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Basic information

Total number of students
330
Number of master degree students
120
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
no data
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
10
Extent of interlinking
6/10 points

Group 2

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
11/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
52.8%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
46.3%

Group 3

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
4 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
no data
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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
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Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)
3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
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Support in studies
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Courses offered
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Study organisation
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Exams
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Digital teaching elements
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Laboratory internships
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Job market preparation
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Support during practical semester
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Rooms
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Library
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IT-infrastructure
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Overall study situation
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Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Fundamental training including personal supervision by professors. A special feature of the subject groups are two integrated projects in the fourth and sixth semesters conducted in teams of four to eight students. During the projects, students will become familiar with the basic elements of modern project management methods, presentation techniques and communication skills as well as creativity techniques. They learn to get to grips with a new subject, to work in a team, to organise themselves in a group and to assume responsibility for individual aspects.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department works internationally, e.g. with the offer of three summer schools: "Mobile autonomous robots - ROS", "3D printing" and "Industry 4.0". In addition to international partner universities, there are various international university projects It is also possible to take double degrees with the Tongij University in Shanghai, China and the CIDESI in Mexico.

Special features regarding the equipment

The laboratories involved in the Mechatronics subject groups – from the involved subject areas of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, Aerospace Engineering, as well as Electrical and Information Technology – are all very well equipped and reflect the current state of the art.

Special features regarding research and development

The research and development activities include rapid prototyping; Laser Internal research group; Research, e-mobility,; Small and medium-sized companies Productionnet; Mobile autonomous robotics research group, Industry 4.0 research group

Support for founders

TRACE entrepreneurship programme: Additional qualification for students to develop entrepreneurial skills to establish initial contacts and to gain access to Aachen’s entrepreneurs’ network. “Entrepreneurship” module: Within a group, students develop a start-up idea and draw up a realistic business plan. They are supported by start-up coaches; industry experts evaluate the idea and the business plan. In the entrepreneurship seminar module, students get in touch with representatives from the field. Start-up centre in formation.

Other special features

Possible to train as a quality representative in cooperation with the TÜV; Needs-based, target group-specific support in mathematical principles during the first two semesters; Extensions of examination times for students with health impairments are granted upon request.

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

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