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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Architektur und Bauwesen

Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Augsburg

Fakultät für Architektur und Bauwesen
Studiengänge Bauingenieurwesen
An der Hochschule 1
D-86161 Augsburg
Telephone: +49 821 558 631-02
https://www.hs-augsburg.de

HAW Augsburg
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Remarks

This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Teaching staff at the department
18
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
37.0%

Teaching in core subjects

  • Basics (e.g. maths): 33.3%
  • Construction Engineering: 16.7%
  • Water Management: 5.6%
  • Ressource Management: 0%
  • Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 5.6%
  • Construction Management: 11.1%
  • Other fields: 27.8%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
10
Extent of interlinking
no data
Not specified

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
7/14 points

Group 2

International orientation

Outgoing students
0.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
25.3%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
24.8%
Share of professors with work experience
74.0%
Professors with own engineering company
37.0%

Research

Third party funds per professor
46.8

Group 1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The three degree courses in Architecture, Civil Engineering and Energy-Efficient Planning and Building represent the faculty's three pillars or lines of training. They are being expanded and supplemented by continuing education courses. The result is a comprehensive package with which the faculty fulfils its unique selling point and regional educational mandate as the only faculty of Construction. Small groups have personal contact with professors, guest lecturers from Germany and abroad, broad, practice-oriented curriculum, regular day and week-long excursions, student competitions (WBG)

Special features regarding the international orientation

English-language courses and lectures, possibility of practical semester, project work in international projects, participation in excursions; Compulsory module in English is a permanent component (continuing education).

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Trondheim Norwegen; The University of Oklahoma - USA; Università degli Studi di Udine - Italien; Moscow Institute of Architecture - Russische Föderation; Saimaa University of Applied Sciences - Norwegen; Universidad de Buenos Aires - Argentinien; Bookman University - Südkorea; Seoul National University of Science and Technology - Südkorea; Fachhochschule Technikum Kärnten - Spittal Österreich; University of Victoria - Kanada

Special features regarding the equipment

The faculty has well-equipped laboratories in the fields of Building Materials, Surveying, Foundation and Hydraulic Engineering and Measurement Engineering. Also available are a community water management laboratory, a CAX laboratory with 3D plotter and scanner and a modelling workshop as well as a field laboratory and light laboratory with an artificial sky.

Special features regarding research and development

Energy measurement technology; Energy use planning; Connecting elements in wood construction; Outdoor lysimeter system

Other special features

In continuing education, special rooms are available to students and can also be used on Saturdays. In addition, continuing education offers a special infrastructure for the subject.

Further information on research activities

Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
850
Number of master degree students
210
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
92.1%

Group 1

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
42.0%

Group 3

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

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
2/12 points

Group 2

International orientation, bachelor's
3/9 points

Group 2

International orientation, master's
5/9 points

Group 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.8

Group 3

Support in studies
2.8

Group 3

Courses offered
3.1

Group 3

Study organisation
2.6

Group 3

Exams
3.1

Group 3

Excursions
2.3

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.6

Group 3

Support during practical semester
2.8

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.9

Group 3

Rooms
2.5

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
2.6

Group 3

Overall study situation
2.9

Group 3

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