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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
no data

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
points
Not specified

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
no data

Research

Third party funds per academic
no data
Not specified
Doctorates per professor
6

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 stays 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).

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 of Excellence

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
280
Number of master degree students
100
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
85.2%

Group 1

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
73.8%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
no data
Contact with work environment, master's
no data

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
2290
Number of master degree students
1290
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
49.2%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
58.1%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
no data
Contact with work environment, master's
no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.3

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
1.8

Group 1

Study organisation
1.8

Group 2

Exams
2.1

Group 1

Digital teaching elements
2.4

Group 2

Research orientation
2.1

Group 1

Job market preparation
2.5

Group 2

Rooms
2.5

Group 3

Library
1.7

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
2.0

Group 2

Laboratories
2.0

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.1

Group 1

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

BT = Biotechnology

ME = Mechanical Engineering

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