Heilbronn University Graduate School (HUGS)

Mission

We provide high quality in academic and value-based education being linked with a hands-on learning environment. In the region of Heilbronn-Franconia, as heartland of hidden champions and midsize manufacturers, we represent ourselves as a center for innovation for applied research and business practice.

The cooperation with our business partners and society results in transfer of knowledge and innovation.

Our faculty staff consists of a variety of different personalities as well as professional backgrounds. Together with numerous teaching methods we enable our students with a profound education for the business world.

Our graduates are future professionals and leaders who are able to meet the requirements of a dynamic environment in a responsible and ethical way.



Our mission -  our focus

Representatives of our business partners, alumni, university bodies, faculty, staff and students developed the mission of HUGS. 

HUGS and the region:
The surrounding of Heilbronn locates over 41,000 companies, whereby the region of Heilbronn Franconia register in total an amount of about 80,000 companies. Thus, there is a strong need of high educated professionals and leaders.
                             
HUGS - in the region of Heilbronn-Franconia.
                              HUGS - for the region of Heilbronn-Franconia.

HUGS and high quality education:
The programs are of small size and usually there are not more than 20 students in each class. HUGS sees group work as one of its cornerstones of educational environment. Due to the high interaction between the students, it allows them to sharpen their soft skills, practices team work and to take responsibilities within their group.

HUGS and knowledge transfer:
As our graduates are future professionals and leaders working in a vibrant environment the academic instructions are vocationally oriented. Our faculty enjoy close links with industry and commerce and provides a sound knowledge-based grounding and hands-on experience founded on current organizational practices.

HUGS and hands-on learning environment:

Being in the center of many world market leading companies our faculty enjoy close links with industry and commerce and provides a sound knowledge-based grounding and hands-on experience founded on current organizational practices. Trough guest speakers, company presentations, corporate projects and field trips we ensure a high degree of practical relevance.



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