2019 / 20
Industrial Engineering, Department
ESB Business School
- Alteburgstraße 150
- 72762 Reutlingen
- Phone: +49 7121 271-5001
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.
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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingInnovative teaching methods (e.g. virtual engineering, 3D simulations, learning factory), case studies, practical projects, team work, business games; optimum preparation for requirements of industry through practical orientation, projects, lecturers from the field; Small teaching and study groups, international teams, close contact to the professors; optimum teaching and learning environment; inter-disciplinary approach, e-learning; across multiple locations, virtual cooperation in logistics and production projects; International curriculum, high proportion of English-taught courses, interdisciplinary project didactics.
Practice oriented teaching formats in bachelor's degree coursesexample cases; business and simulation games; case studies; contract design tutorials; negotiation tutorials; project workshops and work; field trip to companies; lectures by practitioners; learning by research
Special features regarding the international orientationCompulsory semester abroad and a high proportion of English-taught courses; Double-degree option; Integration of incoming students in courses, buddy programme and country workshops at the university; Compulsory foreign language classes; Compulsory work placement abroad with OIML; Visiting professors programme; Global network of partner universities.
Special features regarding the equipmentCAD laboratory (100 spaces), FabLab (5 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC milling machine, Maker support), logistics learning factory with 350 m²; Simulation Software: Taylor ED, Catia, MiniTAB, R-Studio, GaBI (life cycle assessment software), SPSS, MatLab, ERP system SAP; VR lab with full body motion capture and PowerWall; Automation lab (12 workstations) with LabView, Robotinos from Festo; 10 computer terminals freely available, wireless coverage, VPN access and access to DreamSpark, media equipment rental for students. Pool restructuring through desktop virtualisation (VMware).
Special features regarding research and developmentEU project "Logistics personnel excellence by continuous self-assessment"; Logistics Factory: From robotics logistics to the logistics factory of the future, optimisation of the material and information flow in the Logistics Factory; EU project "Cognitive robot for automation of logistics processes"; International BMBF Project Network for Innovative Teaching Factories; Virtual Engineering and Training Centre: Virtual product development, factory & warehouse planning, collaborative engineering; Communications Engineering and Communication; Communication networks and identification systems; RF Measurement Technology; Energy- and material-efficient production.
Research topics reflected in teachingSuch as behavioural finance, finance, energy and energy transition.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.esb-business-school.de/forschung/
Support for foundersBusiness plan seminars and support for start-ups at university level, office containers are available to start-ups. Proven successful coaching of start-ups, active support in the Young Innovators programme.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsBarrier-free access to campus, Disabilities Representative for students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementHolistic diversity management at university level incl. work group, diversity audit process of the Donors' Association and the company CEDIN Consulting has been completed successfully (final report, etc.). The university has signed the "Charta der Vielfalt" (Diversity Charter). 2015 student survey "Diversity at ESB Business School". Orientation semester for refugees was introduced in 2016. Equality and family-oriented university culture: Includes family service centre, Equal Opportunities Office, Equal Opportunities Representative.
Other special featuresInternational Operations Management degree courses, combination of Economics and Technology, strong international orientation through integrated study and practical semesters abroad, renowned partner universities within the global network, multinational seminar groups with close contact to professors and students, strong practical orientation through project work to accompany lectures and professors and speakers with many years of professional and management experience; Comprehensive training, the necessary interface skills for international fields; Strong alumni network.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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