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Basic information

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

Cooperative Education

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
no data
Not specified
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Group 1

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
11 points

Group 1

Contact with work environment, master's
4 points

Group 2

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
no data


Third party funds per professor

Group 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

Group 3

Support in studies

Group 3

Courses offered

Group 3

Study organisation

Group 2


Group 2

Digital teaching elements

Group 2

Laboratory internships

Group 2

Job market preparation

Group 3

Support during practical semester

Group 3


Group 2


Group 2


Group 2

Overall study situation

Group 3

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Practice- and application-oriented; Methodological, social and personal skills are taught; Dual academic studies; Modern (problem- and project-based) forms of learning; Modern teaching (E-Learning, iPads in the classroom, etc.); Promotion of process knowledge and ability to work in a team; Integration of modern technologies and the latest scientific findings; (Guest) instructors working in the field; Dialogue with academia and industry; Practicals in ultra-modern laboratories (small groups); Excursions, trade fair visits; Tutorials, mentoring.

Special features regarding the international orientation

English-language modules (optional); Close networking with 40 partner universities; Guest professorship of a professor at the TU Brno (CZ); (Guest) instructors from abroad; Activities under the scope of teaching, staff and student mobility; Participation in the "Internationalisation of universities" audit of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK); Attractive options for visits abroad by students (semester, multi-week projects); Courses for the acquisition of linguistic, cross-cultural skills).

Special features regarding the equipment

State-of-the-art laboratories in the department and competence centres at the bifa environmental institute, Technologiezentrum Augsburg (TZA), Materials Resource Management (MRM) building in Augsburg and Institute of Textile Technology; Modern media technology in the lecture halls and for online instruction (Zoom, Moodle, etc.); Technology on loan (e.g. iPads); High-performance computing cluster; Free software licenses for students; Ongoing optimisation of existing equipment and procurement of new equipment.

Special features regarding research and development

Integration through project work/final theses and ‘Master of Applied Research’; Cooperative doctorates; Application-oriented research with partners (from regional to international) from science, industry and institutions (e.g. bifa Umweltinstitut, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Fraunhofer); Research focuses: ‘Resource Efficiency’ and ‘Digitalisation’; Research groups (e.g. ‘HSA_comp: Composites in Mechanical Engineering’, ‘HSA_sim: Simulation in Mechanical Engineering’); Research and teaching activities at Technologiezentrum Augsburg (TZA), Materials Resource Management (MRM) building in Augsburg and Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg

Support for founders

Entrepreneurship unit with offers such as guidance: Office hours for ideas, company succession; Sample while studying: Project work, practical semesters in a start-up, etc.; Sample while researching; Library; SpaceBoxes; Seminars and workshops

Other special features

Label as a "family-friendly university", "Healthy University"; partner university for top-level student athletes and fire brigades/aid organisations; Projects such as Formula Student, West and Central African Future Group; Career Service, company networking fair, work placement/job exchange; Programme preparatory to studies; Library with numerous additional services (equipment for lending, courses); Information Management: Informational events for new students, intranet/Internet, InfoScreens; Mentoring/tutoring programmes; Active student society (with projects such as urban gardening, precious plastic)

Further information on research activities

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(P) = Professors' judgements

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