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Fakultät für Chemieingenieurwesen und Verfahrenstechnik

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

Fakultät für Chemieingenieurwesen und Verfahrenstechnik
Kaiserstraße 12
D-76131 Karlsruhe
Telephone: +49 721 608-43786
https://www.kit.edu

Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT
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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
11/14 points

Group 1

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
115.9 T€

Group 2

Doctorates per professor
2.2

Group 2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

With research-based instruction, we qualify engineers for a sustainable society. Broad subject area and interdisciplinary approach; close, successful integration with large-scale research; Research-oriented teaching; Many teaching staff with industry experience; possibility of drawing on large-scale research when completing final theses; high proportion of women amongst students and academic staff; large number of required internships, some with an excellent supervision ratio.

Special features regarding the international orientation

High proportion of foreign students. Possibility of completing the prescribed industry work placement abroad in coordination with faculty lecturers. Some English-language lectures are offered in the electives area. Support for students in the planning of their semester abroad and recognition of achievements by the departmental Erasmus Coordinator.

Special features regarding the equipment

Good technical equipment, free access to large-scale equipment for large-scale research.

Special features regarding research activities

Research is geared towards the requirements of a resource-efficient and increasingly data-based industrial society. Research focuses: Development of processes for the closure of material and energy cycles (circular economy); Synthesis of chemical energy carriers; Development of process-engineering and biotechnological processes for processing raw materials of biological origin; Development of processes for water reuse and further use, development and use of digital tools.

Further information on research activities

Biotechnology

Facts

Total number of students
340
Number of master degree students
120
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
59.5%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
70.8%

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
2.5

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
no data
Not specified
Study organisation
2.0

Group 2

Exams
2.6

Group 2

Digital teaching elements
2.4

Group 2

Research orientation
2.5

Group 2

Job market preparation
no data
Not specified
Rooms
2.2

Group 2

Library
1.7

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
2.1

Group 2

Laboratories
1.6

Group 1

Overall study situation
3.3

Group 3

Chemical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
1110
Number of master degree students
520
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
68.8%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
71.4%

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
2.2

Group 2

Support in studies
1.9

Group 1

Courses offered
2.0

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 2

Exams
2.3

Group 2

Digital teaching elements
2.2

Group 2

Research orientation
2.2

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.7

Group 2

Rooms
2.1

Group 2

Library
1.6

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.9

Group 2

Laboratories
1.9

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.2

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

BT = Biotechnology

CE = Chemical Engineering

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