4800 Students from more than 60 nations enjoy their studies in 5 schools (Chemistry, Electronics & Computing Science, Management & Business Sciences, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Optics & Mechatronics). Course offerings are conform to Bologna and are regularly evaluated and updated according to innovative educational and scientific insights, specific needs of the regional industries and international academic standards.
Being a member of one of the universities of applied sciences of the State strongest in research means being a member of the world too: international relations are one of Aalen’s trademarks and flourishing partnerships exist to 75 universities around the globe. The exchange of scientists and students from all over the world enriches the Aalen campus and region day by day.
Furthermore foreign students take advantage of the practice orientation and the excellent industry links of the university (9 Professorship Chairs sponsored by Industry). Renowned for its intense research activities Aalen University also facilitates effectively the transfer of technology to regional industries. Whereas applied research is bundled by the Institute for Applied Research, the transfer of knowledge and the cooperation with businesses is organized within Transfer Centers, making the latest technology and management insights available to Industry.
The university has been involved in various EU projects e. g. in the FPs, Socrates/Erasmus/LLP, Minerva, Leonardo, ALFA and Tempus. Besides a number of double degrees run with partners in various countries, the University is also collaborating with some of their partners in the field of cooperative PhDs.
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