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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.

From Aalen and Bloemfontein to the CapeStudent writing her master’s thesis about management game in South Africa

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The Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein offers students the opportunity to look beyond the boundaries

Th, 13. April 2017 South Africa has been an important partner in research and teaching for many years. In the current semester, students also take the opportunity to look beyond their own boundaries. Lisa Kurz is one of them. She studied International Marketing and Sales and is now writing her master's thesis at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein (CUT).

Students as ambassadors to East WuerttembergEast Wuerttemberg Universities have a new integration program

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International students from the four state universities of the region will be ambassadors of East Wuerttemberg

We, 12. April 2017 From now on, foreign students from the four state universities of East Wuerttemberg can acquire an important certificate: the International Relations Offices of the four universities of the region have developed a playful method of integration for the international students to become honorary ambassadors of the East Wuerttemberg region.

International Summer School 2017-Strategy in the Digital Age19th of July – 29th of July, Aalen University

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We, 22. March 2017 The School of Management and Business Science offers an International Summer School under the motto "Strategy in the Digital Age" in summer 2017. The event takes place from the 19th of July to the 29th of July 2017 at Aalen University. All bachelor and master students, as well as students of the partner universities with sufficient English language skills and at least 2 years of study experience, are invited.

The University of Applied Sciences Aalen is conducting a survey about further education! Main focus of the survey are personal data, details on e-learning, requirements of further education and topics for prospective educational offers. This survey is part of the project „KoMaZe“ which deals with the conception of English Master modules and we are trying to find out which further educational offers the University of Applied Sciences Aalen should establish.

We invite you to take part in this survey. It is anonymous and takes about 10-15 minutes of your time:

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