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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
 
Geoscience, Department

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät


GeoZentrum Nordbayern

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Basic information

Total number of students 400
Number of master degree students 125
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 7.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 98.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 0/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 28.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 53.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 10.0 %

Research

Publications per academic 3.4
Citations per publication 5.6
Third party funds per academic 71.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6
Research reputation 9.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Excursions less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The earth sciences master’s degree has 6 specialisations, which the students select two of. Two of the specialisations (Palaeobiology and Earth System Research Lab) are taught in English.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The earth sciences master’s degree has 6 specialisations, which the students select two of. Two of the specialisations (Palaeobiology and Earth System Research Lab) are taught in English.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Italien (Catania); Frankreich (Lyon); Ungarn (Budapest)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Our spectrum comprises: Mineral analysis (X-ray facilities, electron microprobe, calorimetry, thermal analyses); Rock fabrics analysis (Rockmagnetic laboratory, Crystallographic orientation analysis); Analysis of fine structures (SEM-EDX, CT-Scanner (under review)); Petrophysics (Porosimetry, Permeametry, Lasergranulometry, Thermal conductivity, Ultrasonic velocities); Geochemical analysis (Class <1000 metal-free clean room lab for isotope and trace element analysis, aqueous field and laboratory analysis, XRF, LA ICP-MS, solution ICP-MS); Isotope analysis.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    www.gzn.nat.fau.de
  • Other special features
    The Geosciences department at the FAU is one of the leading departments in Europe for isotope analyses. In addition, we have – as can be seen above – extremely good, broad-based measurement, experimentation and laboratory equipment.
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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