Industrial Engineering, Department
Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen at the FH Vorarlberg/Dornbirn (A)
- Hochschulstrasse 1
- A-6850 Dornbirn, Österreich
- Phone: +43 5572 792-5501
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Special features regarding teachingWide-ranging simultaneous study at the interface between people, technology and business, innovative learning methods (problem-based learning, numerous business games (approx. 15!), projects, expert workshops, international excursions); specialisation topic in Supply Chain Management or Product Management; large range of electives in the 3rd year of study, active knowledge transfer through part-time studies; modern infrastructure (library, laboratories, computer rooms) with constant access; international excursions to India and Russia.
Special features regarding the international orientationStay abroad as part of acquiring "Intercultural Awareness" skills is compulsory. Field trips to India and/or Russia are organised by the course programme for this purpose. In addition, courses are taught by international lecturers from partner universities.
Special features regarding the equipmentManufacturing laboratory; automation laboratory: several 6-axis robots; systems for industrial image processing; RFID laboratory; control systems; transfer system; electronics laboratory; Measuring systems, VR and usability lab, clean room with scanning electron microscope, distinctive IT equipment with extensive hardware and software, digital factory.
Special features regarding research and developmentIntegration of all FH research centres into teaching (fifth and sixth semesters); microtechnology; user-centred technologies and process/product engineering in the framework of interdisciplinary integrated subjects (=research centres/areas of the university).
Support for foundersTwo external lecturers can be hired for assistance if necessary.
Other special featuresThe inter-disciplinary simultaneous degree course is designed for engineers with relevant professional experience. The part-time model (Fri/Sat) offers the option of maintaining a full-time job at a proportion of 80% to 100%. Close contacts to industry and many external contract-teachers guarantee a practice-oriented education at an academic level. For graduates of secondary technical schools (HTLs), a dual study model is available if and where a corporate partner can provide a training schedule that fits the course of study. Dual students spend a maximum of 50% of their time working at the company.
Further information on research activitieshttp://www.fhv.at/forschung
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