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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department
40
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
25.0%

Teaching in core subjects

  • Basics (e.g. maths): 27.5%
  • Construction Engineering: 27.5%
  • Water Management: 10%
  • Ressource Management: 5%
  • Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 10%
  • Construction Management: 12.5%
  • Other fields: 7.5%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
30
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
0.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
57.1%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
65.9%
Share of professors with work experience
58.0%
Professors with own engineering company
42.0%

Research

Third party funds per professor
22.4

Group 2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

In core course 2, students learn the principles of the specialisations "Structural Engineering", "Construction Site Management", "Transport" and "Water and Waste Management". They only choose a discipline afterwards. The 4 specialisations are also offered in the Master's degree course. As far as we know, this is unique in Germany.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Double degree with the Namibia University of Science and Technology. Possible for Master's degree graduates to do a doctorate in Namibia. Cooperation agreement with the Ningbo University to exchange teachers and students. Double degree planned.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spanien; University of the Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast, Australien; University of Technology, Sydney, Australien; National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipeh, Taiwan; Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Türkei; Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spanien; Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia

Special features regarding the equipment

Laboratories with excellent machines (testing machines) for steel construction, building materials laboratory, laboratory for bituminous material; Laboratory for Geo-Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering and Laboratory for Water and Waste Management. A joinery machine has been acquired for students in the "Wood Engineering" degree course. Wood construction projects are realised here starting with planning through to large-scale completion. There are sufficient computer workstations.

Special features regarding research and development

Very good links to and cooperation in the "Euregio" in research projects related to "Mobility"; More and more industrial projects are carried out due to the excellent testing devices; One completed cooperative doctorate in the years 2015-2017

Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
1630
Number of master degree students
300
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
no data
Not specified
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
79.4%

Group 2

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
5/12 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
3/12 points

Group 2

International orientation, bachelor's
3/9 points

Group 2

International orientation, master's
1/9 points

Group 3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.9

Group 1

Support in studies
2.4

Group 2

Courses offered
2.4

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 2

Exams
2.3

Group 2

Excursions
1.8

Group 2

Job market preparation
1.9

Group 1

Support during practical semester
1.9

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
2.5

Group 2

Rooms
2.5

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.9

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.0

Group 2

Legend

Groups

Group 1

top group

Group 2

middle group

Group 3

bottom group
Not specified
not specified

Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

CE = Civil Engineering

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