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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


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


Percentage of teaching by practitioners

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Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

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Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

10/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per academic


Citations per publication


Third party funds per academic

153,000 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Exam organisation

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Digital teaching elements

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Research orientation

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Offers for career orientation

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Digital teaching elements
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Wide range of courses creates excellent training for students; Very good facilities and spacious, modern internship facilities; attractive soft skills can be acquired from the offerings of the entire FAU; Special. Funding offers such as writing tutorials for technology students; initial study phase: Information events for each degree programme + get-together with faculty initiatives (Campus Rally, etc.); Revision classes (mathematics + computer science); FAU Student Card for cafeteria/library/computer rooms; Printer account for students

Special features regarding the international orientation

International Master's degree course in Communication and Multimedia Engineering taught in English (CME, international audio labs, arrangement of study abroad and work placement abroad): International, English-speaking, elite Master’s degree course in Advanced Signal Processing and Communications Engineering (ASC); Numerous internat. visiting professors; Numerous lectures in English for regular students and exchange students. Intensive counselling option and support for a stay abroad for students of all degree programmes in the Department for Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (EEI), regulated credit transfer process.

Special features regarding the equipment

State-of-the-art labs such as clean room, high voltage, photovoltaic test facility, audio, antenna, medical technology, control engineering, mobile radio communications, EMC, drive systems, measurement technology, sensory analysis, real-time simulators (energy supply), embedded wireless lab.

Special features regarding research activities

The Department for Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering (EEI) has a very high level of external funding (approx. EUR 13 million per year); close involvement of students, e.g. as student assistants and in Bachelor's/Master's theses, as well as with research placements; 2021: Acquisition of various grants (Research Training Group, CRC participation, participation in nationwide research hub); Close connection to Fraunhofer + Energy Campus Nuremberg + cooperation with companies; Diverse spin-offs

Support for founders

Is organised centrally via the FAU’s founders’ office; Introduced to students through programmes such as the Digital Tech Academy

Other special features

Student Service Center open Mon-Fri for student counselling. Satisfaction with the guidance provided is more than 90% (FAU survey 2020); The university’s substantive orientation and reputation are a magnet for students. The satisfaction of EEI students with teaching and its quality is top within FAU and in some cases significantly exceeds the results of the other degree programmes (FAU survey 2020); High career prospects for graduates on the job market; The strength of the department’s research was demonstrated in 2021 with the acquisition of millions in third-party funding

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

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