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Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät Maschinenbau at the HTWG Konstanz

Studiengang Verfahrens- und Umwelttechnik

  • Alfred-Wachtel-Str. 8
  • 78462 Konstanz
  • Phone: +49 7531 206-0
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Basic information

Total number of students 90 *
Number of master degree students 30 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 85.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 85.7 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor 33.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 1.7
Job market preparation
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.3
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Laboratories 1.1
Overall study situation

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The degree course in Process and Environmental Engineering teaches apparatus and process knowledge from the fields of Process and Environmental Engineering. The two areas are closely linked today. The degree course sets special requirements for networked knowledge from the fields of Natural Science and Technology. In addition to the specialist knowledge, methods for problem-solving in application-orientated projects are trained and taught. The focus of teaching is always Environmental Engineering as the field of application for Process Engineering.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department of Process and Environmental Engineering participates in internationally-oriented research projects. The department's project work and final theses have been carried out under the scope of these research projects in, among others, African countries. In addition, students are actively supported in carrying out semesters and work placements abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (Curitiba), Brasilien; Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien; Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile; Seoul National University of Science and Technology; Kettering University, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The degree course has access to modern, state-of-the-art laboratories. They offer the best possible conditions for solid scientific training and research in almost all relevant process engineering disciplines. In addition to investments from the university, intensive collaboration with industry partners ensures that the technical laboratory equipment meets a high standard. The university library has won multiple awards. It offers access to specialist books and, via the specialist database debis, access to relevant publications/journals.
  • Support for founders
    The university/department offers its students the following support for company start-ups: Initial advice for students interested in setting up their own business; Advice and support in applying for the EXIST start-up grant; Ideas & Cheers start-up event, which takes place 4 times a year at the HTWG; Co-organisation of the "Gründertag" start-up day in Constance once a year; The "IdeaCup" ideas competition, with the winning teams having the chance to win a trip to Silicon Valley; Workshops for generating ideas and on topics related to starting a business; Start-up boot camp together with the Open Innovation Lab
  • Other special features
    The degree course in Process and Environmental Engineering is designed for 35 students per semester. The resulting excellent teacher-student ratio makes it possible for professors with many years of industrial experience to give students intensive and individual supervision. The convenient location on Lake Constance with the immediate proximity to Switzerland and Austria creates many possibilities for contact with international companies.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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