University description (as per official university website)
The Hamm SRH University is part of a nationwide network of private universities in the SRH, a common model to follow but independent academic profiles all. That the university administration with the support of the SRH model developed common institutions was by order of the Senate of 24 July 2008 in the basic order for the SRH Hochschule Hamm accepted. The aim of the SRH universities is especially talented young people in future studies to become qualified and nationally recognized qualifications to lead them higher than average occupational opportunities on the job offer. At the same time they want the SRH universities develop into independent, sovereign and encourage people in their support. In addition to SRH universities through applied research and scientific training in their respective profiles contribute to innovation and training in business and society to make.
The SRH Hochschule Hamm followed in achieving their academic goals the following guiding principles.
I. commitment to personal freedom
We believe that personal freedom is the lifeblood of a vibrant, dynamic and democratic society. It is, though guaranteed by the constitution that no good that falls from the sky, but always won and claimed to be. We therefore attach importance to staff and students who see themselves as consciousness of freedom, independent personalities and advocate with courage for the protection and defense of civil liberties and fundamental rights, which always respects the freedom of others.
II emphasis on self-determination
We think that people of their creativity and originality and personality can only bring to full development, if they can develop their life plan and make possible self. We therefore encourage our university to self-determination and self-development of the individual, ie the ability to form their own opinions based on facts to come to their own well-weighed decisions and defend with strength and self-control.
III. Promote personal responsibility in social bonding
We are hoping that ownership of the individual, achievement and private initiative are better than the confidence of collective structures and solutions to guide his life self and socially responsible and to promote the common good. Every person is a unique personality, while always a social being. We therefore encourage the development of our students and staff to independently thinking and acting people make with confidence in their abilities and in partnership with others her fate actively and independently.
IV tolerance and cosmopolitanism
We welcome all employees and students, regardless of its ethnic, religious and social background welcome, meets the technical requirements placed on him, his fellow men, and met with tolerance and respect for his work in our universities respects the values of our mission statement. We insist that our students gain international experience and intercultural competence.
V. respecting the independence
We pay attention to party-political, religious, and ideological neutrality of the SRH and universities on their independence from economic interests of third parties in order to maintain a climate of intellectual independence and diversity, the freedom to develop the staff and students in their own ideas and opinions, can represent and implement.
VI. Commitment to social market economy and competition
Our mission is the social market economy that combines the freedom of the individual, the dynamics of the economy and social equity together. We are convinced that one of state interference as possible free market economy is better suited to their essential elements contractual freedom, private property and competition as any other system, to promote the prosperity of individuals, solidarity with others, and justice in society. We therefore want to do with and in our universities to contribute to the understanding, preserving and strengthening the market economy in our country and our students empower themselves in the global market competition to prove successful and become aware of social responsibility to be here.
VII entrepreneurial management of the university
We can be confident that our universities, the above-mentioned values and live only on the scientific requirements placed on them more flexible, faster and more responsive, and they meet when they are run commercially. This requires strong entrepreneurs who are willing to take personal responsibility for the welfare of the entrusted undertaking to seek their own path to success and these will also go to if this is connected with difficulties and obstacles. They observe the principles of good corporate governance and compliance.