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Nuertingen-Geislingen University – Higher Education for Sustainability

We are opening our virtual doors from November 23-27 and invite you to join us from all over the world to discover everything Nuertingen-Geislingen University has to offer.

This event is not to be missed if:

or if you want to meet up with our friendly NGU staff and international advisors to receive tailored advice!

INTERNATIONAL WEEK PROGRAM

Please note that some topics require a preregistration until October, 15 2020

Monday, Nov. 23

TIME PROGRAM REGISTRATION
OCTOBER, 15 2020
09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony:
Short Presentation of NGU
Update on latest developments at NGU
Attend
09:45-10:15 English-taught fulltime Master Degrees:
M.Sc. International Finance
MBA International Management
M.Sc. Sustainable Mobilities
M.Eng. International Master of Landscape Architecture
Attend
10:30-10:45 Course Structure & English Course Offerings Attend
11:00-11:30 From Application to Orientation to Farewell at NGU Attend
11:45-12:15 Nt-Great: Integration Project Attend
12:30-13:00 Expert Input for Partners and interested NGU Students Attend
13:15-13:45 Scholarships for Incoming Students Attend
14:00-14:30 Internships for Incoming Students Attend
14:45-15:45 Study Tours Attend
16:00-16:30 Virtual Campus Tour Attend
16:45-17:45 For NGU Partner Universities:
Meet up with NGU Members*
Register

Virtual International Week – Stream Monday

Tuesday, Nov. 24

TIME PROGRAM REGISTRATION
OCTOBER, 15 2020
08:00-17:30 Presentation Slots for Partner Universities in regular NGU lectures Register
11:00-11:30 KSK Visiting Professorship Attend
11:30-12:30 in German:
AuslandsbaföG
FAQs
Q&A Session
Attend
12:45-13:45 in German:
Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten & Stipendien
Auslandssemester
Attend
14:00-15:00 in German:
Sprachtestvorbereitung & TOEFL ITP
Attend
15:45-16:45 Meet and Greet for partners of the HAW International Project Double Degree:
B.Sc. Business Administration with Linfield University
B.Sc. International Finance with University of Pisa
Attend
N.N. Research Project Fridays for Future Register
N.N. Research Project ARIADNE Register
N.N. Virtual Team Teaching Project NGU-Partner Register

Virtual International Week – Stream Tuesday

Wednesday, Nov. 25

TIME PROGRAM REGISTRATION
OCTOBER, 15 2020
08:00-17:30 Presentation Slots for Partner Universities in regular NGU lectures Register
08:00-17:30 Live Blogs of Partner Universities with NGU students
(Presentations, Q&A sessions, Chats with interested NGU students)
Register
08:30-11:00 in German:
Live Chat with Study Abroad Advisors
Attend
11:30-14:00 in German:
Live Chat with Study Abroad Advisors
Attend
15:30-17:30 in German:
Live Chat with Study Abroad Advisors
Attend
18:00-22:00 in German:
Student Night: Meet and Greet with returning NGU Study Abroad Students
Attend

Thursday, Nov. 26

TIME PROGRAM REGISTRATION
OCTOBER, 15 2020
08:00-17:30 Presentation Slots for Partner Universities in regular NGU lectures Register
11:30-12:00 in German:
Infos und Tipps rund ums Auslandspraktikum
Attend
12:05-12:35 in German:
Förderung von Praktika mit Erasmus+
Attend
12:40-14:00 Mainly in German:
How to create a winning job application for the USA and Canada
Attend
13:30-13:45 Mainly in German:
Internships in the USA or Canada
Attend

Friday, Nov. 27

Registration Deadlines:

For University Staff/Presenters:

October 31, 2020:

  • Registration Deadline for a.m. events
  • Support our first joint “Soul Kitchen” cookery book and send your favorite recipe until October 31, 2020 to inthiwi@hfwu.de and provide details (ingredients, cooking instructions, servings and photos such as dish/country). Please send authorized photos only (owner of image rights). Let us get a taste of international cuisine!

November 15, 2020:

  • Send your prepared presentation through a file sharing service to ensure the backup if face-to-face presentation does not work.

 

For Students:

  • Save the date and join our daily activities on Instagram #intofficehfwu from November 23-27
  • Support our first joint “Soul Kitchen” cookery book and send your favorite recipe until October 31, 2020 to inthiwi@hfwu.de and provide details (ingredients, cooking instructions, servings and photos such as dish/country). Please send authorized photos only (owner of image rights). Let us get a taste of international cuisine!

Master Programs taught in English

Boost your career and select one of our accredited Master Programs that fit your needs:

M.Sc. International Finance

MBA International Management

M.Sc. Sustainable Mobilities

M.Eng. Landscape Architecture

Opt for high quality education at low cost: only 1500 Euro tuition fee for Non-EU Degree Seeking Students.

English Course Offerings

Study with us for one or two semesters and select your favorite subjects among our 100 lectures taught in English in the fields of

Do not worry about German language skills: all students and professors speak English. Taking classes and communicating on campus is not a problem, even if you are not fluent in German!

To facilitate daily life off campus, we offer German language courses at different levels.

Returning to your country after one or two semesters with foreign language skills and intercultural competence will definitively boost your career opportunities!

Integration Project NT-GREAT

Experience Germany from a different perspective: get in touch with German families, language partners, companies, schools or non-profit organizations - but most of all: make new friends and enjoy your time! Get a first impression by watching our videos:

Voluntary Work

Voluntary Work (full version)

School & Host Familiy Program

Accommodation

In both Nuertingen and Geislingen, there are multiple student residences located within walking distance to the campuses. Exchange students can reserve a slot on their application at Nuertingen-Geislingen University, but keep the application deadline in mind!

Why Study at NGU:

Affordable, High-Quality Education:

  • No tuition fees for exchange students
  • Funding possible through Baden-Wuerttemberg Scholarships
  • Degree-seeking students (non-EU) only 1,500 € per semester

Study in English:

  • More than 200 courses taught in English in various subjects
  • English course catalogue available online
  • German language courses provided free of charge at NGU

Amazing Student Experience:

  • small class sizes with close contact to staff, students and professors
  • Hands-on approach and focus on entrepreneurship
  • Safe student environment & gateway to Stuttgart metropolitan area
  • International Office provides support throughout your stay

Location in the Heart of Europe:

  • NGU offers the best of both worlds: beautiful nature and the excitement of modern cities
  • NGU profits from its location in Germany's powerhouse industrial region (e.g. Daimler, Porsche, Bosch)
  • Ideal spot to discover many surrounding countries (25 mins to Stuttgart Airport)

Boost your Career Opportunities:

  • Practice-oriented courses and teaching faculty with years of professional experience
  • Option to complete an internship in Germany
  • Great Opportunity to enhance employability

Apply now!  

Exchange Students: Please apply at your home university for one of the places at NGU.

Degree Seeking Students: Please mind the admission criteria and selection procedure of our study programs. Click here for additional information.

Internship Program

You are interested in doing an internship after completing your study semester at NGU? Receive support and advice on how and where to apply for internships. The combination of studying and interning in Germany makes your exchange semester at NGU even more valuable and exciting. Gain valuable hands-on work experience in Germany’s highly competitive export-oriented manufacturing and service industry and become familiar with different kinds of office cultures and work styles. Global work experience is a huge benefit for your future career. Keep your student advantages: during your internship you stay enrolled at NGU.

Work and Study Program

No time to complete a full internship semester? Why not work as a student employee for companies in the region for 8-10 hours per week during your study semester with NGU for 12-15 weeks per semester, earn some money and get graded on a pass-fail basis? You will be responsible to find a position as a student employee until the start of your study semester at NGU but will still receive support and advice on how and where to apply.

Study Tours

Join us for a study tour to gain international experience and earn credits if an entire semester at NGU is not an option! Our study tours link theoretical input from lectures in multinational groups with exciting company visits where real-life examples reinforce learned subject material.

Select one of our exciting options:

  • Marketing Study Tour
  • Innovation for Sustainability – IfS
  • A Taste of Germany’s South
  • Equine Study Tour

or ask for tailor-made programs for your partner university!

Apply now!

KSK Visiting Professorship Program

Become part of our Visiting Professorship Program (donated by the Educational Foundation of Kreissparkasse (KSK) Esslingen-Nuertingen) and enhance your CV with international experience. Help us to internationalize NGU and prepare our students for global challenges in their future jobs. The terms of appointment may range from half a month to two semesters.

Apply now!

Location

We are located with two major campuses in the towns of Nuertingen and Geislingen in the greater metropolitan area of Stuttgart (State Capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg).

NGU’s central location allows for quick and easy travel within Germany and Europe by public transport. Many exciting European cities, e.g. Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen or Vienna, are within a 600-1000km range by plane. By the way: Stuttgart Airport can be reached within 25 minutes!

GO OUT AND EXPLORE NGU’S SURROUNDINGS DURING YOUR SEMESTER @NGU!

Campus Nuertingen

Nuertingen offers you delightful living conditions in a safe environment.

Located within the greater metropolitan area of Stuttgart (State Capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg), in one of the strongest economic regions in Germany and Europe, it has about 40.000 citizens with residents from over 100 countries!

Nuertingen has everything you need to enjoy your semester abroad: take a break from the classroom in a cozy restaurant, enjoy a drink in a local pub or explore local culture. Find out more about Nuertingen!

Campus Geislingen

Geislingen is located right in the middle of the Swabian Alb with 27.000 citizens. It is a safe town with a long historical tradition. You can enjoy your free time with recreational activities, such as free climbing, hiking or skiing, and benefit from the unique location within the mountainous region of the Swabian Alb and its beautiful scenery or you can easily walk from Geislingen campus to the old town center where you can find pubs, restaurants and small shops! Find out more about Geislingen!

Both Nuertingen and Geislingen offer different kinds of sport facilities, such as yoga or zumba, public pools and lively old town centers.  

There are also various student initiatives, for example a local Erasmus+ Initiative that offers a platform for (international) students. They also plan joint activities, excursions or networking events.

Nuertingen-Geislingen University – Sustainability at its Best

At Nuertingen-Geislingen University we integrate the fields of Business, Environment and Social Responsibility into the framework of Sustainability. Not only our study programs offered in these fields contribute to sustainability, but our mindset is also reflected in teaching, research, operations and transfer.

NGU in Numbers:

  • 2 Campuses: Nuertingen and Geislingen
  • 32 full-time Degree Programs: 17 Bachelor and 15 Master Programs-4 of them completely taught in English
  • 5400 students: 300 of them are International Students
  • more than 100 partner universities worldwide

Our main principles are:

  • practically oriented and scientifically based education and research
  • providing outstanding study conditions for the students’ benefits
  • taking over social responsibility in social, cultural and economic life
  • partnering with businesses in the region.

Internationalization – meet the world at NGU!

At Nuertingen-Geislingen University, we also deeply care for internationalization. A welcoming atmosphere helps you to integrate in Campus and Daily Life. Benefit from the international experience from our returning students, become part of our international research projects and enhance your teaching experience!