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Studium Generale extracurricular studies programme

See the bigger picture - listen, think, act!

The Studium Generale extracurricular studies programme is a general education initiative of the University. It promotes interdisciplinary thinking and comprehensive personal development in the students. The humanistic orientation aims to broaden students' horizons.

Online attendance

As a result of the current situation, the Studium Generale lecture series is currently being offered online.
To attend a lecture, please click on the following link which will be opened half an hour before each lecture begins: External link opens in a new window:Attend lecture

What is the Studium Generale extracurricular study programme?

Speakers in the Studium Generale extracurricular studies programme are experts in their field who present their subject in a clear and understandable way and afterwards invite questions from the audience.

There is no limit to the range of subjects of the Studium Generale but through the programme, HFU aims, among other things, to encourage active involvement in interdisciplinary questions of sustainable development.

The talks are open to all students, professors, university staff, and members of the public. Entrance is free for all events.

FAQ on the Studium Generale

How much does it cost to attend a Studium Generale lecture?

Studium Generale lectures are always free of charge.

When do the Studium Generale lectures begin?

In Furtwangen the lectures begin at 7.00pm (as opposed to 8.00pm in the past) and in Schwenningen at 6.00pm.

Where do the lectures in Furtwangen take place?

The lectures take place in the I Building of the University (Unterallmendstr. 21, 78120 Furtwangen).

Why should I put my name in the email list?

Before the lectures an email will be sent to everyone on the mailing list with information about the topic of the lectures and the speakers.

How can I put my name on the email mailing list?

The list will be passed round during the lectures for you to add your name. Anyone who is already in the mailing list should not add their name again. It is also possible to email the Studium Generale team at Email application is started:studium-generale(at)hs-furtwangen.de to have your name added to the list. Messages can also be sent over Facebook.

How can I remove my name from the email mailing list?

If you would like to remove your name from the mailing list, please send a message to the Studium Generale team at Email application is started:studium-generale(at)hs-furtwangen.de.

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