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Students help internationallyPrizes given for international engagement at Aalen University

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At the first international Christmas party, three of the university’s highly engaged students were honored.

Tu, 19. Dezember 2017 At Aalen University’s first international Christmas party, three students received awards. The University’s International Center, made up of the International Relations Office, the Language Center, and the University’s nonprofit “International Society Aalen e.V. (ISA)” organized the event. Over seventy students, employees and professors attended.

California Exchange deal closedStarting next winter semester, mechanical engineering students can travel to the west coast.

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Prof. Dr. Heilmann (2nd from the right) and Ryan Griffith (right) celebrate the exchange program between Aalen University and the University of the Pacific in California.

Mo, 27. November 2017 The Senior International Officer at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California visited Aalen at the beginning of November, bringing with them the final foreign exchange agreements. Starting winter semester 2018/19, students can travel to the west coast of the USA. “Some students are already showing great interest,” said Prof. Dr. Heilmann, dean and departmental exchange coordinator for mechanical engineering/production and management.

Partnership with French Business SchoolAalen University and ESC Clermont-Ferrand want to deepen their connections.

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Studying in France: The partnership with the ESC will soon make it possible.

Tu, 21. November 2017 For almost twenty years, there has been a partnership between Aalen University’s International Business major and École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) in Clermont-Ferrand. There have already been many visits from professors and groups of students (study tours), and students regularly do a semester abroad at their respective partner schools.

Sustainability from the German and American points of viewDelegation from the US-Consulate General at Aalen University

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US Consul General James W. Herman (5th from the right) talked to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Holzbaur and representatives of the University about sustainability and international agreements.

Th, 09. November 2017 Because sustainability is always an important theme, the US Consul General James W. Herman and representatives of the American Consulate General visited Aalen University. After the talks with Rector Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, the Senate´s Delegate for Sustainable Development at Aalen University Prof. Dr. Ulrich Holzbaur and other representatives, along with students at the University, the Consul General visited different laboratories.

From Rags To Riches – The dream to start up in Silicon ValleyAalen University visits the Mecca of start-ups

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MBD visiting Google in Silicon Valley

Tu, 10. October 2017 Zumindest ein kleiner Traum wurde für die Studierenden aus dem 2. Semester des Masterprogramms Business Development (MBD) wahr: Einmal zu Besuch im Silicon Valley, dem Ort an dem Firmen wie Google, Ebay und Intel groß wurden und in den Alltag der milliardenschweren Unternehmen „schnuppern“.

South Africa – a country of oppositesMechanical Engineering Student Anna-Maria Hengster reports on her semester abroad

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Anna-Maria Hengster is spending her last semester in South Africa

We, 13. September 2017 Anna-Maria Hengster is doing her last semester in Mechanical Engineering/Production and Management at Vaal University of Technology’s science park in South Africa. She got to Vanderbijlpark at the end of July and is describing her first weeks in the southern Hemisphere.

Foreign Exchange at Benediktbeuern MonasteryVision Science and Business”: Optometry Congress and an Alumni Meeting

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Students, Alumni and Faculty met in the Benediktbeuern Monastery for an Optometry Congress and an Alumni Get-Togeter.

Mo, 07. August 2017 Aalen University received guests from far away at the Environmental and Cultural Center at Benediktbeuern Monastery. They came from places including Italy, Slovenia, Russia and Thailand for the Alumni get together and the Optometry convention for the occupational master course “Vision Science and Business (Optometry)”. Prof Dr. h.c. Dietmar Kümmel and Prof. Dr. Anna Nagl were responsible for the invitations to this event.

Combining Technology, Business and Foreign ExchangeThe importance of foreign experience

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Sinem Ilhan during her internship in London

Th, 06. July 2017 The major „International Sales Management and Technology” teaches business Engineers how to solve problems for international clients. They draw out the route for a company’s business plans. They contact customers in target markets and try to get them excited about their solutions.

Hochschule Aalen’s new Management InstituteHow to run a company based on values and responsibility

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From left to right: President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Thomas Spitzenpfeil, CFO of Carl Zeiss, Prof. Dr. Ingo Scheuermann and Prof. Dr. Patrick Ulrich are excited about the new Aalen Management Institute.

Tu, 04. July 2017 Hochschule Aalen, a beacon for all questions regarding value-based management and sustainable corporate governance: this is the goal of the newly established Aalen Management Institute (AAUF). President Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider and the two directors of the institute, Prof. Dr. Patrick Ulrich (speaker) and Prof. Dr. Ingo Scheuermann, were all present at the festive opening, alongside more than 60 interested guests.

Learning German through Hands-on Electrical EngineeringStudents and Refugees experiment together at Aalen University

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Electrons are flowing and wavelengths are resonating as students at the Hochschule and refugees circle around the electrical experiment.

We, 21. June 2017 Voices fill the room. People from six different countries are sitting together discussing the experimental batteries that they made from a mixture of water, soda, salt, aluminum panels and copper panels. With them, they make little LED’s glow. “Will there be enough voltage if we also make a parallel circuit?” Students and refugees gathered at Aalen University every Wednesday in May and June to experiment together with batteries and motors

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