Summer School Mobile Computing

Hof University offers a young and modern campus. This is an excellent environment for a summer school on the topic of Mobile Computing.

The summer school program will be a combination of lecturers and practical work at the IT-lab. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the surroundings of the university for leisure in the beautiful northern Bavarian nature.

Summer School date: July 10th till July 22nd 2017

Course content

Digital processes are more and more part of production, consumer goods and infrastructure. The course of the summer school will introduce you to the design and development of Android OS.

You will gain the knowledge of programming the latest Android Smartphone’s and tablets. The class concentrates on the Android OS and the Android development kit. The Summer School Students will learn about:

  • To use the Android Studio IDE Integrated Desktop Environment
  • To apply object-oriented programming concepts to mobile development
  • To use Java to write mobile applications
  • The Andriod mobile OS API functions

The whole course will be performed by an US-professor.


Target group

 Students of Master Study programs in Software Engineering and professionals in the software industry


July 10th-22th, 2017

Venue: Hof University of Applied Sciences
              Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
              95028 Hof

Course language/language level: English/B2, C1, C2


The accommodation is organized for all participants by ifw- Institute for Continuing Education.

Participants stay in single rooms in student accommodation on campus. Facilities for self-catering are available. The price for accommodation is included in the course fee.


Food must be provided by the participants themselves. Meals in the university's refectory and cafeteria are available at reasonable prices (2-5 EUR per meal). Vegetarian food is available.

Framework and leisure program

The supporting program includes day trips to Nuremberg or Bamberg, guided city walk, international buffet, film night, etc - free sports facilities on campus (tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball, aerobics, etc.) (Please note that excursions are subject to change.)

Course fees

The course fees are 1,350 EUR.  This includes accomodation, insurance and pick-up service from Hof train station. Participants have free 24-hour access to the internet and the library at Hof University.

Application process

For application please use our online portal and klick here. Application period: December 12th, 2016 - March 11th, 2017

In March 2017 an admission committee intensively scrutinizes all applications and decides about final admission.

Contact person

Antje Lappann | University of Applied Science Hof

Antje Lappann

Institute for Continuing Education (ifw)

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 131
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3357
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3357
E-Mail: antje.lappannhof-university.LÖ



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