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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen

Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden

Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen
Friedrich-List-Platz 1
D-01069 Dresden
Telephone: +49 351 462-2122

HTW Dresden
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  • Department

Basic information

Teaching staff at the department


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's


Teaching in core subjects

  • Basics (e.g., maths): 12.9%
  • Construction Engineering: 22.6%
  • Water Management: 6.5%
  • Ressource Management: 0%
  • Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 16.1%
  • Construction Management: 6.5%
  • Other fields: 35.5%

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


Professors with own engineering company



Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

no data

Third party funds per professor

no data

Not specified

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Practically oriented teaching with a high proportion of exercises and practicals; Practical semester in the 5th semester including the possibility of a foreign work placement; Specialisation areas in Structural Civil Engineering and Traffic and Civil Engineering in the 7th semester, one semester for writing the Diplom thesis; Diverse opportunities for involvement in applied research projects (research-oriented faculty of the university).

Special features regarding the international orientation

Long-standing DAAD exchange programme with India in the field of Water Management; Cooperation with universities in the USA, Scotland, Hungary, India, Poland, France, Switzerland; Diplom theses with visits abroad as part of international research projects; Tandem programme with internat. students in the course on Environmental Engineering.

Special features regarding the equipment

Modern computer pools with an extensive range of software; Modern laboratories for Geo-Engineering, Building Materials, Road Construction, Railway Construction and Hydraulic Engineering laboratory, some with test lab approval; Large test bench for vibration measurement; Wide range of equipment for field experiments and measurements.

Special features regarding research and development

Strong regional networking with companies, practically oriented research projects; International partnerships in Water Management, Geo-Engineering and Railway Construction; Good development options for young academics through postgraduate Master's in combination with involvement in research projects and a cooperative doctorate

Information on access restrictions

Civil Engineering


Total number of students at the department


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


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies

no data

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Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation

no data

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Digital teaching elements
Offers for career orientation
Support during practical semester

no data

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Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Environmental Civil Engineering


Total number of students at the department


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





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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

CE = Civil Engineering

EnvCE = Environmental Civil 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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