Online wonders to make your student life in Stuttgart easier

Moving to a new place, starting an academic program and learning a new language can all be an overwhelming experience. But lucky us, we are living in 2019 and technology - especially the internet - has made life 10 times easier than how it used to be just a decade ago. If you are a new student at University of Stuttgart and are trying to get the hang of things, this blog provides a list of apps, websites and services which will help you making your life a tiny bit easier. Living Apartment ...
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Places to visit near Stuttgart if you want to escape city life

The hustle and bustle of a city life can be overwhelming at times and we often yearn to escape the urban realm and move to quieter, calmer and more scenic spaces. If you live in Stuttgart and have this feeling, this blog will help you decide which places to visit to take a little break from the city. Schloss Solitude Built between the years 1764 to 1775, Schloss Solitude is a small palace located on the edge of Stuttgart with brilliant views of the surrounding areas. Designed in the late ...
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Master’s programme offered in English language at University of Stuttgart

  For those interested in starting their graduate studies in Germany and who have University of Stuttgart on their list of possible schools, here's a list of master's programme offered by the higher education institution in English language. From city planning, computer science to physics, the university has a broad range of subjects for international students to choose from. Fotolia/seventyfour   Air Quality Control, Solid Waste and Waste Water Process Engineering (WASTE) If the...
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10 interesting facts to know about Stuttgart before moving here

While Stuttgart doesn't pop up on the mental map of most people when they think about Germany, the city has its unique world war history, an ambitious plan to become the heart of Europe and a global standing as a happy place. If you are moving here as a student and are curious to know about the city, this blog will help you get up to speed. Name Stuttgart is the modern version of its older name Stuotgarten which means ‘a garden for the horses’. This name has its roots in the fact that the c...
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Things I wish I had done differently during my stay in Stuttgart

Before I begin, I want to make sure of the fact that this is not a blog post meant in a contrite tone. Rather, this turns out to be a reflection of my stay in Stuttgart as a student for over 2 years now. Reflecting on what could have been better. Reflection on how better I could have made the most of my stay here. If you have already stayed abroad for your studies, a few of you may be able to relate to many things and a few of you may relate to fewer things. Subjective are the situations. A...
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Alternative Stuttgart: 9 offbeat things to do in the city

From TripAdvisor to Lonely Planet, the online world is replete with suggestions of clichéd activities to do if you want to explore Stuttgart. While there’s no denying that spending a sunny afternoon at Schlossplatz and marvelling at the evolution of automobile at Mercedes-Benz Museum are a must-do, there’s much more to enjoy if you are up for trying out non-touristy options.  Here are nine things you can do in Stuttgart to explore the city in a different way.   Jazz music If you ...
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A student’s guide to living on a tight budget

  Student life is one of those phases when we are perpetually running out of money. There is just never enough to cover for a meal and get a new sweater at the same time; we always have to make choices. If you are living this life or are about to begin, this blog can help you navigate these choppy waters a little more intelligently.   Finding a place to live in Stuttgart may be one of the most difficult tasks you would do once you move to the city. Moving to a new city as a s...
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Living on-campus versus off-campus

All the freedom and independence I dreamt of as a child were in the offing as I entered the university. Did the dream still hold on to the charm and the fantasies? Well, I would say it almost did except for the harsh face of the real world out of the cocoon. As children, we were always under the supervision of our parents who kept an eye on us and in a way kept reminding us what was right and what was not. But, as we came of age and got out of the snug homes of our parents, we had a lot o...
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Christmas time in Stuttgart

The days are getting shorter and the nights longer, which means it’s official: Christmas is coming. Lots of people are longing for summer, but let’s be honest, winter does have its advantages and I’m going to show you what you can do in Stuttgart at this time of year. The days are getting colder and finding the motivation to spend time outside is becoming much harder. But it’s better to get out and do something before you sink into a winter depression, and just because it’s cold that doe...
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Digital Jobs in Stuttgart

Digital jobs have been created in numerous branches over the last two decades. In the Stuttgart region, digital experts have a particularly high chance of finding a digital job, simply due to the fact that so many innovative companies who have established themselves in this region. Digitalization is changing the working world. Digital technologies have become an established part of almost all areas of work. Leading technology companies are currently converting their processes to use Indu...
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