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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Wasser, Umwelt, Bau und Sicherheit at the HS Magdeburg-Stendal/Magd.

  • Breitscheidstraße 2
  • 39114 Magdeburg
  • Phone: +49 391 886-4212
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 36
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 7.6 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 80
Extent of interlinking 4/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 89.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 89.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 33.3 %
Professors with own engineering company 24.5 %


Third party funds per professor 28.3

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support number of cases too small
Support in studies
Courses offered number of cases too small
Study organisation number of cases too small
Exams number of cases too small
Support for stays abroad number of cases too small
Coordination of theory and practice phases number of cases too small
Rooms number of cases too small
IT-infrastructure number of cases too small
Laboratories number of cases too small
Overall study situation number of cases too small

Civil Engineering

Environmental Civil Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The department has laboratory buildings at its disposal with fully-equipped laboratories for use in the laboratory practicals. Close integration of teaching and research. Wide range of Master's degree programmes (Water Engineering, Engineering Geology, Energy-Efficient Construction and Renovation). The Master's degree course in Civil Engineering includes the specialisations Structural Civil Engineering and Civil and Traffic Engineering.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department maintains a range of international cooperation agreements. The department and prospective students are supported by the International Office of the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal. Generally one or two foreign excursions per year (e.g. to China, Russia, Jordan, USA, Denmark).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidad de la Coruña (Spanien); UNIVERSIDAD DE HUELVA (Spanien); Universidad de la Laguna Teneriffa (Spanien); Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norwegen); San Diego State University (USA); Universidad Holguin Oscar Lucero Moya (Kuba); Universidad Concepción (Chile); Ho Chi Minh University of Industry (Vietnam); Technologische Universität Quingdao (China); German Jordanian University (Jordanien)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The department has a laboratory buildings with highly modern, fully equipped laboratories for Hydraulic Engineering, Recycling and Waste Disposal Management, Construction Mechanics, Building Physics, Construction Materials Science, Building Component Testing, Soil Materials, Geo-engineering, Road Construction, Photogrammetry, Surveying, Non-Destructive Testing and Fire Protection as well as very well-equipped computer labs (software and hardware) and seminar rooms.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The department has close ties to national and regional businesses and administrative institutions. This results in numerous research projects (e.g. BMBF, BMWI, ZIM, and DAAD). The research topics tend to focus on sustainability and future issues (e.g. building materials, infrastructure systems, environment) and are carried out with the involvement of students as student and research assistants. Research funded by third parties also includes contract research; Ten completed cooperative doctorates in the years 2015-2017
  • Support for founders
    Students and future graduates with ambitions to set up a business are in close contact with the Career Center, the Technology and Knowledge Transfer Centre as well as the start-up and transfer promotion service ("gründet") of the university.
  • Other special features
    Studying surrounded by plants (http://www.studieren-im-gruenen.de/), awarded the title of second most beautiful campus in Germany. All laboratories and computer equipment are offered in their full scope every semester to meet needs; Centre for University Didactics and Applied University Research; No tuition fees; Semester ticket (regional public transport); Barrier-free campus; University library; Nursery for students with children for hourly use; University sport programme; Student council and departmental student organisation arrange cultural events; Alumni support; Transfer vouchers (currently 400€) for final theses with companies for students
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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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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