University description (as per official university website)
Our approach: Multi-disciplinarity for future decision-makers
The Zeppelin University (ZU is) a university between economy, culture and politics. It forms in its three departments
| Corporate Management & Economics | CME (Business Administration),
| Communication & Cultural Management | CCM (Communication and Cultural Studies) and
| Public Management & Governance | PMG (Economics, Political and Administrative Sciences)
Decision-makers and creative designers from. Management is understood as the ability "to make the improbable probable," and ultimately implement - in the spirit of the maxim of our namesake, the airship pioneer Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. This responds to TO
| In the teaching in the rapidly growing demand for multi-disciplinary trained decision makers and creative minds into institutions of economy, culture, politics and media, and
| In research on the innovation of the gaps and limitations of scientific disciplines to pursue from here socially relevant issues.
Our Teaching: Theory and Tools - Hand and thinking tool.
The University allows students to design their studies freely and responsibly. Parity objectives of the study are to develop the personality and the acquisition of an excellent professional qualification. The study emphasizes "equal" hand tools, ie the relevant management and communications tools, as well as "thinking tools" that is, discernment, methodical thinking and subject-specific theoretical knowledge.
Our research: Grass Roots and evergreens.
The research focused both on scientific trend and scenario analysis with intelligent character hypothesis (Grass Roots) develops and new theoretical ideas for classic and highly relevant recurring problem areas of society (evergreens).
Our researchers are committed multidisciplinary cooperation (in the context of a university-wide annual theme) cooperate with university and institutional and non-university research institutions such as the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft. The research is externally funded for the most part. In addition to research projects funded by the German Research Foundation, culture or economic research by foundations and corporations such as the German Telekom or BMW to be financed.
We are committed to the responsibility, the impact of scientific knowledge on society and the natural environment into account.
Our students pioneers: to take responsibility.
Courageous decision-makers and creative designers are always also pioneers. The TO is from pioneers who can think and the will to implement. Pioneers are a beginner and spies in difficult and often inaccessible terrain. You are the curiosity and scientific excellence only in social responsibility. The University seeks from its students. The students are looking for from their university. An active decision of two adult partners in a unique selection days (Pioneers Wanted! ").
Our direction of globalization in local presence on the beach of Lake Constance (glocalization).
The TO is one of the few world universities with a campus on the beach. Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance is embedded in the Euregio alliance of Germany, Switzerland and Austria, which has an excellent cost to the dynamic "competition of regions" in Europe prepared. In addition to the University of citizens for the Lake Constance region and cooperation with the regional economy works together with the TO bodenseenahen the prestigious universities - like the University of St. Gallen and the College of Art and Design Zurich.
The FOR is committed to a sensitive and balanced globalization experience. From its local roots on the Bodensee TO scans for international exchange. About a dozen of institutional partnerships with foreign universities have been agreed. Especially active in the U.S., Latin America, Africa, China, Eastern Europe and Russia. The University accepts up to 20 percent of students from different cultures.
Our Partners: Partner Pool for institutions of economy, culture and politics
Zeppelin University seeks in the course of institutional and human cooperation with science, culture, politics and business, specifically working with the practice and international exchange. The partner pool is a Club of international partners, the framework of teaching, research, training and advice a long-term, reliable and trusting relationship enables the. In the cooperation of partners Pools with the Zeppelin University are both sides of Learning Partnerships different kind in the foreground. A large number of companies are registered partner pool members such as BBDO, Bertelsmann BMW, Bregenzer Festspiele and DaimlerChrysler, German Telekom, Ernst & Young, General Electric, Oracle , Porsche, Schauspielhaus Frankfurt, Siemens, ZF Friedrichshafen, Zeppelin or.
Our sponsors: private on staatsuniversitärem level.
The German education system are missing after a recent study by Prognos and the Free University of Berlin about 26 billion euros. The private education in Germany is sponsored by OECD standards among the lowest. Zeppelin University is a University Foundation and is supported by the ZU | Foundation. Due to their solid, long-term already Prefunded and secure structure, it bears solely on sponsorship and donations, income from the trust assets as well as tuition fees, competitively awarded research income from other sources of science and services. Therefore, the Zeppelin University is the only university in Germany needs no state subsidies. To secure finance from the Trustees of the University of ZU to the Land Baden-Wuerttemberg have guaranteed long term.