Simple Language

You are on the internet page

Welcome to the Univer­sity of Applied Sciences Schwä­bisch Gmünd

We are the Univer­sity of Applied Sciences Schwä­bisch Gmünd.

In short: HFG.

On our website, we intro­duce ourselves.

People study design at the HFG.

Studying means that people learn how things are designed.

Things are e.g. products, topics or communication.

People also work at the HFG.

These are for example:


lectu­rers and instructors,


We work in Schwä­bisch Gmünd.

That is a city in the State of Baden-Württemberg.

This is how this internet site works

At the very top left is our logo. The logo looks like this:

If you click on the logo, you will open the start page.

This is what you can find on the start page:

On the start page we intro­duce ourselves.

We show current info.

We show the upco­ming dates.

We present current projects and final theses.

We inform about our study courses.

This is our main menu:

The main menu is at the top of every page.

The main menu looks like this on large screens:

This is how the main menu works:

You can click on a word.

Then a new page will open.

Click on the word Univer­sity.

Here you get info about the HFG.

You get info about the history of the university. 

Here you can also find info about the library and workshops. 

Click on the word Studying.

Here you will find infor­ma­tion for students.

Here you will find infor­ma­tion about all courses of study. 

Here we also explain how you can study abroad or do an internship.

Click on the word Inform.

Then we show info for:


These are the people who study with us.


These are the people who used to study with us.


These are the people who work for us.




Click on the word Apply.

Here we explain how you can become a student with us.

Here we also show you how and where to get more infor­ma­tion about studying. 

Click on the magni­fying glass .

The magni­fying glass looks like this:

Then our search box opens.

Then you can search for something.

It looks like this:

Then you will be shown all the contents of the Internet page. 

Where you can find the word.

The main menu contains even more words.

You can see them when you point your mouse at a word. 

It looks like this:

Click on one of the words.

Then you will get to the page about it.

The main menu looks diffe­rent if you use a smart phone.

Then it looks like this:

Click on the three dashes to open the main menu.

It will look like this:

You can click on the words.

Then more info will open.

Sign language and easy language

We explain our website also in sign language.

There are 3 videos for this purpose.

Click on the word sign language.

Then you will find the videos.

The word sign language is at the bottom right.

Below are the words easy language.

Click on the words easy language.

Then you will come to this text.

There is another page.

On that page we write about barriers.

The page is called: Acces­si­bi­lity State­ment.

We are parti­ally accessible.

We created the state­ment in November 2020.

If you want to report a barrier to us, email

We hope this info will help you.