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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Ingenieur- und Naturwissenschaften at the HS Merseburg

  • Eberhard-Leibnitz-Straße 2
  • 06217 Merseburg
  • Phone: +49 3461 46-0
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Basic information

Total number of students 80 *
Number of master degree students 30
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

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 <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 50.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 5/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 84.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 76.7 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    KOMPASS orientation semester for technical degree courses; Preliminary courses (semester 0) for first-year students with professional qualification; Studying in "small groups" for optimal supervision by professors and teaching staff for particular tasks; Practically oriented training (teaching content aligned with industry requirements); Excursions with students to industrial companies; VW lecture series.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Semester abroad for students, e.g. through cooperation with many partner universities and the use of different exchange programmes; Availability of an English-speaking curriculum; Possible to take examinations in German or English; Range of Bachelor's and Master's theses as well as work placements for international students.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Limburg Catholic University College, Diepenbeek, Belgium; KU Leuven, Ghent, Belgium; Odisee University College, Ghent, Belgium; University of Rjika, Rjika, Croatia; Dubllin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland; University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Teaching in renovated buildings with high-quality media technology and laboratory equipment; Research conducted in one of the most modern libraries in Germany (use of e-media, WiFi, extensive access to national and international databases); Entire degree course organised via computer-supported university information system; WiFi is available on the entire campus; The university campus covers an area of 44 ha with many green areas that are perfect for relaxing and playing sport.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The department of Engineering and Natural Sciences is one of the strongest research departments with a high level of third-party funding; The use of renewable raw materials plays a particularly important role; Examples are studies in alternative fuels and natural fibres as a construction material; Research in the field of alternative energies finds expression, among others, in the "Merseburg Solar Day"; Close cooperation of the department with the Fraunhofer Institute for Materials Engineering Halle; Intensive involvement of department colleagues in several affiliated institutes and competence centres of the university
  • Support for founders
    The start-up service of the university provides support; link: https://www.hs-merseburg.de/forschen/gruenderservice/
  • Other special features
    Student housing, sports facilities, theatre, cinema and clubs right on campus; Student church communities; Merseburg is a pleasant and quiet city to study in. It has 35,000 inhabitants, good infrastructure, cultural events and affordable housing; Leipzig and Halle are two nearby large cities; Other interesting courses at the Engineering and Natural Sciences department and the other departments of Economics and Informatics and Social Work.Media.Culture.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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