Author Archives: Franziska Brömel

Dance into May: festivals and events in the Hofer Land around the 1st of May

Here in Upper Franconia, the first of May is not only celebrated as "Labor Day". Here, the first of May is a day full of traditions and customs. Here in the Hofer Land, too, there are numerous festivals and events around May 1 that you should not miss. We have listed some of them for you: [more]

published: 29.04.2024

IT-Lounge Vogtland: Hof University of Applied Sciences represented with workshops and lectures

The IT Lounge Vogtland is an information event on current, digital trends, as well as the latest developments in the IT industry and promotes the exchange between companies, universities, students and pupils. The Hof University of Applied Sciences was also represented this year in the form of presentations and workshops [more]

published: 04.07.2022

Hochschulseelsorge Hof: “We accompany people in all questions of life!”

There are many different reasons why students want to confide in someone during their studies. This is where the university chaplains at Hof come into play. spoke with parochial vicar Sebastian Schiller about his pastoral duties. [more]

published: 02.07.2022

Local anesthesia at clinics: Support by microtube visible in ultrasound

At the Institute for Applied Biopolymer Research (ibp) at Hof University of Applied Sciences, research is currently being conducted on a microtube that is visible in ultrasound and is intended to significantly simplify the work of anesthesiologists at hospitals [more]

published: 28.06.2022

25th anniversary of service: Angelika Meßner-Chuchuy honored with certificate of thanks

During a small ceremony, Angelika Meßner-Chuchuy was honored for 25 years of public service. She received a certificate of thanks from the Free State of Bavaria from the hands of university president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann. [more]

published: 28.06.2022

Equality for women: “Still too many with outdated views!”

for 20 years, Prof. Dr. Margarete Blank-Bewersdorff was the Women's Representative at Hof University. 20 years in which a lot has happened in terms of equality for women at Hof University. Shortly before her retirement in September, we at take another look back at her office and let her take stock. [more]

published: 24.06.2022

Beautiful Upper Franconia: Favorite places of the teachers in the region

The region around the city of Hof has a lot to offer. We asked the professors at the university what their favorite places in the region are. We have summarized the 5 best tips. [more]

published: 20.06.2022

Fairtrade Group Hof: “Creating a better and more enlightened world – that is our goal!”

The Fairtrade Group Hof is a student initiative of the university with the appointed goal to educate students about the meaning of Fairtrade products and to encourage them to rethink their own buying behavior. In the article we present the Fairtrade Group Hof in more detail. [more]

published: 13.06.2022

Ecosystem beyond the state border: Making the EU visible in Upper Franconia

Learning from each other and networking the region together beyond the end of one's nose in order to facilitate access to Industrie 4.0 technology for small and medium-sized enterprises - this is the basic idea behind the Digital Regions project. The Digital Startup Center Einstein1 at the university campus together with the project team invited to the exchange at the startup center. [more]

published: 07.06.2022

Ice battery test stand: pioneers of climate-neutral refrigeration technology using solar energy

The ice battery test stand of the Institute for Water and Energy Management (iwe) has now been presented in the Münchberg energy laboratory. The researchers see themselves as pioneers in the implementation of climate-neutral refrigeration and air conditioning technology [more]

published: 02.06.2022

Strengthen recognition value: Hof University of Applied Sciences now also has audio logo

The Hof University of Applied Sciences now has a so-called audio logo in addition to its usual logo. This is a sound sequence that will be attached to all film clips, podcasts or radio spots of the university in the future. [more]

published: 24.05.2022

Hof and surroundings: The 11 best excursion tips for the study-free period

Students who want to make an excursion in Hof and the surrounding area definitely do not need a car, because exotic animals, green oases, ruins, parks and lakes can be explored here on foot or by bike. We have summarized our top 10 best excursion tips for you. [more]

published: 24.05.2022

Schülerforschungszentrum: Hof University of Applied Sciences offers exciting workshops!

The Student Research Center (SFZ), organized by TechnologieAllianzOberfranken (TAO), has been in existence since 2014. Hof University of Applied Sciences also offers interesting events and workshops as part of the SFZ, inviting participants to get involved. [more]

published: 13.05.2022

Hof University of Applied Sciences: Facts and figures students should know!

The university currently has over 3,700 students in total. It has four campuses and offers 45 different degree programs. has summarized even more facts about Hof University of Applied Sciences for you. [more]

published: 11.05.2022

The MakerSpace introduces itself: High-tech workshop for creative minds

The MakerSpace in the C-Building at Hof University is a professional workshop with high-tech machines, tools and software. In an interview with René Göhring, the project engineer of the MakerSpace, and student employee Lea Schmidt, we from present the high-tech workshop at Hof University of Applied Sciences in more detail. [more]

published: 10.05.2022

Student Environmental Initiative: “Even small things can make a big difference!”

Doing something good for Mother Earth - that is the goal of the Student Environmental Initiative Hof e.V. (SUI). Through various activities, workshops and lectures, the total of 50 members want to contribute a small part to making the university but also the city of Hof a little more environmentally friendly, because sustainability plays a central role in the SUI. [more]

published: 06.05.2022

Leisure activities: Cultural, culinary and sporting – Hof has a lot to offer!

Having fun with your fellow students after lectures and simply switching off from everyday student life - no problem in Hof, because there is so much on offer in the city on the Saale - whether culinary, cultural, sporting or simply to relax. We at have summarized our top 10 best leisure activities in Hof for you. [more]

published: 04.05.2022

Faculty of Computer Science: Modern Web Development with Hof.js

Client-side web development is currently dominated worldwide by the web frameworks Angular (Google) and React (Meta/Facebook) as well as Vue. In the European/German market, there is currently no competitive solution and universities/universities have not yet been able to counter this. The university project Hof.js under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Walter Kern is trying to change this and already offers innovative functionalities in the first version that are in part clearly superior to the solutions of the top dogs Google & Co. [more]

published: 29.04.2022