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Mechanical Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Angewandte Naturwissenschaften

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

Fachbereich Angewandte Naturwissenschaften
von-Liebig-Straße 20
D-53359 Rheinbach
Telephone: +49 2241 865-501

HS Bonn-Rh.S./Rheinbach
Department on the internet
Online application
Student body

Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
no data
Extent of interlinking
no data

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
9/14 points

Group 1

International orientation

Outgoing students

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Third party funds per professor

Group 1

Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

A good student-teacher ratio and modern buildings and laboratories enable application- and practically oriented training; student surveys show that this is an important reason for selecting the university. With high-quality laboratory equipment, Bachelor's students are introduced to the reality of the profession, paving the way for direct career entry.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department has a very strong international orientation; The Applied Biology degree course is only offered in English, while the Forensic Science degree course is offered half in German and half in English. International co-operations enable students to do a double degree course with an integrated semester abroad. The department sees the large number of outgoing and incoming students as an important asset of the department culture and the training.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Robert Gordon University, Schottland; University of Aberdeen, Schottland; HAN, Nijmegen, Niederlande; Radboud University, Nijmegen; Palermo University, Palermo, Italien; NNTU, Trondheim, Norwegen; Jagellonian University, Krakau, Polen

Special features regarding the equipment

Very good technical equipment is used in teaching and in research, such as scanning electron microscopes, GC/MS, LC/MS, HPLC, FACS device, fluorescence microscopes. The entire campus is equipped with WiFi; Quiet work rooms and working zones provide optimum study conditions.

Special features regarding research and development

The broadly-based research in the department serves as the basis for modern teaching that takes up new developments in the respective specialist fields and offers students practical training in current methods. Security research is an integrative umbrella theme that bundles research on the topic of Sensor Engineering, Chemistry, Biology and Forensics. The activities in the field of Stem Cell Research, Immunology Research, Chemistry and Sustainability in Materials Engineering are other examples.

Support for founders

The Rhine-Sieg Business Campus is a centre for the set-up, establishment and growth of young companies. At three sites close to and on the campus of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, offices, laboratories, meeting and conference rooms are made available to business start-ups and innovative companies. In addition to the availability of premises, there are comprehensive infrastructural and business-supporting services, well-coordinated advice and training services for all phases of business development and contacts to businesses are arranged.

Other special features

The department cooperates in research with the International Centre for Sustainable Development in the areas of health, renewable energies, safety and environment risks as well as climate protection.

Further information on research activities

Materials Science / Engineering


Total number of students
Number of master degree students
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
no data
Not specified
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
5/11 points

Group 2

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

Group 2



Group 1

top group

Group 2

middle group

Group 3

bottom group
Not specified
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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

MatSE = Materials Science / Engineering

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