Computer Science, Department
Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the FH Aachen
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses
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Special features regarding teachingIts location in the border triangle of DE-NL-BE makes it perfect for cross-border cooperation, e.g. with Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Haute École de la Province de Liège and Hogeschool Zuyd. Many of the students originally come from Dutch-Belgian border region or live there. Participation in the ERASMUS+ programme. Partner universities of the department include: FR Universités Lille 1 - Montpellier II - Paul Sabatier Toulouse III; IT Universitá di Bologna ES Universidad de Alicante; FIN Central Ostrobothnia Polytechnik; AT Management Center Innsbruck; SWE Mid Sweden and Mälardalen Universit
Special features regarding the international orientationIts location in the border triangle of Germany-Netherlands-Belgium makes it perfect for cross-border cooperation, e.g. with Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Haute École de la Province de Liège and Hogeschool Zuyd. Many of the students originally come from Dutch-Belgian border region or live there. Participation in the ERASMUS+ programme. Partner universities of the department include: FR Universités Lille 1 - Montpellier II - Paul Sabatier Toulouse III; IT Universitá di Bologna ES Universidad de Alicante; FIN Central Ostrobothnia Polytechnik; AT Management Center Innsbruck; SWE Mid Sweden and Mälardalen Universit
Exchange universities for stay abroadsMissouri University of Science and Technology, USA; Weber State University, USA; Tennessee Technological University, USA; Anyang University, Südkorea; Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; RMIT UNIVERSITY, Melbourne, Australien; Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Université Montpellier 2, Frankreich; Mid Sweden University, Schweden
Special features regarding the equipmentStudents have access to the latest generation technical equipment. The technical facilities include : Test networks (with PCs, routers, switches, firewalls) to test the operation of and to optimise networks; Forensic workplaces; IT organisation & management laboratory that puts into practice the theory of IT service management; Mobile media & communication lab for the acquisition of usability, design and computer science skills; Open source-based Red-Pitaya platform for system implementations for students’ final dissertations; Audio-visual production studio
Support for foundersVarious activities and programmes are provided to assist students with questions relating to start-ups, including: TRACE programme: Cooperation of the FH and RWTH Aachen with AC.E e.V. to support students who are interested in setting up their own business; EXIST Business Start-up Grant; Entrepreneurship seminar series: Experienced founders answer individual questions of their student counterparts; Transfer Office & Career Service support students who intend to become self-employed; PatentScout: Students can plan the best way to realise their projects in confidential talks with a patents officer
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe aim is to compensate for health impairments as effectively as possible with suitable forms of assistance. The arrangement indicated in each case is determined in close coordination with all bodies involved (e.g. equality representative, examinations office, etc.) and based on medical recommendations. Assistance may take the form of a student assistant or reasonable adjustments for examinations. Students can obtain free and confidential advice at the Center for Mental Health. There is also a representative for students with disabilities or chronic conditions.
Characteristics of diversity advancement“Vielfalt gestalten in NRW!” diversity audit: The university’s favourable location in the tri-border area means that the focus in the audit process is on creating “Euregional Diversity”; "Technik ist weiblich" exhibition on women in technology for schools, interested institutions and companies. It shows prospective female engineers and their potential career opportunities; doctoral scholarships for PhD students at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences; “Studentinnen Liste”: Newsletter for women students on services, projects, careers and entry into professional life; FH Aachen has been audited as a family-friendly university
Other special featuresStudents can choose their own specialisation through compulsory elective courses, as there are only compulsory electives in the main course; The technology location Aachen allows for numerous partnerships with locally based and national start-ups, companies, research institutions and RWTH Aachen University; The location in the border tri-corner DE-NL-BE makes the FH Aachen an ideal place for cross-border cooperation – the students are highly qualified to help shape the digital transformation – in established companies, start-ups or as entrepreneurs.
Further information on research activitieswww.fh-aachen.de/fachbereiche/elektrotechnik-und-informationstechnik/labore-und-lehrgebiete/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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