As a central academic institution of Furtwangen University, the HFU Akademie coordinates the academic continuing studies of the University. In doing so it meets the quality standards expected of an academic institution and fulfills Furtwangen University's legal requirement to provide continuing education. The competence of our entire University is available through the Akademie in the form of seminars, workshops and blended-learning options. Together with partners both inside and outside the university, the HFU Akademie supports those who wish to further their education. Besides their broad range of seminars, the HFU Akademie also assists companies and organizations in the development of professional development courses customized to their specific needs. Since 2010 the wide range of continuing education offered by the HFU Akademie has complemented the online courses of the tele-akademie which were first offered in 1995.