For future applicants

Welcome to the Faculty of Business Information Systems at Furtwangen University!
We are delighted that you're interested in our Business Information Systems programme. No doubt you're wondering why you should take a Business Information Systems degree with us here in Furtwangen. We're happy to answer that question.


Top evaluations from HR managers

12/16/2021- Our Business Information Systems graduates have once again received top ratings in the job market and are in high demand! According to, companies value our graduates:


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We are delighted with this outstanding evaluation, one more to add to our consistently positive ranking results, such as the current CHE ranking. According to this ranking, Furtwangen's Business Information Systems Faculty is one of the TOP 10 players in Germany.

Top evaluations from students

CHE Ranking 2020/2021 - Top rankings

For prospective applicants (I32601-1)

According to the CHE Ranking 2020/2021, the Faculty of Business Information Systems at Furtwangen University (HFU) has once again achieved outstanding results and belongs to the top ten in Germany.

The CHE University Ranking is the most comprehensive and detailed ranking of German universities and universities of applied sciences. It includes information about teaching, degree programmes, research and equipment, as well as various evaluations by students of the study conditions at their university.

Students at Furtwangen University's Faculty of Business Information Systems rated as excellent the overall study situation as well as the support, the range of courses, the professional and practical relevance, and the support provided for studying abroad.

Special Features

Why we're so successful ...

Workplace relevance

Contacts with the industry as well as use of current technologies

Business Information Systems academic concept

Learning takes place in dialogue with each other and in small groups.

Opportunities for co-design by students

Faculty retreats, committees, budget

Faculty with international connections
  • Bilingual courses
  • Possibility of a semester abroad
Modern facilities

Buildings, laboratories, computers, library (eBooks, eJournals)

Notebook- clinic

Lending of laptops & tablets to students (Apple, Lenovo, Samsung) and assistance with questions and problems with the PC or laptop

To the Notebook clinic

Many years of experience

Established programme/faculty for 50 years


Career prospects

The megatrend of digitalisation is our focus.

Our Trainee Programme

... You want to study?
... You want to put study contents directly into practice?
... You want to earn money?

-->Yes, all that is possible by combining a Business Information Systems degree with a trainee programme!

Exclusively with us: The PAF online learning module

Don't be afraid of Bits and Bytes: programming made easy

The Faculty of Business Information Systems at Furtwangen University provides its students with the PAF online learning module as a "foreign language" free of charge  (Access from outside HFU only with VPN).

Who we are and where we are

Here we are - the Faculty of Business Information Systems in Furtwangen

... and this is where you will study.