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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät 3: Maschinenbau, Elektro- und Energiesysteme at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg/Senftenberg (FH)

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Basic information

Total number of students 100 *
Number of master degree students 20
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 20.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 20
Extent of interlinking 6/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 43.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 90.3 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 82.9 %


Third party funds per professor 26.2
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Job market preparation
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Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
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Coordination of theory and practice phases
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support number of cases below 15
Support in studies number of cases below 15
Digital teaching elements number of cases below 15
Courses offered number of cases below 15
Study organisation number of cases below 15
Transition to Master's studies number of cases below 15
Overall study situation number of cases below 15

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Small seminar groups allow hands-on practice, in which theoretical principles and models can be quickly tried out and taught in practice. The lectures as well as the practicals and exercises are mainly carried out by the respective professor. For some students, a special studies plan with extended periods can be created if necessary, e.g. for competitive athletes to optimise the combination of studies and sport.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The degree course has been well-received by the international students. 30 % of foreign students pursue this degree course. The modules are mainly taught in German and a German test is therefore required for admission. Prerequisite for access to the Master's degree course are 210 credit points (CP). Students with a Bachelor's degree with 180 credit points can make up the missing 30 CPs.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    In addition to a modern clean room and a complete PCB production line, students have access to modern laboratories equipped to meet industrial standards, e.g. Simatic in the field of Control Engineering. Findings in protection and control technology are applied in the university's own high voltage facility. A well-equipped machine laboratory is completed by a conveyor belt system. The newly equipped Laboratory for Electromagnetic Compatibility provides insight into current research and development.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    research partnerships with local and national companies exist in the following key areas: reliability of electrical components and systems, characterisation and reliability or organic thin-film transistors (TFT) and electromagnetic compatibility of high-performance systems, e.g. electric welding machines.
  • Support for founders
    Tips and contact person referral and referral to the university's start-up service www.b-tu.de/gruendungsservice
  • Other special features
    The degree programme in electrical engineering at Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) has the application-oriented profile of a university of applied sciences. This course can also be taken integrated into vocational training or integrated into practice with partners from industry.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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