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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Technik at the HS Pforzheim

Bereich Informationstechnik

  • Tiefenbronnerstraße 65
  • 75175 Pforzheim
  • Phone: +49 723 128-6117
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 180 *
Number of master degree students 50 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 11.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 4/9 points
International orientation, master's
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 10/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 76.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 83.9 %
Share of professors with work experience 61.0 %


Third party funds per professor 15.9
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.7
Exams 2.1
Job market preparation 1.8
Support during practical semester 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 1.9
IT-infrastructure 1.7
Laboratories 1.7
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Intensive support during the initial study phase, subject-specific advice, personal contact to professors and lecturers also outside the lectures and laboratory sessions, very high application relevance, transfer of research results into teaching, very good industrial contacts to regional and international companies, studio cockpit for students (students can see their performance online in a cockpit); Active course design through small groups in advanced studies; Many learning units alongside lectures (tutorials, exercises, laboratories).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Summer school for incoming students (EMIG), USA excursion in 2018 to Silicon Valley, professorial advice and working group for foreign study periods (practical semester, degree course, thesis)
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Hobart University of Tasmania, Jyvaeskylae JAMK University of Applied Sciences; Albi Ecole des Mines d’Albi-Carmaux, Reims Neoma BS Reims, Sceaux EPF Ecole; d’Ingenieurs, Bandung Institut Teknologi Bandung E, Johor Bahru, Skudai; University of Technology, Monterrey, NL Tecnologico de Monterrey E, Bilbao; Universidad del Pais Vasco EHU, Madrid Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Tunis; Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Tunis ENIT, Alemdag Cekmeköy/Istanbul Ozyegin; University E, Chico, CA California State University E, Chico, Laramie, WY University; of Wyoming E, Lowell, MA University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    New technology building with excellent IT infrastructure (Ethernet, WiFi) opened in 2015, very well equipped PC pools, teaching laboratories and project laboratories, own electrical engineering workshop to support student work, various subject-specific databases available online in the library with German and English e-books
  • Special features regarding research and development
    (Interdisciplinary) research projects are carried out in close cooperation with industry. The consecutive Master's degree in Embedded Systems and the Master's degree in Information Systems offer particularly qualified graduates the opportunity for further academic qualification. There is the possibility of doing a PhD at the Promotionskolleg college, which is run together with the University of Tübingen.
  • Support for founders
    The "Gründerwerk - centre for start-ups of the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences" is the central contact point and network for students interested in founding a company. A special feature is the futureLab, where the development of innovative IT solutions in the areas of web services, apps and Internet of Things are given strong conceptual and technical support.
  • Other special features
    Small group sizes, subject-specific advice, good access to professors, outstanding equipment, innovative didactic concepts, guided and free project work, interdisciplinary projects with other faculties (design, economics & law); Very good industrial contacts to local and international companies
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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