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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
18.0%

Support during the study entry phase

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

Group 1

International orientation

Outgoing students
1.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
32.8%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
51.5%
Share of professors with work experience
95.0%

Research

Third party funds per academic
303.2 T€

Group 1

Doctorates per professor
3

Group 1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Broad range of specialisation options; a high relevance to practice is ensured through practical work in companies and labs; course content is incorporated from other disciplines, allowing interdisciplinary work even during the Bachelor's degree course; extensive opportunities for study abroad; comprehensive mentoring programme, early academic studies and a diverse range of preliminary courses; active departmental student organisation (student representation), many study rooms in the "Masch.Bau" Mechanical Engineering student building; Extensive guidance; many student initiatives; teaching awards (LehrLeo); innovative teaching methods.

Special features regarding the international orientation

One in 3 students spends at least 1 semester or more abroad. Straightforward transfer of credits gained abroad in the case of approved study abroad. Many double degree programmes (universities of Compiègne, Rhode Island, Tongji) as well as a joint degree (joint degree course with our partner university in Vilnius).

Exchange universities for stay abroads

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Schweden; University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espac SUPAERO Toulouse, Frankreich; Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spanien; University of Leeds, UK; Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim, Norwegen; Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; Tongji University, Shanghai, VR China; University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA

Special features regarding the equipment

Numerous new research facilities (PVZ, NFF, NFL, BRICS, LENA, OHLF) with state-of-the-art equipment for research mean that current content can be taught. Flight simulators, 3D virtual reality lab, modern clean rooms, test vehicles; electron beam micro processing centre.

Special features regarding research activities

Collaborative Research Centre 880 (High-lift); close links to German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and "Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt" (German national metrology institute), as well as many international research projects around the world; SE2A Cluster o

Support for founders

Professional support by the Entrepreneurship HUB of the TU, support through the provision of rooms on campus

Other special features

A Cluster of Excellence in mechanical engineering was set up in September 2018

Further information on research activities

Biotechnology

Facts

Total number of students
350
Number of master degree students
120
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
66.7%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
52.9%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
4/11 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
6/11 points

Group 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.5

Group 2

Support in studies
2.3

Group 2

Courses offered
2.4

Group 2

Study organisation
2.2

Group 2

Exams
2.4

Group 2

Research orientation
2.6

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.5

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.7

Group 2

Rooms
3.7

Group 3

IT-infrastructure
2.0

Group 2

Laboratories
1.7

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.6

Group 3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Overall study situation
1.9

Group 2

Teacher support
1.9

Group 1

Support in studies
2.1

Group 2

Courses offered
1.9

Group 2

Study organisation
1.6

Group 2

Transition to Master's studies
1.6

Group 1

Research orientation
1.8

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
1.9

Group 1

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
2810
Number of master degree students
1310
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
49.2%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
43.2%

Group 3

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
5/11 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
6/11 points

Group 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.3

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
2.2

Group 2

Study organisation
1.9

Group 2

Exams
2.2

Group 1

Research orientation
2.3

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.5

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.1

Group 2

Rooms
3.4

Group 3

IT-infrastructure
2.1

Group 2

Laboratories
2.0

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.0

Group 2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Overall study situation
1.9

Group 2

Teacher support
2.0

Group 1

Support in studies
2.0

Group 2

Courses offered
1.9

Group 1

Study organisation
1.8

Group 2

Transition to Master's studies
1.7

Group 1

Research orientation
2.0

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.0

Group 1

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Groups

Group 1

top group

Group 2

middle group

Group 3

bottom group
Not specified
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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

BT = Biotechnology

ME = Mechanical Engineering

Last Update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education