Selection of translated press releases
The Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) is extending its range of international partnerships and is delighted to have set up study agreements with the Foreign Trade University Hanoi in Vietnam and the Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou in China.
One hundred partner universities in 45 countries on five continents – with the agreement with the University of Witwatersrand the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) has completed its hundredth international partnership. From the coming winter semester students will be able to gain international experience in economically strong South Africa.
Students at the Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) can now study at the German University of Technology in Oman. President Prof. Dr. Uta M. Feser signed the agreement during an excursion as part of the HNU cultural programme under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Sibylle Brunner.
The Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences (HNU) has extended its network of international partners to include agreements with the Universidad Central Marta Abreu de las Villas in Cuba and with Santa Maria la Antigua Catholic University in Panama. The agreements were signed during an HNU alumni trip.
Ulm and Neu-Ulm are fully internationalised: More than 2,000 international students will be studying at the Ulm and Neu-Ulm institutions of higher education during this winter semester. They were welcomed by Ulm Mayor Gunter Czisch and the Deputy Mayor of Neu-Ulm Albert Obert at a reception in the atmospheric 'Oldtimerfabrik Classic' in Neu-Ulm. Among the 'internationals' were three students from the Ulm University, Ulm University of Applied Sciences and HNU – and Ulm and southern Germany are already like a second home to them. Each of them received the DAAD award of €1,000 for their special academic achievements and for their voluntary intercultural or social dedication.
The specialists of tomorrow need intercultural skills. The portal 'Study and Work International – from Bavaria to the world' supports Bavarian students in obtaining practical experience abroad. Together with Bertram Brossardt, CEO of the Association of Bavarian Business e.V. (vbw), and Science State Secretary Bernd Sibler, Professor Uta M. Feser, Chairwoman of the Association of the Bavarian Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS), and Professor Karl Stoffel, Director of hochschule dual, launched the information campaign on the 10th of October 2016.
650 new students will start their studies during the 2016/2017 winter semester at HNU. As a result, a total of around 3,900 students are enrolled at HNU. It's not only students that are new to Neu-Ulm this winter term, though, as HNU expands its course offering with the introduction of two new Master's degree programmes.
International HNU project completed successfully
Three semesters, two countries, one Master's degree programme.
A joint project run by HNU students with refugees, representatives of the cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm and the Neu-Ulm administrative district promotes linking and integration: Supported by the city of Ulm's Department of Surveying and by the Integration and Equality Office of the Neu-Ulm District Administrator's Office, they created a map of both cities with relevant contact points and useful facilities that refugees and migrants need to get settled.