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Aalen University - Exchange

Term To Study: Fall 2019
Application Deadline: May 01, 2019
Major 1: Business Administration
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Major 2: Engineering other
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Major 3: Foreign Language / Literature German
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: CLICK HERE for Aalen University exchange information website
Link 2: CLICK HERE for the estimated budget for studying one semester at Aalen University.
Program Locations: Aalen
Contact Phone: 207-581-1509
Contact Name: Study Abroad Advisor
Contact Email: studyabroad@maine.edu
Program Description

Studying at Aalen University
Founded in 1963 as a state engineering school and transformed into a university of applied sciences in 1971, Aalen University currently hosts 4,000 students. 10% of the overall student population at Aalen University consists of international students coming from more than 50 different countries. Aalen University is a modern university where academic excellence in both teaching and research is a standard not to be compromised. This fact is confirmed by the numerous technology transfer centres of the institution, the library, which is very well stocked in the engineering sciences, for instance, and the scientific facilities which are modernly equipped at the very edge of technology.

Academics
Aalen University offers English-taught courses in Business and Engineering at the undergraduate and graduate level. The undergraduate International Business Program at Aalen University is ranked among the top 5 in Germany. The rest of the courses are in German but project work and final projects can be supervised in English.

The Area
The Black Forest, Heidelberg, the Stuttgart Ballet, Porsche, Bosch, DaimlerChrysler, Carl Zeiss Optik and SAP are all names of global significance. However, not only global players but also many small and medium-sized international engineering companies positively influence the state’s economy. Situated at the heart of the European economic market, Baden-Württemberg has a truly cosmopolitan character, a large cultural diversity and beautiful landscapes, all contributing to an excellent quality of life. Being one of the most economically competitive German states, it is no surprise that almost one quarter of Germany’s research and development capacity is concentrated in Baden-Württemberg. It is among the German states with the largest number of universities, many of which are internationally renowned.

Quick Facts

Population: 81305856
Capital: Berlin
Per-capita GDP: $ 38400
Size: 357022 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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