Nürtingen-Geislingen University (HfWU)

"Education for responsibility", that is the mission of the Nürtingen-Geislingen University. A university that is fully committed to sustainable development. This includes the range of courses and programs offered by the university: bachelor's and master's degree programs from the fields of business, environment, design and therapies. HfWU's profile is designed by sustainability combined with a strong applied approach in teaching, research, transfer and continuing education. 

NGU is home to

  • 5226 young people in 31 programs
  • 125 professors and 429 lecturers
  • 326 employees
  • a network to over 100 partner universities worldwide

About HfWU

Academics

75 Year Anniversary of Nürtingen-Geislingen University

Festival Week from 15 to 22 November 2024

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International Week

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.

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Current information and news

Expertise from Italy, Turkey, and Vietnam

The Visiting Professorship Program of Kreissparkasse Esslingen-Nürtingen enables teaching and research stays for three international professors.

Expertise from Italy, Turkey, and Vietnam

The Visiting Professorship Program of Kreissparkasse Esslingen-Nürtingen enables teaching and research stays for three international professors.

DAAD prizewinner Mădălina-Maria Macrea

DAAD prize for student from Romania

Mădălina-Maria Macrea receives award for social commitment and academic
achievements

Logo Advalue Schwarz gründer Hintergrund

HfWU erhält EU-Gelder für Forschungsentwicklung in Afrika

Hochschule erhält Zuschlag für Erasmus+-Projekt mit landwirtschaftlichen Universitäten in Kenia und Uganda; 800.000 Euro Förderung

Semester Opening on Wednesday, 04 October 2023

Semester Opening on Wednesday, 04 October 2023

Soon the lecture period of the winter semester 2023/2024 will begin - and with it YOUR time at HfWU!

German-Ghanaian bridge-builder

Richard Owusu awarded with German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) price

Pacific Wave in the Community Hall

Cultural Night, focus on the Asia-Pacific region, over 120 interested

Famous Award for NGU students

- Landscape Architecture Students Receive Peter Joseph Linné Prize -

HfWU flies the flag for tolerance

Nürtingen-Geislingen University participates in UNESCO Day of Tolerance on November 16

HfWU insists on additional security

HfWU insists on additional security

- HfWU-rector demands action from Studierendenwerk after knife attack -

After attack on students: NGU increases security measures in front of dormitory

After attack on students: NGU increases security measures in front of dormitory

In the night of today, Saturday, 05.11.2022, three students of the Nürtingen-Geislingen University (NGU) were attacked and injured in the student dormitory in Schelmenwasen in Nürtingen by two persons not living in the dorms.

 Information for people affected by the war in Ukraine / Інформація для людей, які потрапили в нaдзвичайну ситуацію щодо війни в Україні

Information for people affected by the war in Ukraine / Інформація для людей, які потрапили в нaдзвичайну ситуацію щодо війни в Україні

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Part of the Länd

The HfWU, an individual university in the center of the innovation region Stuttgart. The economic powerhouse of Baden-Württemberg.

Together we reinvent ourselves every day. 
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Our focus: Sustainability

With its sustainability profile in sustainability, Nuertingen-Geislingen University is guided by the definition of the United Nations with the three dimensions of economy, ecology and social issues. HfWU strives to shape economic value creation for the benefit of all while respecting the limits of our planet. Above this is NGU´s mission of "Education for Responsibility," with five strategic goals:

1. promoting future-oriented thinking
2. Integrate sustainability skills into all degree programs,
3. expand the knowledge base
4. via discourse to active creation
5. acting sustainably.

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