13 English Study Programs at Furtwangen University

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

Furtwangen University

14%
International students
University of applied sciences
Type
public
Status
6.300
Students

About the University

As one of Germany's leading universities, Furtwangen University (HFU) is recognised for its excellence in the following areas:
- High quality and innovation in teaching
- Strong practical focus through collaboration with industry
- International focus
- Applied research
- Continuing education and lifelong learning
- Cooperation and motivation
- Social responsibility and safeguarding of the future

Furtwangen University's core focus is on employment-oriented education and training based on academic principles. 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. Their aim is to offer forward-looking degree programmes to talented young people, awarding top-quality, accredited degrees which open up exceptional career opportunities.

High quality and innovation in teaching
Our aim is to provide a top-notch, practice-oriented and professionally recognized academic education. We are continually extending their range of programmes and qualifications. In the bachelor's and master's degree programmes, academic, technical and methodological skills are taught using innovative teaching methods in an attractive learning environment.

Practical focus through cooperation with industry
Our university understands the importance of cooperation and strong partnerships with industry. Ongoing information exchange with their partners in companies and organisations guarantees a practical focus in teaching, research and professional development. We also work with those partners to develop new study programme models and relevant funding programmes for our students.

International focus
We support international education, research and cultural exchange by working in collaboration with universities and companies around the world. We develop our degree programmes with a focus on international opportunities and demands. The inclusion of international developments in our course content and the teaching of foreign languages and intercultural skills, as well as the provision of funding for travel abroad, all help to prepare graduates for work in an international environment.

Applied research
We actively support cooperation between their university and partner companies in the area of applied research and technology transfer as it is an essential catalyst for innovation and the sustained relevance of their teaching. Lecturers are actively involved in application-oriented research, development and project work ensuring the relevance and quality of course content.

Social responsibility and safeguarding of the future
Social responsibility, sustainability and the safeguarding of their future are at the forefront of their goals. We provide our students with the necessary skills for forward-looking, sustainable action in industry, the environment and in society as a whole. In addition, we actively support work-life balance by creating a family-friendly culture for their employees and students.

International Rankings

# -
Times Higher Education Ranking
# -
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
# -
QS World University Rankings

National Rankings

#171
Humboldt Ranking
# -
DFG-Ranking

Tuition fees

7
0
8
2
3
0

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

6 Programs open for application

6 Programs open for application

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
46.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction
53.8% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

100% directly at University
0% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

6 (5 programs)

Minimum

60 (2 programs)

Minimum

0 (4 programs)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (4 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

6 (5 programs)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

60 (2 programs)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (4 programs)

Maximum

0 (4 programs)

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

46.2%

Summer intake

30.8%

Winter & Summer intake

23.1%

Location

Furtwangen University
the University has other campuses in:

1) Campus Furtwangen

2) Campus Villingen-Schwenningen

List of English-taught Study Programs offered by Furtwangen University