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Mechatronics, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenbau und Mechatronik at the FH Aachen

  • Goethestraße 1
  • 52064 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 6009-52510
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Basic information

Total number of students 320
Number of master degree students no data available
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
Extent of interlinking

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees no graduates in the years surveyed; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 47.5 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 6/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 35.0 %


Third party funds per professor 76.5
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) no data

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Fundamental training including personal supervision by professors. A special feature of the subject groups are two integrated projects in the fourth and sixth semesters conducted in teams of four to eight students. During the projects, students will become familiar with the basic elements of modern project management methods, presentation techniques and communication skills as well as creativity techniques; They learn to get to grips with a new subject, to work in a team, to organise themselves in a group and to assume responsibility for individual aspects.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department works internationally, e.g. with three summer schools: "Mobile autonomous robots - ROS", "3D printing" and "Industry 4.0". In addition to international partner universities, there are various int. University projects. It is also possible to take double degrees with the Tongij University in Shanghai, China and the CIDESI in Mexico.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The laboratories involved in the Mechatronics subject groups are all very well equipped and reflect the current state of the art. A list and description and description can be found under the following link. http://www.fh-aachen.de/fachbereiche/maschinenbau-und-mechatronik/einrichtungen/.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The research and development activities include rapid prototyping; Laser Internal research group; Research, e-mobility,; Small and medium-sized companies Productionnet; Mobile autonomous robotics research group, Industry 4.0 research group
  • Other special features
    Possible to train as a quality representative in cooperation with the TÜV; Needs-based, target group-specific support in mathematical principles during the first two semesters; Extensions of examination times for students with health impairments are granted upon request.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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