Electrical / Information Engineering, Department
Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the FH Südwestf./Hagen
- Haldener Straße 182
- 58095 Hagen
- Phone: +49 233 19330-801
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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Degree courses with details
- Electrical Engineering (B.Eng.)
- Medical Technology (B.Eng.)
- Medical Technology (M.Eng, three semesters)
- Medical Technology (M.Eng, four semesters)
- Electrical Engineering (B., combined course)
- Electrical Engineering (M.Eng, 5 semesters, cooperate education)
- Electrical Engineering (M.Eng, 6 semesters, cooperate education)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingSmall department with a very good support ratio; Learning centre with full-time academic collaborators; Flexible degree course (Studium Flexibel) is a programme to provide support in the difficult initial phase of studies by extending course contents from 2 to 4 semesters. Very good links with other departments, higher education institutions and regional industry; In addition to the core competence in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, subject specialisations in Automation Engineering, Lighting Engineering, Energy Engineering, Medical Technology, Technical Computer Science; Research focuses in various areas.
Special features regarding the international orientationConcentration on the English-speaking world. Partnerships with Scottish partner universities (Edinburgh Napier University; Abertay University, Dundee), but also with Ireland. Annual excursions to the partner universities in Scotland. German courses for Erasmus students. Free course auditing for refugees, mentoring for refugees.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsEdinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Great Britain; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Great Britain; Rzeszow University of Technology, Rzeszow, Polen
Special features regarding the equipmentFinancial and technically very well-equipped laboratories and computer pool rooms; Bright workstations with modern equipment; Industry-tested hardware and software tools; Matlab/Simulink licence for every student; Manufacturer databases; university's own workshop to create prototypes and models for project work and final theses. Library with large range of e-books, access to all DIN and VDI standards, to all IEEE standards and IEEE publications as well as digital databases; Medical devices for ultrasound, MRT, computer tomography, X-ray, endoscopy
Special features regarding research and developmentResearch focuses: Optics and optical applications in medicine: Laser structuring of implants, laser technology in diagnostics, optical imaging in medicine (endoscopy), dyes for the production of reactive oxygen; Medical Technology: GETEON – Zentrum für Gesundheitstechnologie und Ökonomie (Centre for Health Technology and Economics); New lighting technologies and systems; New energy technologies and rational energy applications: Competence platform on Centre for Strategic Corrosion Protection; Intelligent lights; Applied optics; LED technology; Luminescent fluorescent materials; Degradation analyses, etc.
Support for foundersSTARTUP LAB SWF: Start-up innovation laboratory of South Westphalia; SWICE BARCAMP: South Westphalia International Center for Entrepreneurship - support and promotion of student start-up and innovation projects
Other special featuresFlexible Degree Course (Studium Flexibel: Programme in the initial study phase: The content of the first 2 semesters is extended over 4 semesters in order to optimise the learning environment, improve exam results and reduce the drop-out rate. Students attend half of the regular lectures and tutorials, receive support in Mathematics and Physics and are accompanied by a student coach. Learning centre open every day for 7 hours (even on Saturday) + online learning centre with academic collaborators on staff to support joint and individual learning, dealing with information gaps and so on.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www4.fh-swf.de/de/home/forschung/index.php
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www4.fh-swf.de/de/home/studieninteressierte/beratungfrschlerinnenundschler/beratungfrschlerinnenundschler_1.php
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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