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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät Technik und Informatik at the HAW Hamburg

Department Informations- und Elektrotechnik

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,110
Number of master degree students 120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 50
Extent of interlinking no data

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 49.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 81.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data


Third party funds per professor 25.0
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Digital teaching elements
Laboratory internships
Job market preparation
Support during practical semester
Overall study situation

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.6
Digital teaching elements 2.5
Exams 2.7
Coordination of theory and practice phases
Rooms 2.5
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Laboratory internships 2.0
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.6
Digital teaching elements 2.3
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 2.3
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practical orientation, interdisciplinary character, internationality, modern didactics, small groups, project work and very good student/lecturer ratios. Broad range of specialisation options, two dual-degree models, part-time study and steadily increasing competency orientation in instruction as well as a high level of practical work through laboratory internships, exercises, industrial practice, excursions and external internships. Department staff also bring relevant, well-founded and long-standing professional training from the industrial sector. Learning content is focused on sustainability.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department has a portfolio of international partner universities that enables students to study abroad in the key industrial countries of the world. The international courses of study in English attracts students from more than 30 countries to come to Hamburg. Also offered is a dual-degree degree course with international partner universities such as the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and the GlobalE3 network. In addition, the department offers a joint degree degree course at the USST in Shanghai.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students have access to professional workstations in numerous laboratories, e.g. automation laboratory, laboratory for energy and automatic control technology. In addition, there is a central laboratory workshop (ZLW) as well as the 3Dspace and MakerSpace for the of own projects, with soldering stations, measurement technology and 3D printers. There are also modern laboratory workstations in teaching, SmartGrid laboratory in the EnergieCampus, EMC measurement room booth, acoustics laboratory and several PC pools, Virtual Reality Cave.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Sustainability, energy transition, digitalisation. Cooperation with the Competence Centre for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (CC4E), German Electron Synchrotron (DESY), the Power Electronics Application Centre of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology, automotive electronics (battery research and sensor technology funded by BMBF). Postgraduate school together with the University of Hamburg (key technologies for sustainable energy systems in smart grids), Urban Mobility Lab, autonomous driving, research on didactics of E-Learning in Engineering (Quality Pact in Teaching).
  • Support for founders
    Course content relevant to start-ups is a regular part of the curriculum. Department lecturers are also involved in cross-faculty events (entrepreneurship elective, lecture series on entrepreneurship). A large number of teachers of the department have their own start-up experience, which is integrated regularly into their courses. Instructors are selected again and again to serve as mentors to student start-up projects. There is also a start-up service at HAW Hamburg.
  • Other special features
    Individual advice and counselling; Cooperation arrangements with around 100 firms in northern Germany, Hamburg and the surrounding area; Strong interdisciplinary and practice-based orientation; Opportunity to gain international experience in partner universities worldwide; Close network with partners and institutions from industry; Work in an academic environment; Consecutive Master’s courses; As a location for aerospace and the driver of the energy transition and the logistics industry, the Hanseatic City of Hamburg offers a variety of professional perspectives as a result of its networked location.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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