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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

FH Aachen

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Eupener Straße 70
D-52066 Aachen
Telephone: +49 241 6009-52110
https://www.fh-aachen.de

FH Aachen
Department on the internet
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Student body

Basic information

Total number of students
650
Number of master degree students
100
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
16.0%

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
11/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
57.7%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
55.8%

Group 2

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's
4/9 points

Group 2

International orientation, master's
4/9 points

Group 2

Outgoing students
1.0%

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
8 points

Group 1

Contact with work environment, master's
4 points

Group 2

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
51.9%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
76.4%
Share of professors with work experience
55.6%

Research

Third party funds per professor
43.3

Group 2

Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)
no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.6

Group 1

Support in studies
1.9

Group 1

Courses offered
1.9

Group 1

Study organisation
1.4

Group 1

Exams
1.8

Group 1

Job market preparation
1.7

Group 1

Support during practical semester
1.6

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
1.7

Group 1

Rooms
1.6

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
1.6

Group 2

Laboratories
1.2

Group 1

Overall study situation
1.5

Group 1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
1.5

Group 2

Support in studies
1.6

Group 2

Courses offered
1.8

Group 2

Study organisation
1.2

Group 2

Transition to Master's studies
1.4

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
1.8

Group 2

Overall study situation
1.4

Group 1

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

Building knowledge, ability to apply soft skills practically (team and communication skills) for professional activities in Business Informatics; Very strong links between lectures, exercises and practicals to ensure learning success and application orientation; Very good access to teaching staff; Small practicals groups with an excellent tutor-student ratio; Distinct practice orientation through teachers who have a lot of practical experience and contacts with industry; Opportunity to spend semesters abroad via cooperations with various partner universities

Special features regarding the international orientation

Its location in the border triangle DE-NL-BE makes the institution perfect for cross-border cooperation, such as with Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Haute École de la Province de Liège and Hogeschool Zuyd. Many students come from the Netherlands-Belgium border region and live there. Participation in the Erasmus programme. The department's partner universities include: Missouri University of Science and Technology; Weber State University; Tennessee Technological University/USA; Anyang University, South Korea; Universiti Sains Malaysia; RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia; Université Montpellier 2

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA; Weber State University, USA; Tennessee Technological University , USA; Anyang University, Südkorea; Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; RMIT UNIVERSITY, Melbourne, Australien; Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Université Montpellier 2, Frankreich; Mid Sweden University, Schweden

Special features regarding the equipment

Double-fed asynchronous machine, robot systems (delta kinematics), CAD workstations, machine test benches for servo machines, buggies and sensor systems (environment detection autonomous driving), measurement technology up to 67 GHz (network and spectrum analysers, signal generators), RF measurement technology, plasma technology, location systems, transmission and reception systems (mobile radio, RFID), assembly technology (soldering technology, layout software, simulation software), dig. Broadband transmission technology, fast hardware (ADC/DAC, FPGA, processor boards), vector signal measuring stations, network analysers, high-speed hardware

Special features regarding research and development

Numerous research cooperations within the FH and with other universities, including RWTH and universities in the DE-BE-NL Meuse–Rhine Euroregion: With the RWTH Institute of Control Engineering: Development of control algorithms and test vehicles (IRT buggies); SEERAD project: Maritime rescue system (radar detection of people in the water); IMP - microwave technology for the reduction of radioactive waste; Interdisciplinary European Center for Sustainable Mobility (ECSM): Pools competences of the FH Aachen in the field of mobility; i3ac jointly by RWTH institute and FH Aachen - imaging, image processing and virtualisation competences in the Aachen region

Support for founders

Various activities and programmes support students in matters of start-ups, such as: - TRACE programme: Cooperation of the FH and RWTH Aachen with AC.E e.V. for the support of students looking to set up a company - EXIST start-up grant -; Lecture series, business seminar: Experienced professionals answer individual questions from students starting up companies - Transfer Office & Career Service provide support for students looking to set up a company - PatentScout: Students have the chance to confidentially talk to patent agents about the best way to implement their projects

Other special features

Students choose their own study focus via mandatory elective subjects (the main course only has mandatory elective subjects), on request the focus can be listed on the certificate; The Aachen technology location enables numerous cooperations with local and transregional start-ups, companies, research institutes and the RWTH Aachen; Its location in the border triangle DE-NL-makes FH Aachen perfect for cross-border cooperations; The students are highly qualified to help shape the digital transformation - in established companies, start-ups or as company founders

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(P) = Professors' judgements

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