University description (as per official university website)
The University of Ulm is a university with mostly technical sector of courses. The courses are broad, with varied career opportunities open to graduates. Individual training is possible through the selection of elective subjects, studies and theses, foreign languages, studying abroad at foreign partner universities and through the acquisition of additional skills.
The success of the University of Ulm is based on collaboration with industry. It includes the areas of research and development through their research institutes and several Steinbeis-Transfer-centers of the Steinbeis Foundation for Economic Stuttgart with one. Of these students will benefit also because of attractive places and interesting theses. A sophisticated training program for working adults and others round out the offer of the University of Ulm.
Mission Statement of the University of Ulm
We base our actions on the principle of sustainable development
Worldwide increasingly scarce resources require a fundamental change in the relationship between economy, ecology and society. As a university for engineering, computer science and media, we prepare our students prior to this change and give them the necessary skills for future-proof and sustainable action with their life.
We set priorities in terms of future
Our curriculum takes on the principle of sustainable development. We provide expertise and methodological skills in the awareness of our social responsibility and in order to conserve natural products, renewable resources to develop the use and to develop innovative technology and socially responsible use.
We combine regional reference with an international focus
The University of Ulm is integrated into the regional economic structure. We adapt the content of our courses continuously the technical, economic and social development on to. Thus we ensure the competitiveness of our students on the international job market. We also promote their intercultural competence and language skills.
We teach practical and application-oriented research
Through intensive collaboration with our partners in business and industry, we ensure the practical relevance in teaching, research and training. Together we develop new theoretical models. And high quality for current doctrine requires the commitment of teachers in applied research, development and project work. We strongly encourage such activities and open up in this way, students and businesses to actively participate in the research and its results.
We focus on quality and social responsibility
Our learning and work culture encourages dialogue between students and teachers. Motivation, personal ability, job commitment, and research and development experience to ensure academic and professional expertise. In order to stabilize these qualities, we set goals for individual development and create opportunities for personal development. We promote the reconciliation of family and work or study and take into account specific situations of life of all members of the university. A sympathetic approach is our commitment to each other.
We promote entrepreneurship
Personal responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit to strengthen the development prospects of the individual as well as the university. As a university we develop our own concepts for entrepreneurial initiatives. We support through training and advisory support to start up businesses in the university environment.
We are building a motivated and open-minded community
By actively shapes and experience in the community we create a university culture that is open to all ages and nationalities. We consider lifelong learning as a power-saving necessity and the willingness to rely on international exchanges. Our academic culture is dominated by the permanent contacts with our graduates at the personal, social and technical level. We thus promoting the binding to the university as an important reference point in life.
Our model develops the identity of the higher education community
For the members of the University of Ulm should scale model and decision support for their own planning and action that is. To ensure its reliability, it is three years in open discourse on timeliness and feasibility, of all. We thus create a basis of trust for all, and the future life at the College want to help shape the present day.