VPN and Shibboleth


The VPN-Client (Cisco Any Connect) enables access to the HFU network with your HFU account from off-campus locations.
Installation instructions for the HFU VPN software (Cisco Any Connect) can be found on the External link opens in a new window:Remote access to e-media via VPN or Shibboleth helpcard on the External link opens in a new window:Library howto pages.


Shibboleth single sign-on allows you to use the libraries' resources from off-campus locations with your HFU account. Select "DFN-AAI-German higher education" and “Hochschule Furtwangen” from the e-book or e-journal platform and log in with your HFU account to access full-text and download options.


If you have any questions concerning Shibboleth, please contact the library at: bibliotheken(at)hs-furtwangen.de.