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Fachbereich 4: Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften, Wirtschaft und Informatik at the Uni Hildesheim

Institut für Geographie

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Basic information

Total number of students 180
Number of master degree students 55
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 84.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not calculated due to <10 graduates/year in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 47.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 76.7 %
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per academic
Third party funds per academic not calculated because mainly teacher qualification courses
Doctorates per professor mainly teacher qualification
Research reputation < 3 Professors at the department

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.7
Excursions 2.4
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad rank group not assignable
Rooms 2.5
Library 2.7
IT-infrastructure 2.3 *
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 90
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Balance 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 orientation
    Erasmus 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 abroads
    Uni Bozen, Italien; Uni Insbruck, Österreich; Uni Klagenfurt, Österreich; Uni Poznan, Polen; Uni Salzburg, Österreich; Uni Sassari, Italien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Since 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 founders
    Organisation 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 persons
    Representative for students with disability/chronic illness; Regulations for disadvantage compensation in the examination regulations
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Programme 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 features
    Intensive 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 activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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