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The Student Counseling Office, the International Office, the Career Service and the Institute for Continuing Education at Hof University offer numerous services to advise and support international applicants and students before their arrival and during their studies in Hof. Services include e.g. academic advising, assistance with administrative issues, orientation weeks before the start of each semester and intercultural training.
Unlike in many German cities, accommodation is still fairly inexpensive and easy to find in Hof. For rent, you have to calculate around EUR 200 - 270 (plus additional costs for water, heating, electricity) for a room and EUR 300-400 (plus additional costs) for a one-room apartment. Our Housing Office assists international students with finding accommodation.
The library offers literature and information for all university members. Main topics of the stock are business, law, computer science, technology and design as well as other subjects. Our students have 24h access to the library.
Our campus offers a variety of events, ranging from international evenings or interdisciplinary lectures to parties and movie nights.
Hof University provides a wide range of leisure sports, offering diversification, fun and the opportunity to create balance in the demanding lives of students. Sports facilities like a double-size gym, tennis court, all-weather pitch, bowling alleys, a beach volleyball court, a fitness training room and fitness equipment can be used by all students. In addition, many sports classes are offered.
Apart from the Students' Union, which represents the interests of the students, there are several student-run associations on the campus. The International Team, for instance, supports international students during their stay in Hof and organizes events such as parties, dinners and excursions.
Hof University is the first system accredited university in Bavaria. System accreditation is the highest accreditation universities can receive in Germany.
The University of Applied Sciences in Hof is a professional university that attaches significant importance to an excellent education. The staff as well as the professors are helpful in every situation. In addition, the most professors try to explain everything in a manner that is understandable for everyone.
The program is a great choice for students that plan on working in a different country. I really enjoyed the semesters abroad and found the mix between professors and dozents with a very practical background extremely beneficial.