The Bildungscampus of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation provides a unique location for lifelong learning and academic research to several educational establishments and institutions in the heart of Heilbronn.

Classical full-time studies are to be found here in the same way as vocational qualification programs for young people and managers or professional advice for company founders. Continuing education programs for educators and preschool teachers or pupils and young people are also part of the Campus teaching and education portfolio. The wide knowledge transfer spectrum is rounded off by forums, conferences and lectures for specialist audiences, branch experts and the general public.

Bundling together the comprehensive offers of the different establishments creates an innovative educational facility in which people and the best-possible educational paths take center stage.

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42 Heilbronn

42 Heilbronn is a private, free-of-charge coding school and stands for Coding Excellence. The innovative educational concept is based on project-based peer learning – without books, classes and teachers. The hands-on offer is accessible to all, independent of their level of education, socio-economic background or qualifications. The students learn and work independently on the campus within a game-like project environment. In addition to focusing on coding, critical thinking, solution-oriented working, and the ability to work in teams take center stage in this training course. The non-profit coding school sees itself as an additional building block to universities. 

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Academy for Innovative Education and Management (aim)

Strengthening education – that is the mission pursued by the Academy for Innovative Education and Management (Akademie für Innovative Bildung und Management, aim), above all in crèches, kindergartens and schools. aim develops concepts with the objective of acquiring education over the long term – in an effective, constant and verifiable manner. aim is sponsored by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation, which allows it to offer participants most of its programmes free of charge.

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Campus Founders

Campus Founders is the start-up incubator and develops the next generation of entrepreneurs. They empower and inspire smart talents, innovative start-ups and creative founders – and impart an entrepreneurial mindset as well as the necessary methodological skills. Start-ups also receive individual support and financial start-up aid. As driver of the regional start-up and innovation ecosystem, the Campus Founders connect students, founders and innovators with investors and companies to decisively promote collaboration, co-innovation and start-up success.

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Dieter Schwarz Foundation

‘Promote education, share knowledge, venture future’ – this is the guiding principle of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation, which supports with its commitment today what makes tomorrow’s society strong: a wide range of educational opportunities for people at different stages of their life.

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Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heilbronn (DHBW Heilbronn)

DHBW Heilbronn has become an important destination for the food industry with its career-integrated bachelor’s degree programmes. Besides Business Administration-Retail Management and Business Administration-Food Management, DHBW Heilbronn offers studies in Business Administration-Service Management with specialisations in Consulting and Services, Human Resources, Media and Sports Management. Apart from the new course Wine-Technology-Management the DHBW Heilbronn offers two digital study programmes: Digital Commerce Management and Business Information Systems. A wide range of scientific evaluations can be conducted in the university’s own lab: the ‘DHBW Sensoricum’.

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Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University - Center for Advanced Studies (DHBW CAS)

Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University – Center for Advanced Studies is the home of postgraduate work-study programmes. More than 1,500 professionals and specialists study 25 master’s degree courses and take part in continuing education opportunities. DHBW CAS offers a wide range of degree programmes in the Schools of Business, Engineering, Social Work and Health. The master’s degree is very flexible and customisable. DHBW CAS stands for practical studies on high level.

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Erzieherakademie Heilbronn (EAH)

The international school for Social Pedagogy is a cooperation between Phorms Education, aim and the Dieter Schwarz Foundation. With focus on “Practice Integrated Education (PiA)” the EAH offers both training and instruction for the formation of a state-approved Kindergarten Teacher as dual professional education with a pay stipend. In addition to that, the trainees can choose to specialise in any one of these three fields: Kindergarten Teacher in Europe, Kindergarten Teacher specialising in the field of Science or Kindergarten Teacher specialising in the field of Speech. Students with a graduation from Middle School must attend the vocational college (1BKSP) for a year before proceeding to the PiA Education.
Starting in the school year 2023/24, the training course in social pedagogical assistance will also be offered. The training consists of a two-year school-based part, which is completely free of charge, as well as a one-year paid internship.

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Ferdinand Steinbeis Institute

The Ferdinand Steinbeis Institute stands for dual scientific research in the field of society- and business transformation. The institute’s team consists of interdisciplinary researchers and proven business experts who conduct international research in the field of digitization and transformation. Scientific findings are implemented and tested in concrete, transfer-oriented projects in a wide range of industries. All activities focus on the concrete benefits for the regional economy and society.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO

The Research and Innovation Center for Cognitive Service Systems KODIS is a location of Fraunhofer IAO in Heilbronn that acts as an independent research unit. The scientists there work together with companies, municipalities and intermediary institutions on data-based business models and services. Innovation in cognitive services is accomplished by combining technological AI expertise with in-depth

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Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

The Joint Innovation Hub (JIH) supports companies, public institutions and society in the digital and sustainable change from a systemic perspective. It offers orientation through the strategic foresight of, preparation for, and co-design of relevant technological, economic, and social topics, as well as space for the rapid and demand-driven development of innovation ideas, prototypes, and business models, particularly in innovation ecosystems. In addition, the JIH supports and accompanies stakeholders in effective transformation in terms of strategy, structure, processes and culture.

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Heilbronn Institute for Lifelong Learning (HILL)

The Heilbronn Institute for Lifelong Learning (HILL) is the central institution of Heilbronn University for continuing education at university level. As a service company, HILL bundles all of the university's qualification and further education programs in the fields of technology, business and computer science. It also organizes conferences and as well as seminars on various topics. The focus of the portfolio is on part-time study programs at bachelor's and master's level, which are strongly practice-oriented and optimally adapted to the needs of employed students.

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Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences (HHN)

The Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Heilbronn, HHN) has locations in Heilbronn, Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall in the booming economic region of Heilbronn-Franken. With 8,000 students, HHN is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in the entire state of Baden-Württemberg. The range of studies at HHN includes a total of around 50 degree programes in the fields of Engineering, Business and Informatics. Located at the Bildungscampus are the faculties International Business as well as Business and Transport Management.

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Intersectoral School of Governance Baden-Württemberg (ISoG BW)

The Intersectoral School of Governance Baden-Württemberg is a competence center for scientific training, cooperation, conflict resolution and networking between government, business and civil sectors. It offers a part-time executive program for key personnel from the three sectors. This program will develop their leadership skills beneficial for intersectoral projects from a content, methodical and personal approach.

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IZB Initiative Zukunftsbildung (IZB)

The Initiative Zukunftsbildung is changing education in day care centers and elementary schools and makes our children strong for a changing world. Together with expertise and science, they develop groundbreaking ideas for action for educational practice and thus further shape learning. To this end, they analyze, test and evaluate concepts that are developed in exchange with politics & administration as well as research & practice. Successful concepts with innovative ideas for the educational landscape of tomorrow are then implemented and made usable for everyone. With the goal of making a sustainable contribution to education and bringing about positive change, you are starting to develop a Germany-wide vision for education in the 21st century.

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Josef-Schwarz-Schule Heilbronn

The Josef-Schwarz-Schule is a bilingual all-day school (German/English) with an internationally oriented concept. As a state-approved alternative school, it follows the educational plan of Baden-Württemberg, supplemented by international elements. The pedagogical concept ranges from the reception (last year of kindergarten) to the upper secondary level with a focus on STEM (mathematics, information technology, natural sciences, technology), modern foreign languages, information technology and business. The pedagogical staff consists of roughly equal numbers of German teachers and native English speakers from all over the world.

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LIV – learn. research. network.

LIV (LEARN. RESEARCH. NETWORK) is the jointly run library of HHN, DHBW HN, DHBW CAS and TUM Campus Heilbronn. It includes locations on the Bildungscampus and on the Sontheim Campus as well as in Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall. LIV is a unique model project for higher educationwide cooperation, providing an extensive range of media and information resources.
LIV is also a studying, teaching and researching service provider as well as a partner in developing innovative services for the university environment.

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