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CHE University Ranking

Architecture, Department

Fachbereich Campus Minden

Hochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSBI)

Fachbereich Campus Minden
Artilleriestraße 9
D-32427 Minden
Telephone: +49 571 838-50
HS Bielefeld/Minden
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Basic information

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Job market- and career-orientation

Professional qualification as an architect

qualification according to EU standard

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The department organises interdisciplinary exhibitions, expert discussions and conferences on the Minden campus as well as international workshops for some semesters. Excursions are organised for students and they have the opportunity to participate in exhibitions.

Special features regarding the international orientation

At the Minden Campus, there are regular informational events for students about "Work placements and studies abroad" by the Foreign Students Office. The International Office in Bielefeld is open to all students for guidance on short visits, work placements and foreign programmes.

Special features regarding the equipment

The Minden Campus has a timber workshop and modern CAD laboratories. The studio is located on the rooftop level of the main building and features a spacious work area. Projects work and final theses are placed on display in the foyer.

Special features regarding research and development

The department is involved in application-oriented research and development. The research focuses offered are: Construction design for disabled and elderly residents, smart building technologies, intelligent energy networks and innovation management. The new building of the Minden Campus has a geothermal system and building automation. It is the second university building in Germany that meets the requirements of Energy Efficiency Class A thanks to intelligent, computer-aided building technology. The new building is used for research.

Support for founders

The Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) is a university-wide point of contact for all those at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences interested in starting a business; the university offers active support through all phases of starting a business. Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences promotes the active transfer of knowledge and thus professional self-employment as an essential career option for students and academic staff. Spin-offs from the university are actively supported and looked after. This is how practical applications are found for innovative ideas, research results and inventions.

Other special features

Our students value the small size of the campus, the personal atmosphere and the individual guidance offered by professors, assistant professors and staff. The department offers excellently equipped laboratories and modern, well-equipped rooms with modern IT in a fully renovated old artillery barracks.

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