Aalen University

Aalen University is a first-class address in the university landscape of Baden-Württemberg and beyond. With about 6,000 students, Aalen University is one of the larger and currently the strongest universitiy of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg in regard to research. Firmly rooted in the region, but with a wide international network, Aalen University of Applied Sciences builds on two strong pillars: technology and business.

A pioneering spirit, endurance and vision characterize the history of Aalen University. Since its founding in 1962, the former engineering school has been constantly renewed and responsive to changing needs and demands. Whether Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Driving, Data Science or Photonics: the challenges of the future are persued at Aalen University.

With its five faculties, Aalen University organizes its curriculum around topics of high social and economic relevance.Through this as well as through research collaborations, Aalen University is in close contact with global market leaders. More than 60 Bachelor and Master degree programs guarantee scientifically well-grounded and practice-oriented education. These include study programs that are rare in Germany or can only be studied here – such as ophthalmic optics / optometry, audiology or the research master Advanced Materials and Manufacturing.

The coexistence of research, teaching, practice and business is particularly evident in the Innovation Center at Aalen University. Here, students can develop their business ideas and found their start-ups. Under the heading “Entrepreneurship University”, programs for students, entrepreneurs and companies have been established. The goal of Aalen University is to educate creative people who like to think outside the box.


further information: https://www.htw-aalen.de