Dear freshmen: Welcome to the HFT Stuttgart!

We want the start of your studies with us to be as pleasant, easy and well informed as possible! To help with that, we have compiled the most important information for you compactly on this page!

Important To Do's:

Activation of your login credentials

Taking the English placement test (if necessary)

Mandatory participation in online safety briefing (see Appointment)

Dates at a glance:

Math refresher course 19-23 September 2022. (online)

Bachelor's semester opening & Orientation Week 26 -29 September.

Master's semester opening & individual orientation events

Start of lectures: 4 October 2022

All-around well-informed and supported: Zoom group, peer mentoring program for freshmen (Bachelor's) and FAQs.

This is how you get your HFT login credentials:

You have received temporary access data from us by email to your private email addresses. Please log in with these via the following link and finally activate your final access data:

With your login credentials you have access to the following HFT online services

HFT online services

Online services of HFT Stuttgart:

Moodle = learning platform, forms
Webmail = your university email address, to which we will send all important information in the future.
LSF-Portal = Your personal portal for study certificates, lecture schedules, exam registration and more.
Confluence = Info portal of the HFT.

More information:

Extensive information can be found on the help page of our information center in Confluence

Links to our online services can be found at any time at

Self-performed English placement test

English placement test with Speexx

  1. Free registration with the HFT account
  2. Independent completion of the English placement test with the language learning software Speexx.
  3. After the test evaluation you will receive an email from fremdsprachen(at) about the further procedure.

Required for the following bachelor's degree programs:

  • Computer Science
  • Digitalisation and Information Management
  • Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Surveying & Geoinformatics
  • Industrial Engineering Construction & Real Estate

Math refresher course

Prepare yourself as well as you can for your Bachelor's studies and close any math-related knowledge gaps you may have!

This winter semester, the Math refresher course will take place online from 19 to 23 September 2022!

Registration is open from 22 August  - 18 September 2022.

We highly recommend our math refresher course to all first-year students of engineering and some business degree programmes.

More information about the math refresher course.

Mandatory general safety training - correct behavior in hazardous and emergency situations.

Your well-being and safety is important to us! At the beginning of your studies, we conduct a general safety briefing at HFT Stuttgart. For special practical labaratory courses with a greater risk potential, you will be briefed separately in each case depending on the occasion.

You will be instructed by the respective safety officer of your faculty regarding general safety-relevant topics to avoid hazards.

Online participation in the general safety instruction is mandatory (duration: approx. 30 min).

Dates for safety instruction by faculty

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Faculty A Architecture and Design

Bachelor programs

Monday, 26.09. at 18:00

Online safety briefing via Zoom

Code: 669573

Master programs

During the introductory event.

Der Lichthof voller Menschen von oben

Faculty B Civil Engineering, Building Physics and Business Management

Bachelor's degree programs

Business, Civil Engineering, Building Physics: Tuesday, 27.09. at 19:00
Online security briefing via Zoom, identification code: 285878

Other Bachelor programs: Wednesday, 28.09. at 19:00
Online safety briefing via Zoom, Identificaion code: 522437

Master's programs

Wednesday, 5.10. 2022 at 15:00

Online safety instruction via Zoom

Identification code: 321502


Dozentin und Studierende im Hörsaal

Faculty C Geomatics, Computer Science and Mathematics

Bachelor & Master DPT

Tuesday, 27.09. at 18:00

Online safety briefing via Zoom.

Identification code: 251169


Master (German & English language)

During the introductory event. You will receive the info directly from the respective study program.

Exception Digital Processes and Technologies (DPT): on 27.9. together with the Bachelor programs (see left).


Study programs & contact Faculty safety officers

Bachelor's degree programs:

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • ClimateEngineering

Master's programs:

  • Architecture
  • Urban Planning
  • IPM and SCS

Safety Officer:

Nicole Wanner



Bachelor's degree programs:

  • Civil Engineering (BB)
  • Infrastructure Management (ISM)
  • Civil Engineering and Business Management (WBI)
  • Building Physics (BP)
  • Business Administration (BW)
  • Business Psychology (WP)

Master's degree programs:

  • Construction Process Management
  • Building Physics
  • General Management
  • Geotechnics/Tunneling
  • Structural Engineering
  • SENCE - Sustainable Energy Competence
  • Environmentally Oriented Logistics
  • Traffic Infrastructure Management
  • Business Psychology

Safety Officer:

Ursula Müller

Bachelor's degree programs:

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Information Logistics
  • Surveying and Geoinformatics
  • Business Information Systems

Master's programs:

  • Digital Processes and Technologies
  • Mathematics
  • (Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics)
  • (Software Technology)
  • Surveying

Safety Officer:

Adriana Lalegname

Further to the safety instruction

Please confirm your participation electronically following the safety briefing that has taken place. You will receive more detailed information from the safety officer when the safety training is carried out.

At the beginning of your studies at HFT Stuttgart, you are required to attend a general safety briefing.

If you are unable to attend this safety briefing for valid reasons, you will receive a make-up date by e-mail to your HFT address during the first week of lectures.

No. However, at the end of the first year of study (and further at intervals of one year each thereafter), you will be required to refresh your knowledge and understanding regarding the safety-related topics.

You will receive an e-mail with a request to answer questions on the contents of the safety instruction as part of an online test. You can only re-register for the next semester, i.e. continue your studies as scheduled, if you pass the safety test.

Important information about the start at the HFT Stuttgart

Please note the following at HFT Stuttgart:

For the protection of students, lecturers and staff: Masks are mandatory in lectures.

Due to the current high number of infections, we ask all university members to continue to be tested regularly.

In the event of a Corona infection, students are required to report it immediately to .

Current and detailed Corona information can be found here.

Semester opening and orientation week for Bachelor students

An optimal start to your studies!

During the orientation week, (Bachelor) first-year students have the opportunity to get to know the university, the individual institutions, as well as their teachers and other students.

We recommend that you participate, as this will enable you to make valuable contacts and obtain relevant information for your studies even before you actually start your studies.

When: Monday 26.09. - Thursday 29.09.2022

For the time of the opening of the semester on 26.09., please refer to your schedule. Already on Monday you can expect a very informative and exciting introduction day. Central institutions of the HFT as well as the city of Stuttgart will present themselves at the info market.

More information on our website in the section Orientation Week.

Vogelperspektive der HFT Stuttgart
26. - 29. September 2022

Peer Mentoring Program for First Semester Students (Bachelor)

From students for students

As part of the peer mentoring program, you will be supported by students from higher semesters during the orientation week and during your first time at HFT Stuttgart. The mentors are already experienced in studying and will tell you at eye level what is necessary for successful studying.

Planned are:

- regular consultation hours for questions about your studies
- cross-study events
- short videos on central topics of everyday study life

Curious? You can find more information at Confluence.

From Students for students

Information for our future Master students

Semester opening and info market as well as isolated introductory events

Information for our future Master students

Master students do not have an orientation week, but usually start with the beginning of lectures according to the lecture schedule. The opening of the semester by the rectorate will take place on Monday, 26.09.2022 at 15:00 in the auditorium.

Beforehand, you have the opportunity to inform yourself about central facilities of the HFT and the city of Stuttgart at the Info Market at 14:30 in Building 1, ground floor.

Introductory events in some Master's programs are offered, see the following information.

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Your start at the HFT

You will receive more detailed information about the introductory events and, if applicable, corresponding access data for online introductions by e-mail directly from the study programs! In some study programs, the safety briefing also takes place within the framework of the introductions.

We have already received these dates:

Architecture Tuesday, October 4, 2022 , further information by e-mail
Digital Processes and Technologies Kick-Off: Monday, September 26, 2022, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., on-site and online via Zoom (dates will be sent directly by the program director)
General Management Monday - Thursday, September 26 - 29, more info via mail
IMIAD Learn gaps workshop and orientation week, September 26 - 30 (Monday- Friday); Workshop (practical training) introduction course, Tuesday, October 4 from 09:00-12:00 as well as in the afternoon semester kick-off

Monday, September 12, 2022 from 9:00 - approx. 15:00 (Building 8, Room 0.23)

Smart City Solutions Summer School Simulation in the City, September 14-19 (Wednesday to Monday), Introduction and safety briefing on September 23, 2022 (Friday), Start of studies on September 24, 2022 (Saturday).
SENCE Tuesday, October 4, beginning 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium of the HFR (Rottenburg!), end approx. 4:30 p.m., possibility for lunch break in the refectory.
Environmentally oriented logistics Monday - Thursday, September 26-29 , more info by mail
Business Psychology Monday - Thursday/Friday, September 26-29/30, opening day start 10:00 a.m. (LS107, Lautenschlagerstr.), more info by mail.


Offerings for international full-time students

Viele Personen halten eine Fahne verschiedener Länder in die Luft

The International Student Office ("ISO") is the first point of contact for you!

We offer a wide range of services for

International full-time first-year students in German-language degree programs:

Buddy program and orientation offers (e.g. welcome breakfast) especially for the start of studies, workshops on key qualifications, counseling and leisure activities, etc.

Exchange students & English-speaking Master Degree students:

Buddy program and welcome reception at the start of studies, meeting opportunitiesand leisure activities with other international as well as German students, support with questions, and much more....

Useful information about studying and living in Stuttgart can be found in our welcome brochure "Welcome to Stuttgart".

Further offers at the HFT: German language courses and scholarships for international students.

Contact the ISO and more information can be found here.

Start your studies well oriented and informed:

"HFT for you - News Feed for the start of your studies"!

Tips and tricks and much more from the beginning to the end of the first semester!

This Zoom channel offers as a group chat (comparable to a WhatsApp group) a lot of info, tips and tricks around the start of your studies until the end of your first semester*! The group is primarily intended for first-year Bachelor students. However, new Master's students are of course also welcome!

How it works:

  • Download the mobile app (Apple orGoogle Play)
  • Log invia SSO with your HFT credentials
  • Click on Contacts and the + symbol
  • SelectJoin a Public Channel
  • Join HFT for you channel and
  • from 26.09.2022 get the news and insides!

Instructions and details in moodle.

*All information is always available on the HFT website. Zoom group is a voluntary service, all info about privacy policy can be found here.

Info, Tips & Tricks from 26.09.

You may be wondering as you begin your studies:

What? Who?
  • Preliminary internship
    The preliminary internship report as well as the application for recognition must be submitted to the Student Office for Architecture, Business Administration, Climate Engineering and Business Psychology by the start of lectures at the latest!
  • Missing/incomplete documents for enrollment
  • Problems with the account creation
Student Office
Please contact the person indicated on the website or on the fee notification.
  • Course-specific concerns (e.g. planning of course of studies)
  • Assistance with online services, etc.
The staff of your study program (study program office)
Contact persons see study program homepage
  • Tips for organizing your studies
  • Studying with a child/studying with a handicap etc.
Academic advising


  • Go to the LSF portal
  • Log in with the access data
  • "My functions" and "Study administration".
  • "Select "Certificate of enrollment
  • Print enrollment certificate

If you are applying for BAföG, you can also immediately print the certificate according to § 9 BAföG (to form 2) as well as BVG, LAG. Please hand in this certificate together with form 2 to the BAföG office. Form 2 does not need to be additionally signed and stamped by the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences.

The lecture schedule is available from the beginning of March or mid-September:

In LSF you will find your lecture plan under "Events" and "Course Plans". Now choose the plan for your semester association. We have provided you with the abbreviation for this in the mail we sent you at the start of your studies.

Please note that there can always be changes in the schedule!

The schedule (semester/lecture times, registration/deregistration for exams, events, etc.) for the current and subsequent semesters can be found in the events section of this website.

Foreign languages are capitalized at the HFT Stuttgart! The HFT offers five languages in four different course types and three language levels.

Information under the following link (see: In Studies/Additional Courses/Languages).


Please read our continuously updated information on the coronavirus and observe our hygiene concept.

The most important information for you at a glance:

  • For the protection of students, lecturers and staff, HFT Stuttgart will continue to maintain the obligation to wear masks in lectures after April 2, 2022. Lecturers may remove the masks during their lecture.
  • In addition, we would very much like to ask you to continue wearing the mask in all other parts of the university buildings as part of mutual consideration.
  • Due to the current high levels of infection, we ask that all members of the university continue to be tested regularly.
  • In the event of a Corona infection, students are required to report it immediately to corona(at) Further information on the individual notification components can be found here: "What do I have to do in case of a Corona infection".
  • The current quarantine and isolation rules for infected persons and immediate contacts are ten days, with the possibility of early free testing after seven days. A shortening is currently under consideration by the ministries and the RKI. The currently valid RKI rules can be found here:

Now we wish you a good start and much success & fun in your studies!