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Nuertingen-Geislingen University – Higher Education for Sustainability

We are opening our virtual doors from November 22-26 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, 31 2022

Monday, Nov. 21

TIMEPROGRAMCHANNEL & LANGUAGETARGET GROUP
  Opening Ceremony:
Short Presentation of NGU
Update on latest developments at NGU
Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  English-taught fulltime Master Degrees:
M.Sc. International Finance
MBA International Management
M.Sc. Sustainable Mobilities
M.Eng. International Master of Landscape Architecture
Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Course Structure & English Course Offerings Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  From Application to Orientation to Farewell at NGU Online
in English
Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  From Application to Orientation to Farewell at NGU Online
in English
Students from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Nt-Great: Integration Project Online
in English
Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Nt-Great: Integration Project Online
in English
Students from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Expert Input for Partners and interested NGU Students Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Scholarships for Incoming Students Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Internships for Incoming Students Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Study Tours Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Best Practice Example SuPrHuman
Double Degrees with
Dankook University (South Korea), Linfield University (USA), Universidad Panamericana (Mexico), University of Pisa (Italy)
Online
in English
Professors & Staff from Partners;
NGU Professors
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Virtual Campus Tour Online
in English
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  Research Projects NGU
Online
Researchers & Professors
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---
  For NGU Partner Universities:
Meet up with NGU Members
Online
Register
Students & Staff from Partners
--- RECORDED VIDEO ---

Tuesday, Nov. 22

TIME PROGRAM CHANNEL & LANGUAGE TARGET GROUP
10:45-11:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
11:00-11:45h Lunch in Northern Europe Online
in English
Register
NGU Students
12:00-12:45h Lunch in Central Europe Online
in English
Register
NGU Students
13:00-13:45h Lunch in Southern Europe Online
in English
Register
NGU Students
13:45-14:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
14:00-15:00h Sprachtestvorbereitung & TOEFL ITP Online
in German
NGU Students
15:15-15:45h Infos und Tipps rund ums Auslandspraktikum Online
in German
NGU Students
16:00-16:30h Förderung von Praktika mit Erasmus+ Online
in German
NGU Students
16:45-18:00h How to create a winning job application for
the USA and Canada
Online
in German
NGU Students
18:15-18:30h Internships in the USA and Canada Online
in German
NGU Students
18:45-20:00h Erfahrungsberichte vom Auslandspraktikum Online
in German
NGU Students

Wednesday, Nov. 23

TIME PROGRAM CHANNEL & LANGUAGE TARGET GROUP
07:45-8:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
8:00-8:45h Dinner in Oceania Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff NGU Student
9:00-9:45h Dinner in Asia Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
NGU Professors & Staff
10:00-10:45h Lunch in South Africa Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff NGU Students
10:45-11:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
11:00-12:00h „Get started“: International Student Club, Buddy-Programm und Tandem-Programm, Länderabende Online
in German
NGU Students
12:00-13:00h „Get started II“: Short-term Mobility for Professors and & Staff Members Online
in German
NGU Professors & Staff
13:00-14:00h SPEEXX-Start your Learning Journey in English! Kostenloses Online-Englischweiterbildungsprogramm mit Sprachnachweis für ausgewählte HfWU-Partnerhochschulen im Ausland Online
in German
NGU Professors & Staff

Thursday, Nov. 24

TIME PROGRAM CHANNEL & LANGUAGE TARGET GROUP
16:45-17:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
17:00-17:45h Breakfast in America – South America Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
NGU Students
18:00-18:45 Breakfast in America – Canada & Mexico Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
NGU Students
19:45-20:00 Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
13:00-14:00h AuslandsBAföG FAQs Q&A Session Online
in German
NGU Students
14:15-15:00h Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten Q& Stipendien Auslandssemester Online
in German
NGU Students
15:15-15:45h Kombinationsmöglichkeiten Studium und Academic Training in den USA mit dem J-Visum Online
in German
NGU Students
16:00-16:30h SuPrHuman Online
in German
NGU Students

Thursday, Dec. 01 - Go USA!

TIME PROGRAM CHANNEL & LANGUAGE TARGET GROUP
18:45-19:00h Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
19:00-19:45h Breakfast in America – USA Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
NGU Students
19:45-20:00 Meet up with NGU staff Online
in English
Register
Partners: Professors & Staff
17:15-18:15 „Go USA! Erstinfos zum Studium in den USA“ mit Q&A Session Online
in German
Register
NGU Students
18:15-18:45 Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten & Stipendien USA mit Q&A Session Online
in German
Register
NGU Students

Registration Deadlines:

For University Staff/Presenters:

October 31, 2022:

  • Registration Deadline for a.m. events

 

November 15, 2022:

  • 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 22-26

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 200 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 Euro 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: Learn more about your "semester @NGU" and apply at your home university for one of our campuses.

Degree Seeking Students: Please mind the admission criteria and selection procedure of our study programs.

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 our 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!