Welcome to Aalen University


America is wonderful!Students of Aalen University in the USA

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Professor Dr. Harro Heilmann together with Franziska Steidle and Aidan, an acquaintance of Professor Heilmann, at the campus of Colorado School of Mines.

Tu, 30. October 2018 Franziska Steidle, Holger Havlin and Jan Gross are spending the last semester of their Mechanical Engineering / Production and Management studies in the USA. They are the first exchange students of their degree programme to spend a semester at a partner university in the United States.

Developing Partnership with Japanese UniversityRepresenting Aalen University at the Osaka University of Economics and Law (OUEL) with a guest professorship

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Engaged partner: Prof. Riichi Tabata, President of the Osaka University of Economics and Law (OUEL), and Prof. Dr. Ralf-Christian Härting of Aalen University (pictured right) exchange ideas about the shared cooperation.

Fr, 05. October 2018 Students, as well as teachers, benefit from collaborations between partner universities. Aalen University recently expanded on such a collaboration with the Osaka University of Economics and Law (OUEL) in Japan through the visiting professorship of Prof. Dr. Ralf Härting.

A Trip for Transatlantic DialogueEn route with Minister President Kretschmann: Vice President Harald Riegel is a member of the delegation trip to California and Ontario

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Group Photo with the Minister President: Over 100 delegation members travelled with Minister President Winfried Kretschmann and Minister of Science, Theresia Bauer, to California and Ontario – along with Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel, Vice President of Aalen University.

Th, 20. September 2018 Vice President Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel represented Aalen University during a delegation trip to California and Ontario with Winfried Kretschmann, Prime Minister of the State of Baden-Württemberg and Theresia Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and Arts. The goal is to enhance the good cooperation on topics like mobility, energy and climate change and Industry 4.0. Vice President Riegel is the representative of Aalen University in the Programme “Science”, directed by Minister Theresia Bauer.

From Portugal to Aalen to PhD in GlasgowCooperative doctorate at Aalen University

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Magnificent robes: Rui Almeida (pictured right) with his doctoral supervisor Prof. David Harrison from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fr, 14. September 2018 Dr. Rui Almeida came to Aalen as an exchange student six years ago. Now the Portuguese man lives here with his family, and recently received his international doctorate degree at the Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Excellent Ambassadors of the RegionTraveling the world for East Württemberg

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The new honorary ambassadors of East Württemberg are excited about the award.

Mo, 10. September 2018 International students are now traveling around the world as ambassadors for the region East Württemberg. They were recently distinguished as honorary ambassadors.

Promoting Talent and Business in AfricaCooperation between Aalen and Mozambique

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University President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider in conversation with his colleague from the Catholic University of Mozambique, Prof. Dr. Alberto Ferreira (centre), and Amuji Suleimane Esep, mayor of Vilankulo

Mo, 23. July 2018 Aalen University is getting involved in Mozambique, together with the city Aalen. After a delegation from Aalen visited Africa, a return visit from Mozambique is now underway. The university sees great potential in the field of digitalisation through the cooperation.

Studying with Double DegreesCooperation with French elite University

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One course of study, two degrees – Aalen University makes it possible

Tu, 10. July 2018 Starting this coming winter semester, Aalen University will offer a double degree program to students in the field of International Business Studies, with the French university École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) in Clermont-Ferrand.

Sustainable and InternationalAalen University at the International Festival of Aalen

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Students from all over the world at the International Festival

Mo, 09. July 2018 Smoothies out of muscle strength! With this motto, visitors at the International Festival could ‘pedal out’ a smoothie last Sunday with the self-constructed Smoothie-Bike of Aalen University. Students from Aalen University and international visiting students from the German-Jordanian University ran the activity.

A Master Degree Programme with International Appeal Application for Aalen University available until July 15th

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The master programme, „Leadership in Industrial Sales and Technology“ prepares technical and commercial graduates for management.

Th, 05. July 2018 The master programme, „Leadership in Industrial Sales and Technology“ prepares technical and commercial graduates for management. It is designed for Bachelor-graduates from technical and economic fields, who want to further prepare themselves for management positions in International Business.

Strengthening regional cooperation with the EconomyThe University of Aalen receives a sponsorship of millions for new research projects

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Deep Insights: Doctor Andreas Kopp, who is working on the new research project INSPECTOR, examines battery materials with the help of an electron microscope

Mo, 28. May 2018 Aalen University is continuing to expand its collaboration network of companies and research institutions. Soon, two new research projects will begin, with a total volume around one million euros. The focus of these projects is on energy storage and energy-efficient machinery. Both projects will last two years, and be supported by federal funds, the Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung EFRE, as well as by companies. Twelve universities near the University of Stuttgart are participating in the projects, and seven of those universities are from East Württemberg.

International Program


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