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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenbau - Automatisierungstechnik at the FH Südwestf./Soest

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

International orientation

Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 35.0 %


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Mechanical Engineering

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practically oriented topics in teaching; Networking with local companies in Mechanical Engineering, the Automotive Industry and Medical Technology; Transfer from research to teaching; Practitioners as part-time instructors and guest lecturers; Possibility of a practice-integrated degree course through cooperation with companies; Tutorials in the initial study phase; Small groups for exercises and practicals; Regular consultation hours and guidance services from teachers; Support from student coaches; Bright teaching rooms with new media technology; Outstanding teaching and learning atmosphere on campus.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Well-established annual excursions to Scotland and the USA
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Budapest University of Technology + Economics, Ungarn; Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Izmir Institute of Technoloy, Türkei; Rzeszow University of Technologie, Polen; Technical University of Lodz, Polen; Universidad de Cadiz, Spanien; Universidad Politechnica de Valencia, Spanien; Universia degli Studi di Palermo, Italien; Vilnius Gedimino Technikos Universitetas, Litauen; Politechnico de Coimbra, Portugal
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Media technology in all classrooms. Computer pools in the department and in the IT service unit are always open. Laboratories: Laser sintering plant, various 3D printers, wire EDM machine, die sinking EDM machine, CO² laser cutting machine, CNC universal turning centre, climatic chamber, material testing laboratory, small engine test bench, wind tunnel, test plant, high bay warehouse, spark emission spectrometer, gas turbine test bench, combined heat and power unit test bench, GOM extensometer etc. Well-stocked library e-books + databases.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research on Renewable Energies; Research on Lightweight Vehicle Construction; Research on E-Mobility; Research on Recycling Materials; Research on additive manufacturing processes.
  • Support for founders
    Exchange with the responsible chamber of industry and commerce (IHK), close links with the town's economic development department
  • Other special features
    Pretty campus, excellent refectory, very good media equipment in the classrooms, committed student body, town of Soest and surroundings with a lot of recreational activities
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  • 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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