Why Neu-Ulm and the HNU?

You are probably wondering: why should I study in Neu-Ulm? It is just a small and unknown town, isn't it? Where is it located at all? In our gallery we show you 5 good reasons why you should choose the HNU. By the way, this list is based on feedback from former exchange students.

Five reas­ons for an ex­change semester at the HNU

1. Cent­ral loc­a­tion in the south of Ger­many and the heart of Europe

Neu-Ulm is the perfect starting point to explore Europe by train, bus, car or plane. Cities like Munich and Stuttgart are only 1-2 hours away by train, the German Alps with beautiful lakes and castles can be reached in the same time. Neu-Ulm and Ulm combine modernity, tradition, hospitality and typical southern German cuisine. In general, Neu-Ulm is also a very safe city, so you should not have to worry about going home after a long evening with friends.

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What ex­change stu­dents say about their time at the HNU

  • "I will remember this place for my whole life – I felt at home."
  • "Of course I love Ulm and Neu-Ulm. I think Ulm/Neu-Ulm is a great city for students to study. I like autumn leaves in the city, it's really beautiful. I was sailing on the Donau River. I get to eat a lot of food that my country doesn't have like chocolate, cheese and sausages."
  • "Considering both of them as one city, it's not too big but its also not too small. It has everything you need. Traveling is an important part of an exchange period and Neu-Ulm is known as the perfect starting point to explore Europe."
  • "It was small enough that you could travel around the city easily, and it was big enough so that it had everything you needed. As well, I found it to be a good size so that most people spoke English but you were able to practice your German as well."
  • "The level of education is very good and the classes are practical. Very important for me is also fact that university is located in comfortable place, close to dormitory and point of entertainment for students."
  • „HNU focuses on practice-oriented teaching. In my opinion, such an educational method certainly enables me to learn a lot.“
  • "I loved the HNU, this university and how people made me feel comfortable and like I was at home. The HNU has very qualified teachers and the International Office is always willing to help and very attentive. I will return for a master's degree."
  • "I was once against studying abroad due to the fear of missing my family and feeling homesick, but the older you get, the more you understand that you only live once, and you will never know if you do not try. "
  • "The reason why I chose HNU is my admiration for the landscape of the university. The campus is full of trees and fresh air."

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