1. What should I study?
  2. CHE Ranking
  3. Subjects
  4. Industrial Engineering
  5. HS Albs.-Sig./Albstadt
  6. Fakultät Engineering
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät Engineering

Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen WIW

top group
middle group
bottom group
not grouped

Basic information

Total number of students 610
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 28.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 91.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 79.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/11 points
International orientation, master's 7/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 40.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 95.3 %
Share of professors with work experience 11.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.0
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester 1.8
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.5 *
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Laboratories 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
did you know?
About studying Industrial Engineering in Germany
About the subject

Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The 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 orientation
    English-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 equipment
    State-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 development
    Simulation 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 activities
  • Support for founders
    WIW 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 persons
    The 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 advancement
    The 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.
top group
middle group
bottom group
not grouped
(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
Offers by the publisher
Zeit Studienführer

Mehr Infos zum Ranking und rund um das Thema Studienwahl gibt es hier zum Nachlesen. Mehr erfahren