HNU wishes all students, staff, partners and supporters a happy holiday season and a healthy and successful year 2022!
2021 in facts and figures
Zoom meetings were held at HNU in the last twelve months - that's more than 35 million meeting minutes spent in front of the screen. The top month was April with 9,811 meetings.
accesses were registered to the most used video tutorial of the HNU library 2021: "Zitieren mit einem Klick: Citavi". In total, the library recorded 324,730 hits on its video tutorials.
Exchange students were welcomed at HNU in the summer and winter semesters of 2021/22, including 14 exchange students from Thailand (Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok).
teaching and learning videos were produced and uploaded via the Mediasite video platform in 2020
new employees in science and administration were recruited by HNU in 2021.
new degree programmes have been introduced at HNU this year: Digital Enterprise Management (opens in a new window) and Data Science Management (opens in a new window) as Bachelor's degree programmes; Digital Transformation and Global Entrepreneurshi (opens in a new window)p, Digital Innovation Management (opens in a new window) and Digital Healthcare Management (opens in a new window) as Master's degree programmes. In addition, the Centre for Continuing Education has been offering the B.A. degree programme Digital Management and Technologies (opens in a new window) since 2021.
new LinkedIn followers were added to the HNU channel in 2021. On Instagram, there are 817 new subscribers.
new professors started their work at HNU in 2021. If you would like to get to know them better, you can read their portraits on the HNU science blog (opens in a new window).
new partner universities have been added this year: Sebelas Maret University in Indonesia, the University of Mauritius and Tel-Hai College in Israel.
105 publications were produced at HNU in 2021, 65 of which were peer-reviewed. Eight new publications have already been announced for 2022.
6 Working Papers have been published at HNU in 2021, including an experiment on quantifying noise emissions of delivery robots (Fang Li), an overview of agile teaching concepts at universities (Ronja Weishaupt, Prof. Dr. Oliver Grieble) and the blended learning concept "Bridge the gap - scientific work for digital natives (Prof. Dr. Claudia Kocian-Dirr). All working papers are available here (opens in a new window).
The year on Social Media
After the introduction of the new professors (opens in a new window), the LinkedIn post with the highest engagement rate is the second highest: the call for papers of the Institute for Digital Transformation (IDT) for an anthology of the Springer focus series "Business Model Innovation".
3rd place: In cooperation with the Uhlmann company, students of "UX Design" (Prof. Patricia Franzreb) develop prototypes for intelligent packaging, consumer apps and assistance systems and win donations for a charity of their choice.
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The post with the highest engagement rate in 2021 on Twitter was the Call for Presentations for this year's IT Congress.
Did you know...?
The cities in which the HNU channels have the most followers outside Germany are Istanbul, Seoul and Oulu.
In Germany, HNU 2021 is the 11th university with the most followers on Instagram. The most popular Instagram posts this year can be found at the very end of our review.
Last but not least
Place 1 of the most popular photos of 2021 on the HNU Instagram channel: HNU student Ana takes part in the TV show "Germany's Next Topmodel".
2nd most popular photo 2021 on the HNU Instagram channel: The first HNU-owned meme shared on the occasion of the exam period.
Rank 3 of the most popular photos 2021 on the HNU Instagram channel: atmospheric shot of the HNU campus.