Vice Presidents Prof. Wolff and Prof. Plenk confirmed in office

The previous vice presidents of the Hof University of Applied Sciences will each remain in their posts for a further period. The University Council confirmed the Vice President for Teaching, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietmar Wolff, as well as Prof. Dr.-Ing. Valentin Plenk, who holds the office of Vice President for Research and Development. [more]

published: 13.03.2023

“Researcher hike”: From the university to Gumpertsreuth

The daily teaching and research routine does not always allow to think about the "overall situation" and the general conditions at the university. For this reason, Vice President Valentin Plenk, who is responsible for research at Hof University of Applied Sciences, invited the research professors to a short hiking trip. The idea was to ask where the researchers needed support from the administration in their daily work and which processes they felt still needed to be changed [more]

published: 15.07.2022

Active against migration causes: Knowledge Transfer & Network Building in Tunisia

Hof University of Applied Sciences supports the establishment of scientific networks in Tunisia and teaches knowledge in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and mechatronics locally. To this end, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Valentin Plenk, Vice President Research and Development at Hof University of Applied Sciences, has now completed a tour across the North African country [more]

published: 27.11.2021

“Knowledge shows effect”: Bavarian automation know-how for Tunisia

With around 3,600 students, Hof University of Applied Sciences is one of the smaller universities in Bavaria. Since small can also mean fine, the Upper Franconian university is now putting its many years of expertise in the field of knowledge and technology transfer to good use in a cooperation with Tunisian universities. [more]

published: 03.03.2021

Digital Award winners honored with permanent exhibition

Hof University of Applied Sciences set out early on to advance the digitization of administration and teaching. It is supported in this by the Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Hochschule Hof e.V. (Society of Friends and Sponsors of Hof University), which for the past three years has honored particularly innovative and digitally affine teachers with the "Digitaler Aufbruch der Lehre" award. Now, a prominently placed permanent exhibition of analog and digital components shows the idea behind the competition as well as the achievements of the award winners in the digitization of teaching. [more]

published: 05.11.2020

Prof. Dr. Peinl new Head of the Institute for Information Systems (iisys)

After three years of successful work at iisys, the now newly elected Vice President for Research and Development at Hof University of Applied Sciences - Prof. Dr.-Ing. Valentin Plenk - handed over the scientific leadership to Prof. Dr. René Peinl and Prof. Dr. Jörg Scheidt during a ceremony. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann, President of Hof University of Applied Sciences, symbolically handed over the key of iisys today. [more]

published: 01.09.2020