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Basic information

Total number of students at the department

1,110

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

120

Percentage of teaching by practitioners

no data

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

no data

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

50

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

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Research

Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

no data

Third party funds per professor

25,000 €

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Exam organisation

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Digital teaching elements

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Laboratory internships

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Offers for career orientation

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Support during practical semester

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Rooms

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Library

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IT-infrastructure

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

no data

Students' assessments on cooperate education courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Digital teaching elements
Exam organisation
Coordination of theory and practice phases

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

22

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

22

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Practical orientation, interdisciplinary character, internationality, modern didactics, small groups, project work and very good student/lecturer ratios. Broad range of specialisation options, two dual-degree models, part-time study and steadily increasing competency orientation in instruction as well as a high level of practical work through laboratory internships, exercises, industrial practice, excursions and external internships. Department staff also bring relevant, well-founded and long-standing professional training from the industrial sector. Learning content is focused on sustainability.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The department has a portfolio of international partner universities that enables students to study abroad in the key industrial countries of the world. The international courses of study in English attracts students from more than 30 countries to come to Hamburg. Also offered is a dual-degree degree course with international partner universities such as the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) and the GlobalE3 network. In addition, the department offers a joint degree degree course at the USST in Shanghai.

Special features regarding the equipment

Students have access to professional workstations in numerous laboratories, e.g. automation laboratory, laboratory for energy and automatic control technology. In addition, there is a central laboratory workshop (ZLW) as well as the 3Dspace and MakerSpace for the of own projects, with soldering stations, measurement technology and 3D printers. There are also modern laboratory workstations in teaching, SmartGrid laboratory in the EnergieCampus, EMC measurement room booth, acoustics laboratory and several PC pools, Virtual Reality Cave.

Special features regarding research and development

Sustainability, energy transition, digitalisation. Cooperation with the Competence Centre for Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency (CC4E), German Electron Synchrotron (DESY), the Power Electronics Application Centre of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology, automotive electronics (battery research and sensor technology funded by BMBF). Postgraduate school together with the University of Hamburg (key technologies for sustainable energy systems in smart grids), Urban Mobility Lab, autonomous driving, research on didactics of E-Learning in Engineering (Quality Pact in Teaching).

Support for founders

Course content relevant to start-ups is a regular part of the curriculum. Department lecturers are also involved in cross-faculty events (entrepreneurship elective, lecture series on entrepreneurship). A large number of teachers of the department have their own start-up experience, which is integrated regularly into their courses. Instructors are selected again and again to serve as mentors to student start-up projects. There is also a start-up service at HAW Hamburg.

Other special features

Individual advice and counselling; Cooperation arrangements with around 100 firms in northern Germany, Hamburg and the surrounding area; Strong interdisciplinary and practice-based orientation; Opportunity to gain international experience in partner universities worldwide; Close network with partners and institutions from industry; Work in an academic environment; Consecutive Master’s courses; As a location for aerospace and the driver of the energy transition and the logistics industry, the Hanseatic City of Hamburg offers a variety of professional perspectives as a result of its networked location.

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Further information about study entry phase

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