2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Industrial Engineering, Department
Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
- Universitätsstrasse 30
- 95440 Bayreuth
- Phone: +49 921 55-6060
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Special features regarding teachingInter-disciplinary degree course with broad foundation in Economics, Engineering and Law. Extensive methods teaching with a high degree of practical relevance. General training in the Bachelor's degree course, high level of specialisation with many differentiated options in the Master's course. The Bayreuth Industrial Engineering degree is characterised by a solid engineering education and the integration of legal content. Small groups; International visiting professors programme.
Special features regarding the international orientationInternational Business Plan Competition with universities in Hong Kong, Brazil and the USA.
Common partner universities for exchangeSpain: Universidad de Deusto; France: Aix-Marseille University; Italy: Universitá degli Studi di Trieste; Bulgaria: Ikonomicheski Universitet – Varna
Special features regarding the equipmentCampus-wide WiFi with 339 access points; "PC garage" at the IT service centre = computing services for private student PCs; Software: Free Office via Microsoft Campus Agreement, use of Office 365 and DreamSpark = selected Microsoft products for free use for students of economics; campus-wide 436 PC workstations in 20 pools with 205 applications and software packages; Online courses via Video2Brain; 71 multifunction printers (copying, printing, scanning) for students (the majority of which, A3 and A4 as well as b/w and colour); Laptop rentals.
Special features regarding research activitiesResearch centres for inter-disciplinary research; profile fields "Governance & Responsibility" and "Innovation and Consumer Protection"; Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungszentrum für Fragen der mittelständischen Wirtschaft BF/M (Business Research Centre for Issues Related to Small and Medium-Size Enterprises); graduate centre; international programme (staff exchange), adjunct faculty; cooperative doctoral programme (with the Universität Bamberg); University of Bayreuth Graduate School; student participation in research projects (e.g. final thesis or as assistants); various student initiatives (e.g. development of a racing car in the Elefant Racing team).
Research topics reflected in teachingStructural optimisation / topology optimisation; Thermodynamic simulation of fuel tanks; Non-linearity in finite element analysis; Contact definitions in finite element analysis; Drive Technology Research Association; Development/optimisation of latent thermal energy storage; Materials data, cycle stability and supercooling of phase change materials; Geothermal electricity generation; Generating power from industrial waste heat; Optical analysis of carburetion, ignition, combustion and emissions; CO2 emissions trading, spectrum auctions.
Support for foundersBusiness Plan competitions, 5-Euro-Business, StartUp Challenge, International Business Plan Competition, business simulations, Economics Congress (simulation), Bayreuth shadowing, Turnaround Management, Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design, legal basics lectures in the field of intellectual property and intellectual property law, antitrust law, etc.; Events (case studies, seminars, lectures, exercises); 4 chairs that deal with start-ups and provide professional support for students.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsLiaison for those with severe disabilities, individual counselling. Through the addition of the counselling office for students with disabilities and chronic health problems, the counselling and support services for students have been expanded comprehensively since 2015.
Characteristics of diversity advancementBest Practice Club and "Family in Higher Education" Charter, gender-sensitive human resource development, dual career support, coaching and mentoring programmes for young researchers, scholarships for scientists in the qualification phase, equality funding (financial support for participation in scientific conferences), further training for scientists, expansion of gender/queer studies, child care (crèches for students and staff, emergency and after-school care), holiday care, feeding and changing rooms, parent-child study rooms.
Other special featuresThe concept of "Ökonomen Bayreuther Prägung" (Bayreuth Economic Focus), characterised by general training during the BSc and a high level of specialisation with a multitude of options in the MSc programmes, has been transferred to the Industrial Engineering degree course with balanced components of Engineering, Economics and Law. The inter-disciplinary approach and international focus of research and teaching is reflected in the inter-disciplinary modules, the lively exchange with companies, numerous exchange programmes as well as the national and international research network.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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