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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fachbereich 15: Maschinenbau at the Uni Kassel

  • Mönchebergstraße 7
  • 34125 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-3731
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 4.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 3.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 69.0 %


Third party funds per academic 130.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Mechanical Engineering

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    ‘Formula Student’ student project (independent design of a vehicle with electric drive); Extensive range of excursions; Interdisciplinary course offerings in close collaboration with professorships for project management, quality management, labour and organisational psychology, human-machine systems engineering
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    40 institution-based contacts and partnerships with foreign universities and research institutes. This includes 14 ERASMUS+ arrangements. Contractual ties to: National University of Colombia Bogotá in Colombia, Szczecin University of Technology in Poland, Kasetsart University, Thailand, University of Maryland - Baltimore County UMBC in USA. International visiting scholars, supervising final theses abroad, English-language internships, international research projects, participation in international research projects and working groups, international expert reports.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large-scale equipment: Mg/Al cold-chamber die-casting cell, 2-component injection moulding machine, X-ray diffractometer, laser deposition welding device, scanning electron microscope, CAVE, robot systems, model factory µPlant, stereoscopic large projection system; Modelling computer, material flow system, wind tunnel, particle image velocimetry, robot laser beam welding cells, magnetic pulse and friction stir welding machines, µ computer tomograph, percussion pendulum, drive, high-speed teaching centre in computational engineering with 106 PC workstations equipped with engineering software packages (also as campus license)
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research focuses: Biologisation of technology; Decarbonisation and resource efficiency; Digital transformation of products and processes; Reliability of processes, structures and functions; Interdisciplinary integration into the Academic Centres of the University of Kassel: Center for Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology (CINSaT), Forschungsverbund Fahrzeugsysteme (FAST), Kompetenzzentrum für Klimaschutz und Klimaanpassung (CliMA), Kunststoffanwendungszentrum UNIpace, Wissenschaftliche Zentrum für Informationstechnik-Gestaltung (ITeG)
  • Support for founders
    Close cooperation with UniKasselTransfer and its institution UNIKAT for the promotion of entrepreneurial thinking and action, with numerous support offers from idea generation to business start-up. In addition, the department offers specific courses on this topic as part of the acquisition of key skills.
  • Other special features
    The University of Kassel offers an plusMINT orientation course from which you can seamlessly change to 10 different technical-scientific areas of concentration without changing the course of study. Advantage: No loss of BAföG entitlement and no reduction in the maximum duration of funding.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(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 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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