international

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

Textile training: Delegation from Uzbekistan visits the Münchberg campus

At the beginning of March, University President Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Lehmann welcomed a far-flung visitor to the university's Münchberg campus: a 14-strong delegation from the textile universities in Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan came to find out about the German education system and the study opportunities at Hof University of Applied Sciences in the field of textiles. [more]

published: 06.03.2024

Two researchers from South America on “Mahlzeit” and German calendar weeks

Germany and Latin American countries are linked by diverse relationships, and growing cooperation in science has been observed for many years. Hof University of Applied Sciences also wants to focus more on Latin America. To this end, President Lehmann recently undertook a trip to five countries: Paraguay, Panama, Colombia, Mexico and Costa Rica. However, Hof University of Applied Sciences already has two researchers here - more in the interview: [more]

published: 28.02.2024

“As a fan of German soccer, I always wanted to come to Germany!”

Around 15% of academic staff at Hof University of Applied Sciences are of international origin. Some of them have even been here since their studies and sometimes stay much longer - usually when they find a job. We spoke to Gowtham Buvalli Chikkathammaiah from India to find out what brought him to Hof a few years ago. [more]

published: 12.01.2024

3. International Textile Online Week: event attracts around 350 participants

The 3rd International Textile Online Week (ITOW) took place at the Münchberg campus of Hof University of Applied Sciences from July 10 to 14, 2023. With around 350 participants from nine nations, the event registered a record number of registrations. The campuls editorial team spoke with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claus-Ekkehard Koukal about the ITOW. [more]

published: 20.07.2023

Project I²P²: Students and profs from Brescia on a return visit to Hof

Since last year, Hof University of Applied Sciences has been successfully running the short exchange program I²P² in cooperation with the DAAD. The university develops joint courses and projects with six international partner universities in Finland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico and the USA. In May, a group of students and their professors from the University of Brescia visited the Hof campus as part of the project. [more]

published: 12.06.2023

Indian students celebrate their traditions: The “Garba Night 2022” inspires

India is a country with a huge cultural heritage. So it's no wonder that the approximately 800 Indian students at Hof University of Applied Sciences also cultivate their traditions. Now, with the "Garba Night 2022", a very colorful celebration took place, reminiscent of the traditional Navratri celebrations, where, among other things, the folk dance "Garba" is shown. [more]

published: 27.10.2022

Intercultural competence: meeting other nationalities as part of the lecture

The encounter with other cultures is not only of great importance from a professional perspective, it also provides new experiences and promotes the development of one's own personality. At Hof University of Applied Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering, among others, offers the module "Intercultural Competence", which is carried out by the Career Service and by lecturers of the faculty. [more]

published: 13.07.2022

Lecture: The Impact of the Ukraine War on Central Asia

The economic consequences of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine particularly affect Russia's neighboring countries in Central Asia. This was made clear in a noteworthy presentation by Saule Kemelbayeva, an economist at the International School of Economics at M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan [more]

published: 01.07.2022