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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik / Informatik und Maschinenbau at the TU Clausthal

  • Leibnizstr. 6
  • 38678 Clausthal
  • Phone: +49 5323 72-2667
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 15.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 27.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 13.0 %


Third party funds per academic 124.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.5

Chemical Engineering

Mechanical 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
    Support of Green Voltage Racing e.V. The Formula Student Team of TU Clausthal aims to build an innovative electric racing car. Annual design competition as part of the Development Methods lectures in cooperation with industrial companies – teams work on a practice-related topic from industry with tight deadlines. The teams' performance is assessed by the companies and the university. Participation in the ChemCar competition for designing a model vehicle that is driven by one or several (bio)chemical reactions.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    In the summer semester of 18, the proportion of foreign students in the department was 35%. The students came from 53 different countries. There are over 50 international collaborations within the department as part of the Erasmus programme and a further 10 international collaborations outside of the Erasmus programme.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    NTNU Trondheim/Norwegen; Tal Tech University, Tallinn/Estland; University of Bergen/Norwegen; AGH Krakau, Krakau/Polen; East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China; Chinesisch-Deutsches Hochschulkolleg, Shanghai/China. Tampere University of Technology, Tampere/Finnland
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    "Study at the Centre" – active involvement of students in research projects in the form of degree work or work as an academic assistant is possible.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The department is receiving funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research until 2020 within the scope of the project "Aufstieg durch Bildung - Offene Hochschule" (Advancement through Education: Open Universities). The "Techniker2Bachelor" (E
  • Support for founders
    The Centre for Technology Transfer and Research Promotion of TU Clausthal provides a start-up service, which includes support and advice on relevant issues: https://www.tt.tu-clausthal.de/gruenderservice/
  • Other special features
    The TU Clausthal offers a number of activities "by students for students"; the mechanical engineering, process engineering and chemical engineering student body, for example, organises Office and Latext courses every semester, which is financing from study quality resources. For more than 10 years, the student body has also been running a material library for DIN A3 drawing boards every semester, which are used in the Technical Drawing module for example. University sports at the TU Clausthal enjoys an excellent reputation with students, which regularly surveys confirm.
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(CE)= Chemical Engineering (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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