2019 / 20
- Überseeallee 16
- 20457 Hamburg
- Phone: +49 40-42827-0
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Special features regarding teachingArchitecture at the HCU has broad interdisciplinary links with the degree programmes Urban Planning, Metropolitan Culture, Civil Engineering, REAP, Urban Design and Geomatics as well as external cooperation partners. This promotes the transfer of knowledge and practical relevance, it provides the space to work on socially relevant and higher-level issues, and it promotes strategic thinking, reasoning and action. The HCU strives to provide intensive support in small student groups with a high degree of professorial supervision.
Special features regarding the international orientationOpportunity to study at one of the 70 partner universities in more than 20 countries for 3-12 months, support of incoming+outgoing students by the department for international matters (individual advice, placements and support). Regular summer schools in cooperation with international universities (Nantes, Gdansk). Prof. responsible for interfaces organises joint, internat. courses (e.g.: Transatlantic and interdisciplinary cooperation project IIT Chicago+HCU "urban waters: CHICAGO-HAMBURG" between lecturers, students and cooperation partners of both big cities on the water)
Common partner universities for exchangeArkitektskolen i Aarhus; Technische Universität Wien; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stióckholm; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid; Universidad Politécnica de Valencia; Istanbul Technical University
Equipment of the work placesThe faculty has numerous workplaces. In the main building, the architecture degree course has 100 workplaces. Computer workstations are also available. A further 150 workplaces for projects, accessible 24/7, are located in the studio in the Veddel distric
Special features regarding research activitiesThe HCU is conceived as a profile university with a focus on metropolitan development and building culture. In addition to discipline-specific research questions, topics are also dealt with from an inter- and transdisciplinary viewpoint. Insights are gain
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.hcu-hamburg.de/research/
Other special featuresThe HCU occupies a prominent location in the HafenCity district of the Hanseatic City of Hamburg. The public sees it as a source of cultural inspiration for urban design issues. The institution hosts numerous events and exhibitions for the general public. The professors are involved in public debates and serve as building law consultants.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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