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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenwesen at the FH Kiel

  • Grenzstraße 3
  • 24149 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 210-2500
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 21.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 17.0 %

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 91.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 84.9 %


Third party funds per professor 278.8
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 4

Mechanical Engineering

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Student projects, such as StartIng, Baltic Thunder and Raceyard; The department offers numerous courses in the interdisciplinary weeks of the university of applied sciences to give students the opportunity to acquire, in addition to the specialist knowledge, also career-related skills; Development and testing of an online degree course in Mechanical Engineering; Systematic quality management as an integral part of the department; LQI (programme to improve teaching in the problem subjects using Mathematics as an example); Lecture series
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The mechanical engineering department offers a wide range of subjects. This is reflected in the cooperation with foreign universities and consortia. In 2008, the department of Mechanical Engineering became the first German higher education institution to offer the European Project Semester. Through active membership in the consortia of the Sino-German University for Applied Science, the Indo-German Center of Higher Education and the Mexican university, among others, students are offered established exchange programmes, some of which with the option to do a double degree.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Material technology labs; Machine hall with wind tunnel; Student project workstations for projects such as Raceyard, Baltic Thunder, Förde Racer, startIng!; Demonstration tests in the areas power and work machines; Production laboratories; Digital Factory; CIMTT (computer integrated manufacturing technology transfer); Robots; Central workshop; Carpentry
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Reliables; Biomassmaxx (EK.SH project); Ongoing research and technology transfer (MELUND); Cleanematics; PICOFIL (BMBF project); Ongoing cooperation with the competence centre Renewable Energies and Climate Protection; Digital Factory; InFer3D (BMBF); GradMat3D (funding by the German state of Schleswig-Holstein)
  • Support for founders
    The department offers modules explicitly for topics relating to starting a company. The students are provided with the tools that allow them to enhance their professional and personal competence portfolio.
  • Other special features
    The Mechanical Engineering department was one of the six finalists for the award of the VDMA Initiative "Best Machine Hall in Germany 2015" due to its diverse training projects and low drop-out rate and it was also named the transfer university Schl.-H. in the VDMA competition (Best Praxis). The department also offers dual degrees based on the industry-accompanied degree model: Theoretical knowledge is combined with practical work experience and, as a combination of degree course and work, is an excellent way of entering the world of work and offers financial independence
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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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