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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Energietechnik at the FH Aachen/Jülich

  • Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 1
  • 52428 Jülich
  • Phone: +49 241 6009-50
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 25.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 70
Extent of interlinking 6/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 52.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 62.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 90.0 %


Third party funds per professor 57.6
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

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Support for stays abroad no survey
Coordination of theory and practice phases no survey
Rooms no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
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Overall study situation no survey

Mechanical Engineering

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The degree courses are located in the department of Energy Engineering. Students have the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary learning. The recipe for success of the engineering training is based on a combination of the latest findings in the field of applied research with modern learning and teaching methods. Under the scope of various projects, there are partnerships with the Jülich Research Centre and regional industry. The professionally qualifying Bachelor's degree makes it possible for students to enter the labour market or the department's Master's programmes: Energy systems, energy management and computer science.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    To enhance the department's reputation and improve students' perceptions from the outside, the positioning of the courses offered and the research results in the international environment of the energy market play an important role. Current internationalisation measures are included in the curriculum: The semester abroad, writing a final dissertation and the bilingual Master's degree "Energy Systems", the internationally oriented degree programmes (AOS)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The department has modern laboratory equipment. During the degree course, modern energy components and systems are introduced and used in the many practicals. This reinforces the knowledge gained in lectures and exercises. The orientation and equipment for individual practicals is always adapted to keep abreast of new developments in Energy Engineering. The rooms of the Jülich campus, which were built in 2010, are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Students benefit from the close cooperation of the campus with the Jülich Research Centre, the Jülich solar institute and the affiliated institute NOWUM Energy. The teachers of the degree courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering are involved in many research projects. They are conducted both within the institute and externally in conjunction with companies from the private sector. Students are integrated into research projects at an early stage as student assistants.
  • Support for founders
    The IVT transfer office and the Career Service support students who want to become self-employed after graduating. The information on offer includes facilitating contacts to the necessary stakeholders, seminars, lectures, competitions, events and trade fairs; https://www.fh-aachen.de/hochschule/zentralverwaltung/dezernat-v-innovationstransfer/gruenden/
  • Other special features
    The department's degree courses take place on the Jülich campus; The campus offers students the possibility of intensive exchange with fellow students, professors and staff; the campus also offers extensive housing for students. The international orientation of the degree courses plays a role in increasing the attractiveness of the Jülich campus where students live, learn and research in an international environment.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical Engineering (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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