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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenbau und Verfahrenstechnik at the TU Kaiserslautern

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General remarks
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 25.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 20.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 17.0 %


Third party funds per academic 181.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.5


Chemical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Process Engineering

Materials Science / Engineering

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The department offers a range of interdisciplinary degree courses. All Bachelor's degree students already have a guaranteed Master's place upon enrolment. The Diplom degree course in Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering is still offered. The training does not relate to a specific sector for the most part and has an academic focus.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are exchange programmes with French and Chinese universities and the international Master's degree course "Commercial Vehicle Technology".
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    The University of Warwick, Warwick, England; Institut Polytechnique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Frankreich; Lappeenrannan Teknillinen Yliopisto, Lappenranda, Finnland; INSTITUT National des Sciences Appliquees de Rouen, Rouen, Frankreich; Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Trondheim, Norwegen; Jianghan University, China; Politechnika Wroclawska, Breslau, Polen; Universita' degli Studi di Napoli Federico, Neapel, Italien; Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italien; Slovenska Technicka Univerzita v Bratislave, Bratislava, Slowenien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Thanks to the large number of projects with third-party funding, the department has excellent technical equipment. The laboratories are state-of-the-art.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research in the department is split evenly between industry-related research and basic research. Numerous research projects are conducted in cooperation with the Chairs or with other departments. The department is heavily involved in a Collaborative Resea
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(BT)= Biotechnology (CE)= Chemical Engineering (ME)= Mechanical Engineering (PE)= Process 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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