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  4. Industrial Engineering
  5. FH Vorarlberg/Dornbirn (A)
  6. Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen

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Basic information

Total number of students 110
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 45.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 10

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 4/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees not ranked because only integrated degree program available
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no master degree programs

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
International orientation, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 89.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 80.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.7
Support in studies 1.4
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.2
Exams 1.3
Job market preparation 1.5
Support during practical semester 1.4
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.4 *
Library 1.2
IT-infrastructure 1.4
Laboratories 1.3
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad-based simultaneous study at the interface of technology and business, innovative learning methods (problem-based learning, numerous simulation games, projects, expert workshops, international excursions); specialisation in supply chain management or product management; active knowledge transfer through career-integrated study; modern infrastructure (library, laboratories, computer rooms) that is always accessible; international excursions to India and Russia.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Stay 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 equipment
    Manufacturing laboratory; automation laboratory: several 6-axis robots; systems for industrial image processing; RFID laboratory; control systems; transfer system; electronics laboratory; Measurement systems, VR and usability laboratory, clean room with scanning electron microscope, excellent IT equipment with comprehensive hardware and software, pilot factor Industry 4.0.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Integration 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).
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  • Support for founders
    Two external lecturers can be hired for assistance if necessary.
  • Other special features
    The 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.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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