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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Technische Fakultät at the Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen

Department Elektrotechnik-Elektronik-Informationstechnik (EEI)

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,700
Number of master degree students 1,340
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's no data

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 73.9 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 2.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 8.1 %


Publications per academic 4.2
Citations per publication 2.8
Third party funds per academic 153.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Digital teaching elements 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.7
Transition to Master's studies 1.9
Research orientation 2.0
Overall study situation 1.7

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Wide range of courses creates excellent training for students; Very good facilities and spacious, modern internship facilities; attractive soft skills can be acquired from the offerings of the entire FAU; Special. Funding offers such as writing tutorials for technology students; initial study phase: Information events for each degree programme + get-together with faculty initiatives (Campus Rally, etc.); Revision classes (mathematics + computer science); FAU Student Card for cafeteria/library/computer rooms; Printer account for students
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International Master's degree course in Communication and Multimedia Engineering taught in English (CME, international audio labs, arrangement of study abroad and work placement abroad): International, English-speaking, elite Master’s degree course in Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering (ASC); Numerous internat. visiting professors; Numerous lectures in English for regular students and exchange students. Intensive counselling option and support for a stay abroad for students of all degree programmes in the Department for Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (EEI), regulated credit transfer process.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    State-of-the-art labs such as clean room, high voltage, photovoltaic test facility, audio, antenna, medical technology, control engineering, mobile radio communications, EMC, drive systems, measurement technology, sensory analysis, real-time simulators (energy supply), embedded wireless lab.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Department for Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (EEI) has a very high level of external funding (approx. EUR 13 million per year); close involvement of students, e.g. as student assistants and in Bachelor's/Master's theses, as well as with research placements; 2021: Acquisition of various grants (Research Training Group, CRC participation, participation in nationwide research hub); Close connection to Fraunhofer + Energy Campus Nuremberg + cooperation with companies; Diverse spin-offs
  • Support for founders
    Is organised centrally via the FAU’s founders’ office; Introduced to students through programmes such as the Digital Tech Academy
  • Other special features
    Student Service Center open Mon-Fri for student counselling. Satisfaction with the guidance provided is more than 90% (FAU survey 2020); The university’s substantive orientation and reputation are a magnet for students. The satisfaction of EEI students with teaching and its quality is top within FAU and in some cases significantly exceeds the results of the other degree programmes (FAU survey 2020); High career prospects for graduates on the job market; The strength of the department’s research was demonstrated in 2021 with the acquisition of millions in third-party funding
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  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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