the Black Forest region and the area around the source of the Danube. So there are plenty of good reasons to leave the car at home, forget the bus and just use your own legs.
Here Are Various Student Organizations And Clubs On Each Of The Three Campuses Of Furtwangen University. The Various Sports Initiatives Are Coordinated By The Student Union Asta.Furtwangen Campus
Accreditation of degree programmes (programme accreditation) is laid out by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and is a requirement in the State Higher Education Act for the official approval of a degree programme. In system accreditation, it is not simply individual degree programmes which are accreditated, but actually the quality control system of the whole university in the area of learning and teaching.
The program can be more intense
Good and international professors, overall international atmosphere and well organised University, but the city of Schwenningen is not a typical student city
The city is quite small but beautiful and since it is in the blackforest region, it is a piece of cake to explore and trek the beauty of the hills. the study was awesome and we all loved the winter there.