Nrtingen-Geislingen University

Nrtingen, Germany
Nuertingen-Geislingen University (NGU), situated on the outskirts of Stuttgart region in proximity to the scenic landscape of the Swabian Alb, has developed over the past decades to a remarkable University of Applied Sciences.

About

History

Founded in 1949 as a College for Agricultural Engineering, NGU became a public University of Applied Sciences in 1972 and offers academic education to more than 5000 students today. The main teaching and research focus lies on subject areas within the range of Business & Economics as well as Agriculture & Landscape Planning.

Education

  • Univeristy offers practice oriented and scientifically based degree programs
  • Applied research is important for them
  • The professors are authors of many scientific publications

Research

Research and the transfer of knowledge into the world of private and public enterprise are crucial to NGU. NGU runs transfer centers for business consulting. The centers offer consulting services and transfer know-how from all our faculties to companies. They support the university's on-going commitment to applied research and development.

Fields of research and institutes at NGU
  • Institute of Applied Research at the NGU
  • Institute for International Research on Sustainable Management and Renewable Energy (ISR)
  • Institute for Landscape and Environment (ILU)

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

Services

Student services

The students are in the center

  • The Univerisity offers outstanding study conditions
  • The experiences and opinion of of students are important
  • The staff seek a good cooperation with the students
  • The students remain our students - as alumni

Housing services

Exchange students usually live in the students' residence hall "Schelmenwasen" which is located on the outskirts of Nuertingen next to the university building KIV which houses the central library. To get downtown and the downtown campus, it takes about 15 min. by bike or about 40 min. on foot.

Library services

The university catalogue contains the physical collection of the library (printed books, periodicals, AV materials, etc.) and the special e-book collection licensed by the library whose full text is available in the campus network.

ICT services

The Univeristy provides all central Information Technology services for University students and staff.The basis for using email and other computer-based services in the University is your computer account (also known as your email account), for which the University provides you with a username and password.

Medical services

Nürtingen-Geislingen University requires all international students to have adequate health insurance. Upon registration at the town hall and enrolment at NGU you must provide proof of health insurance which is valid throughout the whole semester or study period.

Student Life

Campus life

Exchange students usually live in the students' residence hall "Schelmenwasen" which is located on the outskirts of Nuertingen next to the university building KIV which houses the central library. To get downtown and the downtown campus, it takes about 15 min. by bike or about 40 min. on foot.