Aimes & Values

Five guiding principles direct Ostfalia's current and future development. A brief overview:

Building knowledge, sparking enthusiasm
Inspring teaching, a commitment to learning, and application-oriented research are at the heart of everything we do.

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Leveraging potential, raising profiles
For our students and personnel, we do everything (possible) to create an ideal teaching and research infrastructure as well as an environment that fosters personal initiative, a spirit of trust, and readiness to take responsibility.

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Taking new directions, crossing boundaries
Innovative action requires us to challenge old certainties and identify and overcome boundaries – this shapes our approach to teaching, studying, and research.

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Building networks, opening doors
We are a reliable partner for business, institutions, and public agencies. As a part of a research and practice network, we are able to provide a plethora of opportunities for our students and personnel.

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Exemplifying diversity, providing opportunities
Our people's diversity is our asset. Their skills, personalities, and experiences turn Ostfalia into a vibrant and dynamic place.

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Fotos: M. Papendieck