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Applied Natural Sciences, Department

Fakultät für Biotechnologie at the HS Mannheim

  • Paul-Wittsack-Straße 10
  • 68163 Mannheim
  • Phone: +49 621 292-6402
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 12.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 70.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 84.3 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 32


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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Research-oriented project work, Master's degree course in English, part-time studies, external scientific advisory council from industry.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International MSc degree course in Biotechnology, international university and research partnerships, EU FP7 joint project, winner BMBF "EU Strategy University of Applied Sciences".
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada; University of California, Berkeley/California, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    High resolution device platform (microscope, spectroscopy), fermentation systems, chemical analysis, broad mass spectrometry and spectroscopy equipment, 4 new devices (!) Mass spectrometer (2 x MALDI-TOF/TOF; SolariX FTICR, ESI-QTOF) and FTIR microscope, Bruker Reference Centre/mass spectrometry, high-end microscopy platform, Process Engineering laboratories, S2 Genetic Technology laboratories.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    One of the leading Mass Spectrometry centres in Europe; EU Federal Ministry of Education and research joint projects; Research campus; International research alliance with the Universität Heidelberg; Graduate school;
  • Other special features
    Support for students through scholarships (Germany scholarships), per year an average of 9 Bachelor's scholarships and 7 Master's scholarships; Approx. 50% of Germany scholarships at the HS Mannheim are procured by the faculty of Biotechnology; 10% of Bachelor's students and 15% of Master degree students are supported by Germany scholarships.
  • Further information on research activities
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(BT)= Biotechnology (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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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