We, 08. September 2021

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Fr, 03. September 2021

Dear partners of Aalen University, we from the Business Informatics xChange Team are planning to allow students to participate in digital courses and activities offered by our partner universities.

This would allow an international digital exchange to socialize and to learn more about different cultures and languages. This can provide a relevant advantage in the future careers of Aalen’s as well as your students.

Are you interested in cooperating? Then please click the link below and fill our short survey by September 30, 2021.

Thank you in advance.

 Best wishes

xChange Team

Conquering Space with Artificial IntelligenceAalen University’s computer scientists successfully competed in a contest from the European Space Agency

A team of Aalen University’s computer scientists directed by Prof. Dr. Andreas Theissler achieved fourth place in the data challenge for the ARIEL space mission. Photo Credits: © Jan Walford | Aalen University

Th, 12. August 2021 How can we discover foreign planets and learn something about them without even flying into space? To answer this question, Aalen University’s scientists applied the principles of machine learning, which is part of artificial intelligence. A team of computer scientists successfully competed in a competition from the Consortium of the European Space Agency (ESA) for the upcoming space mission ARIEL (Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Explanet Large-survey), which will research outer space, as well discover and observe planets outside of our solar system.

Students Develop Strategy for International Market Entry of a Continuing Education Concept from the RegionA new collaboration between Aalen University with the company Development Quests and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Alexandra Wendler, a student in the Healthcare Management study program at Aalen University, gathers valuable experiences in the international practice project. Photo credits: private

We, 21. July 2021 Aalen University students as well as students from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China worked together with the company Development Quests (DQ) in an international practice project. The focus was on the conceptual adaptation of special methodologies for career development, based on the expectations and needs of potential US-American and Chinese customers.

Research Center for Complex Systems awarded BWS Plus Funding of over 150,000 EUROver 150,000 EUR go towards deepening international collaboration

Tu, 06. July 2021 Baden-Württemberg Stiftung has awarded a three year grant to enable the Research Center for Complex Systems (RCS) to strengthen its links with academic institutions in Myanmar. “We have been working with both Yangon and Mandalay Universities for several years and welcome the opportunity to deepen this collaboration,” said Prof. Frank Thomas Gärtner, leader of the Design Research group within RCS.

Federal Minister Karliczek visits the Leading Research University, Aalen UniversityFederal minister of research, Anja Karliczek, in dialogue regarding the opportunities and challenges of cooperations between universities and the industry

Gruppenfoto Veranstaltung mit der Bundesministerin Anja Karliczek

Federal Minister of Education and Research Anja Karliczek speaks with Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider, Aalen University’s President, during a digital meeting, as well as representatives from the industry and government. Photo credits: Aalen University / Sandro Brezger

We, 26. May 2021 How does research work at universities of applied sciences? And how do collaborations with the industry develop? The Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek addressed these questions through a digital visit of Aalen University. In the discussion with university president Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider as well as representatives from the industry and government, Aalen University’s special role as a regional innovations motor was emphasized. The focus was on the contributions and impulse from the university in overcoming societal challenges like climate change, energy usage, electro mobility, or digitalization.

Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel to become Aalen University‘s PresidentLarge majority of the university election committee votes for physicist

Dr. Karl Lamprecht (pictured right), chairman of the university council, congratulates Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel (center) for the results of the election. The physicist will become the successor to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider starting in 2022. Photo: Aalen University | Jan Walford

We, 14. April 2021 Aalen University’s university council and senate voted for a new university president on April 14, 2021: Prof. Dr. Harald Riegel from the School of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science will begin his work as the successor to current University President, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider. The doctor in physics has worked at Aalen University since 2009, in the past seven years as Vice-President responsible for the areas of teaching, communications, and international relations.

The German-Jordanian University celebrates its 15-year AnniversaryAalen University congratulates with a video message

Exchange relationships don’t only exist at the level for faculty and students, but also for administration – here at a visit with the GJU University President, Prof. Dr. Manar Fayyad (pictured center) in 2019. Antje Discher from the International Relations Office represented Aalen University.

Th, 18. March 2021 The German-Jordanian University (GJU) is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this year. Because personal contact to partner universities is not currently possible, Aalen University congratulated its longstanding partner university with a video message.

Collaboration between Aalen University and Ritter SportA new cooperation with the chocolate producer, as well as Fudan University in Shanghai

Marcus Auch, HR-Business Partner at Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co. KG, and Prof. Dr. Jörg Büechl (pictured right) from Aalen University are initiating an international praxis project with Ritter Sport with students of Aalen University. Photo Credits: © Hochschule Aalen | Jörg Büechl

Mo, 15. March 2021 In the last three months, students from the master study programs Healthcare Management and Management of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises at Aalen University have been working on a localization strategy in collaboration with Chinese students from Fudan University towards the market entry for Alred Ritter GmbH and Co. KG in China. Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Jana Wolf and Prof. Dr. Jörg Büechl, the students were heavily prepared for the intercultural cooperation. “Giving the students the opportunity to build on their international and intercultural management and leadership competencies during Corona times was also a welcome challenge for us lecturers. We have all learned a lot from it, and are excited about the results and further exchanges,” says Wolf.
Foto: Studenten arbeiten an einem Tisch. Es liegen Zettel herum, und eine ablaufende Uhr steht in der Mitte

The start-up initiative stAArt-UP!de offers several workshops among other opportunities for students interested in founding their own business.

Fr, 12. March 2021 For the first time, Aalen University has achieved first place in the start-up radar for universities with 5,000 to 15,000 students. The Technical University of Munich and the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management were able to defend their positions in their categories.

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