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Student Florian Schwab vor dem 3D-Drucker
15/12/21 -
  • Mirja Fürst, Hochschule München

International 3D Printing

The UAS7 Virtual Academy brings students together across continents for virtual collaboration: Students from Munich University of Applied Sciences developed a dice game with a 3D printer in their "3D Printing & Design" lecture as part of the UAS7 Virtual Academy. Their fellow students from the US partner university SUNY Canton are now working on a production concept.
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Virtual Academy Teaser
29/11/21 -
  • Emily Bechler

Moving Forward by Looking Back: The UAS7 Virtual Academy Celebrates a Successful First Year

On December 2nd 2020, the UAS7 Virtual Academy held its inaugural kick-off event. After almost a year, the DAAD-funded IVAC program officially ends on November 30. On Friday, November 19, the UAS7 Virtual Academy invited 25 stakeholders to share their key takeaways.
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Zoom Screenshot of 3 people
18/11/21 -
  • Katja Zühlsdorf

An international insight into approaches to sustainability in the US and Germany: Virtual COIL project between HWR Berlin and Drexel University

„A match made in heaven“, this is how Prof. Dr. Sonja Klose from HWR Berlin kicked off her virtual collaboration, a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) project, with her counterpart Prof. Daniel Korschun from Drexel University in the US. 70 students from both universities came together for a joint virtual project.
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IVEC Logo
09/11/21 -
  • Patrizia Nobbe

Organizing Virtual Collaboration Through Consortia: Now and in the Future

We recently had a chance to present at the fabulous IVEC Conference hosted by our partner Drexel University and East Carolina University. The topic was the UAS7 Virtual Academy, which is the virtual pillar among UAS7's internationalization instruments.
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Carsten Schroeder
05/11/21 -
  • Emily Bechler
  • Leonie Kirstein

Innovation Powered by Applied Sciences: Topics Close to the Heart of UAS7

The last two years changed the world and with it changed the parameters of applied sciences. At a hybrid University-Industry talk, sponsored by the Otto and Fran Walter Foundation, academic, business and industry leaders from three continents shared their ideas on university-industry relations and Innovation Powered by Applied Sciences.
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MtC 2021 Prédio POA
03/11/21 -
  • Claus Lange

Moving the Cities 2021 - Hybrid entrepreneurship week with 145 students from 6 countries

Health, education and climate protection are three of the United Nations' global Sustainable Development Goals. Now, 145 students from six countries dedicated a whole week to these goals: During the Entrepreneurship Week "Moving the Cities" they developed solutions for the world's most pressing challenges. The event took place online, with only the kick-off event happening at the Teatro UNISINOS in Porto Alegre.
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4 women standing in a large room
29/10/21 -
  • Nele Kirstein

Bremen & Albany: Wrapping up a virtual cooperation in person

Prof. Dr. Mechthild Schrooten, Bremen City University of Applied Sciences (UAS7) and Prof. Dr. Rita Biswas, University at Albany (SUNY), organized a virtual "Global Finance" course for their students from both institutions as part of the UAS7 Virtual Academy this spring term. To wrap up their cooperation, which also included a joint presentation at an international conference, they met in Bremen to plan further research together.
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icebreaker
27/08/21 -
  • Erica Callery

Digital Icebreakers – How to Kill the Chill in International Contexts

During the COVID-19 pandemic the International Office like other members of the HWR Berlin has had to rethink how it engages with our international partners and incoming exchange students. Thankfully the virtual tools at our disposal have meant that we could engage in creative solutions for the onboarding of students involved in online international exchange. The HWR Berlin’s participation in the UAS7 Virtual Academy has also allowed us to continue international exchange activities online with partners from countries where in-person exchange was unfeasible during the pandemic.
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