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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Wasser, Umwelt, Bau und Sicherheit

Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal

Fachbereich Wasser, Umwelt, Bau und Sicherheit
Breitscheidstraße 2
D-39114 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 391 886-4212
https://www.h2.de

HS Magdeburg-Stendal/Magd.
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Student body

Remarks

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

Basic information

Teaching staff at the department
36
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
7.6%

Teaching staff in core subjects

Basics (e.g. maths): 21.1%
Construction Engineering: 23.9%
Water Management: 26.8%
Ressource Management: 8.5%
Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 2.8%
Construction Management: 5.6%
Other fields: 11.3%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
80
Extent of interlinking
4 points

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
7 points

International orientation

Outgoing students
1.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
89.5%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
89.7%
Share of professors with work experience
33.3%
Professors with own engineering company
24.5%

Research

Third party funds per professor
28.3

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
yes, please see department website

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The department has laboratory buildings at its disposal with fully-equipped laboratories for use in the laboratory practicals. Close integration of teaching and research. Wide range of Master's degree programmes (Water Engineering, Engineering Geology, Energy-Efficient Construction and Renovation). The Master's degree course in Civil Engineering includes the specialisations Structural Civil Engineering and Civil and Traffic Engineering.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department maintains a range of international cooperation agreements. The department and prospective students are supported by the International Office of the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal. Generally one or two foreign excursions per year (e.g. to China, Russia, Jordan, USA, Denmark).

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Universidad de la Coruña (Spanien); UNIVERSIDAD DE HUELVA (Spanien); Universidad de la Laguna Teneriffa (Spanien); Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norwegen); San Diego State University (USA); Universidad Holguin Oscar Lucero Moya (Kuba); Universidad Concepción (Chile); Ho Chi Minh University of Industry (Vietnam); Technologische Universität Quingdao (China); German Jordanian University (Jordanien)

Special features regarding the equipment

The department has a laboratory buildings with highly modern, fully equipped laboratories for Hydraulic Engineering, Recycling and Waste Disposal Management, Construction Mechanics, Building Physics, Construction Materials Science, Building Component Testing, Soil Materials, Geo-engineering, Road Construction, Photogrammetry, Surveying, Non-Destructive Testing and Fire Protection as well as very well-equipped computer labs (software and hardware) and seminar rooms.

Special features regarding research and development

The department has close ties to national and regional businesses and administrative institutions. This results in numerous research projects (e.g. BMBF, BMWI, ZIM, and DAAD). The research topics tend to focus on sustainability and future issues (e.g. building materials, infrastructure systems, environment) and are carried out with the involvement of students as student and research assistants. Research funded by third parties also includes contract research; Ten completed cooperative doctorates in the years 2015-2017

Support for founders

Students and future graduates with ambitions to set up a business are in close contact with the Career Center, the Technology and Knowledge Transfer Centre as well as the start-up and transfer promotion service ("gründet") of the university.

Other special features

Studying surrounded by plants (http://www.studieren-im-gruenen.de/), awarded the title of second most beautiful campus in Germany. All laboratories and computer equipment are offered in their full scope every semester to meet needs; Centre for University Didactics and Applied University Research; No tuition fees; Semester ticket (regional public transport); Barrier-free campus; University library; Nursery for students with children for hourly use; University sport programme; Student council and departmental student organisation arrange cultural events; Alumni support; Transfer vouchers (currently 400€) for final theses with companies for students

Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
420
Number of master degree students
60
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
83.1%
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
74.4%
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
8/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
3/12 points
International orientation, bachelor's
1/9 points
International orientation, master's
1/9 points

Environmental Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students
380
Number of master degree students
80
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
69.4%
Graduations in appropriate time, master's
no data
Contact with work environment, bachelor's
9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
3/12 points
International orientation, bachelor's
1/9 points
International orientation, master's
4/9 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.3
Support in studies
no data
Courses offered
2.5
Study organisation
1.8
Exams
no data
Excursions
1.8
Job market preparation
no data
Support during practical semester
no data
Support for stays abroad
no data
Rooms
2.1
IT-infrastructure
2.1
Overall study situation
no data
top group
middle group
bottom group
not specified
(S) = Students' judgements
(F) = Facts
(P) = Professors' judgements
CE = Civil Engineering
EnvCE = Environmental Civil Engineering
Last Update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education