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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

FH Aachen

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Eupener Straße 70
D-52066 Aachen
Telephone: +49 241 6009-52110

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


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


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

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Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

13/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)


Third party funds per professor

21,500 €

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Building knowledge, ability to apply soft skills practically (team and communication skills) for professional activities in Business Informatics; Very strong links between lectures, exercises and practicals to ensure learning success and application orientation; Very good access to teaching staff; Small practicals groups with an excellent tutor-student ratio; Distinct practice orientation through teachers who have a lot of practical experience and contacts with industry; Opportunity to spend semesters abroad via cooperations with various partner universities

Special features regarding the international orientation

Its location in the border triangle DE-NL-BE makes the institution perfect for cross-border cooperation, such as with Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen, Haute École de la Province de Liège and Hogeschool Zuyd. Many students come from the Netherlands-Belgium border area or live there. Participation in the Erasmus programme. The department’s partner universities include: Missouri University of Science and Technology; Weber State University; Tennessee Technological University/USA; Anyang University, South Korea; Universiti Sains Malaysia; RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia; Université Montpellier 2

Special features regarding the equipment

Industrial robot systems (e.g. delta kinematics, articulated arm), CAD workstations, machine test benches for servo machines, maker space for rapid prototyping, buggies and sensor systems (environment detection autonomous driving), measurement technology up to 67 GHz (network and spectrum analysers), HF measurement technology, plasma technology, location systems, transmission and reception systems (mobile radio communication, RFID), assembly technology (soldering technology, layout software, simulation software), dig. broadband transmission technology, fast hardware (ADC/DAC, FPGA, processor boards), vector signal measuring stations, high-speed hardware, 3D printers

Special features regarding research and development

Numerous research cooperations within the FH and with other universities, including RWTH and universities in the DE-BE-NL Meuse–Rhine Euroregion: With the RWTH Institute of Control Engineering: Development of control algorithms and test vehicles (IRT buggies); Institute for Microwave and Plasma Technology: Reduction of radioactive waste, exhaust gas or exhaust air purification, CO2 reductions in industrial heating processes, among other things; Interdisciplinary European Center for Sustainable Mobility (ECSM); CONSENT Auto-Configured Security for Home and Industrial Networks; ARTUS autonomous robust transport system for environmentally friendly extraction of natural resources

Support for founders

FH-internal start-up centre directly on campus with prototype workshop (additive manufacturing, laser technology and technical textiles, etc.), TRACE programme: Transforming Academic into Entrepreneurial Minds; EXIST scholarship for founders and Grunderstipendium.NRW; Lecture series, business seminar: Experienced students answer questions from student founders of start-ups; Transfer Office & Career Service; PatentScout: confidential consultations with patent officers; joint regional institutions provide a network and premises for students in Aachen: digitalHub Aachen, LabAix Maker Space & Coworking, GründerRegion

Other special features

Students choose their own area of concentration themselves via mandatory electives (the main study stage involving only electives); on request, the area of concentration can be listed on the certificate; The Aachen technology location enables numerous cooperations with local and transregional start-ups, companies, research institutes and the RWTH Aachen; Its location in the border triangle DE-NL-makes FH Aachen perfect for cross-border cooperations; The students are highly qualified to help shape the digital transformation - in established companies, start-ups or as company founders

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