Schwäbisch Gmünd offers not only affordable rents but is located in a creative environment of design offices, start-ups or co-working labs. On top of that, we not only have a wonderful landscape with many sports opportunities nearby but also world class market leaders, hidden champions and large automobile manufacturers – – our cooperation partners.
All in all, you will have great possibilities even during your studies to find well-paid jobs in the design branch or in industry and if you long for a big city, Stuttgart is only 30 minutes away.
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In Schwäbisch Gmünd it is easy to live and study. The oldest Staufer city in the periphery of the state capital Stuttgart offers a lot of urban ambience and is nevertheless situated in the middle of greenery. The numerous street cafes, quaint pubs, markets and many shops as well as a lively cultural scene make for its special flair.
Here the living space is also affordable. Students usually prefer the central location in the medieval city center with its half-timbered houses and historic buildings. Through the Student Services, Ulm you can also get an apartment in the nearby student residence. Sports enthusiasts get their money’s worth: whether cycling, horseback riding, hiking and climbing, cross-country or downhill skiing – there is a wide range of activities on offer, plus most indoor sports.
Schwäbisch Gmünd is considered the city with the highest density of designers in Europe. At least that was what the „Financial Times Deutschland“ reported. Many graduates* of the College of Design settle here professionally, open their own design offices here or use the location to work as creative service providers for industrial companies or public institutions.
In addition to the seminars, lectures and project groups, Schwäbisch Gmünd has a colourful and varied student life. Due to the manageable size of the university and the city, there is a particularly familiar atmosphere. Students know each other throughout all courses of study and semesters and there are various opportunities for joint activities outside the curriculum: Barbecues, film evenings, sports, excursions to the region, regulars“ table in the student pub, invitations to cosy get-togethers in the shared flats and joint semester parties.
Student Services Organisation
The residence hall of the Student Services Organisation, Ulm in the Neißestraße is about 5 km away from the UAS. It has 278 single rooms with an entrance hall in the form of doubles. In addition, private rooms can be rented free of charge via the website of the Student Services Organisation, Ulm.