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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

From Aalen through South Africa to StuttgartAlumnus Markus Heiler writes about his Bachelor work at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein.

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I had an awesome time in South Africa – Markus Heiler, who studied Business Engineering at Aalen University and then finished his bachelor’s thesis at the CUT.

Mo, 19. June 2017 “The last few months were pretty exciting,” laughed Markus Heiler. Last August, the 26-year-old Business Engineer was awarded the 2016 expertise prize from Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH. Three days later, he was sitting in an airplane to Bloemfontein to finish his Bachelor degree. In barely five months, he finished his bachelor’s thesis at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein and gained more insights in additive manufacturing. Along with his new insights, Marcus also brought a lot of South Africa back with him. His experiences are already helping him at his new job.

Students simulate a United Nations conference sessionThe first topic of the UN Simulation Game: the refugee crisis

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A piece of New York in Aalen: at the UN simulation game a conference debate was played in English. Every participant represented one of 15 countries.

Mo, 12. June 2017 That day, Aalen University had a very special meeting take place: the first UN simulation game (HAS MUN for short). A UN conference debate was played in English. The event took place within the frame of the 2nd Simulation Game Day of East Wuerttemberg.

Study Week in South AfricaStudents visit the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein

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Mechanical engineering masters students visit BMW in Rosslyn, South Africa

Th, 11. May 2017 The Mechanical engineering part time master course from the Aalen University Academy for Further Education took 16 students to South Africa for their first foreign study week. The program consisted of a week of lectures and exciting trips.

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