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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Architektur und Bauwesen at the HS Karlsruhe

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 24
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 25.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 15.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 75.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 75.3 %
Professors with own engineering company 40.0 %


Third party funds per professor 42.6
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

Civil Engineering

Environmental Civil Engineering

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
    Teaching is characterised by a very strong focus on practical experience. In addition to traditional courses, practical knowledge is also imparted through presentations by in-house and external lecturers, excursions as well as practically oriented project and research work in an interdisciplinary approach. Furthermore the latest e-learning techniques are used such as video conference lectures or online preparation of course material.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Trinational Bachelor's degree course in Civil Engineering; Trinational Master's degree course in Civil Engineering; Double Master´s academic degree programme with Ryerson University in Toronto/Canada; Direct cooperation and student exchange with the University of Waterloo/Canada, University of Surrey/UK and the ESITC Metz; Many final theses as well as research projects in cooperation with foreign higher education institutions (e.g. with the UCLV), Santa Clara, Cuba; INTERREG project for sustainable building with two French and one Swiss partner university.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    In terms of technical facilities, all devices are constantly upgraded to keep abreast of the latest developments. All workplaces are computer workstations, each course of study has a computer room. All lecture theatres are equipped with digital projectors and whiteboards. Both students and professors can borrow laptops as well as other technical equipment.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The faculty offers students numerous opportunities to participate in applied research. Various laboratories such as the Research Centre for Hydraulic Engineering or the Laboratory for Community Water Management. The university's Official Construction Materials Testing Centre (ÖBP) is also active in building materials technology research through its testing, monitoring and certification activities. Additional research projects are also carried out faculty-wide. In addition, there are cooperation agreements with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
  • Support for founders
    xLab at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences: We want to make the campus at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences a place with a lively start-up spirit, where entrepreneurial ideas are developed and implemented. That is why we are engaged in establishing structures and offers and receive support from experienced start-up coaches, and professors and researchers who are enthusiastic about start-ups who drive our interdisciplinary and inter-faculty cooperation as entrepreneurship ambassadors.
  • Other special features
    The department is a leader in the implementation of the continuing-education concept for building information modelling, which has been very successfully established for 4 years.
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  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(CE)= Civil Engineering (EnvCE)= Environmental Civil 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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