Studiengang Automatisierungstechnik at the FH Oberösterreich/Wels (A)
Fakultät für Technik und Angewandte Naturwissenschaften
- Stelzhamerstraße 23
- A-4600 Wels, Österreich
- Phone: +43 508 044-0
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Special features regarding teachingThe teaching for the Automation Engineering degree course is characterised by a combination of theoretical principles and practical examples. There is also the significant advantage that many students have already been involved in research projects during the Bachelor's degree course. This takes the form of project work and work placements. Naturally, the students have even more involvement in research and development (R&D) projects in the Master's degree course.
Special features regarding the international orientationSelected courses and/or project work in English; Involving international guest instructors; Study abroad semester and/or internship abroad and short-term programmes are actively promoted and are gladly used by the students; International interns are used in ongoing research projects; international students with regular enrolment are welcomed in all degree courses; teaching staff regularly take part in international conferences/further training
Special features regarding the equipmentLaboratories for electrical engineering, control engineering, regulation engineering, process control engineering, drive engineering, sensor technology, measuring and testing technology, microelectr./digital engineering, optical engineering, sound and vibration technology and plastics engineering, optics, image processing, product innovation, design prototyping, mechanical materials testing and analysis, heat treatment, remelting technology, plasma treatment, coatings, surface engineering, 3D scanning, additive manufacturing, metallography, tribology; fully automatic flexible manufacturing and assembly system (robots, CNC machines, transfer system), forming/simulation of processes; virt. commissioning.
Special features regarding research and developmentThe technical faculty in Wels is the largest and most research-intensive faculty at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences: An average of around 180 ongoing projects, approx. EUR 10 million of external R&D funding acquired per year, and approx. 250 permanent research assistants. Major projects include: Josef Ressel Centre for innovative multi-body dynamics, Josef Ressel Centre for thermographic non-destructive testing, K Centre for Feed and Food, Quality, Safety and Innovation, various Interreg projects jointly with research institutions from Bavaria, the Czech Republic and many more.
Support for foundersFH OOE operates its own transfer centre for business start-ups and entrepreneurship; opportunities/risk analysis of a business idea for market suitability; potential analysis of innovation and personality; entrepreneur tests; support in the development of the business plan; selection and contact to suitable subsidies, investors and mentors; support during self-positioning, marketing and sales design; establishment and maintenance of further contacts. Furthermore, FH OOE offers 3 coworking spaces for free to develop business Ideas
Other special featuresCampus in town centre and close to station; the small size means that there is direct contact with professors and in-depth supervision of projects; all courses of study involve a very large practical component; extensive range of tutorial electives (e.g. foreign languages, beer brewing course); Opportunity to acquire external certificates in the fields of quality and environmental management (TÜV), value analysis (VDI), intern. welding engineer (IIW), agile project management, six-sigma green belt, blasting authorisation course, etc.; Extensive offer of university-level sports, measures to support women entering the university of applied sciences (FH).
Further information on research activitieshttps://forschung.fh-ooe.at/standorte/research-center-wels/research-center/ueber-das-research-center/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.fh-ooe.at/campus-wels/kooperation/services-fuer-schulen/fh-sciencelabs-wels/
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.fh-ooe.at/campus-wels/studiengaenge/bachelor/automatisierungstechnik/
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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