2019 / 20
Electrical / Information Engineering, Department
Fakultät für Technik
- Tiefenbronnerstraße 65
- 75175 Pforzheim
- Phone: +49 723 128-6117
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Special features regarding teachingIntensive 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 orientationSummer 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)
Common partner universities for exchangeHobart 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 equipmentNew 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 foundersThe "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 featuresSmall 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, Germany.
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