Process Engineering, Department
Studiengang Verfahrenstechnische Produktion at the FH Oberösterreich/Wels (A)
Fakultät für Technik und Angewandte Naturwissenschaften
- Stelzhamerstraße 23
- A-4600 Wels, Österreich
- Phone: +43 5 0804-43090
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Special features regarding teachingThe degree course is offered as a full-time course and as a career-integrated course. It forms the basis for the semi-consecutive master's degree in Plant Engineering. The degree course in Process Engineering meets the high demand on the part of industry in (Upper) Austria. A great many companies in a wide variety of sectors are potential employers of process engineers. Efficient course sizes with 20 to max. 60 students; practical sessions in ideal small groups of 10 to 20 students; wide range of Bachelor’s theses from industry
Special features regarding the international orientationSelected courses and/or project work in English; Involving international guest instructors; Active support for semester abroad and/or work placement abroad and short-term programmes; International interns are used in ongoing research projects; international students with regular enrolment are welcomed in all degree courses; teaching staff regularly take part in international conferences/further training
Special features regarding the equipmentVarious internal process engineering laboratories with excellent equipment and machinery. Some courses are held in external laboratories in cooperation with partner companies. A new laboratory building is currently being built at the faculty in Wels, which will be completed in 2021.
Special features regarding research and developmentStudents work on tasks in process industry, e.g. in plant and production management, as project staff in optimisation and new construction projects, or in the area of quality, environmental and occupational safety management. They are active in the following industries: Chemistry and petrochemistry, food, steel and non-ferrous metals, paper and fibrous materials, the environment, building materials. All projects are conducted in close cooperation with industry. Overall, the technical faculty in Wels is the most research-intensive faculty in Austria (EUR 10 m euros per annum).
Support for foundersFH OOE operates its own transfer centre for business start-ups and entrepreneurship; opportunities/risk analysis of a business idea for market suitability; potential analysis of innovation and personality; entrepreneur tests; support in the development of the business plan; selection and contact to suitable subsidies, investors and mentors; support during self-positioning, marketing and sales design; establishment and maintenance of further contacts. Furthermore, FH OOE offers 3 coworking spaces for free to develop business Ideas
Other special featuresCampus in town centre and close to station; the small size means that there is direct contact with professors and in-depth supervision of projects; all courses of study involve a very large practical component; extensive range of tutorial electives (e.g. foreign languages, beer brewing course); Opportunity to acquire external certificates in the fields of quality and environmental management (TÜV), value analysis (VDI), intern. welding engineer (IIW), agile project management, six-sigma green belt, blasting authorisation course, etc.; Extensive offer of university-level sports, measures to support women entering the university of applied sciences (FH).
Further information on research activitieshttps://pure.fh-ooe.at/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.fh-ooe.at/campus-wels/kooperation/services-fuer-schulen/fh-sciencelabs-wels/
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.fh-ooe.at/campus-wels/studiengaenge/bachelor/verfahrenstechnische-produktion/
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