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Mechatronics, Department

Fachbereich 15: Maschinenbau at the Uni Kassel

  • Mönchebergstraße 7
  • 34125 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-3731
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Basic information

Total number of students 140
Number of master degree students 30
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 4.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 42.5 %


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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Degree courses with details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Student project ‘Formula Student’ (independent design of a vehicle with electric drive); Extensive range of excursions; Interdisciplinary course offerings in close collaboration with professorships for project management, quality management, labour and organisational psychology, human-machine systems engineering
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    40 institution-based contacts and partnerships with foreign universities and research institutes. This includes 14 ERASMUS+ arrangements. Contractual ties to: National University of Colombia Bogotá in Colombia, Szczecin University of Technology in Poland, Kasetsart University, Thailand, University of Maryland - Baltimore County UMBC in USA. International visiting scholars, supervising final theses abroad, English-language internships, international research projects, participation in international research projects and working groups, international expert reports.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large-scale equipment: Mg/Al cold chamber die-casting cell, 2-component injection moulding machine, X-ray diffractometer, laser deposition welding unit, scanning electron microscope, CAVE, robot systems, model factory μPlant, stereoscopic large projection system, modelling computer, material flow system, wind tunnel, particle image velocimetry, robot laser beam welding cells, magnetic pulse and friction stir welding machines, μ-computer tomograph, percussion pendulum, drive, high-speed teaching centre Computational Engineering equipped with 106 PC workstations with engineering software packages, incl. campus licences
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research focuses: Biologisation of technology; Decarbonisation and resource efficiency; Digital transformation of products and processes; Reliability of processes, structures and functions; Interdisciplinary integration into the Academic Centres of the University of Kassel: Center for Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology (CINSaT), Forschungsverbund Fahrzeugsysteme (FAST), Kompetenzzentrum für Klimaschutz und Klimaanpassung (CliMA), Kunststoffanwendungszentrum UNIpace, Wissenschaftliches Zentrum für Informationstechnik-Gestaltung (ITeG)
  • Support for founders
    Close cooperation with UniKasselTransfer and its UNIKAT facility for the promotion of entrepreneurial thinking and action, with numerous offers of support from idea generation to the company start-up. In addition, the department offers specific courses on this topic as part of the acquisition of key skills.
  • Other special features
    The University of Kassel offers an plusMINT orientation course from which you can seamlessly change to 10 different technical-scientific areas of concentration without changing the course of study. Advantage: No loss of BAföG entitlement and no reduction in the maximum duration of funding.
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  • Information on access restrictions
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