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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
50.0%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
no data
Extent of interlinking
7 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
11 points

International orientation

Outgoing students
1.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
100.0%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
100.0%
Share of professors with work experience
70.0%

Research

Third party funds per professor
76.5
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)
14

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
yes, please see department website

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Basic, practically oriented, industry-related teaching and learning concepts including personal supervision by the professors. In two integrated, specially designed, interdisciplinary, inter-departmental project modules that are carried out in the second and fifth semesters in several teams of 2-8 students, students learn basic elements of modern project management methods with presentation, communication and creativity techniques. They learn to become familiar with a new topic in a team consistent with goals and to organise themselves responsibly.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department works internationally, e.g. with two summer schools: "Mobile Autonomous Robotic - ROS" as well as "3D Printing". In addition to international partner universities, there are various int. University projects. It is also possible to take double degrees with Tongij University in Shanghai (China), with CIDESI (Mexico) and with Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico).

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Auburn University (USA); Coventry University (Großbritanien); CDHAW und CDHK der Tongij University (China); Mälardalen University (Schweden); Tec de Monterry (Mexiko)

Special features regarding the equipment

The laboratories involved in the Mechanical Engineering subject groups are all very well equipped and reflect the current state-of-the-art. A list and description and description can be found under the following link http://www.fh-aachen.de/fachbereiche/maschinenbau-und-mechatronik/einrichtungen/.

Special features regarding research and development

The students are regularly involved in research and developed projects. The focus areas include Innovative Assembling Technology, Rapid Prototyping with the Laser Internal research group, E-Mobility – SME Production Net as well as projects involving the field of Medical Technology.

Support for founders

The "Entrepreneur Seminar" is an optional course from the 5th semester onwards and mainly deals with questions of business management and company start-ups. This cross-departmental optional course which is offered jointly with the economics department is very popular with students.

Other special features

Possibility of training to become a welding engineer in cooperation with the BGE Aachen training centre and with the German association for welding (DVS; Possible to train as a quality representative in cooperation with the TÜV; Needs-based, target group-specific support in mathematical principles during the first two semesters.

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
720
Number of master degree students
100
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
53.4%
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
93.4%
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
7/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's
2/11 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.9
Support in studies
2.2
Courses offered
2.2
Study organisation
1.7
Exams
2.3
Job market preparation
1.9
Support during practical semester
2.2
Support for stays abroad
1.9
Rooms
2.5
IT-infrastructure
2.3
Laboratories
1.7
Overall study situation
2.0
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