Strategic region USA

'HAW Hamburg is part of a strategic network of excellent partner universities in the USA. With its international courses HAW Hamburg's student exchange programmes strengthen the international profile of the university and attract excellent students to study in Hamburg. There is a regular faculty and academic exchange which ensure a transfer of expertise to widen and deepen teaching and strengthen research. Both areas shape the profile, teaching and campus life of HAW Hamburg and are important sources for ideas and change. HAW Hamburg is considered an expert in strategic fields and with regard to important developments in Germany by its US partners.'

Vision of 'HAW goes USA' strategy 2020


Four aeronautical engineering students from Virginia Tech spend a semester in Hamburg and get an in-depth insight into how German engineering is taught. They learn more about their field and themselves and say their experience made them 'more well-rounded students'. Read more

US students in study abroad
Country rankings: Germany
% Bachelor students with study abroad

Source: IIE Fast Facts 2019


Ingrid Weatherall
Strategic Cooperations & International Marketing
Deputy Director International Office