Ludwigsburg University of Education is a school about the same size as UNCP, located in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Focusing on the educational sciences, this university trains teachers in pre-school through adult education as well as the arts and culture. The university also places an emphasis on research and students have the opportunity to become familiar with research methods within the field of education.
Every year, around 200 international students study at Ludwigsburg University, and the university brings in many international lecturers to teach classes and "Bring the World to Ludwigsburg"
The city of Ludwigsburg has beautiful scenery, magnificent castles, and a lively downtown area with shopping, cinemas, and clubs. It located near the city of Stuttgart, and students are encouraged to explore the area as well as participating in an active campus life.