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Fakultät Bio- und Chemieingenieurwesen

Technische Universität Dortmund

Fakultät Bio- und Chemieingenieurwesen
Emil-Figge-Straße 66
D-44227 Dortmund
Telephone: +49 231 755-5950
https://www.tu-dortmund.de

TU Dortmund
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Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners
11.0%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
11.0%

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
7.0%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
7.0%

Research

Third party funds per academic
65.9 T€

Group 3

Doctorates per professor
2.1

Group 2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

A research-based, comprehensive degree course with close integration of natural and engineering sciences at one of the largest and most successful Biochemical and Chemical Engineering departments in Germany; current engineering issues are already tackled in the 1st semester; special courses in the initial study phase, coaching and support system for students offered throughout the course; comprehensive range of tutorials; More than 100 elective subjects; group work in the 7th semester demonstrates the quality of the training; good contacts with the teaching staff, excellent departmental student organisation; very good employment prospects.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Internationally oriented specialisation (in English) in the Master's degree course in Chemical Engineering – Process Systems Engineering; the option to spend time studying abroad at numerous appealing partner universities worldwide is promoted; possibility of an industry work placement in Japan; the faculty is heavily involved in the International Summer Programme of TU Dortmund; special guidance for international students; special programmes for refugees.

Special features regarding the equipment

Premium, state-of-the-art PC rooms (including software), laboratories and technical facilities; the faculty has several rooms of its own for learning and for working in groups or alone, available 24/7; lecture and seminar rooms are equipped with the latest multimedia technology; Excellent IT infrastructure: In addition to the TU-wide facilities, there is also a dedicated IT department (computer operations group); modern engineering software on all PC workstations, available 24/7; workshops (mechanics, metalworking, glass blowing, electronics workshop) to support teaching and research.

Special features regarding research activities

Numerous research projects with national and international funding (projects with third-party funding), in particular financed by the EU; main research topics: developing and improving safe production processes that protect the environment, conserve resources and make efficient use of materials; focal topics of overarching research: Chemical Process Engineering, Sustainable Biochemical Engineering and Product Development and Process Engineering for Speciality Products; Joint venture of TU Dortmund (Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering) with Bayer "INVITE".

Support for founders

TU Dortmund initiates, funds and honours company start-ups and transfer from science. It actively supports its students, graduates and staff in the development and implementation of business ideas, in the evaluation, registration and utilisation of inventions and patents as well as in the transfer of knowledge and technology. The many offers and measures are bundled in the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Transfer. The tu>startup founding initiative and the knowledge and technology transfer of the TU Dortmund have received multiple awards.

Other special features

Consistent quality management in teaching; ten-star service in teaching as a guarantee of quality; "Innovative Lehre" (Innovative Teaching) internal faculty competition; Master's degree course (held in English) available as an option; close links to the TechnologieParkDortmund (Dortmund Technology Park) and the research institutions and companies located there; internationally renowned biotech cluster in Dortmund

Further information on research activities

Information on access restrictions

Biotechnology

Facts

Total number of students
360
Number of master degree students
90
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
32.4%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
78.8%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
6/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.3

Group 2

Support in studies
2.0

Group 2

Courses offered
2.2

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 2

Exams
2.6

Group 2

Digital teaching elements
2.3

Group 2

Research orientation
2.1

Group 1

Job market preparation
2.7

Group 2

Rooms
2.0

Group 2

Library
1.8

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
2.0

Group 2

Laboratories
2.0

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.4

Group 2

Chemical Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
730
Number of master degree students
220
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
41.9%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
58.5%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
6/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
4/12 points

Group 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.9

Group 1

Support in studies
1.7

Group 1

Courses offered
1.7

Group 1

Study organisation
1.4

Group 1

Exams
2.0

Group 1

Digital teaching elements
2.0

Group 1

Research orientation
2.0

Group 1

Job market preparation
2.2

Group 1

Rooms
1.8

Group 1

Library
1.6

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.6

Group 2

Laboratories
1.6

Group 1

Overall study situation
1.8

Group 1

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Groups

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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

CE = Chemical Engineering

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