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First Semester Student Welcome events

Everything you need to know about getting started on your course

Welcome all first semester students!

The First Semester Welcome event on Monday, 15 March 2021 will take place in the form of a video. The video is for all first semester students on all our campuses. The President of the university will be welcoming you and you'll be given tips on getting started in your new student life.

Each faculty will be setting up its own orientation programme which you will be listed here as soon as the programmes are confirmed.

By the way: you will find an Internal link opens in the same window:Introduction to our video-conferencing tool Alfaview (in German) below.

Willkommen Erstsemester! Video zum Start ins Sommersemester 2021

Programmes for individual study programmes

The programmes for each faculty are listed below - simply click on the plus sign to show each programme
Faculty of Digital Media, Furtwangen

Computer Science in Media, Media Design, Online Media programmes

10.00am

Welcome by Dean Prof. Aichele
incl. greeting from the members of the University Executive

External link opens in a new window:https://youtu.be/PqlbXv1MHUg

Directly following this our Dean will welcome you live in digital room DM-02External link opens in a new window::https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/dm02

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/dm02zh

3.30pm

Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

The programme for the first semester welcome and the first few days of university, and all other important information on starting your studies at the Faculty of Digital Media can be found on the DM First Semester Welcome page.

Faculty of Health, Safety, Society, Furtwangen

Applied Health Sciences (AGW), Security and Safety Engineering (SSB), Applied Health Promotion (AGF), Risk, Reliability and Safety Engineering (RIW) study programmes

All events take place in GSG Room 13.

Online room GSG 13: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/gsg13

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second link: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/gsg13zh

Don't have an HFU account yet? Then use this link:
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/ad362159-d137-4b43-aad7-85cb1cfa8141/8fab4829-df76-4966-861c-8bda4618a74b

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second link:
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/ad362159-d137-4b43-aad7-85cb1cfa8141/70229580-cd8a-49c5-b2f4-c399f1a2ed4d

Programme on 15 March

10.00am
External link opens in a new window:Official welcome from the members of the University Executive

11.00am
Welcome from the Faculty (Prof. Lambotte, Dean; Prof. Steinhausen Vice-dean; Prof. Weber, A., Vice-dean)

11.30am
Split into the various study programmes - short welcome from the Deans of Studies
AGW: Alfaview GSG-13-A Prof. Weidmann
SSB: Alfaview GSG-13-B Prof. Stienen
AGF: Alfaview GSG-13-C Prof. Schnee
RIW: Alfaview GSG-13-D Prof. A. Weber

2.00 - 3.30pm
Information from the student representative of the Faculty Council

3.30pm

Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Faculty of Computer Science, Furtwangen

Computer Science (AIN) and IT Product Management (ITP) programmes
All events will take place online.

10.00am
External link opens in a new window:Official welcome of first semester students by Furtwangen University

11.00am
Welcome and introduction to the Faculty of Computer Science with award of prize for the student with the best grades in the foundation studies
Meeting link: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/in16)

c. 11.30am
Mentoring Kick-off
Meeting link: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/in16)

3.30pm
Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Faculty of Industrial Technologies, Tuttlingen

For Applied Materials Sciences, Mechatronic Systems and Human Factors programmes and Technical Orientation Prep Course

All orientation events will take place online. Links for the individual events can be found below.

Faculty of Mechanical and Medical Engineering, Schwenningen

Schwenningen Campus

Programmes
Bachelor: Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics (MM), Medical Engineering - Clinical Technologies (MKT), International Engineering (IEB)
Master: Advanced Precision Engineering (APE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), Micromedical Engineering (MZT), Precision Manufacturing and Management (PMM)

Programme First Semester Welcome 15.03.2021, from 9.00am, online in Room MME-01

Alfaview instructions: https://www.hs-furtwangen.de/veranstaltungen/erstsemester-begruessungen/#c24872

9.00am

Welcome by the Dean Prof. Dr. Gunter Ketterer

External link opens in a new window:Online in Alfaview Room MME-01

9.20am

Split into breakout rooms for each study programme

Welcome by the Dean of Studies
Information for the first few days, introduction
External link opens in a new window:Online in Alfaview, breakout rooms in Room MME-01

Following this:

Welcome by the President Prof. Dr. Rolf Schofer 
Introduction to the University services
External link opens in a new window:Video (link will be also shown in MME-01)

1.15pm
Introduction to the Information and Media Center (IMZ) services - (FELIX, studiportal, Webmail)

External link opens in a new window:Important information on the HFU portals

3.30pm

Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Faculty of Medical and Life Sciences, Schwenningen

Welcome of first semester students on Monday, 15 March 2021

Applied Biology (ANB) and Molecular and Technical Medicine (MTZ)

8.25am
External link opens in a new window:Welcome video from the University

9.15am
Welcome from the Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Life Sciences, Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Deigner / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

9.30am
Introduction from the Student Council of the Faculty of Medical and Life Sciences / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

9.45am
Split into study programmes / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

  • Applied Biology (ANB) (Alfaview - Breakout room A)
  • Welcome by Dean of Studies Prof. Dr. Holger Conzelmann
  • Molecular and Technical Medicine (MTZ) (Alfaview - Breakout room B)
  • Welcome by Dean of Studies Prof. Dr. Meike Burger

11.00am 
Introduction to the library / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

1.15pm
Introduction to the services of the Information and Media Center (IMZ) /Information on the Studiportal, FELIX, Webmail etc. Room: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/aula

2.15pm   
General safety information (attendance mandatory) / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

3.30pm  
Electrical engineering safety instructions (attendance mandatory) / External link opens in a new window:Room MLS01

If you do not have an HFU account,  you can use these guest links to take part in the events:

Room:
MLS-01 https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/87afa4a6-c09f-4a2b-b777-3c149bddeb6d/0803d5db-b9a2-4d40-b92e-db3c3e861438

Aula
For the first 100 participants
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/8986eb57-cbb9-4ccd-a13f-6b9666412484

For participants without a camera (when there are more than 100 participants)
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/4e27bd22-5d81-4c29-bf13-8197481b2ac0

HFU Business School, Schwenningen

Business Management and Pschology programme (BMP)

10.00am

External link opens in a new window:General HFU welcome session
• Welcome by the members of the University executive
• Information on the University and the various information events
• Academic information for Summer Semester 2021
• Information on studying and campus life from Student Union durch (AStA) and Central Academic Counselling Office (ZSB)
• Introduction of Job Centre activities
• Insights into everyday student life and tips for freshers ("von Studis für Studis")

(The video link will be posted here on 15 March)

11.15am

Welcome by Dean of the HFU Business School, Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Schneider
Online live

Access link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/383075773
App GoToMeeting (free of charge, necessary to take part): https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/383075773

1.15pm

Introduction to the Information and Media Center, Dr. Sandra Hübner, Head of Learning Services
Online live

Link 1: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/aula
Link 2 (if more than 100 participants): https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/aulazh

2.15pm

Kick-off Business Management and Psychology programme (BMP)
Prof. Dr. Armin Trost & Nadine Merkt
Online live

Access link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/232714957
App GoToMeeting (free of charge, necessary to take part): https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/232714957

3.30pm

Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Lectures start Tuesday 16 March 2021: External link opens in a new window:timetable.
Further information on the timetable will be given during the BMP kick-off meeting.

International Business programme (IBW)

10.00am

General HFU welcome session
• Welcome by the members of the University executive
• Information on the University and the various information events
• Academic information for Summer Semester 2021
• Information on studying and campus life from Student Union durch (AStA) and Central Academic Counselling Office (ZSB)
• Introduction of Job Centre activities
• Insights into everyday student life and tips for freshers ("von Studis für Studis")

(The video link will be posted here on 15 March)

11.15am

Welcome by Dean of the HFU Business School, Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Schneider
Online live

Link GoToMeeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/383075773

App GoToMeeting (free of charge, necessary to take part):
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/383075773

1.15pm

Introduction to the Information and Media Center, Dr. Sandra Hübner, Head of Learning Services
Online live

Link 1:https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/aula
Link 2: (if more than 100 participants): https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/aulazh

2.15pm

Orientation seminar, Prof. Dr. Frank Kramer | Dean of Studies and Natascha Steffens | Programme coordinator
Online live

Link GoToMeeting:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/521007933

App GoToMeeting (free of charge, necessary to take part):

https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/521007933

3.30pm

Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office (Link to follow)

Lectures start Tuesday 16 March 2021: External link opens in a new window:timetable.

Faculty of Business Information Systems, Furtwangen

Welcome of the first semester students at the Faculty of Business Information Systems Summer Semester 2021
Business Information Systems (WIB), International Business Information Systems (IBS), Business Consulting (BCM), Business Application Architectures Master (BAM) programmes

All events will take place online. Links can be found under the individual events.

9.00am
External link opens in a new window:Official welcome of first semester students by Furtwangen University

9.40am
Help with access and technical check
(Problems? Tel.07723-920-2931)
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

10.00am
Business Information Systems Bachelor (WIB) and International Business Information Systems Bachelor (IBS) – Information from Deans of Studies and split up into breakout rooms in Alfaview
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

  • Business Information Systems Bachelor (WIB). Prof. Dr. Andreas Hess, Alfaview WI-01  Breakout room A
  • International Business Information Systems Bachelor (IBS), Prof. Dr. Eduard Heindl, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room B
  • Business Consulting Master (BCM). Prof. Dr. Holger Ziekow, Alfaview WI-07

10.30am
Welcome from the Student Council Alfaview Breakout room E (German), Breakout room F (English)
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

from 3.30pm on
Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Tuesday, 16 March

Safety information, Annette Brotz-Gora
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

  • 10.00-10.30am (German, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room A)
  • 10.30-11.00am (English, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room B)
     

11.00am - 12.30pm
Introduction to the study programmes:
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

  • Business Information Systems Bachelor (WIB) Prof. Dr. Andreas Hess, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room A
  • International Business Information Systems Bachelor (IBS), Prof. Dr. Eduard Heindl, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room B

7.00pm
Warm-up & welcome from the Student Council
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview WI-01

  • German, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room A
  • English, Alfaview WI-01 Breakout room B

Wednesday, 17 March

1.00 - 2.00pm
Introduction to the services of the Information and Media Center (IMZ) in German, Dr. Sandra Hübner

2.00pm
Introduction to the library, German, Herr Daub
External link opens in a new window:Alfaview- WI-01

2.00 - 3.00pm
Introduction by Student Services Freiburg in German (for questions regarding BAföG, psychological counselling, student services)
(Link to follow)

Thursday, 18 March

8.30am
Welcome event for Business Application Architectures Master (BAM), Prof. Dr. Knahl
Alfaview WI-06

Monday, 26 March

1.00 - 2.00pm
Introduction to the services of the Information and Media Center (IMZ) in English, Dr. Sandra Hübner

Wednesday, 21 April

4.15pm
Introduction the Study and Examinations Regulations (SPO) for Summer Semester 2021, Prof. Conzelmann and Helga Fleig
Link to Alfaview-Raum Aula (max. 350 participants for all campuses)
(Links to follow)

Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering, Furtwangen

Business administration and Engineering - Marketing and Sales, Product Engineering, Industrial Solutions Management, Product Innovation and Sales & Service Engineering programmes

External link opens in a new window:Official welcome video of first semester students by Furtwangen University

11.30am

Welcome by the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering, Prof. Jörg Jacobi, online in Alfaview room WING 01.
Link to room: https://rooms.hs-furtwangen.de/rooms/wing01

from 3.30pm on
Live chat with Victoria Reineck from the HFU Central Academic Counselling office

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/853a6b17-6a8d-420b-9ef0-2fb39a1f6496

If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second linkExternal link opens in a new window::
https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/5281c69d-1d22-4f91-87f5-0f6f20db99b5

Can't find the programme you're looking for? You can find your faculty by checking our Internal link opens in the same window:Programme Overview.

Central programme

More info for all first semester students - just click on the plus sign
Mobility

Current information on mobility at HFU can be found in these flyers:

•    Download file:Mobility Furtwangen
•    Download file:Mobility Schwenningen

Further information on mobility can be found on our Internal link opens in the same window:mobility pages.

The Download file:app for the NorOvA research project has also been available since Winter Semester 2019/2020. By using the app, you can support research on climate protection challenges and at the same time win attractive prizes with the VSB Semester Ticket as the top prize. The ticket is an inexpensive way to stay mobile for 6 months, in other words for a semester. Check out the Internal link opens in the same window:NorOvA Project page for more information and details on the research project.

Churches

The Schwenningen Campus congregation, kirche@campus, introduces itself in this video: https://media.hs-furtwangen.de/video/KircheCampus-Schwenningen-Erstsemester-Begruessung/43f11c0645277933a043eee599d9b584

You want to get in contact with the churches in Schwenningen? Warmely welcome to kirche at campus! We offer conversation about god and the world, services and prayers, support in emergency situations and opportunities to meet
Start the semester with us and other students at a short digital service at the semester start friday 26 March, 7.30pm. Afterwards is possibility to meet and talk in digital rooms and also join the "Auszeit" - a international bible group. The Link and more information you can find on our homepage www.kirche-at-campus.de

The Tuttlingen Protestant Church introduces itself in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlctaUbRt-g

Student Services

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

2.00 - 3.00pm for Furtwangen

3.30 - 4.30pm for Schwenningen and Tuttlingen

https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/bce5ec09-d640-42af-b7aa-e2ddd06371b1
If this link does not work, the first 100 places are already full. Then simply use the second link: https://app.alfaview.com/#/join/hochschule-furtwangen-furtwangen-university/046a77e3-600e-46cf-954e-ee70ce81fdbb/3f03d533-41cb-40c6-85ba-b87d4965c926

 

 

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