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Hochschule Furtwangen University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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Hochschule Furtwangen University (HFU), formerly known as Fachhochschule Furtwangen, is a top-notch, practice-oriented and professionally recognized academic institution. The university specializes in areas such as engineering, computer science, information systems and management, business administration and engineering, media, international business and health.

  • As a state university, it is home to a total number of 5800+ students.
  • The total number of students in Furtwangen campus is 3,270.
  • The application deadlines vary for different programs.


Admission PortalOnline
Mode of PaymentDebit/ Credit cards
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsWinter and Summer
Pre-Study InternshipRequired for Business & TMZ Programs
Financial AidWork-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships

Furtwangen University Admission Deadlines

Online application for the bachelor's study programmes is opened approximately 10 weeks before the application deadline. Applications which arrive at Furtwangen University after these dates will not be processed. If there are still places available after the deadlines, applicants can apply normally until the start of lectures.

WinterJuly 15
SummerJanuary 15
Biomedical Engineering (winter)May 15
International Business Management (winter)June 1
Other ProgramsJuly 15
Business Consulting (Summer)October 15
Other ProgramsJanuary 15

*Exception: International Business Management (IBM): 15 April

Furtwangen University International Admissions

Furtwangen University offers a wide range of study programs taught in both English and German languages. Given below are the general admission requirements that international students need to fulfill:-

International Applicants must apply over:

HTWG Konstanz

Centre for International Students Constance, (Studienkolleg Konstanz)

Alfred-Wachtel-Straße 8

78462 Konstanz

Admission Requirements

  • An officially certified copy of your university degree in either English or German.
  • An officially certified copy of your university entrance qualification in either English or German.
  • CV in English or German.
  • Letter of Motivation in English or German.
  • Copies of other relevant documents if available, e.g. work references
  • Proof of German/ English Language Proficiency

German Proficiency Requirements

For the German-speaking bachelor’s programs, language proficiency at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEF) C1 level is required. Furtwangen University accepts the following proof of language proficiency in German:-

TestsMinimum Requirements
DSHLevel 2
TestDaFTDN 4
Goethe CertificateC2
telc GermanC1
German language diploma of the Goethe InstituteLevel 1

Visa Process

International applicants must have a valid visa to study in Germany.

  • In order to apply for a visa, candidates have to provide the following documents:
    • Passport copy
    • Admission letter by the respective university
    • Proof of finance or sufficient funds
    • Health Insurance
    • Passport size photographs
  • Applicant have to visit their nearest German embassy and submit the above-mentioned documents and have to pay application fees/
  • Health insurance is a must to enter in German territory.
  • If everything goes well then you can expect the visa in 4-6 weeks.

Furtwangen University Undergraduate Admission

At Furtwangen University, the bachelor’s programs generally take 7 semesters and are divided into foundation level and advanced level studies. The basic criteria for all the programs are same apart from few specific requirements. There are few courses which may require a pre-study internship before taking admission.

Admission Requirements

  • Transcripts of previously attended institutions.
  • A certain level of English language proficiency through schooling was done in the English language. The English language test scores.
  • The certificate may be asked to be provided by a certain selective criteria school to be admitted to certain programs.
  • A valid proof of nationality
  • Proof of financial documents and insurance certificates.

Furtwangen University Graduate Admissions

At Furtwangen University, the Master's degree programs generally take 3 semesters. The final piece of required work, the Master's thesis is written in the third semester. Given below are the specific- course wise requirements:-

ProgramsApplication DeadlinesApplication PortalAcademic RequirementsMinimum Language Proficiency
M.S in Advanced Precision EngineeringWinter- July 15
Summer- January 15
Click HereBachelor’s degree in a relevant subject with 210 ECTSEnglish – B 2 CEF
German – B 2 CEF
M.S. Applied Health PromotionSummer- January 15Click HereUniversity degree in Health Sciences or similar, Letter of Motivation, ResumeGerman – DSH 2/ TDN 4
English – CEFR C1 level
M.S in Computer ScienceWinter- July 15
Summer- January 15
Click HereBachelor or "Diploma" in Computer ScienceGerman – CEFR B2
M.S. Biomedical EngineeringMay 15Click HereUniversity degree, Prerequisites knowledge of relevant subjectsEnglish – CEFR B2

After arriving in Germany, international students must register with the Residency Registration Office, in the place of residence. This process must be completed within the first week of arrival along with the submission of necessary documents such as Personal ID card or passport , Landlord's Confirmation and Completed application form. After the successful completion of this process, students will receive a Confirmation of Registration to apply for a Residence Permit.

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