Campus university
with the opening of the new building in 2018: Campus in the countryside


  • 1994

    Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hack is founding dean: After the bureaucratic and organizational hurdles for a university of applied sciences in Neu-Ulm have been overcome, the reconstruction of the former US school in Neu-Ulm's Steubenstraße will begin in June.

  • 1995

    Cross-border cooperation: First joint course of study "Industrial Engineering and Management" of the universities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm starts. Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences strives for independence.

  • 1998

    After a long struggle: Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences is becoming independent. Among others, Federal Minister of Finance Dr. Theo Waigel, Member of the State Parliament Peter Schmid, District Administrator Erich Josef Geßner and Neu-Ulm's Lord Mayor Dr. Beate Merk are present at the ceremony.

  • 1999

    Founding Dean Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hack is elected President by the Senate. More than 1000 students are enrolled at the University of Applied Sciences.

  • 2000

    In July 2000 Dr. Peter Hurtler founded the Center for Continuing Education. The Alumni Club is also founded this year. Together with the University of Applied Sciences Ulm, the University of Applied Sciences New Ulm offers the course of studies "Business Informatics".

  • 2006

    Prof. Dr. Uta M. Feser takes office as President. Farewell to Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hack. Laying of the foundation stone and start of construction work for the new building in the Wiley quarter.

  • 2008

    HNU in moving boxes. In mid-August we will pack and move to the new building at Wiley. On August 25th it will be officially inaugurated in a ceremony with the Minister President Dr. Günther Beckstein. In October, HNU celebrates its ten-year independence with a festival week.

  • 2010

    Operations at the Vöhlinschloss University Centre (opens in a new window) (cooperation between the universities of Neu-Ulm, Augsburg and Kempten) start. Library takes first place among the Bavarian university libraries.

  • 2014

    On 5 May, the land for the HNU's extension building is purchased by the Free State of Neu-Ulm. Construction planning begins. Audit "Internationalization of the university". Neu-Ulm University celebrates its 20th anniversary in October.

  • 2017

    Topping-out ceremony for the new building on 6 February: "The lighthouse project creates optimal conditions for learning, teaching and living", emphasised the Bavarian Minister of State for European Affairs and Regional Relations, Dr. Beate Merk, in her speech. HNU is convincing in the federal "Innovative University" competition: the universities of Biberach, Neu-Ulm, Ulm and the University of Ulm will receive around 15 million euros for their joint "InnoSüd" project. The goal is to expand the transfer of knowledge and technology in the Danube-Iller-Riss region.

Das Bild zeigt den Neubau im Vordergrund und das Hauptgebäude im Hintergrund