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US Consul General Visited Aalen UniversityGlobalization, Going Green, and Research

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Vice President Prof. Dr. Heinz-Peter Bürkle briefly welcomed US Consul General, Patricia Lacina to Aalen University.

We, 24. July 2019 In the course of her visit to Schubart-Gymnasium Aalen, to the program Going Green, and to the student exchange, the American Consul General, Patricia Lacina was also at Aalen University as a guest. She was impressed by the activities in the areas of stability, globalization, and research.

From Amman to AalenThe German Jordanian University’s Network Meeting at Aalen University

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For over ten years, Aalen University has been a partner of the German Jordanian University.

We, 10. July 2019 Internationalisation is an important topic for Aalen University. Jordanian students are regular guests at Aalen University. The network of the German Jordanian University visited for its annual meeting.
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pictured left to right: Prof. Carsten Lecon, Marc Hermann, Prof. Christoph Karg, Sebastian Stigler, Marina Burdack

Tu, 04. June 2019 Aalen University was represented at this year’s „Annual International Conference on Information Technology & Computer Science” in Athens by five professors and research assistants: Marina Burdack, research assistant from the Management and Business Science department, as well as Professors Christoph Karg and Carsten Lecon and research assistant Marc Hermann and Sebastian Stigler from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department. The content of the lectures was about IT-security, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, E-learning, real-time applications and research methods. Each lecture presented research projects developed in cooperation with the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim. Fifteen countries represented themselves with lectures at the conference, with the majority coming from the USA, closely followed by Germany.

International Speed Dating for the CareerStudents of Aalen University networking with companies

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Speed Dating done differently – international students got the opportunity to talk directly to employers from companies.

Mo, 20. May 2019 The Welcome Office East Wuerttemberg (WISO) and the Junior Chamber East Wuerttemberg organised a joint networking event at Aalen University. Through speed dating, company representatives met with international students and graduates of Aalen University and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim.
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Ronja and Dr. Jay Forsythe

Fr, 17. May 2019 Our graduate student Ronja Peter just arrived at The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department of Charleston. Ronja is the first student from the University of Aalen staying there for a couple of month joining a research project. We now have a partnership specifically to make chemistry internships and coursework available to chemistry students. Ronja is visiting through the summer and will be working with Dr. Jay Forsythe.

Europe meets AalenThe Network of European Geoparks met at Aalen University

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Holzbaur (pictured right) with his students at the Geopark stand in Aalen’s city hall.

Th, 18. April 2019 Europe meets in Aalen: Geoparks from across Europe met at the Conference of the European Geoparks Network at Aalen University. At the associated exhibit in the city hall, the university was also able to present its competence in materials research and 3D-printing.

Quick Assistance for the People of BeiraAalen coalition calls out for donations for victims of the cyclone in Beira

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The cyclone "Idai" destroyed wide areas of Beira. (Picture: German-Mozambican Society e.V.)

Tu, 26. March 2019 With the goal of rebuilding the health center at the Catholic University of Mozambique in Beira, the city of Aalen, through the mayor and local council, university, district, the director of the Ostalb-Clinic formed a coalition with the German-Mozambican Society. In order to found medicinal provisions in a functional building with medical equipment and medicines, around 300,000 Euros are needed.

Israeli Start-up-Culture „Reloaded“Aalen University visiting Silicon Wadi in Tel Aviv

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Studierende des Masterstudiengangs Business Development lernen auf ihrer Exkursion in Tel Aviv nicht nur die Start-up-Szene, sondern auch die israelische Kultur kennen.

Tu, 05. March 2019 At the close of the winter semester, 16 students from Aalen took an excursion to the start-up metropolis Tel Aviv. Visiting start-up firms, listening to lectures from successful founders, and participating in a pitch event as the highlight – the students had a colourful program, last but not least including cultural exchange.

Aalen as a Guest in Südafrika Central University Bloemfontein is an important partner of Aalen University

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Students from Aalen are greeted by Dr. Albert Strydom at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein in South Africa.

Th, 21. February 2019 Students and professors of Aalen University traveled to South Africa in February, in order to expand on the strategic partnership of both universities. Besides the intercultural experience, the visit also offered the opportunity to promote the simulation game VALU.

The beautiful Ends of the EarthExchange week in Bloemfontein – Students visiting South Africa

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The students of the part-time degree programmes at the Cape of Good Hope.

Th, 07. February 2019 31 students of the master degree programmes, Mechanical Engineering, General Management, Industrial Engineering and Technical Management were guests at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein, South Africa during an exchange week.

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