Heilbronn University Graduate School (HUGS)

Learning Environment

Small groups (about 20 students) open opportunities for developing social, professional and intercultural skills. Usually all lectures, except study-tours and field-trips, take place on Heilbronn University´s campus Heilbronn-Sontheim.

The course content is taught through

  • classroom lectures
  • seminars
  • exercises
  • integrated guest speakers
  • field trips
  • case studies
  • student projects
  • study tours

On all levels our students obtain direct and personal support and we foster interaction among the students.

HUGS sees group work as one cornerstone of personal and professional development. 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. The resulting solidarity among the cohorts, also due to a close interaction between the faculty and its students, increases the quality of knowledge transfer.

Heilbronn University Graduate School Ethical Conduct

All members of HUGS are

  • complying to all valid standards an regulations according to the Law
  • realizing our obligations to others in a fair way and respecting the rights and dignity of all persons
  • supporting the valid ethical and moral standards
  • knowing about the own accountability and responsibility for all taken choices and actions
  • respecting dignity, diversity and right of individuals
  • acknowledging divers point of views and considering these in any interactions
  • identifying and disclosing any kind of irreverence towards ethical and moral standards
  • having access to advisors for ethics, equal opportunity and sustainability

Student Honor Code

As a student of Heilbronn University Graduate School (HUGS)

  • I follows the core values of Heilbronn University and HUGS
  • I see academic integrity as an important part of our togetherness
  • I work actively with faculty members on enhancing HUGS
  • I always treat my dialog partner with equal respect and dignity.

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