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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Automatisierung und Informatik at the HS Harz/Wernigerode

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Basic information

Total number of students 40 *
Number of master degree students no data available
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 6.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 8/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor 71.7
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.7
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.3
Exams 1.7
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Laboratories 1.3
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses with details

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
    Lectures are conducted in a seminar style, and examples from practice play a large role within this. In the laboratory practicals, lecture material is applied. Individual supervision is provided both for individual and group exercises. Team projects allow students to take on responsibility for specific task areas and allow the practical application of specialised and project management methods. In addition to Computer Science-related contents, methods of scientific work, principles of Business Administration and English as well as presentation techniques are taught.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The degree course in Smart Automation is part of the Chinese-German University of Applied Sciences. Through the specialisation in Mechatronics, incoming and outgoing students can acquire a dual degree course with Tongji University in Shanghai. This takes place through a one-year stay abroad in the respective host country. In the first semester technical skills are acquired and in the second semester the Bachelor's work placement is completed or the Bachelor's thesis written.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    China (VR)-CDHAW Tongji University; USA-National University (NU)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The laboratories of the degree course have modern equipment and are always meet state-of-the-art standards, in some cases, through the acquisition of large-scale devices. Particularly noteworthy is the Industrial Robot Laboratory with three robots connected to one processing cell, Production and Process Control Engineering Laboratory with a process engineering system is enhanced by a fully automated filling station with high pallet shelving storage as well as a virtual power station for wind energy, solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, biomass and energy storage in the field of Renewable Energy.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Through the teachers of the degree course, a number of application-oriented research and development projects are carried out, usually with companies (e.g. Energy Efficiency, Environmental Engineering, Ambient Assisted Living); Students can participate as academic assistants or in team projects; Laboratory equipment of the research and development projects is also used in teaching; Support for students' research and development work as preparation for business start-ups.
  • Support for founders
    The curriculum of the degree course includes business and economics modules. The Harz University of Applied Studies and Research also supports business start-ups through the Application Lab.
  • Other special features
    A special feature of this academic engineering course is the strong integration of course contents from Automation Engineering as well as software development.
  • 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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