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Mechatronics, Department

Studiendekanat Maschinenbau

Technische Universität Hamburg

Studiendekanat Maschinenbau
Schwarzenbergstraße 95 C
D-21071 Hamburg
Telephone: +49 40 42878-6053

TU Hamburg
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Basic information

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Results of study

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Job market- and career-orientation

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Research orientation

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Job market preparation

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Special features regarding teaching

With its Bachelor's degree in Shipbuilding, TUHH offers the only university degree course in this field in Germany. The intensive German degree course "Allgemeine Ingenieurwissenschaften" and its English counterpart "General Engineering Science" are also offered.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department cooperates with more than 60 partner universities worldwide in research and teaching so as to enable all interested students to spend a qualified period of time studying abroad. Specialist supervision for exchange students is provided by a dedicated advisory office within the department. The broad range of courses held in English, internationally oriented course content as well as the international Master's courses also attract numerous international students to the department, especially from India, followed by Turkey, Iran and Mexico.

Special features regarding the equipment

Hexapod, large diesel machine with 1 cylinder/320 bore, wind tunnel, cooperation with Airbus, Lufthansa Technik.

Special features regarding research activities

Collaborative Research Centre "Tailor-Made Multi-Scale Materials Systems - M3" of the German Research Foundation (DFG); participation of TUHH researchers in the German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Unit "Nanoporous gold - A prototype for a rational design of catalysts"

Support for founders

The Startup Dock start-up centre initiated by the TUHH has been supporting innovative startups from the university sector since 2013. Startup Dock advises and supports students, scientists and alumni of Hamburg's universities and research institutions in the realisation of their technological and knowledge-based business ideas. With individual coaching and one-on-one support as well as teaching and training sessions, it provides the teams involved with the support they need during the early stage of their company start-up.

Other special features

Since 2003, TUHH has been the first technical university in Germany to offer a dual course of study under the title of dual@TUHH in cooperation with NORDMETALL. The programme combines theory at university level with practice in renowned industrial companies in northern Germany and is supplemented by exclusive social competence seminars. dual@TUHH students gain a full engineering degree at the TUHH and can complete their studies with a bachelor’s of science degree (6 semesters) or an optional master's of science degree (4 semesters);

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