Computer Science, Department
Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the FH Südwestf./Hagen
- Haldener Straße 182
- 58095 Hagen
- Phone: +49 2331 9330-800
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Special features regarding teachingSmall department with a very good supervision ratio; learning centre with full-time academic staff, also as an online learning centre; flexible studies as a programme to support students in the difficult introductory phase of their studies by stretching the course content from 2 to 4 semesters; very good networking with other departments, universities + regional industry; in addition to the core competences of computer engineering and electrical engineering, specialist focal points in IT security, networking, embedded systems, automation, lighting technology, medical technology; various research focal points.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsEdinburgh Napier University; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh; Abertay University, Dundee; University of Technology, Rzechów, Polen
Special features regarding the equipmentFinancial and technically very well-equipped laboratories: Microcontrollers, IT Security and Functional Software Security, Networked Systems and Internet of Things, Digital Systems and Communication Networks; open-access pool rooms; industry-proven hardware and software tools; Matlab/Simulink license for every student; manufacturer databases; 3D printers; library with extensive range of e-books, access to all DIN and VDI standards, to all IEEE standards and IEEE publications, and digital databases.
Special features regarding research and developmentZIM project "Escape route guidance" (sensor technology); ZIM project "LeuFas" (lighting technology); EFRE.nrw project "PeOMeE" (sensor technology); BMBF project "OptoCubes" (photonics system construction kit); ZIM project "Foil measuring system" (quasi-real-time thickness measuring system for plastic foils); ZIM project "PhAS" (photonic authentication system); DBU project "CoatSens" (intelligent protective coatings); ZIM project "OTP-Safeguard" (security marker with amplitude coding); ZIM project "Cotton marker" (authentication of cotton); ZIM project "Prism light coupling" (LED technology); imaging plagiarism protection.
Support for foundersSTARTUP LAB SWF: Start-up innovation laboratory of South Westphalia; SWICE BARCAMP: South Westphalia International Centre for Entrepreneurship - support and promotion of start-up and innovation projects by students; career service offered at the location; good industry contacts in the department; intensive alumni offers; annual mini-fair with companies from the region.
Other special featuresFlexible Degree Course (Studium Flexibel: The content of the semester 1 and 2 is extended over 4 semesters in order to optimise the learning environment, improve exam results and reduce the drop-out rate. Students attend half of the regular lectures and tutorials, receive support in Math and Programming and are accompanied by a study coach. Cooperative model: Cooperation with companies to make use of what has been learned from the first semester. Study 4 days a week, work 1 day a week in the company. Study option teaching at vocational college = Master's option (M.Ed.) in cooperation with Uni Siegen + Uni Wuppertal.
Further information on research activitieswww4.fh-swf.de/de/home/forschung/forschungshighlights/aktuelleprojekteauswahl_1.php
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