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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Informations-, Medien- und Elektrotechnik at the TH Köln

  • Betzdorferstraße 2
  • 50679 Köln
  • Phone: +49 221 8275-2430
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Basic information

Total number of students 2,060
Number of master degree students 420
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 44.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 60.1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 44.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 55.1 %


Third party funds per professor 50.3
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 2

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Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Active participation in the development and dissemination of new teaching, learning and examination forms in the framework of the university-wide development programme for teaching; Special activities for first-semester students: Including large first semester development project over 2 weeks in project groups, guidance by first semester tutors and mentors (assistant professors); Interdisciplinary project week offered in the fourth or fifth study semester; Project-based teaching with strong practical orientation; Laboratories open 24/7; Interdisciplinary Master's courses (Mechatronics, Renewable Energies).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Double degrees: Bachelor's degree course in Technical Computer Science and Electrical and Electronic Engineering (partner institutions in Great Britain (2), Australia (1), Spain (1) and in the Master's degree course in Communication Systems in Networks in Spain (1)); accredited international BA in the BA degree course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2 semesters of study abroad and additional semester of cross-cultural and language preparation); Course-integrated, optional semester abroad in the Bachelor's degree course (a number of partner universities worldwide and freely selectable institution), also possible without extending the period of study; & international Research and doctoral programmes; Regular excursions to partner institutions in Spain & USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large number of laboratories for teaching and research; special laboratories: large high-voltage laboratory, machine hall, vehicle hall, completely sound-proof room, high frequency laboratory, EMC measurement laboratory, studio for film and photo technology, motion capturing studio, light laboratory; Multimedia rooms for teaching.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Many application-oriented research projects with a high level of funding, e.g. development of fuel cell hybrid drives; Combined efficient large-scale integrated urban systems; Robust wireless object positioning of mobile and stationary transfer devices in raw materials extraction; Usable security by design; Medical engineering and non-ionising radiation; Tests for functional dependence on different visual functions of wavelength; Radiation intensity and duration of exposure, etc.
  • Other special features
    Regular participation in the international IEEE student competition "Future Energy Challenge"; Participation in Formula Student E-Motorsports project; Cooperation with the RWTH Aachen in training for the teaching qualification for vocational colleges (Bachelor's degree course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering); Awards of the "Stifterverband" (Donor's Association) for excellent teaching, among other areas; Family-friendly university (since 2011, the TH Köln has been certified as a "family-friendly university" by beruf und familie gGmbH, parent-child office, parent-child work room, nursing and nappy-changing rooms, children's plates in the cafeteria, etc.).
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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