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    There are numerous points of contact between the HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences, companies and the public. Teaching, further education, and research and transfer all offer a variety of opportunities for collaboration.

    Science and Industry

    The profile characteristics of the HTWG Konstanz - a practical and application-oriented approach - requires the continuous exchange between our university and industry. At the same time, the HTWG Konstanz is also a competence center that offers companies and institutions a wide range of research, transfer and continuing education opportunities. Last but not least, companies and institutions are interested in presenting themselves as potential employers to students.

    On this page you can see what the HTWG Konstanz offers in order to promote communication between our university and companies and institutions.


    Research and Transfer

    One of the key reasons for the strength of the German innovation system is the interconnection between science and industry. The HTWG Konstanz, with its strong research focus, practical-orientation and modern lab facilities, fulfills all the prerequisites to create and expand strategic partnerships with industry.

    Professors and their project staff carry out research on real world issues. If you’re interested in tapping into this expertise, the Research Office can support you in this process. Take advantage of our extensive knowledge of the funding landscape.

    Research office at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences

    Institutes and Labs at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences

    Continuing Education

    Would you like to further develop your employees? Are you interested in offering in-house trainings?
    The HTWG Konstanz’s continuing education institutions offer a wide range of training options - from one-day workshops to part-time academic studies:

    Focus on Technology:
    Technical Academy Konstanz

    Focus on Business:
    Lake Constance Business School

    Focus on Digitalization:
    Lake Constance Center of Innovation 4.0

    Support the HTWG Konstanz

    Would you like to support the HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Science financially or in another capacity? For more than 60 years, our university's funding association has been supporting students, projects, publications and events. You can become a member or make a donation to the registered association. Our association has charitable status and you will receive a tax receipt for your donation.

    Funding Association of the HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences Konstanz e. V.

    If you would like to support a department, specific major or project, please contact and coordinate your efforts with the Assistant to the President.

    Assistant to the President

    If you are interested in sponsoring events (e. g. Long Night of Science), please contact the Event Management.

    Support a Student

    Are you interested in supporting a talented student financially during their studies to already have contact before they graduate? Your support helps to strengthen our university and actively helps to increase the number of skilled workers in the economy.

    The so-called “Germany Scholarship” (Deutschlandstipendium) offered at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences gives you the opportunity to do just that. Your company supports a student with 150 Euros per month for a minimum of one year. The same amount is matched by the association.

    Recipients are students who, in comparison to other students in their major, display outstanding achievement.

    more about the Germany Scholarship at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences

    more about the Germany Scholarship at the HTWG Konstanz - University of Applied Sciences


    Focus on Digitalization

    The HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences is an important transfer and networking partner in the areas of digitalization and industry 4.0 as well as innovation for companies in the international Lake Constance region. It has set these thematic focuses across all disciplines of its specialist areas: technology, business and design.

    Organizations across institutions of higher education are working on relevant questions and follow-up questions to support small and medium-sized enterprises, in particular, in the process of digitalization. Thus, they promote innovation-driven learning and teaching, conduct transfer-oriented research and intensively foster exchanges with businesses and the public.

    The following institutions and projects at the HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences provide examples of this:

    ... for networking, exchange of experiences, further educational programs related to digitalization in the international Lake Constance region:

    Lake Constance Center of Innovation 4.0

    ... for specific questions, trainings (at the HTWG as well as in-house) and experiencing industry 4.0:

    Model Factory Lake Constance Industry 4.0

    ... for supporting small and medium-sized enterprises in the process of digitalization:

    Research project SMEdigital

    ... for innovative thinking, inspiring atmosphere, interdisciplinary co-operation:

    Open Innovation Lab