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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department

36

Percentage of teaching by practitioners

12.0%

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

6.0%

Teaching in core subjects

  • Basics (e.g., maths): 21.1%
  • Construction Engineering: 23.9%
  • Water Management: 26.8%
  • Ressource Management: 8.5%
  • Transport Systems, Urban and Regional planning: 2.8%
  • Construction Management: 5.6%
  • Other fields: 11.3%

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

130

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

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Professors with own engineering company

24.5%

Research

Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

10

Third party funds per professor

31,600 €

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The department has laboratory buildings at its disposal with fully-equipped laboratories for use in the laboratory practicals. Close integration of teaching and research. Wide range of master's degree programmes (Water Engineering, Engineering Geology, Energy-Efficient Construction and Renovation). The Master's degree course in Civil Engineering includes the specialisations Structural Civil Engineering and Civil and Traffic Engineering.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department maintains a range of international cooperation agreements. The department and prospective students are supported by the International Office of the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal. Generally one or two foreign excursions per year (e.g. to China, Russia, Jordan, USA, Denmark).

Special features regarding the equipment

The department has a laboratory buildings with highly modern, fully equipped laboratories for Hydraulic Engineering, Recycling and Waste Disposal Management, Construction Mechanics, Building Physics, Construction Materials Science, Building Component Testing, Soil Materials, Geo-engineering, Road Construction, Photogrammetry, Surveying, Non-Destructive Testing and Fire Protection as well as very well-equipped computer labs (software and hardware) and seminar rooms.

Special features regarding research and development

The department has close ties to national and regional businesses and administrative institutions. This results in numerous research projects (e.g. BMBF and ZIM as well as DAAD). The research topics tend to focus on sustainability and future issues (e.g. building materials, infrastructure systems, environment) and are carried out with the involvement of students as student and research assistants. Research funded by third parties also includes contract research.

Support for founders

Students and future graduates with ambitions to set up a business are in close contact with the Career Center, the Technology and Knowledge Transfer Centre as well as the start-up and transfer promotion service ("gründet") of the university.

Other special features

Studying surrounded by plants, awarded the title of second most beautiful campus in Germany. All laboratories and computer equipment are offered in their full scope every semester to meet needs; No tuition fees; Semester ticket (regional public transport); Barrier-free campus; University library; Nursery for students with children for hourly use; University sport programme; Student council and departmental student organisation arrange cultural events; Alumni support; Transfer vouchers (currently 400€) for final theses with companies for students

Further information on research activities

Information on access restrictions

Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students at the department

490

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

60

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies

no data

Not specified
Courses offered

no data

Not specified
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Offers for career orientation

no data

Not specified
Support during practical semester

no data

Not specified
Rooms
Library

no data

Not specified
IT-infrastructure
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires

22

Environmental Civil Engineering

Facts

Total number of students at the department

340

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

140

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Offers for career orientation
Support during practical semester

no data

Not specified
Rooms
Library
IT-infrastructure
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires

32

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
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires

18

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

CE = Civil Engineering

EnvCE = Environmental Civil Engineering

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