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Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Maschinenbau at the TU Braunschweig

  • Schleinitzstraße 20
  • 38106 Braunschweig
  • Phone: +49 531 391-4040
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,350 *
Number of master degree students 1,070
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 19.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 51.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 73.8 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's 5/13 points
Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 45.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.2
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 3.5
Library 1.5
Laboratories 2.0
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Large selection of specialisation options; a high practical relevance is ensured through company and laboratory internships; teaching imports from other disciplines enable interdisciplinary work already in the Bachelor's degree; extensive opportunities for stays abroad; extensive mentoring programme, early study and various preliminary courses; active student council (student representative body), many study rooms in the "Masch.Bau" student house; extensive range of advice; many student initiatives; teaching awards (LehrLeo); innovative forms of teaching.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    One in 4 students spends at least 1 semester or more abroad. Straightforward transfer of credits gained abroad in the case of approved study abroad. Many double degree programmes (universities of Compiègne, Rhode Island, Tongji) as well as a joint degree (joint degree course with our partner university in Vilnius).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Rhode Island, USA; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Schweden; University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espac SUPAERO Toulouse, Frankreich; Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spanien; University of Leeds, UK; Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim, Norwegen; Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; Tongji University, Shanghai, VR China.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Numerous new research facilities (PVZ, NFF, NFL, BRICS, LENA, OHLF) with state-of-the-art equipment for research mean that current content can be taught. Flight simulators, virtual reality lab 3D, modern clean rooms, test vehicles; electron beam micro-machining centre.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Lower Saxony Research Centre for Vehicle Technology, Campus Research Airport, City Pilot (Autonomous Driving), Space Debris, Lab-on-a-Chip, Nanotechnology, Lithium-Ion Research, Renewable Energies, Web 2.0, Environmental Protection, Collaborative Research Centre 880 (high buoyancy); close integration with the German Aerospace Centre and the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt as well as many international research projects worldwide; Cluster of Excellence SE2A
  • Support for founders
    Professional support from the Entrepreneurship HUB of the TU (start-up centre), support with the provision of rooms and infrastructure on campus, lectures in the elective area on business start-ups
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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