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Basic information

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

Cooperative Education

Extent of interlinking
points
Not specified

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 professor
no data
Not specified
Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)
no data

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The teaching is very practice-oriented and the proportion of practicals is high. Exercises and practicals are held in small groups in a stimulating learning atmosphere. Direct contact with teaching staff is always possible. All degree courses include practical phases or an optional practical semester or semester abroad can be integrated. 90 % of final dissertations are carried out externally in cooperation with industrial partners or research institutions.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department offers international degree courses such as the bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry and the master's degree in Nuclear Applications. Most degree courses offer the option of a semester abroad or the final dissertation can be written abroad; here, the existing partnerships with universities in Sweden or Indonesia, among others, can be benefited from. English-language modules are offered in some degree courses to help students improve their language skills. The optional elective range also includes a wide variety of languages.

Special features regarding the equipment

The department's laboratories, which were newly equipped when the new building on the Jülich campus in 2010 was built, are fitted with modern, state-of-the-art technology.

Special features regarding research and development

The department's key research areas are as follows: Industrial biotechnology, use of renewable raw materials, polymer and plastics technology, radiochemistry and environmental chemistry. Students can participate in research projects as part of course projects or final dissertations, or as student assistants.

Further information on research activities

Biotechnology

Facts

Total number of students
500
Number of master degree students
70
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
70.0%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
85.7%

Group 1

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
1.8

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
2.1

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 1

Exams
2.1

Group 2

Digital teaching elements
2.0

Group 2

Laboratory internships
1.5

Group 1

Job market preparation
1.7

Group 1

Support during practical semester
no data
Not specified
Rooms
1.3

Group 1

Library
1.4

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
1.9

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.1

Group 2

Chemical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
390
Number of master degree students
60
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
62.2%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
43.5%

Group 3

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

Interdisciplinary Applied Natural Sciences

Facts

Total number of students
70
Number of master degree students
70
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
no data
Not specified
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
no data
Not specified
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
no data
Contact with work environment, master's
no data

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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

IntNatSci = Interdisciplinary Applied Natural Sciences

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