Fachbereich 4: Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften, Wirtschaft und Informatik at the Uni Hildesheim
Institut für Geographie
- Universitätsplatz 1
- 31141 Hildesheim
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Special features regarding teachingBalance between practice and in-depth theory, practicals and field exercises, supervised and quality-assured; Continuous feedback from practice, small groups, good tutor-student ratio. Direct contact with lecturers, e.g. with individual course guidance. Extra-curricular studies. Regional cooperation partners (in teaching and research) with written agreements. Locational advantages of a small institute: Very close proximity to students, short distances, clear profiling in geoecology and sustainable development.
Special features regarding the international orientationErasmus partnerships (such as Bolzano, Sassary/Italy; Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Salzburg/Austria; Poznan, Poland) have been formed which focus on student and lecturer exchange.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUni Bozen, Italien; Uni Insbruck, Österreich; Uni Klagenfurt, Österreich; Uni Poznan, Polen; Uni Salzburg, Österreich; Uni Sassari, Italien
Special features regarding the equipmentSince 2008, and the reorganisation of the Institute, three key areas may be noted: The expansion into modern physical/geographical field equipment (soil/sediments/water/air), the establishment of a geo-ecological lab setup (soil/water analytics), and the establishment of GIS workstations. Lab equipment and usage is shared in a cost-efficient manner with Chemistry and Biology. Good central infrastructure; Teaching-related IT services (LearnWeb, forums); There are 181 computer workstations for students available 24 hours a day; Multimedia rooms, video conference rooms
Support for foundersOrganisation of Entrepreneurship Week (in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week); Option for additional certificate “Company Organisation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”; Relevant courses already part of the degree programmes.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsRepresentative for students with disability/chronic illness; Regulations for disadvantage compensation in the examination regulations
Characteristics of diversity advancementProgramme for the advancement of women professors, promotion of participation in conferences and coaching for female academic staff; Regular participation in Girls’ Day; diversity incorporated at the highest levels of university strategy, regular reporting on equality, culture of welcome, diversity courses
Other special featuresIntensive exchange between industry, authorities and science, strong involvement of students throughout the field: Regular feedback sessions and discussions; Opportunity for stays in Europe and abroad; Departmental Award for Best Students, Family Friendly University, Studium generale, Foundation University
Further information on research activitieswww.uni-hildesheim.de/fb4/institute/geographie/forschungsprojekte/laufende-projekte/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-hildesheim.de/studium/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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