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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 4.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 4.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 56.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 50.0 %


Third party funds per academic 281.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.6

Mechanical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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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 and Diploma 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; instruction includes excursions to study-relevant industrial companies
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Double degree programmes possible in some degree courses. Numerous worldwide cooperation arrangements via Erasmus+/promos
  • 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 average
  • Support for founders
    Start-up support by the SAXEED founders’ network; Module offering a practice project in business-model development (from the business idea to the business model) in the Master of Sports Engineering
  • Other special features
    A wealth of insights into industry in instruction and research through excellent networking of professorships, as a research assistant attached to a professorship, students can earn money to finance their studies while networking and applying what they have learned from the courses; regular company presentations and recruiting events on campus, e.g. TUCconect
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  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical Engineering (EnvE)= Environmental 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 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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