Furtwangen University’s core focus is on employment-oriented education and training based on academic principles. Traditional boundaries between subject fields are removed in interdisciplinary projects. HFU is a leader in the specialist areas of engineering, computer science, information systems and management, business administration, and engineering, media, international business, and health.
In prestigious rankings, students and businesses have also voted us as one of the top educational institutions in Germany. Our 9 faculties offer a broad range of practical and future-oriented degree programs 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 the teaching staff. The Furtwangen model: flexible study conditions for high-performance athletes. Furtwangen University makes it possible to combine high-performance sports with studying for a university degree. Flexible conditions are set down in our Study and Examinations Regulations.
The International Center of Furtwangen University normally arranges accommodation for students who come to Furtwangen University as part of an exchange program. Master's students and students of the International Business Management bachelor's program, get support in finding accommodation from the coordinator of the relevant program.
While there's no tuition cost, the school recommends budgeting 670 EUR per month for living expenses. There is no mention of scholarships or funding for living expenses. Interested students should contact the school to see if any such options exist, given their particular circumstances.