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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Informationstechnik (N) at the HS Mannheim

  • Paul-Wittsack-Str. 10
  • 68163 Mannheim
  • Phone: +49 621 292-6358
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Basic information

Total number of students 730
Number of master degree students 150
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 87.6 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 91.1 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 93.1 %


Third party funds per professor 25.8
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.5
Digital teaching elements 2.5
Laboratory internships 2.1
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester 2.4
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.0
Overall study situation 2.5

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.9
Digital teaching elements 2.2
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    The high practical relevance of our teaching is our special strength. All faculty professors have several years of professional experience outside universities. Our institutes and laboratories are fitted with high-quality and modern equipment, which creates a practice-oriented learning and working environment. Our core areas of competence are the cornerstones of our degree courses: Development and manufacturing of electronic circuits, development and implementation of algorithms, embedded systems for device control, software development
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Our cooperation with European and non-European universities enables our students to gain international experience, both through the opportunity for periods abroad and a diverse campus. Our partnerships provide the perfect setting for periods abroad in an academic environment. There are various exchange programmes and Erasmus agreements for study semesters and practical semesters as well as for final dissertations. Double degree agreements with Curitiba (Brazil), Rouen (France) and Madrid (Spain) give students the opportunity to spend prolonged periods abroad (more than one semester).
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    For teaching and R&D, we use high-quality laboratories equipped to current industry standards, which cover the following fields: Embedded systems with microcomputers and FPGA; Design of integrated analog and digital circuits; Medical Appliance Engineering; Imaging in medical technology; IT security and security of embedded systems; Embedded systems for medical technology; Signal Processing; Computer Networks; Mobile Applications; High Frequency Engineering; Production and manufacturing engineering for electronics; Sensor development; Automatic Control Technology
  • Special features regarding research and development
    We are very successful in attracting third-party funding for applied research, which is why we have around 15 permanent full-time positions for research staff. Master's graduates have the opportunity to pursue a cooperative PhD individual projects. There are several major projects currently underway: Navigation systems for minimally invasive operations; Learning algorithms for sleep apnoea detection; In-situ microscopy for bioreactors; Optical blood pressure measurement; Speaker localisation per microphone array; Autonomous surgical robots; Software-defined radio
  • Support for founders
    A number of graduates have used their know-how gained in R&D projects of the faculty for successful start-ups in the fields of medical technology, signal processing and software engineering. During the start-up phase you receive support from the Career-Center of Mannheim University of Applied Sciences and by professors of the faculty
  • Other special features
    The Faculty's special efforts in the field of internationalisation were recognised by the fact that in 2006 our master's degree in Information Technology was the only technical course at a German university to be awarded the quality label "TOP 10 International Master´s Degree Courses made in Germany" by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft association and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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