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Welcome to Hof University!

Find out more about our practice-oriented teaching approach and our green campus in the video below!

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Video message: summer semester 2022 at Hof University

University president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann informs in this video message how the summer semester at Hof University is going to be planned. If you have any questions, please contact our team via mail to wintersemester2021@hof-university.de .

Information on Covid-19 precautions

The in-house hygiene regulations will be repealed as of May 2, 2022.

However, the corresponding Bavarian regulation will continue to apply. It is therefore strongly recommended to wear masks where a distance of 1.5 meters cannot be guaranteed. Disinfectant will continue to be available at the sites.


The following opening hours will be in effect for the 2022 summer semester beginning May 2, 2022:

- During the semester:

Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. / Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


- During the semester break:

Monday - Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. / Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


In addition, as of May 2, 24-hour opening resumes with the familiar (as before Corona) rooms and university areas.

Special opening hours of labs are in  the responsibility of the lab heads.


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!

Further information

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.

Our Mission

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

  • Internationalization

  • The intelligent use of resources with emphasis on water and energy efficiency



Campus Hof

95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg

Campus Kronach

Kulmbacher Straße 11
96317 Kronach

Fon: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3000

Campus Selb

Wittelsbacher Str.41
95100 Selb
Fon: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3000