Learning from each other: Kick-off event for “BayernMentoring

BayernMentoring is a Bavaria-wide support program specifically for girls and young women, primarily in STEM fields of study and careers (mathematics, computer science, natural sciences and technology). On October 22, the kick-off event took place at Hof University of Applied Sciences - naturally in compliance with current hygiene measures. The Women's Representative of Hof University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Margarete Blank-Bewersdorff, led through the evening, which she had organized together with her assistant Katharina Michael [more]

published: 06.11.2020

Board of Directors of the Fördergesellschaft confirmed in office

t the general meeting, the board and members of the Society of Friends and Supporters of Hof University e.V. looked back on a successful and eventful 2019, as well as on a special year 2020. A total of around € 79,000.00 in funding was made available for a wide variety of projects in 2019. The board was confirmed in office for another three years. [more]

published: 06.11.2020

Interview with a young mother: Studying with a toddler – how does it work?!

What does everyday life look like when you start studying as a young mother? If you think about the many obligations and appointments such as lectures, course work, the part-time job and much more, then everyone can easily imagine that this can quickly become overwhelming and very tedious. But what if you have another child during your studies - can you still study sensibly at all? That's exactly what we in the team of women's representatives asked ourselves [more]

published: 05.11.2020

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

Hof researchers realize nationwide headache register

The Headache Registry of the German Migraine and Headache Society (DMKG) was launched in June 2020 after a two-year preparatory phase. It was realized by a consortium of two research groups from the Institute for Information Systems at Hof University of Applied Sciences and smartlytic GmbH, a spin-off of Hof University of Applied Sciences. [more]

published: 05.11.2020

More exchange: Scientific institute colloquium connects

For the first time this year, the Institute for Applied Biopolymer Research (Ibp) created and held a format to create more transparency and exchange between the different university institutes in the future: The 1st Scientific Institute Colloquium. [more]

published: 30.10.2020

New weaving machine expands opportunities for design students

The design students at the Münchberg Campus have recently been provided with new paths within the weaving mill. The reason for this is a new acquisition that recently went into operation: A weaving machine from Lindauer Dornier GmbH with a Jacquard machine from Stäubli has been on campus since September [more]

published: 02.10.2020

Three-year vocational training successfully completed

Congratulations! Conny Kerekesch and Julia Kolb are two more trainees at Hof University of Applied Sciences who have successfully completed their three-year training period. Conny Kerekesch learned the profession of… [more]

published: 01.10.2020

The design strategist leaves the company – Dietmar Spörl goes into (in)retirement

After 22 years at Hof University of Applied Sciences at the Münchberg location, Prof. Dietmar Spörl, a well-deserved and very popular lecturer, retired at the end of July 2020. As a member of the textile design course and a passionate designer, he played a major role in shaping the successful development of the Münchberg university location [more]

published: 30.09.2020

Gardens of the future: exploring nature digitally – with the Hof Botanical Garden

n the seminars "Interaction & Information Design" and "Storytelling" with Prof. Michael Zöllner and Igor Fürnberg, a variety of media works were created: For example, stations in the Botanical Garden are explained via an augmented reality app. In "dataGarden" sensor data of plants and their environment are collected, processed and visualized. An interactive and informative virtual reality story stages scenarios of astrobotany. [more]

published: 30.09.2020