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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Special features regarding teachingKOMPASS 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 orientationSemester 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 abroadsUniversity 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 equipmentTeaching 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 developmentThe 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 foundersThe start-up service of the university provides support; link: https://www.hs-merseburg.de/forschen/gruenderservice/
Other special featuresStudent 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 activitieshttps://www.hs-merseburg.de/forschung-und-transfer/
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