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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Maschinenbau at the Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.4 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 3.4 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 14.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 27.4 %


Third party funds per academic 128.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 3.5

Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science / Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Professors of the faculty come from universities and major research institutions, thus creating synergy effects; large volume of research activities (application-related and in large-scale research) that have a direct influence on the latest teaching. In the area of basic research the focus is on the three pillars of technical mechanics, construction and materials science. A specific feature of the master's degrees is their great flexibility with regard to choice of subjects.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Partnerships with other universities worldwide, International Studying in Mechanical Engineering (ISIM), International Afternoon, various English-language courses, double degrees with France, South Korea and China.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Generous range of labs, computer rooms; Test facilities at individual institutes; Excellent lab facilities, use of large devices possible
  • Special features regarding research activities
    It is one of the five faculties in Germany that attracts the most third-party funding. Numerous partnerships with industrial companies; Collaboration in Collaborative Research Centres and research training groups; Close links between the university area and the major research area
  • Other special features
    Library open 24/7/365; internal university shuttle system; campus located close to city centre; Research university in the Helmholtz Association (association of 18 independent scientific-technical and biological-medical research centres, largest scientific organisation in Germany)
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical 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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