The Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, university of applied sciences, considers design to be an innovative discipline with scientific, social, and technological aspects. Design exerts a responsible and permanent influence on cultural, technical, and economic developments. More than 680 students are enrolled in our four bachelor's degrees Communication Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, Internet of Things and our master's degree Strategic Design. The HfG values application oriented design. research highly. The University draws its dynamic and power from the fields of topical scientific, social, and economic developments and from its long and continuous tradition. This tradition is influenced by the teaching methods of the Bauhaus and particularly of the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm. The HfG aims to ensure that students reach the highest level of professional qualification and go on to play an active role in representing the interests of the users of design services.