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Industrial Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Ingenieur- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften at the FH Südwestf./Meschede

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Basic information

Total number of students 170 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 42.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no master degree programme

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's
Outgoing students < 1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 43.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.5
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.4
Job market preparation 1.6
Support during practical semester 1.7
Support for stays abroad 1.6
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.3
Laboratories 1.2
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department

Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Study books are offered for a large number of modules; Scientific training with practical relevance; Economics part broadly designed to qualify for work in medium-sized companies; intensive use of new forms of teaching and learning, portfolio exams, small groups, interdisciplinary modules, internships and semesters abroad; theory semester, interdisciplinary content; broad focus on professional competence, methodological competence, self and social competence.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    For many years, there has been active collaboration with the Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) and Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) with regular work placements abroad, practical semesters, lecturer stays and studies abroad. As a result of the universal German-language courses, international exchange is generally characterised more by study visits abroad by students at the university rather than by visits from international students.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Teaching and learning take place in pleasant new or very well renovated buildings. The equipment in all seminar rooms and lecture theatres permits the use of various media (projectors, screens, whiteboards). The laboratories include state-of-the-art technology. Several PC pool rooms are available to students. The university buildings are equipped with WiFi. Numerous study areas in the library and in the hallways. The library offers access to extensive literature, such as through an online library network (DigiBib).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The profile of the university is characterised by strong practical relevance as well as close collaboration with industry and other partners. The university often acts as a "research laboratory" for small and medium-sized companies, which often do not have their own research and development department. Publicly funded research projects are also processed. Research serves to continuously update the range of courses and offers interesting fields of activity for students in the context of projects and theses.
  • Support for founders
    In the Entrepreneurship professorship, the Faculty has an institutionally anchored contact point that ensures the curricular integration of entrepreneurship-oriented modules and extracurricular awareness for supporting start-ups and innovation projects. There are events on the subject of start-ups, business idea workshops are offered at regular intervals, in which students can develop their own business ideas, and there is also a co-working space with the founding laboratory, which is run by students Can be used for start-up and innovation projects.
  • Other special features
    Many students receive scholarships, many in the cooperative model (scholarship coupled with work in the company during the semester break); individual advice to students through career centres and lecturers; coordinated schedule of hours and exams for all courses. The department encompasses both Economics and Engineering, which promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research (example: Technology - Environment - Economy).
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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