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  4. Industrial Engineering
  5. FH Südwestf./Soest
  6. Fachbereich Maschinenbau- und Automatisierungstechnik
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Maschinenbau- und Automatisierungstechnik

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Basic information

Total number of students 270
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 30.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 2/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/11 points
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 85.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 2.1
Support during practical semester 2.1
Support for stays abroad 3.0
Rooms 1.5 *
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Laboratories 1.5
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice-related topics in teaching, networking with local and regional employers, transfer from research to teaching, practitioners as external lecturers and guest speakers, option of practice-integrated studies via company partnerships, tutorials in the introductory phase, small groups in tutorials and practicals, advisory services provided by teachers, support provided by student coaches, “StudiPoint” learning centre open daily, bright classrooms and latest media technology, excellent learning and teaching atmosphere on campus.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Latest media technology in classrooms, computer pools accessible for students at all times, comprehensive equipment of mechanical engineering labs available for teaching and practicals at all times, media lab with photo/film editing workstations, workstations to process large amounts of data in technical editing, creative workshop with photo studio, eye-tracking lab, library inventory of non-print media increases steadily, databases with technical standards available at all times, qualified library staff to assist with literature and database research.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Usability testing, studies in eye-tracking lab, implementation of written technical information in video tutorials.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Individualised study organisation, supervision by student coach, sponsorships by fellow students.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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