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.
|Mode of Payment||Debit/ Credit cards|
|Intake Seasons||Winter and Summer|
|Pre-Study Internship||Required for Business & TMZ Programs|
|Financial Aid||Work-Study, Loans, Grants, and Scholarships|
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.
|Biomedical Engineering (winter)||May 15|
|International Business Management (winter)||June 1|
|Other Programs||July 15|
|Business Consulting (Summer)||October 15|
|Other Programs||January 15|
*Exception: International Business Management (IBM): 15 April
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:
Centre for International Students Constance, (Studienkolleg Konstanz)
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:-
|German language diploma of the Goethe Institute||Level 1|
International applicants must have a valid visa to study in Germany.
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.
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:-
|Programs||Application Deadlines||Application Portal||Academic Requirements||Minimum Language Proficiency|
|M.S in Advanced Precision Engineering||Winter- July 15|
Summer- January 15
|Click Here||Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject with 210 ECTS||English – B 2 CEF|
German – B 2 CEF
|M.S. Applied Health Promotion||Summer- January 15||Click Here||University degree in Health Sciences or similar, Letter of Motivation, Resume||German – DSH 2/ TDN 4|
English – CEFR C1 level
|M.S in Computer Science||Winter- July 15|
Summer- January 15
|Click Here||Bachelor or "Diploma" in Computer Science||German – CEFR B2|
|M.S. Biomedical Engineering||May 15||Click Here||University degree, Prerequisites knowledge of relevant subjects||English – 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.