Furtwangen University/HFU Business School


Creating the future through innovation for more than 160 years

Furtwangen University (HFU) is proud of its more than 160 year history of high-quality teaching, applied research and strong international orientation. We are ranked highly by both students and employers in Germany’s university league tables and our excellent reputation draws students from all over Germany as well as from more than 80 countries around the world.

With three campuses, ten faculties and 41 innovative and practical degree courses at both bachelor’s and master’s levels, HFU offers a wide variety of academic opportunities. Our students benefit from the excellent study conditions with small study groups and personal contact with professors. We also offer outstanding support services and facilities, including ultra-modern laboratories, a high-tech IT infrastructure and one of the best libraries in Germany. This all adds up to a great learning experience with first-rate job prospects.

Why should you choose us?

  • Modern, innovative degree courses
  • Top quality teaching and research
  • Training in leading-edge technology
  • with a strong practical element
  • Focus on work-relevant skills
  • International focus of degree courses
  • Optimal student support and supervision
  • Excellent job opportunities

HFU Business School is a firmly-established center for excellence, renowned for its pioneering spirit and dynamic atmosphere. Over 1000 business people have graduated with us since our foundation in 1995. We offer fully-accredited, highly-ranked business degrees tailored to the needs of the international job market. At HFU Business School, you will gain a top professional qualification, enabling you to play a successful part in the global economy of the 21st century. And that’s a promise!

Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Black Forest region in southern Germany, HFU Business School provides the perfect setting for your studies.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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This school also offers:


Master of Science in International Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Germany Villingen-Schwenningen

The MSc. in International Management is designed for business graduates looking to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills at an advanced level. The aim of the programme is to build on [+]

Master of Science in International Management The MSc. in International Management is designed for business graduates looking to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills at an advanced level. The aim of the programme is to build on knowledge of business functions and organizations acquired at undergraduate level by looking at the complexity of business systems in the global environment. Particular emphasis is placed on the future challenges faced by business organizations and the aims of sustainable management. An academically challenging programme, the degree also has a strong research focus and participants will work together with leading research faculties on one of a number of management research topics. This unique masters degree will appeal to students who are keen to question management practice and explore new solutions in a changing business environment. We are looking for bright, highly-motivated graduates with a thirst for knowledge and the creativity to bring new ideas to class discussion. 10 GOOD REASONS TO CHOOSE THIS PROGRAMME Small class size (max. 20 students) Highly-ranked business school Internationally diverse student body Internationally experienced teaching staff Programme taught entirely in English Integrated and multidisciplinary approach to complex business problems Strong methodological foundation Research projects in small teams on current business topics Development of competences for sustainable management Explicit focus on future trends and innovation Modules Scientific Procedures The aim of the first part of this module Philosophy of Science is to familiarize students with the philosophical foundations and the historical development of science. Opportunities and limitations of scientific work,... [-]


Furtwangen University

Location address
Robert-Gerwig-Platz 1
Villingen-Schwenningen, Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Württemberg , 78120 DE
Location address
Villingen-Schwenningen, 78054 DE