Different audits and certification processes attest to the University of Stuttgart’s high standards in terms of teaching, as an international research university, and as an employer.


The ‘Family-Friendly University Audit’

The University of Stuttgart has been certified as a “family-friendly university” since 2012, a certification which was re-awarded in 2018. This means the university is entitled to display the European “family-friendly university” certification logo for at least another three years. The University of Stuttgart is also a member of the business network ‘Success Factor Family’ as well as the network ‘Family at University’, and is a signatory to the ‘Family at University’ charter.

Family-friendly university

German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) Audit “Internationalization of Universities”

In 2016, the University of Stuttgart was awarded the “Internationalization of Universities” certificate from the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) audit. The German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) has supported its member universities with the audit since 2009, which aims to enhance and develop the profile of its universities on the international stage.

International strategies

System Accreditation

The quality of a study program is audited using a certification procedure. The University of Stuttgart was reaccredited in 2019. This makes the University of Stuttgart the second university in Germany to have been reaccredited, as well as the first in Baden-Württemberg and the first of the TU9 universities. This accreditation shall remain in place until 2027.

Study programs

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