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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
35.0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
6/14 points

Group 2

International orientation

Outgoing students
2.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
no data
Share of professors with work experience
77.0%

Research

Third party funds per academic
342.5 T€

Group 1

Doctorates per professor
4.2

Group 1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding the international orientation

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering has an internationalisation work group as well as a project group that deals with internationalisation strategies. The faculty has its own international subject-specific advice service.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Großbritannien, Imperial College London; Großbritannien, The Queen's University Belfast; Italien, Politecnico di Milano; Niederlande, Technische Universität Delft; Norwegen, Norges teknisk-naturvitenskaplige universiteit Trondheim; Schweden, Chalmers tekniska högskola; Schweden, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan Stockholm; Schweiz, ETH Zürich; Spanien, Universitat Politècnica de València; Türkei, Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Special features regarding the equipment

A range of large equipment and machinery is installed at our institutes.

Special features regarding research activities

Faculty 4 takes a leading role in all fields of mechanical engineering. This is evidenced by a correspondingly high level of third-party funding.

Support for founders

Usually carried out directly by the relevant institutions.

Other special features

Full-time dean; Strong interdisciplinary orientation through concepts I³ and project centres; Close proximity to industry via the RWTH-Aachen campus (network of science and industry; Three Clusters of Excellence; Almost exclusively full-time employed doctoral students

Further information on research activities

Mechanical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
8730
Number of master degree students
2610
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
50.5%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
66.6%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
3/11 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
no data
Not specified

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.4

Group 2

Support in studies
2.4

Group 2

Courses offered
2.2

Group 1

Study organisation
2.0

Group 2

Exams
2.4

Group 2

Research orientation
2.4

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.3

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
2.2

Group 2

Rooms
2.0

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.7

Group 2

Laboratories
1.8

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.1

Group 2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Overall study situation
1.8

Group 1

Teacher support
2.3

Group 2

Support in studies
2.4

Group 2

Courses offered
2.1

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 2

Transition to Master's studies
1.8

Group 1

Research orientation
2.0

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
2.4

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

ME = Mechanical Engineering

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