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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fachbereich 8: Umweltingenieurwesen und Angewandte Informatik at the TH OWL/Höxter

  • An der Wilhelmshöhe 44
  • 37671 Höxter
  • Phone: +49 5271 687-109
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 14
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 18.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 8.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 88.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 15.4 %
Professors with own engineering company 0.0 %


Third party funds per professor 24.3
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

Environmental Civil Engineering

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
    Good student support; Good contact between students and lecturers; Many practical applications and exercises (approx. 50% in the mandatory subjects); well-equipped laboratories, modern PC pools, good offer of space, good contacts with the field, excellent support for teaching methods and measures to support students by the on-site Institute for Scientific Dialogue (IWD)
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    three Erasmus projects; Regular student exchange with NMBU University/Norway
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Good laboratory equipment and IT pools; In the exercise classes, students usually carry out experiments independently under supervision, computer programmes are used independently under supervision
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Multiple Erasmus projects: (Car, DigiWater, CCWater),; Research projects in the field of rainwater treatment, phosphorus recovery and geothermal energy; Research focus "Sustainable water management and preventive water protection" (accredited since 2004), technology transfer with the Westphalian Environment Centre (WUZ); Joint institution "Höxter Future Centre - Holzminden" with Holzminden University of Applied Sciences and Arts
  • Support for founders
    Company start-ups are given central support by the university
  • Other special features
    Close links with the Applied Computer Science degree course in the same department. Joint courses with the Landscape Architecture department, numerous excursions to events, e.g. regular visits to the ifat trade fair; Opportunities to train as a certified energy consultant, consecutive master's degree in "Environmental Engineering and Modelling" at the Höxter site.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(EnvCE)= Environmental Civil Engineering (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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