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In the International Center we coordinate the international activities of Aalen University in order to strengthen the international character on campus.  We are responsible for the intercultural, lingual, and regional development of students and staff, as well as the approval of internationally recognised language tests.  We foster the integration of international students and graduates in the university, society, and working world. The International Center is made up of the following organisations:


Aalen University among the top universities 2023Top marks from the evaluation portal StudyCheck.de

Students at Aalen University can be sure that they are studying at one of the ten best universities in the country. Photo: © Aalen University | Jan Walford

We, 25. January 2023 According to StudyCheck.de, Aalen University is once again one of the ten most popular universities in Germany. In the ranking of the independent evaluation portal, it takes fourth place among the universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg. In their evaluations, students emphasize the high quality of teaching, the practical relevance of the courses offered, and the good contact with the university's lecturers. Aalen University is also at the forefront of digitization: in the Digital Readiness Ranking, it achieved fourth place nationwide and first place in Baden-Württemberg.

International Christmas celebration with award ceremony for international prizesStudents at Aalen University honored for their commitment

Prof. Dr. Markus Merkel hält eine Rede an einem Pult. Daneben steht der DAAD-Preisträger Dishant Kavathia.

Prof. Dr. Markus Merkel gave a speech in honor of DAAD award winner Dishant Kavathia. Photo © International Center Aalen University

Th, 15. Dezember 2022 Three student prizes with an international character were awarded at the international Christmas celebration at Aalen University. After the corona-affected digital award ceremonies of the past years, around 100 students, staff, professors and external guests were able to celebrate on campus once again. The award ceremony and the associated international Christmas party were organized by the International Center, consisting of the International Relations Office (IRO), the Language Center, the university's non-profit association "International Society Aalen e.V. (ISA)" and the Welcome Center Ostwürttemberg.
Gruppenbild von Prof. Dr. Harro Heilmann mit seinem Team.

Total success: Prof. Dr. Harro Heilmann (4th from right) with his competition team. Photo: Aalen University | Gaby Keil

Tu, 06. Dezember 2022 With around twelve million Euros in net sales "Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering and Management" students won first place in this category in Pearson/Praxar's international European University Business Simulation Competition. In this simulation, the seventh-year students successfully managed a Canadian Kayak start-up and prevailed against international competitors. With a net income of 1.1 million euros, they took third place. "Management skills in the profession are very important for engineers," says Prof. Dr. Harro Heilmann, head of the degree program, pleased with the success of his "protégés".

For the Leaders of TomorrowNew Master's Degree in “Sustainable Corporate Management” to Start in Summer Semester 2023

Prof. Dr. Patrick Ulrich heads the new master's program. Photo: Aalen University | Simone Häußler

Tu, 29. November 2022 Sustainable corporate management, sustainability controlling and sustainable supply chain management are key topics for companies and our society. In the summer semester of 2023, a new study program will be launched at Aalen University that will provide students with application-oriented training in these disciplines. The in-depth master's degree in sustainable corporate management is primarily aimed at prospective students with a relevant degree in economics.

Unique excursion to Silicon ValleyStudents from the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Aalen University gain exclusive insights

Exciting insights: Around 25 students were on an excursion to Silicon Valley, which is considered the most important high-tech location in the world. Photo: Aalen University | Alexander Grohmann

Tu, 22. November 2022 After long preparation and planning by Prof. Dr. Alexander Grohmann, an excursion to Silicon Valley was recently realized. Around 25 students from the International Sales Management and Technology and Leadership in Industrial Sales and Technology programs were given the opportunity to travel to the home of countless start-ups and globally active technology companies. The region in the US state of California is considered the most important high-tech location in the world.