Architecture, Department

UAS Frankfurt a.M. - Fachbereich 1: Architektur - Bauingenieurwesen - Geomatik

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
Lehreinheit Architektur
Nibelungenplatz 1
60318 Frankfurt a.M.
Telephone: +49 691 533-0

DEGREE COURSES WITH DETAILS

DEGREE COURSES WITHOUT DETAILS
Further degree courses of the department none  
BASIC INFORMATION
Total number of students 1070  
Number of master degree students 280  
SUPPORT DURING THE STUDY ENTRY PHASE
Total score for support in the study entry phase 10.0 points
RESULTS OF STUDY
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 62.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 45.6 %
INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
International orientation 2/10 points
International orientation master's 4/10 Points
Outgoing students 1.0 %  
JOB MARKET- AND CAREER-ORIENTATION
Professional qualification for architects  
Study quality funds for excursions 84,70 Euro/student  
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING-COURSES
Teacher support
Support in studies 2.9
Courses offered
Study organisation 2.6
Exams
Excursions
Scientific-artistical orientation 1.9
Job market preparation
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad
Rooms
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure
Workstations 3.5
Overall study situation

FURTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Special features regarding teaching
Relevance to real-life practice and application of teaching content and student projects; Organisation of and participation in many excursions, workshops and competitions such as the engineering project in Germany and abroad, participation in the international project week in collaboration with 6 partner universities; Per semester experts forums and lecture series at the interface between research and science "Frankfurter Hochhaustage" (Frankfurt High-Rise Days); Close personal contact to the teaching staff, individually focused student supervision in learning/seminar groups; Intensive didactic use and promotion of e-learning.

Special features regarding the international orientation
Promotion of 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; DAAD-funded summer school in Bangkok 2015, truly international through students from over 100 countries.

Common partner universities for exchange
MADRID0- Technical University of Madrid; MILANO0- Polytechnic University of Milan; ROMA0- Sapienza University of Rome; RIGA0- Riga Technical University; MALMO0- Malmö University; ISTANBU0- Istanbul Technical University; Queensland University of Technology; University of Wisconsin Stout; Sungkyunkwan University; Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México

Equipment of the work places
200 PC workstations in 13 rooms + 25 laptops that can be loaned out; Projectors in all teaching rooms; Free software and working directory use for students; WiFi network; E-learning portal; Additional computers in the library + self-learning centre+DV(110

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.

Website with further information on research activities
https://www.frankfurt-university.de/de/hochschule/fachbereich-1-architektur-bauingenieurwesen-geomatik/fors

Other special features
Degree course-specific courses of the foreign language centre; Self-learning centre with work rooms, PC pools, reference library and café; 2 student union campus cafés; Central library and group work rooms: over 217,085 books, over 405 journal subscriptions, more than 53,365 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; Active student participation

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