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Hochschule Hof

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world rank  3389

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Established in 1994, the Hochschule Hof (Hof University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Hof (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Bavaria. This institution also has branch campuses in Münchberg, Kronach and Selb. Officially recognized by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art), Hochschule Hof (HS Hof) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Hochschule Hof (HS Hof) 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. This 29-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HS Hof also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hochschule Hof's Control Typepublic


Hochschule Hof's Entity Typenon-profit


Hochschule Hof' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Hochschule Hof's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Hof University of Applied Sciences
Acronym HS Hof
Founded 1994

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University Location

Address Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Bavaria
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Hochschule Hof Phone Number +49 (9281) 409 3000
Hochschule Hof Fax Number +49 (9281) 409 4000
Other locations Münchberg, Kronach and Selb

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hochschule Hof'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 Hochschule Hof's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hochschule Hof'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 Hochschule Hof.

Hochschule Hof: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Hochschule Hof's admission information.

Hochschule Hof's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hochschule Hof's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Hochschule Hof a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hochschule Hof's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Hochschule Hof's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Hochschule Hof provides information for international students interested in pursuing complete bachelor's or master's programs at the university. If you are an international applicant looking to study at Hof University, you can find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the following page:

Hochschule Hof's Admission Office Admission Office

Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
Hof 95028
(9281) 409 3000

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hochschule Hof.

Hochschule Hof's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hochschule Hof has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Hochschule Hof's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 100-199 academic employees (Faculty).

Hochschule Hof's Control Type Control Type

Hochschule Hof is a public higher education institution.

Hochschule Hof's Entity Type Entity Type

Hochschule Hof is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hochschule Hof's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Hochschule Hof's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Hochschule Hof does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Hof's main facilities:

Hochschule Hof's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Hochschule Hof's Library

The library of Hof University of Applied Sciences, along with its branch library in Münchberg, serves as a dynamic media center that extends its services to the wider public.

Committed to meeting the needs of its university community, the library offers convenient 24/7 access to university members, allowing them the flexibility to utilize its resources whenever necessary.

To further enhance user experience, students benefit from a user-friendly self-service terminal, enabling them to easily borrow and return media materials at any time of the day or night. This streamlined process ensures efficient access to essential resources, supporting the academic journey of students and promoting a culture of continuous learning.

Hochschule Hof's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Hochschule Hof offers the following housing services for international students:

  • The Housing Office assists international students in finding their first accommodation in Hof or Münchberg if they are not yet living in Germany.
  • For students coming from abroad to study, the Housing Office provides support in finding accommodation. Students can contact the Housing Office for assistance.
  • Information on how to apply for a student room is provided in the admission letter.

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Hochschule Hof's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

Hochschule Hof offers a variety of sport facilities and activities for its students through Campus Sport on Campus Hof:

  • Team sports:
    • Volleyball
    • Soccer
    • Table Tennis
    • Floorball
    • Badminton
    • Basketball
    • Dodgeball
  • Fitness classes:
    • Crossfit-Training
    • STEP Aerobics
    • ZUMBA
    • And more

Students from both universities (HföD and Hof University) can access the sports facilities, which include:

  • Dual sports hall
  • Tennis and all-weather courts
  • Bowling alleys
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Conditioning room
  • Fitness equipment

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hochschule Hof's main services:

Hochschule Hof's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Hochschule Hof offers the following financial aids to international students:

  • No tuition fees for Bachelor's and Master's programs at Hof University.
  • Tuition fees apply for all programs at Hof University Graduate School.
  • Many international students have part-time jobs alongside their studies, but it is advisable to plan finances without depending on additional income.

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Hochschule Hof's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Hochschule Hof's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Hochschule Hof's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Hochschule Hof's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Hochschule Hof's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hochschule Hof is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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