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  6. Mechatronik
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
 
Mechatronics, Department

Mechatronik


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Basic information

Total number of students 180 *
Number of master degree students 50
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 35.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
Extent of interlinking

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 97.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 7/9 points
Outgoing students 7.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.6 %
Share of professors with work experience 10.0 %

Research

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

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 2.2
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 1.7
Rooms 1.1
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Laboratories 1.1
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses with details

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Bachelor’s degree students can focus on mechanical engineering from the 3rd semester onwards. The first two semesters in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering are identical. From the 3rd semester onwards, the number of courses on offer increases with each semester. The 6th semester is the same again for both degree courses. The Master's degree offers a wide range of options for specialisation and interdisciplinary contextual studies. The three specialisations span across 3 semesters and each is worth 6 ECTS credits per semester. 12 ECTS credits must be selected from the contextual studies in two semesters.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The 5th semester of the Bachelor's degree can be attended at another university; the organisational support is provided by the International Office and subject-specific support by the degree course management. The 5th semester is organised like an elective semester. This means that students on an exchange semester do not have to attend the same type of course modules but rather have options within a defined framework. The Master's degree is available in the form of a Double Degree Programme with the University of Agder in Norway.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Agder, Grimstad, Norwegen; JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finnland; HAN University of Applied Sciences, Arnheim, Niederlande; Ecole d`Ingénieurs de Cherbourg - Université de Caen, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    mLab equipment for material and damage testing, workpiece measurement (mechan. a. opt.); Milling, Turning, laser processing; eLab fully equipped training workstations (PC, function generators, el. measuring equipment, oscilloscope, SPS; all devices are connected; measuring stations); Measuring and testing equipment (electr., magn., acoustic, thermal Software for measurement, control, regulation; Simulation, electr. design and programming; Complete production el. circuit boards; aLab industrial robot systems, mobile robots, measuring systems (electr., mechan., opt.); Labs can be used by students outside formal study.
  • Website with further information on research activities
    https://www.fhv.at/forschung/
  • Support for founders
    The startupstube at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences brings together students of different disciplines and supports them during the start-up process; it also serves as a meeting point, both virtually and physically. It establishes links to its regional and international partners through access to industrial partners, venture capital companies, legal advice, funding etc. The support is provided in the form of individual mentoring, IT infrastructure and access to the labs, and depends on the maturity level of the project. https://www.fhv.at/studium/service-und-ressourcen/startupstube/
  • Other special features
    There are currently no tuition fees.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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