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Industrial Engineering, Department
- Haberstraße 2
- 91058 Erlangen
- Phone: +49 9131 85-28769
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingOwn Student Service Center to offer students support; Tutorials and revision courses; Practical experimentation; student group projects such as "Formula Student Germany", "Robocup", VDE/VDI/Association of German Industrial Engineers (VWI) higher education institution groups, "student management consultancy".
Special features regarding the international orientationStays abroad are considered of great importance; More than 40 partner universities abroad; International exchange and recognition of credits by student service centre; Wide range of English-taught courses for the university's own students and incoming students; Wide range of language courses, can be credited to one's studies; Large number of international research partnerships with Europe, USA, Asia, etc.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Cadiz, Spain; University of Shanghai, China; University of Tampere, Finland; University of Paris, France
Special features regarding the equipmentState-of-the-art labs and test halls; state-of-the-art CAD-compliant workstations; fast free WiFi for students; cheap computers, laptops and software for students.
Special features regarding research activitiesDepartment of Mechanical Engineering with very high level of third-party funding (approx. EUR 12 million per year): heavily involved in all projects of the university's Excellence Initiative; management of Collaborative Research Centres and a Transregio; Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Information Engineering also benefits from generous third-party funding, plus two associated Fraunhofer institutes with > 300 employees.
Research topics reflected in teachingSince Industrial Engineering has an interdisciplinary basis, it suffices at this point to refer to the many different and extensive research topics of the facilities involved, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering-Electronics-Information Technology and Economic Sciences.
Website with further information on research activitieswing.fau.de
Support for foundersParticipation in the EXIST programme.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsProvisions on equalisation of disadvantages enshrined in exam regulations, representative for people with severe disabilities, modern, accessible lecture halls and laboratories.
Characteristics of diversity advancementInternational Office for international student support services, wide range of language courses, women's representative.
Other special featuresDepartment accredited with the seal of quality of the Faculty Association of Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering since 2008; Stays abroad are considered of great importance; Studying at the very well-developed Technical Faculty AND at the Department of Law and Economics; Numerous industry contacts; high renown of faculties in research and industry/business; Involvement of students in current research projects, including Excellence Initiative and Industry Work projects; Well-developed study service centre, which helps students to find university places and work placements abroad.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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