Short facts 

Students   3600
International students   764
Full professors   116
Degree programs   38
Partner universities   113
Date of foundation   1994


  • Business Department
  • Engineering Department
  • Department of Computer Science


Hof University
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof


Founded in 1994, Hof University of Applied Sciences offers a very attractive study environment with its modern architecture, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories and dormitories. Here students receive a first-class, hands-on education. Practice-orientation, internationalisation and resource efficiency (focusing on indoor climate systems / water) are at the heart of teaching and research at Hof University, which currently offers more than 30 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes in Business, Computing and Engineering.

The University's four research institutes concentrate on Information Systems, Biopolymers, Material Sciences as well as Water and Energy Management. The affiliated Bavarian-Indian Centre for Business and University Cooperation boosts cooperation between Bavaria and India.

Hof University is well-known for its friendly atmosphere. An excellent student-lecturer-ratio allows for personal contact between students and professors, with intensive supervision and an active exchange of ideas. All lecturers have a strong academic background as well as practical experience in the industry. As a result, graduates of Hof University are ideally prepared for the domestic and international labor markets.

The University’s outlook is extremely international, with more than 130 partner universities all over the world. About twenty percent of students come from abroad, creating a truly multinational atmosphere. The following study programmes are completely taught in English:

  • Applied Research in Computer Science (M.Sc.)
  • Computer Science (B.Sc.)
  • General Management (M.B.A.)
  • Global Management (M.A.)
  • Innovative Textiles (B.Eng.)
  • Operational Excellence (M.B.A. and Eng.)
  • Sustainable Textiles (M.Eng.)
  • Sustainable Water Management and Engineering (M.Eng.)
  • Sustainability Management (M.B.A. and Eng.)
  • Software Engineering for Industrial Applications (M.Eng.)

Students who are interested in a startup or in the formation of a company get advice and support at Einstein1, the digital business incubator on campus of Hof University.

Contact us

by phone:
+49 (0)89 -
540 413 722

get in contact with our Team

our adress: 
Hochschule Bayern e.V.
Hohenzollernstraße 102
80796 München