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Hochuschule Furtwangen

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Established in 1971, the Hochuschule Furtwangen (Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Furtwangen im Schwarzwald (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. This institution also has a branch campus in Tuttlingen and Villingen-Schwenningen. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg), Hochuschule Furtwangen (HFU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Hochuschule Furtwangen (HFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HFU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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Hochuschule Furtwangen's Control Typepublic


Hochuschule Furtwangen's Entity Typenon-profit


Hochuschule Furtwangen' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Hochuschule Furtwangen's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HFU
Founded 1971 Origins date back to 1850 as Archduke of Baden's Clockmaker School
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University Location

Address Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1
Furtwangen im Schwarzwald
78120 Baden-Wurttemberg
Hochuschule Furtwangen's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hochuschule Furtwangen Phone Number +49 (7723) 9200
Hochuschule Furtwangen Fax Number +49 (7723) 920 1109
Other locations Tuttlingen and Villingen-Schwenningen

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hochuschule Furtwangen's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Hochuschule Furtwangen's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hochuschule Furtwangen's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Hochuschule Furtwangen.

Hochuschule Furtwangen: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
Not reported
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Hochuschule Furtwangen's admission information.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hochuschule Furtwangen's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Admission Office Admission Office

Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1
Furtwangen 78120
(7723) 2270

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hochuschule Furtwangen.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hochuschule Furtwangen has an enrollment range of 5,000-5,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Control Type Control Type

Hochuschule Furtwangen is a public higher education institution.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Entity Type Entity Type

Hochuschule Furtwangen is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Campus Setting Campus Setting

Not reported

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Hochuschule Furtwangen does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochuschule Furtwangen's main facilities:

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Library University Library

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Hochuschule Furtwangen's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochuschule Furtwangen's main services:

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Hochuschule Furtwangen's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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Hochuschule Furtwangen's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hochuschule Furtwangen is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hochuschule Furtwangen's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute (ACQUIN)
  • Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics/Computer Science, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hochuschule Furtwangen's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Organization of Lake Constance Universities (IBH)
  • Trinational Metropolitan Upper Rhine Region (TMO)
  • GATE-Germany
  • Skills Alliance in the Winner Region

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


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