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Chemistry, Department

Fachbereich 08: Biologie und Chemie at the Uni Gießen

Bereich Chemie

  • Heinrich-Buff-Ring 17
  • 35392 Gießen
  • Phone: +49 641 9934-001
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Basic information

Total number of students 370
Number of master degree students 219

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees Median 6,0; Source: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Support in studies 1.6
Teaching of technical/professional competence 8/10 points
Teaching of methodological competence 10/10 points
Teaching of interdisciplinary competence 6/10 points
Study organisation 1.3
Laboratory internships 1.8
Overall study situation 1.6
Return rate of the questionnaires The results are based on the answers of 18 (26,1 % of the invited) students.

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 310
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad training with a high proportion of practical work; individual support, a wide range of guidance and support programmes; a broad range of compulsory elective modules, additional study skills and soft skills programmes; possibility of completing a work placement; good integration of teaching with neighbouring disciplines; possibility to transfer directly to doctoral studies (PreProChem); state-of-the-art new laboratory and teaching rooms (new building purchased in summer 2015), teaching and research carried out in one of the most modern Chemistry complexes in Europe; highly interdisciplinary teaching; excellent industry contacts.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Numerous international exchange programmes (including outside of the ERASMUS area), mobility window, double degree programme with Osakay University, Kansai University and University of Padua, many courses held in English, involvement of international partners in teaching and research (such as Mercator Fellow), mobility for lecturers and staff (incoming and outgoing), Liebig College for international Bachelor’s graduates (Undergraduate Summer School), International Giessen Graduate Centre for the Life Sciences.
  • Support for founders
    Collaboration is possible through TransMIT: https://www.transmit.de/
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Support services for students with impairments, especially in connection with practical training; accessible laboratories and classrooms/teaching spaces; electronic teaching programmes (lectures, exercises etc.); personal guidance; If necessary, disadvantage compensation; many years of experience e.g with students with vision impairment, or wheelchair users; Central advisory office for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Individual advice on topics such as applications and admission, reasonable adjustments, programme schedule, examination procedure, general advice and guidance;
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Gender equality actively supported and promoted, four decentralised equal opportunity officers in total, ChemCoaches take care of diversity issues among students
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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