Electrical / Information Engineering, Department
Fakultät Technik und Informatik at the HAW Hamburg
Department Informations- und Elektrotechnik
- Berliner Tor 7
- 20099 Hamburg
- Phone: +49 40 42875-8313
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Degree courses with details
- Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (B.Sc.)
- Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (B.Sc., cooporative)
- Information Engineering (B.Sc.)
- Renewable Energy Systems ans Management (B.Sc.)
- Automation (M.Sc.)
- Information and Communications Technology (M.Sc.)
- Microelectronic Systems (M.Sc.) in cooperation with West Coast University of Applied Sciences
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingPractical 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 orientationThe 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 equipmentStudents 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 developmentSustainability, 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 foundersCourse 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 featuresIndividual 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 activitieshttps://www.haw-hamburg.de/hochschule/technik-und-informatik/departments/informations-und-elektrotechnik/forschung/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://viamint.haw-hamburg.de/
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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