Practice-orientation, internationalization (focusing on India) and the intelligent use of resources (focusing on indoor climate systems / water) are at the heart of teaching and research at Hof University of Applied Sciences, which currently offers more than 40 bachelor and master degree programs in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Interdisciplinary and Innovative Sciences and Continuing Education.
Regional companies also benefit from the establishment of competence centers and institutes at the university. The focus of the four research institutes is on information systems, materials science, water and energy management, and biopolymers. In addition, the Fraunhofer Application Center of Textile Fiber Ceramics TFK is located at the Münchberg campus and develops new applications for the aerospace and automotive industries, among others. The Bavarian-Indian Center for Business and Higher Education BayIND, which is affiliated with Hof University of Applied Sciences, also coordinates and promotes cooperation between Bavaria and India.