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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Elektrische Energietechnik at the FH Südwestf./Soest

  • Lübecker Ring 2
  • 59404 Soest
  • Phone: +49 2921 378-400
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Basic information

Total number of students 360 *
Number of master degree students 110
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 40
Extent of interlinking 4/10 points

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 64.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 46.8 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 8/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 81.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 56.4 %
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor no data
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 1.8
Job market preparation 1.9
Support during practical semester less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Laboratories 1.4 *
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support number of cases too small
Support in studies
Courses offered number of cases too small
Study organisation number of cases too small
Exams number of cases too small
Support for stays abroad number of cases too small
Coordination of theory and practice phases number of cases too small
Rooms number of cases too small
IT-infrastructure number of cases too small
Laboratories number of cases too small
Overall study situation number of cases too small

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Support in studies
Courses offered
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Transition to Master's studies
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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Traditional undergraduate engineering degree; Broad teaching of basic principles; Exercises and seminars in small groups with close contact between students and assistant professors. Extensive demand-based offering of tutorials and optional required subjects; High proportion of laboratory practicals during the Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree course; Information on positions for practical work and for final theses; Range of courses in English and language courses; Wide range of places for student assistants in projects, which allow for initial professional experience. Modern learning platform.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    3 English-language degree courses (1 Bachelor's, 2 Master's); High proportion of foreign students.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Bolton, UK
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The buildings were moved into in 2002, and the laboratories have extensive equipment. In the last 10 years, there has been on-going modernisation and expansion of the lab equipment, lecture theatres and computer rooms. In 2015 the Fraunhofer Application Centre moved into a new laboratory building; Participation in licensing programmes that permit students to use software on their own computers (including MatLab campus licence, LabView campus licence).
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research projects with industry partners, e.g. in the fields of: Renewable Energies, E-Mobility, Electrical Drives, Embedded Systems, Machine Learning and Computer Vision, LED; Fraunhofer Application Centre for Inorganic Lighting Materials
  • Support for founders
    Professorship for Entrepreneurship, SWICE: South Westphalia International Centre for Entrepreneurship; Scholarships
  • 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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