University supports lifelong learning

The HFU Academy coordinates our courses for professionals.

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Lifelong learning - with us!

In a world that is constantly evolving, lifelong learning is the key to success. Professional development enables you to keep up with the latest trends. Reskilling and upskilling open up new career opportunities. 

HFU's continuing education programmes not only expand and update specialist knowledge, but also personal skills and opportunities.

  • Guaranteed to find the right format Part-time degree courses, shorter contact courses, individual seminars for professionals, traditional lectures, training courses, specialist workshops or online courses - we have a lot to offer!
  • Expertise from the team of professionals The HFU Academy is the central institution for academic continuing education at HFU. Our team works with highly competent specialists who pass on their expertise as lecturers.
  • Learning for every life situation Enabling lifelong learning means creating flexible offers. We are happy to advise you individually on which of our continuing education courses best suit your personal situation.
  • Always innovative The HFU Academy is breaking new ground and developing innovative, customer-oriented offers for graduates, for people returning to work, for companies and associations - for everyone!

Our broad range of professional development courses

Compact, short and competent: We offer a wide range of continuing education courses that will help you advance your professional career. You can find current offers below and also on External link opens in a new window:Südwissen, the continuing education portal of the state universities in Baden-Württemberg.
Filter the offers there using "Hochschule Furtwangen".

Or would you rather listen as a guest first?

We at Furtwangen University are happy to invite interested people from the region to attend regular lectures as guest students if they have the appropriate previous education. However, guest students are not entitled to unlimited participation. Students enrolled at the university have priority in the event of over-subscription. Guest students are also not allowed to take examinations.
The guest auditor fees are:

  • up to 4 semester hours per week (SWS): € 80
  • up to 8 semester hours per week (SWS): € 180
  • over 8 semester hours per week (SWS): € 240

We are happy to advise you! You'll find your key contacts at the bottom of this page.

We're happy to advise you on professional development.

Your key contacts

  •  Dr. Armin Müller
    Dr. Armin Müller Head of HFU Academy
  •  Sabine Heizmann
    Sabine Heizmann Assistant to Head of HFU Academy
    course management, guest auditor support