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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Wissenschaftliches Zentrum Duales Hochschulstudium at the TH Mittelhessen/Wetzlar


  • Charlotte-Bamberg-Straße 3
  • 35578 Wetzlar
  • Phone: +49 6441 2041-0
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 50.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 50.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 270
Extent of interlinking 6/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 1.8
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.4
Digital teaching elements 2.5
Exams 1.8
Coordination of theory and practice phases 2.1
Rooms 1.5
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Laboratory internships 1.9
Overall study situation 2.2

Mechanical Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Integration of theory and practice, practical and project phases, coaching by professors and alumni, leadership and social skills, small groups up to a maximum of 30 people, strong integration of student tutors, mentors and alumni, enterprise ethics and entrepreneur discussions, project management, etiquette seminars, internationality, excursions, lecture series on current topics, cross-cultural skills
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Currently, fully 10% of all students in each cohort complete a semester abroad. In addition, another approx. 10% gain international experience through their company during the practical and project phases. StudiumPlus has 14 partner universities and accepts students as interns in partner companies in Germany.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    PC (laptops on loan), projector, loudspeaker system, WiFi, document camera, BYOD solution (Solstice Pod – for wireless presentation of the contents of mobile device screens), conference camera (Logitech MeetUp) and use of interactive displays in teaching in every lecture hall, multifunctional PC rooms, digital flipcharts (Samsung Flip) in some group rooms, E-Learning portal, information monitors and digital signposts in the entrance area and on every floor, access to technical equipment of partner companies, 3D printers
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Involvement in research projects of partner companies, supervised, application-related research during the practical phase, the project semester and the thesis, regular empirical research activities within the framework of the module on ‘Conducting Academic Work’, visits to specialist conferences and trade fairs. Students also benefit from research projects of the individual departments.
  • Other special features
    Pioneer in introducing the dual Bachelor’s and Master’s courses, strong network (more than 970 partner companies), in-depth supervision during the practical phase by university and company advisors, advisory boards: win-win situation for companies, universities and students, recorded by The Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany) as a best-practice model for application-oriented, academic courses and admission into the "Quality Network Dual Degree Course", mentoring by alumni, consistent integration of theory and practice, innovative and research-oriented dual degree courses
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical 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 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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