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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
6.2%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
6.2%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
10/14 points

Group 1

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
52.0%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
52.0%

Research

Third party funds per academic
272.3 T€

Group 1

Doctorates per professor
2.1

Group 2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

In stage I studies, small groups (max. 30 people) look at the teaching content individually in further detail in seminar exercises. Pre-produced timetables are provided for each semester based on the study schedules. Four semesters of standard basic study, followed by specialisation with a free choice of the branch of study/profile recommendation.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Cooperation agreements including with Purdue University, West Lafayette; East Siberia State University in Ulan Ude; St. Petersburg State Technological University of Plant Polymers; Universidad des Atlantico (UA), (Colombia); Technical University of Ostrava; Tongji University (China); Wrocław University of Technology; Prof. Cuniberti is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master's course in "Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" with the University of Grenoble, KU Leuven, Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.

Special features regarding the equipment

Centre for Virtual Mechanical Engineering (5-side CAVE) ; Training reactor; helium liquefaction facility; gas turbines in teaching and test power plant; in-situ CT; radial braiding machine; multifunction quick-stroke press; multi-component injection moulding system; CNC-controlled weaving machines for SD structure.

Special features regarding research activities

Research platforms have been established for: Energy Storage; Industry 4.0; Focus on materials research; Interactive Lightweight Construction Systems; Human Technology Design; Research Cluster Bio Inspired Plant Design; Robotics; Aerospace

Support for founders

connectING group meetings for female students and some for male students, with topics that include information on company start-ups

Other special features

The TU Dresden faculty with the most third-party funding, participation in clusters of excellence, high-profile and recognised research activities; Broad range of research fields at the faculty (materials science, process engineering, mechanical engineering) and joint degree courses with other faculties. Scientific output by international teaching staff; DIPL.-ING.

Further information on research activities

Materials Science / Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
190
Number of master degree students
160
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
52.4%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
51.0%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
7/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
7/12 points

Group 2

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
3130
Number of master degree students
2710
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
48.8%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
51.5%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
7/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
7/12 points

Group 2

Process Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
330
Number of master degree students
300
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
54.2%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
60.1%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
7/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
7/12 points

Group 2

Legend

Groups

Group 1

top group

Group 2

middle group

Group 3

bottom group
Not specified
not specified

Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

MatSE = Materials Science / Engineering

ME = Mechanical Engineering

PE = Process Engineering

Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education