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Mechatronics, Department

Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT

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Basic information

Total number of students 940
Number of master degree students 550
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 2.6 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 6.6 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 68.4 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 8.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 9.6 %


Doctorates per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.3
Digital teaching elements 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.4
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Laboratories 2.2
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Inter-disciplinary, fundamental orientation, application related, practical relevance, research related, reference, high flexibility, continuous adaptation to the requirements of industry and science; Sound basis in Mathematics and Physics, broad foundation training in all fields of Mechatronics and Information Technology and information Engineering as the basis for subsequent specialisation.; focus on transition to the Master´s degree programme without loss of time. Specialisations can be chosen from 8 broadly based specialisations in the Master’s programme.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    A large number of international cooperation partners have started from renowned research institutes and universities such as MIT (USA); AIST (Japan); Technion (Israel), NUS (Singapore), INP (Grenoble), ESIEE (Paris), University of Southampton, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid) and industrial companies such as ABB, Synopsis, Nokia, Mitsubishi Electric, Sony, Daimler, Siemens, Bosch, EADS.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    First-class equipment and state-of-the-art IT facilities in the labs for teaching and research. The facilities also include large-scale equipment which can be used for final theses. In addition to lecture halls fully equipped with media technology for lectures and exercises in large and small student groups, there are also numerous spaces available for tutorials and exercises in small groups.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    A variety of current research topics from all fields of mechatronics and information engineering. This includes, among other things: Numerous partnerships with industrial companies; Collaboration in Collaborative Research Centres and research training groups; Close connection between the university area and the major research area.
  • Support for founders
    KIT IT start-up focus with entrepreneurship instruction, intensive coaching Startup Catalyst - upCAT, start-up founder culture on campus, start-up-related public relations, Wissensaufbau Technologietransfer - WaTT, Shared Service und Regelwerke – SSR, Leveraged Crowdfunding – LCF; KIT Innovation gGmbh: Knowledge and tech transfer, entrepreneurship, innovation culture and networking; NEULAND – Innovation Day at KIT
  • Other special features
    KIT offers a variety of technologically oriented student university groups that provide students in mechatronics and information engineering an opportunity to put course content to practical use. Students can also work on very challenging projects here, for example in the university racing series, ‘Formula Student KA-RaceIng’.
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