1. What should I study?
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  3. Subjects
  4. Mechatronics
  5. FH Südwestf./Iserlohn
  6. Fachbereich Maschinenbau
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Mechatronics, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenbau

  • Frauenstuhlweg 31
  • 58644 Iserlohn
  • Phone: +49 2371 566-124
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Basic information

Total number of students 230 *
Number of master degree students no data available
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 30.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
Extent of interlinking

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation 3/9 points
International orientation master's not ranked
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 8/11 Points
Contact with work environment master no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 70.0 %


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.5
Job market preparation 2.6
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Laboratories 1.8
Overall study situation 2.7

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching in small groups, individual support in modern and very well equipped classrooms.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Kristianstad University Sweden; Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid; King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Bangkok; Izmir Institute of Technology; Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal; Wirtschaftsinstitut Krim; Budapest University of Technology and Economics BME; New York Institute of Technology; Beijing University of Technology; Università degli Studi di Palermo; University of Malta
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The technical equipment is of a high quality and modern - excellent, in short; The modern automotive engineering hall deserves special mention.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Of the universities of applied sciences in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences is in a leading position with regard to the procurement of third-party funding per professorship, and it is in eighth place in this field in Germany.
  • Website with further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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