Aalen University Newsletter for International Partners


Greetings from Aalen University's International Center!

We are happy to present you the latest 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 (picture on the top) wish a pleasant reading, hoping that the information provided will be another source of inspiration for further cooperation activities between our institutions.

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 Fall Semester 2022.

The application period is from April 1st to April 30th 2022, and we expect to receive all the online applications by April 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.

» Nomination & Application Instructions

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

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Aalen visits PilsenMechanical engineering students from Aalen University take a field trip to the Czech Republic

At the University of West Bohemia: Dean of Studies Prof. Dr. Markus Merkel (1st row on the left) and program secretary Manuela Henschel (4th row) with the students of the master's program "Product Development and Manufacturing". Photo: © Aalen University |Staff from the University of West Bohemia

Tu, 12. July 2022 In the summer semester, students of the master's program "Product Development and Manufacturing" went on an excursion to Pilsen in the Czech Republic. Visits to companies such as the car manufacturer Škoda, insights into research at the University of West Bohemia, a tour of the brewery - students had a diverse program in which cultural exchange was not neglected. The excursion to Pilsen was a building block for the relationship in research and teaching between the two universities.

International students awarded for the participation in Ambassador Program16 international students at Aalen University receive honorary ambassador status for the East Württemberg region

Deputy District Chief Executive Karl Kurz (on the left) and the new honorary ambassadors. | Photo: © Aalen University

Fr, 08. July 2022 Sixteen international students at Aalen University from Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, India, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and the USA were honored as Honorary Ambassadors of the East Württemberg region during a ceremony at the District Administration Office last Friday and received certificates from the Deputy of the Chief District´s Executive Karl Kurz. Honorary ambassador status is achieved through participation in the East Württemberg Honorary Ambassador Program, which was launched in 2017 by the four state universities in the East Württemberg region and the business development agency Wirtschaftsförderungsgesellschaft Ostwürttemberg (WiRO).

Networking in the USAAalen University strengthens its contacts with international partner universities

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The INTENSE project team at the BW_i booth "THE LÄND of innovation and inquiring minds" in Denver, USA. Photo: Private.

Fr, 24. June 2022 To re-establish relationships with partner universities on a personal level after the Corona pandemic, a team from the INTENSE project traveled to Denver in the USA for the NAFSA international education fair. The INTENSE project is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in the HAW.International program and is concerned with the further internationalization of Aalen University.

Ceremonial handover of the office of rector at Aalen UniversityScience Minister Theresia Bauer inaugurates Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel in his new office and says goodbye to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider

The speakers at the ceremonial handover of the rectorate (from left to right): Dr. Karl Lamprecht, Chairman of the University Council and CEO of Carl Zeiss AG, former Rector Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Rector Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel, Minister of Science Theresia Bauer and Prof. Dr. Dr. Bastian Kaiser, Chairman of the Rectors' Conference of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Baden-Württemberg. Photo: Sandro Brezger

We, 01. June 2022 With a ceremony in front of around 150 guests from politics, business and science, Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel was officially inaugurated yesterday as rector of Aalen University. He is the successor to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, who retired after two terms in office at the end of December 2021. The university welcomed Baden-Württemberg's Science Minister Theresia Bauer as a special guest, who also gave the evening's speech.

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