Fachbereich Material- und Geowissenschaften at the TU Darmstadt
Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften
- Schnittspahnstraße 9
- 64287 Darmstadt
- Phone: +49 6151 16-2171
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Special features regarding teachingHigh degree of practice-oriented teaching forms and instrumental and analytical training; exercises & laboratory and field practicals; well-founded field training: e.g. there are two compulsory mapping courses in the Bachelor's degree course as well as one main terrain exercise in each of the Bachelor's and Master's degree courses; tutorially supported forms of teaching and learning in the Bachelor's degree course; content from applied geoscientific fields such as hydrogeology, engineering geology, geothermal energy, GIS and atmospheric and climate research already compulsory in the Bachelor's degree course; good professor/student ratio.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsInstitut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, Frankreich; Háskóli Íslands, Island; Universidad de Zaragoza, Spanien; Tartu Ülikool, Estland; Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norwegen; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spanien; Sofiiki Universitet 'Sveti Kliment Ohridski', Bulgarien; Pamukkale Universitesi, Türkei; Miskolci Egyetem, Ungarn; Tohoku University, Japan
Special features regarding the equipmentHydrothermikum - interdisciplinary laboratory concept for hydrochemical analysis, isotope analysis, engineering geology and geothermal experiments; petrophysics; thermo-triax cell; centre for electron microscopy (REM and TEM); X-ray diffraction and X-ray fluorescence analysis; special teaching laboratory for hydrochemical practical courses; very good technical equipment for field exercises and mapping courses; georadar equipment; coordination of the German Georadar Forum; provision of subject-specific literature research databases via the University and State Library.
Special features regarding research activitiesFocus on long-term relevant, applied topics that are of great social importance and enjoy high priority among research sponsors (e.g. water, environment, energy); industry-funded endowed professorship on geothermal energy; integration of Bachelor's and Master's theses into ongoing research projects; international projects with a focus on Southern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.
Support for foundersActive support of the scientific staff in the processing and filing of patents that potentially serve to establish a company.
Further information on research activitieswww.geo.tu-darmstadt.de/forschung_6/fachgebiete_2/themengebiete.de.jsp
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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