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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät Maschinenwesen at the TU Dresden

  • Helmholtzstraße 10
  • 01069 Dresden
  • Phone: +49 351 463-32786
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.2 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 6.2 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 52.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 52.0 %


Third party funds per academic 272.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.1

Mechanical Engineering

Process Engineering

Materials Science / 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
    In stage I studies, small groups (max. 30 people) look at the teaching content individually in further detail in seminar exercises. Pre-produced timetables are provided for each semester based on the study schedules. Four semesters of standard basic study, followed by specialisation with a free choice of the branch of study/profile recommendation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Cooperation agreements including with Purdue University, West Lafayette; East Siberia State University in Ulan Ude; St. Petersburg State Technological University of Plant Polymers; Universidad des Atlantico (UA), (Colombia); Technical University of Ostrava; Tongji University (China); Wrocław University of Technology; Prof. Cuniberti is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master's course in "Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" with the University of Grenoble, KU Leuven, Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Centre for Virtual Mechanical Engineering (5-side CAVE) ; Training reactor; helium liquefaction facility; gas turbines in teaching and test power plant; in-situ CT; radial braiding machine; multifunction quick-stroke press; multi-component injection moulding system; CNC-controlled weaving machines for SD structure.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research platforms have been established for: Energy Storage; Industry 4.0; Focus on materials research; Interactive Lightweight Construction Systems; Human Technology Design; Research Cluster Bio Inspired Plant Design; Robotics; Aerospace
  • Support for founders
    connectING group meetings for female students and some for male students, with topics that include information on company start-ups
  • Other special features
    The TU Dresden faculty with the most third-party funding, participation in clusters of excellence, high-profile and recognised research activities; Broad range of research fields at the faculty (materials science, process engineering, mechanical engineering) and joint degree courses with other faculties. Scientific output by international teaching staff; DIPL.-ING.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical Engineering (PE)= Process Engineering (MatSE)= Materials Science / 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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