The faculty of Business Information Systems offers numerous SAP-related programmes from faculty members or with business partners of the faculty. For these purposes, the Department itself operates the SAP ECC and SAP BI Core system, which allows complete flexibility in the use of the systems. Furthermore, applications such as SAP CRM, SAP HANA and SAP SCM would be used from higher competence centres of the university in Munich and Magdeburg.

For the execution of business processes in the SAP System, videos which consist of PowerPoint presentations, the SAP system and voice instructions with the possibility of repeated playback feature are available. Students can access to all documents through the eLearning platform.

The faculty operates SAP Systems running on HP hardware running HP-UX operating system and an ORACLE database.

To connect to the system you need the SAPGui, which you have to install on your device. You’ll find it in FELIX following the path:                                                                                                           Courses/catalog/Faculty WI/ Download SAPGui 7.40 Windows- und Javaversions                Please follow the SAPGui Installation Guide.   

Outside the HFU network, additionally you need the HFU VPN client to connect to the SAP server. You’ll find it in FELIX searching for VPN or over the URL:

Following modules are offered by the Faculty:

  • Integrated standard software (SAP ECC)
  • eBusiness application systems (SAP ECC)
  • Customer relationship management (SAP CRM)
  • Customizing of ERP systems (SAP ECC)

Our partners offer the following courses:

  • Big data with SAP HANA, SAP AG Walldorf
  • Business processes in accounting (FI, CO), Accenture Basel
  • Business processes in logistics (MM, PP, SD), Accenture Basel
  • Software development using ABAP I and II, eMaks Freiburg
  • Supply chain management with SAP APO, deloitte Walldorf




SAP Learning HUB Student Edition


The SAP learning hub is a learning portal, which provides access to extensive content about SAP solutions. Students of the Faculty of Business Information Systems can attend at any time the learning unit which consists of high-quality content and access to training systems provided by SAP.

Registration for the Learning Hub Student Edition can only be done through us. For a fix  rate which you can request at the SAP Lab, you have unlimited access to a lot of trainings including E-learning courses and manuals, for a period of 12 months. Thus you can prepare in an ideal way for a certification in a particular field. Certified SAP Consultants are always given a very high priority in the industry.

For final certifications, which are charged additionally, listed in the pdf-file possible_Certifications_reduced_price” a reduced fee of € 180.- is valid. These certifications can only be booked over the SAP Lab.

All other certifications can be booked by the students themselves in the SAP Training and Certification Shop to a regular price.

The SAP Lab of the Faculty of Business Information Systems acts as contact partner and service provider for our students.  So you must pay the fee to us and we would forward it to SAP. Apart from that the SAP Lab doesn’t assume guaranty and responsibility.Please notice, if you have registered for the SAP Learning Hub or a certification to a reduced price, that there is no chance to cancel and get the payed fee refunded.Therefor it’s really important to look around in the SAP Learning Hub Discovery Edition, which is a restricted version of the SAP Learning Hub, to make sure that it fits your needs . 

You can register over for the SAP Learning Hub Discovery Edition.The document "Registration Guide von Prof. Marx" will help you therefor, see link below.


Useful Links:

Help Center

Registration Guido from SAP

Registration Guide von Prof. Marx

Course Catalogue Student Edition 2409114

Valid certification exams

Listing of learning Rooms

FAQ Learning Hub



Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Thomas Marx
Fakultät Wirtschaftsinformatik
Dean of BCM Programme
07723 920-2276
Campus Furtwangen, Raum I 2.07​

 Erwin Grieshaber
Fakultät Wirtschaftsinformatik
07723 920-2510
Campus Furtwangen, Raum I 2.23