Aalen University Newsletter for International Partners


Greetings from Aalen University's International Center!

We are happy to present to you the next issue of the Aalen University International Newsletter.

It contains the latest news of relevance to our international readership as well as the information related to our international English taught programs and to application procedures.

The Aalen University team, together with the team of its International Center wish a pleasant reading, hoping that the information provided will be another source of inspiration for further cooperation activities between our institutions.

Cooperation and communication to develop strong links, partnerships and friendships are more than ever of greatest importance indeed!

Kind regards,
Pascal Cromm
Director International Relations

English Taught Lectures at Aalen University

The Aalen International Program Brochure contains practical information related to a stay at Aalen University and gives an overview to consider the choice of lectures.

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Our Program - your chance

More and more courses are taught in English at Aalen University, attracting international students. We have an exciting selection of English Taught Lectures in many areas…

» Visit the new English Taught Lectures Catalogue

Application Procedure

We are now welcoming applications from your students nominated for exchange studies at Aalen University for the Spring Semester 2023.

The application period is from November 1st to November 30th 2022, and we expect to receive all the online applications by November 30th 2022. Please note that the deadline is strict especially for the non-EU applicants who need to apply for a visa or a residence permit, because the process takes time.  Starting this semester, we will be using a new nomination link for our partner universities with Mobility-Online.  You will receive a copy of the link via e-mail (with this newsletter).  Please do not give this link to your students, it is only for our partners.   If you have not yet received the link, please feel free to contact us (see below).

» Nomination & Application Instructions

» Contact for Nominations : aaa@hs-aalen.de

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Sustainable Solutions for Limited ResourcesInternational scientific symposium on research at Aalen University

Scientists at Aalen University conduct research on sustainability here in the field of battery research. (© Aalen University | Tim Burkhardt)

Tu, 04. April 2023 The university invites guests to a public scientific symposium from May 10 to 16, 2023. The focus will be on sustainable resources - from water to raw materials and energy to health. Leibniz Prize winner and director at the Max Planck Institute, Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth, has been recruited for the keynote lecture on energy systems of the future with a focus on hydrogen.

New Cooperation With Vietnamese-German UniversityAalen University of Applied Sciences establishes a master's degree program in Vietnam

Vier Personen stehen vor einer Präsentation mit dem Thema Vietnamese-German Universitiy (VGU)

From left: Dr. Bernd Tilp, Manager International Office VGU; Prof. Dr. Tomas Benz, Rector VGU; Dr. Alexandra Jürgens, Managing Director Graduate Campus; Martina Kübler, Deputy Head of the International Relations Office; Prof. Dr. med. Ralf von Baer, Vice Dean of Faculty of Optics and Mechatronics. Photo: © Aalen University | Vietnamese-German University

We, 15. March 2023 As of now, students of Aalen University of Applied Sciences can choose Vietnam as a destination during their semester abroad. General cooperation and exchange agreements were signed at the beginning of March this year on the new campus of the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) in Binh Duong province, not far from Ho Chi Minh City.

Top Position in Start-ups Aalen University of Applied Sciences once again achieves top-3 ranking in its peer group in the nationwide "Start-up Radar" ranking

Aalen University of Applied Sciences is a leader in promoting start-ups. Photo: © Aalen University | Thomas Klink

We, 22. February 2023 Aalen University of Applied Sciences is one of the best universities in Germany for promoting start-ups. In the new ranking of the "Start-up Radar" - a highly regarded comparative study - Aalen University of Applied Sciences achieved third place among the 76 medium-sized universities and technical schools evaluated. This means that Aalen University of Applied Sciences is among the top 3 start-up universities in Germany for the second time in a row. "I am delighted with this top ranking," says Rector Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel and emphasizes: "Our good performance proves once again how much our commitment to start-ups pays off and encourages us to continue to intensively promote start-ups at all levels - from first-semester students to the professoriate."

The Future of Photonics in AalenZOT team gears up for teaching and research on upcoming developments at "Photonics West 2023"

Vier Personen stehen vor dem "Photonics West 2023"-Gebäude in San Francisco.

On the road with Photonics of the Future Aalen - the ZOT - work group leaders at "Photonics West 2023" in San Francisco. | Photo: ZOT

Mo, 30. January 2023 Optical technologies contribute significantly to employment and add value to the present as well as to the future. They also play a major role in research, education and training. In order to stay up to date in the fields of optics and photonics and to exchange information with industry representatives about upcoming developments, our work group leaders of the Center for Optical Technologies (ZOT) are currently in San Francisco at the "Photonics West 2023".

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