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Applied Natural Sciences, Department

Studiengang Energietechnik und Energiewirtschaft at the FH Vorarlberg/Dornbirn (A)

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 50.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

International orientation

Outgoing students 3.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.8 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Energy Systems

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Some courses are video recorded; One-year energy projects in our own workshops (student, research or company-related); Revision classes as part of the optional advanced course; Many teaching staff from the Energy Research Centre of the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences; Approx. 50% external teaching staff; Many opportunities for specialisation and a wide range of optional courses; Very good IT equipment Laboratories, computer rooms, library, study rooms; All laboratories can also be used by students outside formal study.
  • 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 Energy Technology and Energy Management degree course includes coordinated options for one or two semesters abroad at the University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science in Grimstad. The Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences has signed a doctoral agreement with the University of Agder, which means that PhD students from the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences are supervised by Agder and can spend some of their time as PhD students in Agder.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Agder, Faculty of Engineering and Science in Grimstad, Norwegen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    - enLab: Fuel cell, calorimetry, cooling unit, photovoltaics, turbine test facility; - eLab: Fully equipped training workstations (computers, function generators, various electronic measuring devices, oscilloscope, SPS; all devices are connected; measuring stations); Measuring and testing equipment (electr., magnetic, acoustic, thermal); Software for measurement, control, regulation; Simulation, electr. design and programming; Complete production electr. circuit boards; - mLab: Equipment for material and damage testing, workpiece measurement (mechan. a. opt.); Milling, turning, laser processing
  • 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. It is divided into the following two research groups: - Material and energy technologies, - energy systems and components. Almost all research staff members teach in the course and supervise projects and Master's theses. Some students work as student assistants or research assistants. One graduate is doing his doctorate at the Energy Research Centre.
  • Other special features
    Practice-oriented teaching 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.
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(Energy)= Energy Systems (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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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