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Mechanical / Materials / Process Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Maschinenbau

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Fakultät für Maschinenbau
Universitätsplatz 2
D-39106 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 391 671-8520

Uni Magdeburg
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  • Department

Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

9/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Third party funds per academic

102,400 €

Doctorates per professor


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Use of modern media, e-learning portals; mentoring programme, tutoring programme; interactive learning; practical training and laboratory exercises integrated into the courses; interdisciplinary skills development, development of problem-solving skills in a team (PaTe); Didactic approach: problem-based learning.

Special features regarding the international orientation

A wide variety of international contacts and collaborations at both university and industry level – of particular note: German-Ukrainian faculty with jointly developed curriculum.

Special features regarding the equipment

High-quality technical laboratories with standard industry equipment; several Ego incubators (materials engineering, manufacturing laboratory, foundry engineering etc.).

Special features regarding research activities

Many interdisciplinary and inter-faculty projects e.g. regarding medical technology (such as the Stimulate research campus); Institut für Kompetenz in AutoMobilität; Close links to space research; assessor activities (Review Boards of the German Research Foundation)

Support for founders

Technology and start-up centre of the OVGU, state project ego.start, support and coaching of start-ups

Other special features

Incubator program of the state government of Saxony-Anhalt; 7 MakerLabs for students and staff (creative workshops) of the 12 set up by the university are housed in the mechanical engineering department

Further information on research activities

Mechanical Engineering


Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Overall study situation
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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

ME = Mechanical Engineering


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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