2019 / 20
Industrial Engineering, Department
- Charlotte-Bamberg-Straße 3
- 35378 Wetzlar
- Phone: +49 6441 44786-0
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingIntegration of theory and practice; Practical and project phases (dual academic studies); Tandem teaching; Coaching by professors and alumni; Leadership and social skills Small groups of max. 30 people; Strong involvement of student tutors, mentors and alumni; Enterprise ethics and meetings with entrepreneurs; Project Management; Etiquette seminars; international focus; excursions.
Special features regarding the international orientationCurrently approx. 10% of all students in each year complete a semester abroad. In addition, another approx. 10% gain international experience through their company during the practical and project phases.
Special features regarding the equipmentLaptops and PCs, projectors, loudspeaker system and WiFi in every lecture theatre, multifunctional PC laboratories as well as a mobile Notebook laboratory, Internet café, computer room for practical sessions, e-learning portal, Student Personal Information Centre (SPIC), information monitor and digital signpost in the entrance area and on each floor, use of interactive whiteboards for teaching, access to technical equipment of partner companies, virtualisation environment for exam preparation for students by means of virtual desktops (VDI), 3D printers.
Special features regarding research and developmentInvolvement in research projects of partner companies; supervised, application-related research during the practical phases, the placement semester and completion of the thesis, regular empirical research activities within the framework of the module on "Conducting Academic Work", visits to specialist conferences and fairs (Hanover Trade Fair), students also benefit from research projects carried out by the individual departments.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.thm.de/site/forschung
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsDisadvantage compensation for students with long-term or chronic illnesses or disabilities is granted by extending the time needed for examinations, or by performing equivalent activities in another form. Information on legal regulations can be found in the examination regulations. The Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired Students (BliZ) also offers assistance. There is an extensive range of activities from the commencement of studies to supervision during studies all the way to barrier-free examinations.
Characteristics of diversity advancementThe THM is explicitly committed to gender equality in its basic principles; Sub-project: “Gender & Diversity in MINT” concept, plan for the advancement of women (framework plan for additional measures) to enforce the equality of women and men at the THM: Increasing the proportion of women, compatibility of family and career, recruiting of female students, service for families (child & studies, family-friendly university), centre for blind and visually impaired students, Girls' Day, contact group for mentor network of women in the natural sciences and technology.
Other special featuresPioneer in the introduction of the dual Bachelor's and Master's degree courses; Strong network (over 700 partner companies); Intensive practical phase supervision through university and company advisers; Trustees: win-win situation for companies, higher education institution and students; Distinction from the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors' Association for the Promotion of Science and Humanities in Germany) as a best practice model for application-oriented, academic courses and admission to the "Dual Degree Course Quality Network"; Mentoring by alumni; Ongoing integration of theory and practice. Innovative and research-oriented dual degree courses.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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