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.

» Download the new brochure

» Download the Aalen University Data Sheet

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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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.

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