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FURTWANGEN UNIVERSITY, FURTWANGEN IM SCHWARZWALD, BADEN-WURTTEMBERG

Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Baden-WurttembergLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1850Established Year

Furtwangen University Programs, Campus, Admission Process & Scholarships

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Furtwangen University or Hochschule Furtwangen University (HFU), a leading public, non-Profit, German University of Applied Sciences, established in 1971, is known for its Mechanical and Medical Engineering faculty with cooperative research and collaboration with industries.

  • Unirank marked HFU with country rank 62 and world rank 1365.
  • Computer Science faculty achieved:
    • CHE Ranking 2018,2015 and 2012: among top five in 300 universities
    • WirtschaftsWoche: in the top 10 in Germany. International Student Barometer (2016) ranked 5th of the 35 universities with:
  • Examinations Office ranked 2nd, Internationally-oriented lectures ranked 3rd, Tutoring within Buddy Programme ranked 3rd, in Germany and internationally.
  • 4 star ranking in the 2015 BIX library index.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Campus SettingUrban
LocationFurtwangen, Villingen-Schwenningen & Tuttlingen, Germany
Official Websitehttps://www.hs-furtwangen.de/en/
Total No. of Academic ProgramsUG: 34
PG: 27
Others: 1
Academic Programs (taught in English)11
enrollment range3,000-3,999 students
Academic Staff200-299
Admission Processpost
Cost of AttendanceAvg. €800/month 
English Language ProficiencyTOEFL: 79-90,
IELTS: 6-7
Admission HelpdeskPhone 07723 920-1310

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The current programs available are Health Sciences, Engineering, Biomedical and Bio and Process Engineering, Also the Accounting, Business Administration, psychology and other programs are highly graded.
  • Tuition fees of €1,500 per semester for non-European Students.
  • The University has three campuses along with an International Centre.
  • The Students can register online to avail the accommodation services of Student Services Freiburg (Studierendenwerk Freiburg)
  • Furtwangen also provides a hostel-like accommodation facility having apartments and single room occupancies, which are furnished with cable connection and internet.
  • Other private accommodations are also facilitated by the University in a different campus.

Special services for international students:

  • Buddy Programme: a German student is accompanied for assisting to comfort in the new place.
  • International Student Community (ISC): ISC activities range from excursions in the area and film and games evenings to cooking together, dance workshops, talks and much more.

Admissions

  • Prospective students have to first register on hochschulstart.de to get an applicant ID and then send the printed application form along with the required academic certificates by post at Hochschule Furtwangen, Zulassungsamt, Robert-Gerwig-Platz, D-78120 Furtwangen.
  • Application deadlines for the Centre for International Students Constance
    • for the upcoming summer semester 1 November
    • for the upcoming winter semester 1 May
  • The Entry prerequisite for programs taught in English demands:
    • Minimum 7yrs (approx.) school English for bachelors to TOEFL score of min. 75 (internet-based)
    • A minimum score of TOEFL 80 internet-based or IELTS 6.5 for Masters.
  • A student visa requires:
    • a valid passport
    • letter of acceptance from the German university
    • proof of adequate financial means
    • medical insurance
  • Documents required for admissions in Bachelors:
    • high school leaving certificate
    • a German Exam (DSH), if required by the Centre for International Students Constance
  • Documents required for admissions in Masters:
    • Application with the selection procedure
    • First degree in a relevant discipline (STEM subject)
    • 210 ECTS points
  • Registrations required at Residence Registration Authoritiesafter one week of stay.

Cost Of Living

The Average living cost provided by the University sums up to €735 per month.

ItemAverage Cost
Student halls of residence€250-300/mth
One-room apartment€280-350/mth
Medical insurance€80/mth
Lunch in the university dining hall€2.80
A glass of beer in a pub€3.00
Milk (1l)€0.70

Scholarships and Financial Aids

The Scholarships provided by DAAD and other Germany Scholarships can be applied. Apart from them, the internal Scholarships are provided based on the scores of the first or second semester for varying courses.

International Students can find financial aid information here.

Find a Program
$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

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3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline


$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

3.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

1.5 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 3,3301st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

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Furtwangen University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population
Average Cost of Attendance$3,330 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-90120 -
IELTS-69 -

Attendance Cost

$3,330

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$3,330 / Year
Post Graduate Program$3,330 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
FurtwangenUniversity provide student Halls for Residence, which are run by Student Service Freiburg (Studierendenwerk Freiburg). Besides these, there is also a wide variety of private accommodation available.$350 / Year
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