Care & Technology Lab (IMTT)

Prof. Dr. Peter König

Head of Institute

Prof. Dr. Peter König

Faculty of Health, Safety, Society
Professor of Nursing and Rehabilitation Management
Phone: +49 7723 920-2955

Campus Furtwangen, Room O 0.05


Since 2014: Chair of Nursing and Rehabilitation Management, Furtwangen University
2008 – 2014: Doctoral studies (Dr. rer. cur.)
2012 – 2014: Deputy Professorship in Nursing and Rehabilitation Management, Furtwangen University
2007 – 2012: Additional QM representative
2006 – 2008: Study of Nursing Science at the University of Applied Sciences Vallendar (Master of Science in Nursing)
2004 – 2012: Additional DRG representative
2002 – 2004: Additional MEDIAN Clinic Freiburg
1993 – 1998: Degree in Nursing Management, Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg (Dipl. Pflegewirt)
1992 – 2012: Head of Nursing Services, Tumour Biology Clinic
1982 – 1993: Nursing Director, University Hospital Freiburg
1980 – 1982: Training as a nurse, Rottweil, Germany

Research interests

  • Evidence-based care
  • Care concepts for dementia
  • Assistive technologies for disability and care dependency
  • Care and quality management
  • Classification and terminology

Projects and research activities

  • situCare – Situational support and crisis intervention in the nursing of people in need of severe care and technology-dependent people (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • Assistive systems and technologies for securing social relations and participation for people in need of assistance (ZAFH AAL), Centre for Applied Research at Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Interactive Memories – Technology-based biography work and memory care with the help of mixed reality systems (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • BarrFuS – Barrier-free Furtwangen (Robert-Bosch Foundation)
  • Comfortable kitchens for a self-determined life in old age (DER KREIS ANJA SCHAIBLE STIFTUNG) (completed)
  • Better life in old age through technology (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) (completed)
  • Change of gaze: Living in old age: Future prospects from geriatrics, gerontology, nursing and prevention (Robert Bosch Foundation) (completed)
  • ENAS – Effects and benefits of age-appropriate assistance systems – practical procedural models, evaluation methods and tools (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) (completed)
  • Effects of a Nursing Advice and Guidance Program for the Prophylaxis of Oral Mucositis in the Therapy with 5-FU-Contaminated Chemotherapeutics in Patients with Solid Tumors (Funding Society Research Clinic for Tumor Biology) (completed)


  • Case and Care Management
  • Fundamentals of Nursing Science
  • Care assessment and planning
  • Nursing problems (seminar)
  • Nursing Management
  • Rehabilitation and secondary prevention in Nursing Care
  • Medical Controlling in hospitals (seminar)
  • Terminology and Classifications in Health Care (seminar)
  • Human Resources Management in Healthcare (seminar)


  • German Professional Association for Nursing Professions e.V.
  • Federal Association of Senior Nurses (BALK)
  • International Council of Nurses (ICN)
  • North American Nursing Diagnosis Association (NANDA)
  • German Society for Nursing Science e.V.
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine Südbaden e.V.
  • German Cancer Society e.V.
  • Society for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology e.V. (GMDS)
  • With heart and hand Nursing association Furtwangen e.V.
  • University Teachers’ Association e.V.