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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 330
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 10
Extent of interlinking 6/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 52.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 46.3 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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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 the offer of three summer schools: "Mobile autonomous robots - ROS", "3D printing" and "Industry 4.0". In addition to international partner universities, there are various international 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 – from the involved subject areas of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, Aerospace Engineering, as well as Electrical and Information Technology – are all very well equipped and reflect the current state of the art.
  • 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
  • Support for founders
    TRACE entrepreneurship programme: Additional qualification for students to develop entrepreneurial skills to establish initial contacts and to gain access to Aachen’s entrepreneurs’ network. “Entrepreneurship” module: Within a group, students develop a start-up idea and draw up a realistic business plan. They are supported by start-up coaches; industry experts evaluate the idea and the business plan. In the entrepreneurship seminar module, students get in touch with representatives from the field. Start-up centre in formation.
  • 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 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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