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Architecture, Department

Fakultät Architektur und Urbanistik at the Uni Weimar

  • Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 8
  • 99423 Weimar
  • Phone: +49 3643 58-3112
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Basic information

Total number of students 680 *
Number of master degree students 320

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 85.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 72.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/10 points
International orientation, master's 5/10 points
Outgoing students 4.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Professional qualification for architects

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.6
Excursions 1.6
Scientific-artistical orientation 1.8
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Workstations 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

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
    The architecture training focuses on research-oriented design and project studies – real design tasks as well as interdisciplinary experiments form the basic foundation here. Architecture is a complex relational structure between understanding history and theory construction, design, project and reflection, experimentation and academic work, as well as craftsmanship and the use of digital tools. A close link between Architecture and Town Planning also ensures a holistic approach towards the built and designed environment.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The faculty's Institute for European Urban Studies (IfEU) offers an international English-language Master's degree as well as international, structured PhD programmes. The Bauhaus.institute for experimental architecture manages the BMBF-funded teaching and research cooperation with the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, as well as the English-language degree course Integrated Urban Development and Design.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universitá IUAV di Venezia; Norwegian University of Science and Technology; University of Strathclyde; National University of Ireland; Addis Ababa University Ethiopia; Waseda University Tokyo; German Jordanian University; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Kyonggi University Seoul; University of Tennessee; The University of Technology Sydney
  • Equipment of the work places
    approx. 490 places, approx. 80 of which are self-managed by the student body
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism is a university research institution where new methods, theories and technologies of architecture and town planning are studied and tested. The research spectrum ranges from urbanism and applied architecture resear
  • Other special features
    The Bauhaus founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar was primarily a school and its aim was no less than to design the living conditions of the modern world in an innovative school experiment. The Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism faces up to this challenge with current issues that arise from the global, demographic, climatic and socio-economic change processes. An international team of teaching staff and researchers supports an increasingly international student body along the way to professional and academic careers.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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