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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften at the Uni Duisburg-Essen/Duisb.

Abteilung Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,690
Number of master degree students 750
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 1.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 1.4 %

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 39.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 52.7 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 3/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 1/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 23.4 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 22.3 %


Publications per academic 3.6
Citations per publication 6.7
Third party funds per academic 111.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Digital teaching elements
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support return rate too low
Support in studies return rate too low
Digital teaching elements return rate too low
Courses offered return rate too low
Study organisation return rate too low
Transition to Master's studies return rate too low
Research orientation return rate too low
Overall study situation return rate too low

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Wide range of degree courses; University's online Master’s degree course with four specialisations; The Electrical Engineering and Information Technology department is part of the faculty of Engineering Sciences and therefore offers cross-departmental elective and ,mandatory elective modules (in mechanical engineering, computer science, civil engineering and industrial engineering); Experimental lecture Electrical Engineering in the first semester; EIT first-semester workshop for students in the first semester
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International degree courses (International Studies in Engineering - ISE) for German and foreign students (from 100 countries); Advice centre in the engineering faculty: Support Center for (International) Engineering Students (SCIES); External faculty sites in Southeast Asia: Mercator Offices in Indonesia and Malaysia, double-degree programme with partner universities in China, Indonesia and Malaysia; ERASMUS exchange programmes and several partner universities, mainly in Asia
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    DAkkS-accredited high-voltage laboratory, fire detection lab, several cleanroom laboratories, Centre for Semiconductor Technology and Optelectronics, Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CENIDE), NanoEnergieTechnikZentrum (NETZ), The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Center (ZBT), Interdisciplinary Center for Analytics on the Nanoscale (ICAN)
  • Special features regarding research activities
    University-wide research focus on nano-technology; interdisciplinary cooperation in the Faculty of Engineering, one of the largest faculties in Germany; Science Building NETZ, ZBT; own chip manufacture in modern clean rooms; Centre for Semiconductor Engineering and Optoelectronics; Research projects on wireless networks of the 6th Generation; cooperation with industry; Research projects in the field of smart grids; Special research area SFB/TRR 196 - MARIE; Research-related institutes: IMST, IUTA, Fraunhofer IMS, Forschungszentrum Jülich, DLR, Erwin L. Hahn Institute
  • Support for founders
    The IDE (Innovation Duisburg-Essen) is the competence centre for innovation and business start-ups at the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). The goal of the IDE is the visible and sustainable promotion of ideas generation within the university and university spin-offs. The IDE actively promotes and supports the development and implementation of product ideas and business concepts from within the university
  • Other special features
    Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is a department within the Faculty of Engineering. Its 70 research areas make it one of the largest engineering departments in Germany. In the range of compulsory elective subjects, this enables broad interdisciplinary training. In research, there are four cross-departmental faculty focal points: "Tailored Materials", "Human-Centered Cyber-Physical Systems", "Smart Engineering" and "Energy and Resource Engineering".
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  • 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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