Fakultät für Technik at the HS Pforzheim
- Tiefenbronner Straße 65
- 75175 Pforzheim
- Phone: +49 7231 28-6117
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingYoung innovative team of professors; Involvement of current research topics in teaching, e.g. Industry 4.0 and robotics; Many instructors from well-known companies; Use of modern teaching media (interactive smart boards, tablets, e-Learning platform, video clips); High proportion of practical training in laboratories and practicals; Studi-Cockpit (students can view their academic achievements online in a Cockpit); Active course design through small groups in advanced studies; Many learning units alongside lectures (tutorials, exercises, laboratories).
Special features regarding the international orientationComparatively large number of foreign students; Practical semesters and study semesters abroad are supported; Professorial advice and working group for periods abroad (practical semester, whole course, thesis); Research and teaching partnerships with international companies; Promotion of documentation, work placements and final theses in English; Contacts to more than 100 universities and universities abroad; Summer school for incoming students (EMIG); USA excursions 2018 (Silicon Valley)
Special features regarding the equipmentModern buildings, very well equipped mechatronics workshop; Four excellently equipped PC pools; Software tools: e.g. MATLAB/Simulink, visual studio, Model-Sim, CAD etc.; Access to rapid prototyping processes; Automated model factory for teaching and research; Interactive smart boards for use by students; Own workshop for the Formula Student racing team; The latest computer hardware for CAD, simulation and software engineering. Online access to a wide range of specialist literature in German and English via the library.
Special features regarding research and developmentCooperation with the company Intel and annual presentation of the results in the Chancellor's Office as part of the Girl's Day; High level of donations from companies for the equipment in the research laboratories (ABB, Siemens, FESTO, INTEL); New interdisciplinary research project BikeAssist for the stabilisation of bicycles in cooperation with mechanical engineering, department of economics and law and industrial partners. graduate school with the Universität Tübingen.
Support for founders""Gründerwerk" service - centre for business start-ups of Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences": Central contact point and network for students interested in founding a company.
Other special featuresSmall group sizes, very good contacts with professors (2 hours per professor without requiring appointment), outstanding equipment, innovative didactic concepts, interdisciplinary courses and project work (with faculties of economics and law as well as design); Very good industrial contacts to local and international companies; High quality of student housing/affordable housing market for students in Pforzheim
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.hs-pforzheim.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/mechatronik/
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.hs-pforzheim.de/studium/vor_dem_studium/bewerbung/zugangsvoraussetzungen
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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