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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Maschinenbau und Schiffstechnik (MSF)

  • Albert- Einstein-Straße 2
  • 18059 Rostock
  • Phone: +49 381 498-9001
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Basic information

Total number of students 250
Number of master degree students 89
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 20.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 5/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 10/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 3/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 83.9 %

International orientation

International orientation 2/11 points
International orientation master's 3/11 Points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 4/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 4/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 29.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 66.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 22.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Laboratories less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Students' assessments on consecutive Masters degree courses

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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Communication of specialised and methodological competence; Two branches of study: Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering; combination of Economic and Engineering Science disciplines with a strong Engineering Science focus; wide range of specialist options in technical disciplines and Business Administration; Very good support ratio of professors to students; the Bachelor's, Study and Master's theses on current research or practice-oriented topics; Industrial specialist placement; involvement of students in current research and industrial projects.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Support for Bachelor's, Master's theses and study projects abroad via professors' and lecturers' contacts.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    TU Varna, Bulgaria; University of Nancy, France; University of Lisbon, Portugal; University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Valencia, Spain; University of Zielona Gora, Poland; University of Szczecin, Poland; University of Liberec, Czech Republic; University of Karabuk, Turkey; University of Kayseri, Turkey
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Very well equipped laboratories (machinery hall/machinery laboratory, flow hall/flow laboratory, rigidity hall/structural mechanics laboratory, welding laboratory, lightweight construction laboratory, materials laboratory, etc.) and research hall with state-of-the-art industrial equipment (including automotive and marine engine test rigs, pressure tank, hydro-acoustic test stand, heavy duty component test system, 3D printers, welding robots, simulators); excellent computer equipment (wireless LAN access on campus, student PC pools for exercises and self-study, access to extensive software licences); very well-equipped special library.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Inter-disciplinary research projects, in particular in the profile lines "Maritime Systems" and "Life, Light, and Matter" at the Universität Rostock and in biomedical engineering industry with the Universitätsmedizin Rostock; very good national and international contacts to industry and research institutions; affiliation with the Fraunhofer AGP (Application Center Large Structures in Production Engineering), the Fraunhofer Institute of Graphical Data Processing and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; The faculty (MSF) is one of the university faculties of the Universität Rostock that receives the most third-party funding.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    In the elective area of Business Administration for the BSc, students can choose the modules "Brainstorming and Development of Ideas" and "Success Factors in Professional Independence". In addition, the university group (vwi) offers various events and excursions and also establishes specific contacts.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    For students with chronic health issues, there are special curricula (adjusted for the degree of illness/disability), which is evaluated each semester and adjusted if needed. These special curricula, for example, contain special regulations for exams.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Girls' Day is about attracting girls and young women to careers in technology and natural sciences; Based on the central idea, "University Rostock (and you) – a perfect fit!", the University Rostock has created an internal tool for improving study conditions through its initiative "Labels of study programmes". The BSc in Industrial Engineering is currently vying for the label "Practice". "Students Meet Industry" is an annual event organised by the Society for Maritime Technology (STG).
  • Other special features
    Inter-disciplinary study possibilities; excellent career prospects; A wide range of career options are open to graduates; Promotion of creativity and individual initiative; Active university group (vwi) and student initiatives; multiple award-winning cafeteria in easy walking distance; Lecture theatres and libraries with long opening times; Language centre with a very extensive range of languages.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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