Full house at the “Auszeit”: City lecture on bees completely booked out

Around sixty guests and a fully booked student café were recorded by the young gastronomes of Auszeit on April 10 at the first city lecture on the topic of "Bee Democracy". "We are delighted that it was so well received the first time around," says a satisfied Prof. Dr. Valentin Plenk, initiator and Vice President of Hof University of Applied Sciences. [more]

published: 12.04.2024

#kickstart2024 – Introducing: SOK-Tech – the dishwasher that empties itself!

With KICKSTART, Hof University of Applied Sciences has launched a funding program that starts at a very early stage of a potential start-up - with the development of ideas and prototypes. The KICKSTART teams have six months to develop their idea into a prototype. In what is now our seventh episode, we present the "SOK-Tech" team today. [more]

published: 02.04.2024

City lecture in the student café “Zur Auszeit”: University comes to Hof city center

"Learning from bees - bee democracy" is the first title of the new city lecture that Hof University of Applied Sciences is inviting interested members of the public to attend on April 11 at 5.30 pm in the center of Hof. "Yes, absolutely", Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heym immediately agreed to the idea and will talk about bees. With this series of events, Hof University of Applied Sciences would like to share the secrets of its researchers. The focus can also be on more private topics such as bee research. [more]

published: 25.03.2024

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

ERNACT regions network gets to know new member region Hof via speed dating

Hof University of Applied Sciences is becoming increasingly international: Now the European regional network ERNACT held its first international management committee meeting in Upper Franconia, its newest member region. During these days, representatives from various European regions had the opportunity to learn more about Hof University of Applied Sciences and the innovation ecosystem in which the university is embedded. [more]

published: 18.03.2024

Induction days for the summer semester 2024: Welcome to Hof!

The new summer semester is just around the corner and we are looking forward to welcoming many new faces to our university! To get your studies off to a good start, there are introductory days where first-year students get to know their fellow students and the professors. [more]

published: 15.03.2024

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