Prof. Lehmann: “No champagne corks are popping, we just keep on working!”

The news that Hof University of Applied Sciences has been named Germany's most popular university in the rankings of the Studycheck.de portal has caused much joy and recognition. In an interview with "campuls-digital", university president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann speaks of a "unique award," but also looks ahead. [more]

published: 18.01.2023

High energy costs: “Study in presence, save on heating costs in private!”

In the recent past, Hof University of Applied Sciences has already clearly positioned itself in favor of classroom teaching in the current winter semester. In the wake of the energy crisis, the university now sees this view confirmed and calls on its students to come to campus in as large numbers as possible during the winter months. This would enable them to save energy in the private sector and relieve the strain on their budgets [more]

published: 07.11.2022

The university celebrates: Topping-out ceremony at the Center for Water and Energy Management (ZWE)

n the presence of Bavaria's Minister of State for Science and the Arts, Markus Blume, as well as many guests of honor from politics and science, another topping-out ceremony has now been celebrated on the campus of Hof University of Applied Sciences: With the new Center for Water and Energy Management, one of the most modern and flexible research facilities in Germany is being built here [more]

published: 29.07.2022

CSU parliamentary group visits Hof University of Applied Sciences

At the invitation of Hof's Member of the State Parliament Alexander König, the leadership of the CSU parliamentary group in the Bavarian State Parliament visited Hof University of Applied Sciences. Parliamentary group chairman Thomas Kreuzer, parliamentary managing director Tobias Reiß and state parliament member Martin Schöffel (constituency Wunsiedel/Kulmbach) were welcomed by university president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.. Jürgen Lehmann welcomed them to the campus. [more]

published: 04.07.2022

In the Freiheitshalle: 700 graduates bid farewell in a ceremony

This weekend, the graduates of the winter semester 2021/2022 took center stage at Hof University of Applied Sciences. They received their Bachelor's and Master's certificates at the traditional graduation ceremony in the Great House of Hof's Freiheitshalle. [more]

published: 04.04.2022

At the start of the summer semester: University welcomes over 500 first-semester students

While the number of first-year students is declining slightly throughout Germany, Hof University of Applied Sciences is coming up with positive figures: The University of Applied Sciences will welcome well over 500 new students at the start of the 2022 summer semester. With more than 3700 students in total, the educational institution has achieved a further increase of 6 percent compared to the same time last year. [more]

published: 15.03.2022

“Everything has its time!” – Chancellor Dagmar Pechstein leaves office

Change in one of the most important personnel matters at Hof University of Applied Sciences: Dagmar Pechstein, the university's long-time chancellor, is ending her professional career and moving into semi-retirement. She was now honored by university president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann and some of her close colleagues during a small pandemic celebration. [more]

published: 24.01.2022

Award: Jürgen Rubitzko receives DAL Award for Digitization of Teaching

Hof University of Applied Sciences is driving forward the digitization of administration and teaching. It is actively supported by the Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Hochschule Hof e.V. (Society of Friends and Sponsors of Hof University), which annually honors particularly innovative and digitally affine teachers with the "Digitaler Aufbruch der Lehre (DAL)" award [more]

published: 16.09.2021