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Aalen as a Guest in Südafrika Central University Bloemfontein is an important partner of Aalen University

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Students from Aalen are greeted by Dr. Albert Strydom at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein in South Africa.

Th, 21. February 2019 Students and professors of Aalen University traveled to South Africa in February, in order to expand on the strategic partnership of both universities. Besides the intercultural experience, the visit also offered the opportunity to promote the simulation game VALU.

The beautiful Ends of the EarthExchange week in Bloemfontein – Students visiting South Africa

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The students of the part-time degree programmes at the Cape of Good Hope.

Th, 07. February 2019 31 students of the master degree programmes, Mechanical Engineering, General Management, Industrial Engineering and Technical Management were guests at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein, South Africa during an exchange week.

To the USA and back!Three mechanical engineering students are impressed with their semester in California and Colorado

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Franziska Steidle at a trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park in the north of Colorado.

Tu, 05. February 2019 The USA. An entire semester. For many a dream, but a reality for students in the Mechanical Engineering / Production and Management degree programme. As the first USA-outgoings of their degree programme, they studied at two partner universities: Holger Havlin and Jan Groß in California, Franziska Steidle in Colorado. The students of Aalen University and their academic dean, Professor Dr. Harro Heilmann, report about their experiences in the USA.

A Contribution to International UnderstandingUniversity employee Lothar Dessilla honoured for dedicated service

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Awarding the Regional Chapter Prize 2018 of the Organization of Friends and Scholarship Holders of the BW-Scholarship to Lothar Dessilla (pictured second from left)

Fr, 01. February 2019 The earlier scholarship recipient and student of the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd, Lothar Dessilla, was recognized at the yearly meeting of the Baden-Württemberg scholarship holders. The current employee of Aalen University’s International Relations Office and coordinator of the regional chapter East Württemberg of the Baden-Württemberg scholarship was honoured for his voluntary service for the support and networking of international and local scholarship holders and alumni.

Traveling across the World as Ambassadors for Aalen UniversityExchange Students were recognized for their activity as honorary ambassadors for the East-Württemberg region

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Awarding the honorary ambassador certificate East-Württemberg in the current Winter semester to eight exchange students from Myanmar at Aalen University from Dr. Ursula Bilger, director of WiRO (pictured 3rd from right)

Fr, 01. February 2019 Students from Myanmar at Aalen University recently received the title of honorary ambassadors of East Württemberg, and were recognized for their cultural and economic interest in the region.

„Maintaining Contact in Russia is Important“Professors and Students from Saratov as Guests at Aalen University

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Aalen University maintains its exchange with Saratov State University, which belongs to the most renowned universities of Russia.

Th, 20. Dezember 2018 Aalen University stays in contact with Saratov Socio-Economic Institute. Professors and students from Russia recently visited the department International Business Studies.

Extraordinarily InternationalHonouring students of Aalen University for their voluntary engagement

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Tu, 11. Dezember 2018 Distinguished social engagement in the truest sense of the word: for their great honorary services, Asu Rayamajhi, Tim Schneider and Tanja Mohr were awarded prizes at the International Christmas Party. The International Center, made up of the International Office, the Language Center, the non-profit organization, “International Society Aalen e.V” and the Welcome Office East Wuerttemberg (WISO), hosted the party.

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.

International Program


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