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Applied Natural Sciences, Department

Studiengang Nachhaltige Energiesysteme at the FH Vorarlberg/Dornbirn (A)

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Basic information

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Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 40.0 % *

Support during the study entry phase

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Job market- and career-orientation

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


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Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

Energy Systems Engineering

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    E-Learning elements through video recording of lectures; Energy projects lasting one and a half years in our own workshops (student, research or company-related); Promotion of individual competencies in the first study semester; many options through specialisations; Many teaching staff from the Energy Research Centre of the University of Applied Sciences; many external lecturers; very good equipmentLaboratories, computer rooms, library, study rooms; All laboratories can also be used by students outside of their degree courses.; Dissertation opportunities in the Energy Research Centre (with partner universities)
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is part of an international network and cooperates with a large number of partner universities worldwide. A separate International Office deals with international matters. The degree programme in Sustainable Energy Systems has coordinated options for 1-2 semesters abroad with the University of Agder. Further cooperation arrangements are being actively developed. FHV has a doctoral agreement with the University of Agder under which PhD students from Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences are supervised by Agder and can spend some of their time as PhD students in Agder. FHV has founded the RUN-EU network.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    enLab: Fuel cell, calorimetry, cooling unit, photovoltaics, turbine test facility; eLab: Fully equipped training workstations (computers, function generators, various electr. measuring equipment, oscilloscope, SPS, measuring automation, measuring and testing equipment (electr., magnetic, acoustic, thermal), measuring software, control, regulation, simulation, electr. design and programming, complete production of electr. circuit boards); mLab: Equipment for materials and damage testing, workpiece measurement, milling, soldering, welding, laser machining; 3D Printing; Workshop workstations for own project
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Vorarlberg is a flagship region for energy issues. The Energy Research Centre of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is a central point of contact for energy research in Vorarlberg. The topics include thermal energy systems, load management and power grid simulation as well as the interface to matters in environmental engineering. Almost all research staff members teach in the degree course and supervise projects and master’s theses. Some students work as student assistants or research assistants. Two graduates are completing their studies towards the doctoral degree at the Energy Research Centre [Forschungszentrum Energie].
  • Other special features
    Practice-oriented instruction in small groups; Large range of possible specialisations from all other technical master's degrees; An early application deadline in March in addition to the main deadline in May; Students have free 24/7 access to the technical laboratories; Vorarlberg is one of the strongest economic regions in Europe. The regional economy has a wide range of industries offering exciting opportunities for practice-oriented projects, vocational internships and many job opportunities.
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(Energy)= Energy Systems 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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