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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): 11.5%
  • Construction Engineering: 33.3%
  • Water Management: 8.3%
  • Ressource Management: 8.3%
  • Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 24%
  • Construction Management: 12.5%
  • Other fields: 2.1%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

11/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

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Master theses in cooperation with work environment

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Professors with own engineering company



Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)


Third party funds per professor

47,800 €

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Relevance to real-life practice/application of teaching content + student projects; numerous excursions, workshops and competitions (engineering project in Germany/abroad, participation in International Project Week with 6 partner universities); each semester, there are expert forums + lecture series at the interface between research and science ‘Frankfurt High-Rise Days’ [‘Frankfurter Hochhaustage’]; Close personal contact to the teaching staff, individually focused student supervision in learning/seminar groups; extensive didactic use and promotion of E-Learning.. Cooperation study programme in Infrastructure – Water and Land Transport (THM Mittelhessen)

Special features regarding the international orientation

Support for studies abroad, intensive contacts maintained with 37 partner universities, a postgraduate Master's degree course in Urban Agglomerations is taught entirely in English for the target group of foreign students, with integrated study visit abroad at a global partner university in the portfolio of the department, many international projects, workshops, excursions, scholarship/exchange programmes, e.g. from Hong Kong to Shanghai; Brazil, Eastern Europe. Truly international through students from over 100 countries.

Special features regarding the equipment

More than 280 PC workstations; A4 laser printer; 6 A0 plotters, 2 A3+1 A0 scanner projectors in all classrooms; Free software and working directory use for students; All software can be used from all workstations; WiFi network; E-learning portal; Additional computers in the library + self-learning centre+DV(110); Central library: 2 A-3 book scanners, copying and printing facilities. Laboratory for building materials, building physics + building preservation; Laboratory for soil mechanics + foundation engineering; Water testing laboratory; Road construction laboratory; Plans for digitisation with virtual machines

Special features regarding research and development

The Frankfurt Research Institute for Architecture / Civil Engineering / Geomatics (FFin) stands for research competence in planning, construction and operation in the Frankfurt Rhine-Main conurbation. The current specialist groups of the FFin are: New mobility / rapid planning / textile lightweight construction / EE land management / municipal policy as e-gaming / Sirene / post-war modernism. With its planning and construction-related disciplines, the FFin demonstrates a special social responsibility for sustainable structural development and the well-being of people in urban and rural areas

Support for founders

2 contact persons in the field of research for start-ups, own Master’s degree programme on the topic of ‘Entrepreneurship and Business Development’ (Department 3), own Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE): IFE is the substantive point of contact for the EXIST programme of the BMWi. Start-up advisory services in cooperation with Die Wirtschaftspaten e.V.; Support through start-up support and competitions

Other special features

Offers of the centre for technical language; Self-learning centre with work rooms, PC pools, reference library and café; 2 student union campus cafés; Central library and group work rooms: over 210,180 books, over 307 journal subscriptions, more than 82,072 e-Media; Job portal for students and alumni; Doctorate funding, mentor network, families office, child care; Research-oriented children's nursery; accessibility; IT services campus; Campus+: Culture, big band, university choir; Contributions by students, sustainability strategy

Further information on research activities

Information on access restrictions

Civil Engineering


Total number of students at the department


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Environmental Civil Engineering


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(P) = Professors' judgements

CE = Civil Engineering

EnvCE = Environmental Civil Engineering


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Value in points


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