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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät Naturwissenschaften at the Uni Hohenheim

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General remarks
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 7.1 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 8.3 %


Third party funds per academic no data
Doctorates per professor 1.4


Chemical 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
    Application-based learning and research as from stage I studies in small, intensively supervised work groups; research-based teaching prepares students for independent student research projects that are promoted as part of the university's own Humboldt Reloaded Programme or in projects in the Master's degree courses; the linking of all areas of Life Sciences fosters interdisciplinary thinking; compulsory modules for Bachelor's students in Introduction to Academic Work and Principles of Business Administration; English-language Master's degrees prepare for intern. careers.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Two Master's degree courses (Food Science and Engineering as well as Food Microbiology and Biotechnology) are taught in English.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Madison-Wisconsin, USA, Universidad de Costa Rica, Lincoln University, Neuseeland, University of Guelph, Kanada, National University of Life and Environmental Science of Ukraine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgien, Århus Universitet, Dänemark, Wageningen Universiteit en Researchcentrum, Niederlande, Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Schweden
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern test facilities enable students to test research results in smaller production quantities directly and investigate or optimise the quality of produced food. Technical systems with pilot plants in the specialist groups Biotechnology and Enzyme Science, Soft Matter Science and Dairy Technology, Yeast Genetics and Fermentation Technology, Plant Foodstuff Technology and Analysis, and Process Analytics and Cereal Science enable research and development to be conducted on a pre-industrial scale. The institute's laboratory facilities and practicals rooms are state-of-the-art.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research conducted at the Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology focuses on the natural scientific and engineering aspects of the transformation of plant and animal-based raw materials into consumable, high-quality foodstuffs and dietary suppleme
  • Other special features
    Strategic combination of basic and practice-related research. Expansion and upkeep of cooperation in national and international research associations in order to benefit from mutual expertise and utilise the synergic effects of collaboration
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(BT)= Biotechnology (CE)= Chemical 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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