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  5. FH Aachen
  6. Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Business Computing, Department

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

  • Eupener Straße 70
  • 52066 Aachen
  • Phone: +49.241.6009-52161
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General remarks
Not ranked because the study programmes are still being established.

Basic information

Total number of students 80
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

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Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees not ranked because in the period of observation there were not any graduates
Graduations in appropriate time, master's study programs are under contruction, no master degree courses available yet

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support for stays abroad no survey
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Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Building knowledge, ability to apply soft skills practically (team and communication skills, presentations, language skills) for professional activities in Business Informatics; Distinct practice orientation through teachers who have a lot of practical experience and good contacts with industry; Up-to-date teaching through research projects with universities and industry partners; Students/teachers can spend a semester abroad thanks to partnerships with over 100 partner universities worldwide; Close contact with Business Informatics associations
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Based on a strategy rooted in the Faculty, the objective is defined as follows: Making the Faculty attractive for international students through English-taught courses, while boosting the image and prospects for graduates in the international job market; Recruiting regionally rooted students with few language skills but good subject-specific skills; Cooperation with international universities through various programmes; Two professors of the Faculty are responsible for the operational implementation of this strategy in close coordination with the Academic-International Office.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Sweden: u.a. Mid Sweden University/Östersund; Great Britain: u.a. Edinburgh Napier University; France: u.a. Groupe ESC Troyes; Australia: u.a. University of the Sunshine Coast/Sippy Downs; USA: u.a. Southeast Missouri State University/Cape Girardeau; Latvia: u.a. Riga Technical University/Riga; Malaysia: u.a. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM )/Kuala Lumpur; Taiwan: u.a. National Taiwan University/Taipei; France: u.a. Université Lille1; Mexico: u.a. UDEM Monterrey;
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Each module comprises a lab practical in small groups. Each student is given access to technical equipment of the latest generation (e.g. PCs, software, instrumentation, drives, controllers). The Faculty deems this modern equipment extremely relevant in order to deploy graduates on the job market and continuously invests to keep the infrastructure up-to-date. The central library is located in the same building and also provides online access to all relevant databases.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    “Electrical and Electronic and Information Engineering” is one of the strongest research faculties of the entire university. The large number and scope of the current research projects are unique compared to other faculties. Annual six-digit third-party funds per professor are not the exception, but rather the rule. The focus is on direct industry contracts as well as publicly awarded projects. The direct impact of research findings on teaching ensures the graduates’ technical relevance and the future generation of researchers.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    The university has numerous initiatives for prospective entrepreneurs: e.g. “AC.E – Initiative for Prospective Student Entrepreneurs”, “EXIST Entrepreneurship Grant”, “Entrepreneurship Consulting”, “Entrepreneurship Region AC^2”, “Student Entrepreneurship Programme TRACE”. These services are explained to each prospective student entrepreneur of the Faculty, with recommendations for appropriate programmes. Several successful start-ups in the past confirm the success of this centralised strategy.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The aim of proper support is to compensate for impairment through appropriate aid to the highest extent possible. The arrangement indicated in each case is specified in close coordination with all committees involved (e.g. equality representative, examinations office, etc.) on the basis of medical recommendations. This may involve a student supervisor, individual time extensions for exams or the issuing of lift keys.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    The Diversity Day event of the Aachen University of Applied Sciences, staged in the foyer of the “Electrical and Electronic and Information Engineering” Faculty, demonstrates clearly the significance that the Faculty attaches to diversity. The heterogeneous composition of students and staff members with respect to origin, age, gender or health is a clear strength of the Faculty and thus of interest to it.
  • Other special features
    Business Informatics is among the newer subjects. It is increasing in importance for companies as a result of digitalisation. The programme deals with the interfaces between computer science and business administration. The business informatics engineer we train can look forward to a variety of career opportunities, such as in logistics, production or marketing. They are also optimally qualified as entrepreneurs as well as for the development and implementation of digital business models.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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