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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fakultät Maschinenbau at the Ostfalia HS/Wolfenbüttel

  • Salzdahlumer Straße 46-48
  • 38302 Wolfenbüttel
  • Phone: +49 5331 939-2000
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 360
Extent of interlinking 4/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

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

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 85.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 84.9 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Third party funds per professor 47.0
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 6

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.4
Coordination of theory and practice phases 2.6
Rooms 1.9
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Laboratories 1.9
Overall study situation 2.0

Mechanical Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Students are divided into small groups < 50 students; Tutorials (additional practice sessions) for difficult subjects (mathematics, mechanics, etc.); High proportion of laboratory work (practical orientation); Close coordination of teaching content with local industry, vocational schools, IHK (Chamber of Commerce).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Partnerships with many universities in England, France, Spain, Mexico, India, China, etc.; High proportion of incoming and outgoing students.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, Hangzhou, China; Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Tarbes, Frankreich; Cranfield University, Großbritannien; College of Engineering, Pune, Indien; Instituto Tecnológico de Puebla, Mexiko; UPV Valencia, Spanien; NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology; University of South of Denmark, Sonderborg, Dänemark; University of the West of Scotland, Schottland; Southwest Jiaotong University Chengdu, China
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    State-of-the-art laboratory equipment: Dynamic test benches, various vehicles (driving tests, electromobility, etc.), wind tunnel, various machine tools (metal working and of cutting technology), joining technology (e.g. welding robots), generative production (e.g. 3D printing), measurement technology (3D measuring devices, optical measurements).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Professorship in the field of Mechatronics (Lower Saxony science prize); Strong research in different subject areas (mobility, resource efficiency, etc.)
  • Support for founders
    Cooperation within the university's own entrepreneurship centre (Entrepreneurship Hub)
  • Other special features
    Our graduates enjoy an excellent reputation, especially among regionally based companies. Many now work in middle management (or higher).
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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