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Industrial Engineering, Department

Technische Fakultät

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Technische Fakultät
Department Maschinenbau
Immerwahrstraße 2a
D-91058 Erlangen
Telephone: +49 9131 85-28769
https://www.fau.de

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department

1,080

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

540

Percentage of teaching by practitioners

15.0%

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

15.0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

9/16 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

Not specified
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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Introduction to scientific work

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Offers for career orientation

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Practical orientation in teaching

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Support for stays abroad

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Rooms

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Library

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IT-infrastructure

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Laboratories

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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
Practical orientation in teaching
Courses offered
Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
Research orientation
Overall study situation
Support for stays abroad
Return rate of the questionnaires

46

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Own Student Service Centre to offer students support; Tutorials and revision courses; Practical experiments; student group projects such as "Formula Student Germany", "Robocup", VDE/VDI/Association of German Industrial Engineers (VWI) higher education institution groups, "student management consultancy".

Special features regarding the international orientation

High value is placed on stays abroad; More than 40 partner universities abroad; International exchange and recognition of credits by student service centre; Wide range of English-taught courses for the university's own students and incoming students; Wide range of language courses, can be credited to one's studies; Large number of international research partnerships with Europe, USA, Asia, etc.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Uni Cadiz, Spanien; Uni Shanghai, China; Uni Tampere, Finnland; Uni Paris, Frankreich.

Special features regarding the equipment

State-of-the-art labs and test halls; state-of-the-art CAD-compliant workstations; fast free WiFi for students; cheap computers, laptops and software for students.

Special features regarding research activities

Department of Mechanical Engineering with very high level of third-party funding (approx. EUR 12 million per year): heavily involved in all projects of the university's Excellence Initiative; Head of Collaborative Research Centres and a Transregio; Department of Electrical Engineering, also with significant third-party funding.

Support for founders

Participation in the EXIST programme.

Other special features

Department accredited with the seal of quality of the Faculty Association of Mechanical Engineering/Process Engineering since 2008; High value is placed on stays abroad; Studying at the very well-developed Technical Faculty and at the Department of Law and Economics; Numerous industry contacts; High renown of faculties in research and industry/business; Involvement of students in current research projects, including Excellence Initiative and Industry Work projects; Well-developed Study Service Centre, which helps students to find university places and work placements abroad.

Further information on research activities

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Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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