New Bachelor’s degree program “Digital Business”: For the shapers of digital change!

The global megatrend of digitalization and the associated change processes are presenting companies with ever new and growing challenges. Hof University of Applied Sciences has designed a new course for this with the future-oriented "Digital Business (B.A.)" course starting in the winter semester 2024/25: It is aimed at young people who want to contribute to the necessary continuous development of digitalized processes and organizations and contribute business management expertise in the process. [more]

published: 25.03.2024

Search for nursing staff: Exchange with Tunisia for Master ‘Cross Cultural Nursing Practice’

Prof. Dr Matthias Drossel, head of the Cross Cultural Nursing Practice Master's degree programme, recently went on a four-day trip to Tunisia together with Michael Weiß-Gehring and Saif Abdellatif from Flegisto, who help international nurses to find work opportunities in Upper Franconia and are experts on the Tunisian region. The aim of the trip was, on the one hand, to establish cooperation in research and teaching and, on the other, to analyse the skills of the international nursing staff, in this case from Tunisia, in detail. [more]

published: 14.03.2024

Economics: “Digitalization and IT technologies in practice”

In the modules "Digital Infrastructure and Internet Technologies in Practice" from the Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and "Applied Research Digitalization and IT Technologies" from the Master's degree in Digital Business Management, students gained valuable practical experience in the field of digitalization and project management in the winter semester 2023/24. [more]

published: 08.03.2024

Hof University of Applied Sciences recognizes foreign nursing staff in Hof

Hof University of Applied Sciences will be the first university in Germany to conduct knowledge examinations and adaptation courses for foreign nursing staff as part of a Master's degree program. According to the Bavarian State Office for Nursing, the institution will receive official certification for such services and can therefore implement recognition for foreign nursing professionals itself. [more]

published: 14.02.2024

“Trekkies” and many more: First New Year’s Lecture with great attendance

A successful premiere: for the very first time since it was founded, Hof University of Applied Sciences organised a New Year's lecture that was open to everyone. 250 guests ensured that even the university's "Audimax" could no longer cope with the crowds and the lecture had to be transferred to another room at short notice. [more]

published: 02.02.2024

From Japan to Franconia: “Surprisingly, I use a lot of the content of my degree programme in daily life.”

Almost 1600 students at Hof University of Applied Sciences do not come from Germany, but from a wide variety of countries. A total of 70 nations can be found on our campus. The numbers have risen significantly in recent years. We work together with many former students on projects, and we simply keep in touch with some of them. Interview with Natsuko Podzimek, former computer science student and programmer at Siemens. [more]

published: 29.01.2024