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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Industrial Engineering, Department

Studiendekanat Management-Wissenschaften und Technologie

  • Schwarzenbergstraße 95 D
  • 21073 Hamburg
  • Phone: +49 40 42878-0
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Basic information

Total number of students 750
Number of master degree students 309
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %

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 12/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 83.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 94.9 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/11 points
International orientation, master's 6/11 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 5/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 35.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 22.2 %
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.0
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Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.3
Support for stays abroad 1.9 *
Rooms 1.8
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Laboratories less than 15 answers
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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 1.6
Courses offered 1.6
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 1.6
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Research orientation 1.5
Job market preparation 1.6
Support for stays abroad 1.5
Rooms 1.3
Library 1.4
IT-infrastructure 1.6
Overall study situation 1.4

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Modern teaching and learning methods such as problem-and project-based learning, where specific tasks and projects are worked on in small groups and teams; research and application-oriented project seminars; Interdisciplinary Master's theses with intensive, individual supervision (partly in cooperation with industry); High degree of international orientation through compulsory foreign language teaching elements (English) and internationally oriented course content M.Sc.-IWI; mobility window possible for optional study abroad at a partner university.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Many partner universities in Europe and beyond. In the 5th (Bachelor’s) and/or 3rd (Master’s) semester does not contain any compulsory courses, giving students a chance to organise their semester abroad (“mobility window”). Credits obtained abroad are recognised on the basis of individual learning agreements by the professorial ERASMUS representative in conjunction with the respective course coordinators. The International Office of the TUHH and contacts in the Dean’s Office are available to answer questions on organisation and finances.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    University of Newcastle (Australia); University of Waterloo (Canada); Tokyo Tech (Japan); Tec de Monterrey (Mexico); Nanyang Technical University (Singapore); Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (Denmark); Politecnico di Milano (Italy); Aalborg University (Denmark); Aalto University (Finland); Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Engineering institutes have highly modern laboratory equipment available to the students to use for their work. Examples include the “model factory” where production processes can be planned in detail; Modern simulation technology in maritime logistics; A learning lab with the latest technical equipment is available for simulation games and interactive group sessions according to the problem-based-learning concept. Techn. Logistics research centre in cooperation with Jungheinrich AG for practical lab experiments, factory planning, intralogistics and logistical networking.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Key areas in research include, above all, Logistics and Mobility as well as Technology and Innovation Management. Students can participate in current research activities in these, and also other fields of business administration (e.g. marketing, controlling, operations research, etc.) engineering sciences (depending on the chosen specialisation, e.g. Process Engineering and Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering and many more), in the form of supplementary projects, project seminars and Master's theses.
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Support for founders
    All Bachelor’s students must take an entrepreneurship/start-up project as part of a team and with mentors. The subject of entrepreneurship can be consolidated further in six modules. All modules are based on a project/problem-based approach, with students implementing their own ideas in teams. The contents to be worked on are guided by the specifications by the BMWi regarding EXIST entrepreneurship grants. There are extensive extracurricular offers to stimulate and promote prospective entrepreneurs, e.g. entrepreneurship consulting/support, Founder Talks, summer schools, workshops.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    A TUHH professor acts as the contact for students with a disability. If a student provides a medical certificate proving that he or she is not able to take exams in the prescribed format, partially or in full, the chair of the exam committee can approve alternative yet equivalent exam formats or grant time extensions.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Women's advancement plan: Equal opportunities, flexible working conditions, improved opportunities for advancement; “Pro Exzellenzia – Hamburg Universities for Women”: Scholarships, coaching, interdisciplinary continuing education; "Family-friendly university" certificate; Flexible child care “CampusNest”; Parent-child study rooms; Family Office: Advice on "children" and "caring for relatives"; Annual summer festival: Various nationalities, working groups, volunteer groups and initiatives, etc. present themselves.
  • Other special features
    The TUHH offers theoretically demanding and methodologically sophisticated studies. The close connection of the studies, teaching and research with Hamburg’s cluster policy (e.g. logistics, maritime industry, aviation, etc.) and the tight network of the Dean of Students with partners from business and industry promote a highly international and practical curriculum that focuses on industry challenges through a strong foundation in theory.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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