Hof University of Applied Sciences
President's message for the coming winter semester
University President Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann provides an outlook on the winter semester 2021/2022.
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Update as of July 27: Based on a recent decision by the Ministry, the winter semester is to be conducted as presence teaching.
You can find the second video message here.
Update as of August 31st: Covid-19 testing should remain free for students. You only have to show your student ID card at the testing center.
Update as of September 6th: Due to the new Infektionsschutzgesetz in Bavaria, the following changes have been made at all stand and learning locations of Hof University of Applied Sciences
- instead of an FFP2 mask, it is currently sufficient to wear a medical mask
- the obligation to wear masks inside the buildings remains in force in all meeting areas
- the distance rule of 1.5 m continues to apply as well as hand hygiene, absence in case of symptoms, etc.
- As of 20 September, lecture halls are open to students and can be used in compliance with the above-mentioned points.
- The obligation to wear masks outside the university is completely cancelled.
Please note that from now on, if the 7-day incidence is 35 or higher, the 3G rule will apply: i.e. you will only be allowed to enter the university if you have been vaccinated, recovered or tested. You must have proof of this with you at all times and it will be checked on site. In this case, tests must be carried out in a public test centre. If you present your Campus Card (student ID), these tests are free of charge for students!
For 04 October 2021, we are preparing another Covid19 vaccination campaign at the Hof campus for students.
In order to be able to plan this well, we would be pleased if you participate in the survey via Moodle by Sunday, 19 September 2021 at 4 pm. All you have to do is log in with your university ID and enrol in the course. However, participation in the survey is anonymous.
English-taught Bachelor's programs
Computer Science (B.Sc.)
In the Bachelor's program Computer Science (B.Sc.), you acquire not only up-to-date IT skills but also proficient German language and intercultural competences. You start studying in English language and get intensive German training so that you can switch to lectures in German later on!
Innovative Textiles (B.Eng.)
The Bachelor's program Innovative Textiles (B.Eng.) provides students with a profound foundation in innovative materials science (fibers, yarns, knitted, woven and non-woven fabrics, finishing chemicals) and modern processing technology (surface engineering, finishing).
English-taught Master's programs
Hof University Graduate School
For students with at least one year of professional experience, Hof University Graduate School offers exciting further education opportunities completely in English language. All programs comprise one year of internship – a great opportunity to apply your knowledge and get additional professional experience!
About Hof University of Applied Sciences
Practice-orientation, internationalization (focusing on India) and the intelligent use of resources (focusing on indoor climate systems / water) are at the heart of teaching and research at Hof University, which currently offers more than 30 bachelor and master degree programs in Business, Computer Science and Engineering. Our campus in Münchberg offers a unique education in Germany because of the relationship between the economy and the Textile and Design programs. Companies of upper Franconia also benefit from the centers of excellence and institutes at the University. The three research institutes concentrate on information systems, materials science and water and energy management. Our Graduate School offers full-time further education degree programs. The Bavarian-Indian Centre for Business and University Cooperation, which is affiliated to the University, boosts cooperation between Bavaria and India.
The success of our graduates in internationally active companies is the stimulus for all members of Hof University. All students are excellently educated and cared for in our internationally oriented Green Tech University. Our teaching is influenced by the ideas of strong-practice orientation, open-mindedness and resource efficiency. Thanks to continuous exchange and cooperation with industry, applied research develops high-end solutions for companies and thus guarantees the continuous renewal of our knowledge for the benefit of our academia. We stand for:
- Strong relationships with industry
- The intelligent use of resources with emphasis on water and energy efficiency