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  6. Studiengang Biotechnologie
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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
 
Applied Natural Sciences, Department

Studiengang Biotechnologie


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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 38.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 41.7 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 90.4 %
Share of professors with work experience no data

Research

Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Biotechnology

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Academic grounding, high level of practical orientation, close interlinking of course content with specific problems from companies and practice-focused research and development projects. Current issues and solutions from science, business, society and technology are dealt with; carefully chosen forms of teaching such as practical projects, project work, case studies; first-rate teaching staff from academic and business areas in Germany and abroad; international orientation of the course content, limited number of places on the courses, continual evaluation and feedback.
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.mci.edu/de/studium/erstinfo-und-beratung
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International mobility phases (semester abroad, work placements abroad, short programmes abroad), 209 partner universities, MCI students from 49 countries, support through the International Relations Office for preparation and completion (information events, evaluation of compatibility, etc.), participation in (inter)national education programmes, university networks and grant programmes (ERASMUS plus, Marshall Plan Foundation Scholarships, GE4 network for technology students, Fulbright, etc.), ECTS and Diploma Supplement Label.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Dublin Institute of Technology, Irland; ITESM - Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexiko; National University of Singapore; University of San Diego, USA; Università di Bologna, Italien; Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indien; INSA Toulouse, Frankreich; Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal; Tampere University of Technology, Finnland; Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Department of Technology and Life Science has chemical, biological, process engineering and mechatronic laboratories with lab space of more than 1,500 m². In addition to the standard equipment for wet-chemical laboratories, the chemical laboratories are equipped with GC/MS, HPLC, TGA/DSC, SEM, FTIR and TOC for precision analysis. Special features of the biotechnology laboratories include a gene gun, PCR/nanoPCR, fractionating HPLC and a fluorescence microscope. Food Technology has a sensor analysis laboratory and equipment for textural analysis of food.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The Department of Technology and Life Science has seven areas of research focus. The degree course primarily focuses on (algal) biotechnology, agricultural & food technology and process technology. Algal biotechnology is particularly concerned with the screening of biobanks in the search of innovative substances and products for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries. In addition, the MCI investigates novel surface coatings made of gold nanoparticles with regard to their antibacterial properties and possible use in implants.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    http://www.mci.edu/forschung
  • Other special features
    The Department of Technology and Life Science has chemical, biological, process engineering and mechatronic laboratories with lab space of more than 1,500 m². In addition to the standard equipment for wet-chemical laboratories, the chemical laboratories are equipped with GC/MS, HPLC, TGA/DSC, SEM, FTIR and TOC for precision analysis. Special features of the biotechnology laboratories include a gene gun, PCR/nanoPCR, fractionating HPLC and a fluorescence microscope.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(BT)= Biotechnology (I)= 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, Germany.
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