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Mechatronics, Department

Studiengang Mechatronik/Wirtschaft at the FH Oberösterreich/Wels (A)

Fakultät für Technik und Angewandte Naturwissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 280 *
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 40.0 % *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 45.0 % *

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 30
Extent of interlinking no data

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 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/12 points *
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 99.2 % *
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 97.3 % *


Third party funds per professor 47.1
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.3
Support in studies 1.3
Courses offered 1.5
Study organisation 1.1
Exams 1.3
Digital teaching elements 1.3
Laboratory internships 1.3
Job market preparation 1.3
Support during practical semester 1.2
Rooms 1.2
Library 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.3
Overall study situation 1.4

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Interdisciplinary structure of all degree courses; Course-specific specialisation based on Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science and Business Administration; efficient course sizes with 20 to max. 60 students; practical sessions in ideal small groups of 10 to 20 students; wide range of Bachelor's/Master's theses from industry; Projects/case studies from companies in very small groups (2-8 students); 45 % of teaching done by specialists with practical experience; individual recognition of prior knowledge and informally acquired knowledge.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Selected courses and/or project work in English; Involving international guest instructors; Active support for semester abroad and/or work placement abroad and short-term programmes; 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 equipment
    Laboratories 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 development
    The technical faculty in Wels is the largest and most research-intensive faculty at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences: Around 231 ongoing projects, approx. EUR 10 m in external R&D funding acquired per year, and approx. 250 staff in R&D. Major projects include: K1 Austrian Competence Centre for Feed and Food Quality, Safety and Innovation (FFoQSI), JRZ (Josef-Ressel Zentrum für phytogene Wirkstoffforschung), H2020 SENDER – Sustainable consumer engagement and demand response; H2020 Marie Curie xCTing – Enabling X-ray CT-based Industry 4.0 process chains by training Next Generation research experts, H2020 EnerMan – ENERgy-efficient manufacturing system Management, and much more
  • Support for founders
    FH 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 features
    Campus in town centre and close to station; due to the small size there is direct contact with professors and intensive project supervision; 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 activities
    https://www.fh-ooe.at/forschung/ https://pure.fh-ooe.at/
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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