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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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Basic information

Total number of students 160
Number of master degree students no master programme
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's no master programme

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's no master programme
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data


Third party funds per professor 22.3
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation
Exams 2.0
Digital teaching elements 2.4
Laboratory internships
Job market preparation 2.1
Support during practical semester
Rooms 2.0
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.1

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
    Interdisciplinary approach; Extensive support during the initial phase of studies; Subject-specific student advice; personal contact with professors and instructors, including outside the lectures and laboratories; Very high practical relevance; Transfer of research results to the field of teaching; very good contacts with regional and international companies in industry; Studi-Cockpit for students (students can view their academic achievements 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
    EMIG (Engineers made in Germany) Summer School, USA excursions to Silicon Valley, professorial advice and working group for studies for foreigners (practical semester, degree course, thesis)
  • 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 for the support of student work; Various subject-specific databases available online in the library, with German and English E-Books; Alfaview as a teleteaching platform
  • Special features regarding research and development
    (Interdisciplinary) research projects are carried out in close cooperation with industry; The consecutive Master´s degree course in Embedded Systems and the Master's degree course 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
    GründerWERK offers founders of start-ups professional advice and various curricular and extracurricular formats of entrepreneurship education. It nurtures and invigorates a strong internal (e.g. with HEED – Institute for Human Engineering & Empathic Design Pforzheim, INEC – Institute for Industrial Ecology and the Steinbeis Innovation Centre for Business Development) and an external start-up network, including the start-up ecosystem Nordschwarzwald.
  • Other special features
    small group sizes; Subject-specific student advice; Professors are very easy to reach; Outstanding equipment; Innovative didactic concepts; Guided and open-ended projects; Interdisciplinary projects with other departments (Design, Economics & Law); Very good industrial contacts to local and international companies
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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