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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
25.0%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
70
Extent of interlinking
6 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
8 points

International orientation

Outgoing students
no data

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
52.1%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
62.8%
Share of professors with work experience
90.0%

Research

Third party funds per professor
57.6
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)
no data

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The degree courses are located in the department of Energy Engineering. Students have the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary learning. The recipe for success of the engineering training is based on a combination of the latest findings in the field of applied research with modern learning and teaching methods. Under the scope of various projects, there are partnerships with the Jülich Research Centre and regional industry. The professionally qualifying Bachelor's degree makes it possible for students to enter the labour market or the department's Master's programmes: Energy systems, energy management and computer science.

Special features regarding the international orientation

To enhance the department's reputation and improve students' perceptions from the outside, the positioning of the courses offered and the research results in the international environment of the energy market play an important role. Current internationalisation measures are included in the curriculum: The semester abroad, writing a final dissertation and the bilingual Master's degree "Energy Systems", the internationally oriented degree programmes (AOS)

Special features regarding the equipment

The department has modern laboratory equipment. During the degree course, modern energy components and systems are introduced and used in the many practicals. This reinforces the knowledge gained in lectures and exercises. The orientation and equipment for individual practicals is always adapted to keep abreast of new developments in Energy Engineering. The rooms of the Jülich campus, which were built in 2010, are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Special features regarding research and development

Students benefit from the close cooperation of the campus with the Jülich Research Centre, the Jülich solar institute and the affiliated institute NOWUM Energy. The teachers of the degree courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering are involved in many research projects. They are conducted both within the institute and externally in conjunction with companies from the private sector. Students are integrated into research projects at an early stage as student assistants.

Support for founders

The IVT transfer office and the Career Service support students who want to become self-employed after graduating. The information on offer includes facilitating contacts to the necessary stakeholders, seminars, lectures, competitions, events and trade fairs; https://www.fh-aachen.de/hochschule/zentralverwaltung/dezernat-v-innovationstransfer/gruenden/

Other special features

The department's degree courses take place on the Jülich campus; The campus offers students the possibility of intensive exchange with fellow students, professors and staff; the campus also offers extensive housing for students. The international orientation of the degree courses plays a role in increasing the attractiveness of the Jülich campus where students live, learn and research in an international environment.

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
630
Number of master degree students
50
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
42.0%
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
30.6%
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
7/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's
3/11 points
top group
middle group
bottom group
not specified
(S) = Students' judgements
(F) = Facts
(P) = Professors' judgements
ME = Mechanical Engineering
Last Update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education