We adhere to the principle of sustainable development
The increasing scarcity of resources worldwide calls for a
fundamental change in the relationship between the economy, ecology and
As a university for engineering, information technology and media,
we prepare our students for this change and equip them with vital tools
for a secure and sustainable future.
We set priorities with regard to safeguarding the future
The principle of sustainability is reflected in our
We impart technical expertise conscious of our social responsibility
and with the aim of conserving natural resources, furthering the use of
renewable resources, developing innovative technologies and using them in
a socially acceptable way.
We combine regional links with an international outlook
The Ulm University of Applied Science is embedded in the regional
In the light of technical, economic and societal developments we
adjust the contents of our degree courses continually. At the same time we
ensure the competitiveness of our students on the international labour
market and promote their intercultural competence and knowledge of foreign
We teach and research with a practical orientation
We ensure the practical orientation of research and teaching through
intensive contact with our partners in industry and other sectors of the
economy. We develop new courses in conjunction with these partners.
Advanced and up-to-date teaching depends on lecturers engaging in
applied research, development and project work. We expressly support such
activities and thus facilitate the active participation of students and
companies in our research and its results.
We stand for quality and social responsibility
Our culture of learning and working promotes the dialogue between
students and lectures. Personal suitablility, professional engagement as
well as experience of research and development guarantee the adademic
competence of our staff.
We promote entrepreneurial activity
Personal responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit strengthen both
the developmental perspectives of the individual as well as those of the
As a university we develop our own concepts for entrepreneurial
initiatives. Through training and consultancy we foster the founding of
spin-off companies by our students.
We are underpinned by a motivated and cosmoppolitan
Through joint activity and experience in our community, we create a
university culture that is open to all ages and nationalities.
Inherent to this culture are the convictions that lifelong learning
is vital for professional success and a readiness to engage in
international exchange invaluable. Our university culture is constantly
influenced by the contact we maintain with our graduates on a personal,
social and technical level. This strengthens the link with the community
for which the university is an important focus.
Our mission statement promotes the identity of our
For members of the Ulm University of Applied Sciences, the mission
statement is to serve both as a yardstick and as a decision-making aid for
their individual plans and activities.
To guarantee its reliability, the mission statement will be reviewed
in open discourse every three years with regard to topical importance and
feasibility. We are thus creating a basis of confidence for all who wish
to influence life in our university today and in future.