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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik, Maschinenbau und Technikjournalismus at the HS Bonn-Rh.S./St. Augustin

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 20.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 100
Extent of interlinking 6/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 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 46.2 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor 19.4
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support number of cases too small
Support in studies
Courses offered number of cases too small
Study organisation number of cases too small
Exams number of cases too small
Support for stays abroad number of cases too small
Coordination of theory and practice phases number of cases too small
Rooms number of cases too small
IT-infrastructure number of cases too small
Laboratories number of cases too small
Overall study situation number of cases too small

Interdisciplinary programmes

Mechanical Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Innovative teaching-learning concept which has won many awards: 4-1 model; Four weeks of lectures are followed by a project week when the students independently work on industry-related and application-based tasks in small groups; Starter module with special starter projects to orient students in the subject; High practical and application-related orientation, high proportion of projects, many assistant professors working in the field. Interdisciplinary cooperation between students and teaching staff in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Journalism.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International partnerships and courses, International Office, Welcome Centre for incoming students, Study Buddy programme for international students, international guest academics, stays abroad of own staff (teacher exchange, Erasmus, DAAD, etc.), defined mobility window in the fifth Bachelor's semester, additional certificate "International Engineer", over 30 languages offered in the Language Centre, cross-cultural communication in the syllabus.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidad Nacional San Luis, Argentinien; Universidad Tecnologica Buenos Aires; Agro Technical and Technology College, Harar, Äthiopien; Victoria University, Melbourne; Griffith School of Engineering in the Science, Australien; Cape Coast Technical University, Ghana; Kagawa University, Japan; NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg is one of the youngest state higher education institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia and has above-average modern and high-quality technical equipment in all areas which is constantly updated and expanded (new and expanded laboratories, etc.).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Ongoing research colloquium with the Fraunhofer Institute of Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI); Day of Research every 2 years; Regular conferences in the department's Institute of Technology, Resource and Energy Efficiency (TREE), in addition, guest lectures, individual exhibitions, presentations by doctoral students, excursions, etc.
  • Support for founders
    Optional course: business start-up, support for business start-ups by the centre for science and technology transfer (ZWT)https://www.h-brs.de/de/zentrum-fur-wissenschafts-und-technologietransfer-zwt
  • Other special features
    The EMT department is the recipient of the university prize awarded by the German Engineering Association for "Best Machine Hall 2015" for special and innovative teaching concepts. The "StartGut" support programme is the recipient of the 2014 award for innovative early study phases (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors' Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany)). Prof. Winzker received the IEEE Education Award for project-based teaching in 2015; IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is the largest technical professional association in the world; the prize was awarded to a German for the first time ever. The university's teaching award in 2012 and 2014 went to the EMT department.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(IntDiscip)= Interdisciplinary programmes (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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