2019 / 20
Industrial Engineering, Department
Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen WIW
- Jakobstraße 1
- 72458 Albstadt
- Phone: +49 7571 732-0
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Special features regarding teachingThe WIW-Bachelor in Industrial Engineering provides general training in the fields of Industry, Technology and IT, enabling students to apply skills from the course to an international environment. The profile of the BSc programme is completed by the three specialisations of Energy, Materials and Production. In the Master’s, students specialise in Production through research projects, industry-related projects and stays abroad. International double degrees are offered in the Bachelor's and Master's degree courses. Particular attention is paid to Industry 4.0/Digitalisation and Entrepreneurship.
Special features regarding the international orientationEnglish-taught courses are offered for the WIW Bachelor’s and Master’s. There is an exchange programme for English-speaking lecturers, and various dual degrees with international universities can be obtained, both in the Bachelor’s and Master’s. The integration of dual Master’s programmes allows for two Master’s degrees to be completed in three semesters. More than 90% of WIW Master’s students complete the dual Master’s programme in cooperation with the University of South Wales, UK.
Special features regarding the equipmentState-of-the-art equipment; lecture theatres, PC pools, project rooms with the latest computers, projectors, interactive whiteboards; Industry-standard PCs; laptops, tablets available for loan for student projects; multimedia lab; NAO robots; production line with production process simulation; Articulated arm robot system with image recognition; Augmented reality; Plasma system; Printer for printed electronics; 3D printers; thermal image camera; contact angle measuring device; 3D laser scanning microscope; High-speed camera; photovoltaic test module, wind turbine; simulations, software (Autodesk Factory Design Suite 2014, SimulateS8).
Special features regarding research and developmentSimulation of production processes, subsidised via DFG request EUR 250,000; Global Production/International Management, subsidised via ERASMUS programme; Conducting polymers: Central Innovation Programme SME, subsidised by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, EUR 175,000; Capital goods marketing; Interdependencies in the marketing mix; Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial Culture project in studies + teaching: Implementation of the Entrepreneurship teaching module, subsidised by Ministry Science, Research + Art Ba Wü, EUR 400,000; Innovation Campus Sigmaringen project, subsidised by EU ERDF, State of Ba-Wü, city of Sigmaringen.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.zim-bmwi.de
Support for foundersWIW offers multiple assistance for business start-ups, e.g. through the following projects: Entrepreneurial Culture project in studies + teaching: Implementation of the Entrepreneurship teaching module (subsidised by Ministry Science, Research + Art of Baden-Württemberg, EUR 400,000); Innovation Campus Sigmaringen project application: Application subsidised by EU (European Regional Development Fund ERDF), the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg and the city of Sigmaringen; Cooperation with the Albstadt technology workshop (contact point and platform for innovative ideas/entrepreneurs with innovative ideas).
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe Faculty provides specific support for these students through flexible study and exam organisation (individual study speed) and specific advisory services. The requirements of affected students are considered on a preferential basis, for example, in the assignment of practicals and projects. Flexible arrangements can be made for exams. A representative for students with disabilities and chronic illness provides advice, informs about statutory provisions and mediates where needed.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe Faculty relies on flexible working hours and models, i.e. there are no core working hours for staff, and they are given the option of teleworking. In 2016, the university was certified as “family-friendly” for the second time. Students with children are assigned preferred dates and/or granted flexible study organisation. The high number of English-taught courses produces a high percentage of international students. A refugee representative for advisory consultations, and equality representative and a an equal opportunities representative are available.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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