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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Maschinenbau at the TU Chemnitz

  • Reichenhainer Straße 70
  • 09126 Chemnitz
  • Phone: +49 371 531-23000
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 49.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 49.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per academic 279.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.4

Interdisciplinary programmes

Mechanical Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department Mikrotechnik/MechatroniK (B.Sc./M.Sc.); Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency (M.Sc.), Industrial Engineering (B.Sc./M.Sc.), Production Management (MBA)
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    very good staff-student ratio; excellently equipped test areas and workshops are available for project and thesis work; simple options for switching between degree courses within the faculty at the transition between Bachelor's/Master's degrees; mentoring programme for all Bachelor's degree courses; link programmes for Mathematics and foundation subjects before the start of studies (Bachelor's degree); acquisition of additional qualifications, e.g. welding engineer, junior quality manager, occupational safety specialist, etc
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Double degree programmes possible in some degree courses.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Surrey, Delft University of Technology, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Special equipment, particularly in the fields of Machine Tools, Metal Working, Lightweight Construction, Plastics Processing, Technical Textiles, Composite Materials.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The first and only Federal Cluster of Excellence in Germany in the field of lightweight construction research (MERGE – Technology fusion of multifunctional lightweight construction structures); income from research projects above the German national avera
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(IntDiscip)= Interdisciplinary programmes (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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