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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Technik 1 - Mechanik und Elektronik (T1) at the HS Heilbronn

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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 27.8 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 20
Extent of interlinking 4/10 points

Support during the study entry phase

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

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 33.3 %


Third party funds per professor 39.1
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years) 0

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support number of cases too small
Support in studies
Courses offered number of cases too small
Study organisation number of cases too small
Exams number of cases too small
Support for stays abroad number of cases too small
Coordination of theory and practice phases number of cases too small
Rooms number of cases too small
IT-infrastructure number of cases too small
Laboratories number of cases too small
Overall study situation number of cases too small

Mechanical Engineering

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
    Application-oriented course of study with balanced teaching of practical and theoretical skills; Extensive training in laboratories for the consolidation and application of learnt content; Project work, Bachelor’s thesis, Master’s thesis with predominantly industry-related tasks and practically oriented research projects; Strong emphasis on practical relevance and employability of graduates.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The English-language range of courses is currently being expanded.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Kajanni Polytechic, Finnland; Université Savoie Mont Blanc, Frankreich; Northumbria University, UK; Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spanien; Xiamen University, China; Hefei University, China; German Jordanian University, Jordanien; Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Südkorea; University of Ulsan, Südkorea; Indiana University Prudue University Indianapolis, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern labs with a wide range, e.g. combustion engines with multiple engine test benches, Automotive Measurement Technology, Turbo Engines, Cooler Test Bench, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Machine Tools, Metal Working (Forming Analysis), Newly Equipped Materials Engineering laboratory for the examination and analysis of metallic materials, Robotics, Automation, Control Engineering, CAD, FEM, CFD, Modal Analysis, Rapid Prototyping. Very well-equipped mechanical workshop. In recent years, about half a million euros has been invested in the ongoing modernisation of the laboratories and workshop.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Research on application-related topics, e.g. component optimisation, development of robot kinematics for high-speed applications, etc.; Research projects through the Central Innovation Programme for SMEs (ZIM) and research projects of the Institute of Automotive Engineering and Mechatronics; Participation in technology transfer in cooperation with the Steinbeis Foundation.
  • Support for founders
    The topic of company start-ups is the remit of the chancellery and is currently being established.
  • Other special features
    The department's students are involved in HHN Racing e.V. association Since 2014, the association has participated in the Formula Student competition, in which various teams of students compete in international competitions with racing cars they have designed, constructed and built themselves. Further information can be found at https://hhn-racing.de/.
  • Further information on research activities
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(ME)= Mechanical Engineering (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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