Hochschule Kaiserslautern - University Of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Hochschule Kaiserslautern – University of Applied Sciences is a modern university for applied sciences and design. Around 6000 students and 160 full-time professors learn, teach and perform research within five departments on campuses in Kaiserslautern, Pirmasens and Zweibrücken. Numerous partnerships with (inter)national institutions and enterprises do not only guarantee practice-oriented study programmes, but also a high academic quality.

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The university comprises of five departments:

  • Applied Logistics and Polymer Sciences

  • Building & Design

  • Business Administration

  • Engineering

  • Computer Sciences/Micro Systems Technology

Facts and Figures

Number of students

Applied Logistics and Polymer Sciences 604
Building and Design 1300
Business Administration 1540
Engineering 1779
Informatics / Micro Systems Technology 893
Total
-of which in Bachelor programmes
-of which female
-of which foreign citizens
-of which Campus Kaiserslautern
-of which Campus Pirmasens
-of which Campus Zweibrücken
5786
86%
29%
11%
47%
10%
43%
Staff
Full-time professors 145
Part-time teaching staff 14
Academic staff 158
Administrative and technical staff 174
Total 491
Programmes
Bachelor 30
Master 19
Diploma 2
Certificate 4
R & D Transfer
Institutes 4
Applied research focusses 3
Current projects (approx.) 70
Volume 6,397 million €
Established industrial cooperations 200
International
Partner universities 82
Foreign students/ international pass holders
-of which female
-of which from Turkey
-of which from P.R. China
-of which from Cameroon
-of which from Luxemburg
-of which from Morocco
-of which from Russian Federation
-of which from Italy
609
38%
18%
13%
10%
8%
6%
5%
4%
Study abroad students per year(approx.) 60
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master of Science Product Refinement

Campus Full time 3 semesters March 2017 Germany Kaiserslautern

In the “Product Refinement“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competences. You will become fully qualified and well prepared to adjust to the various requirements you will encounter in your future career. [+]

Master of Science Product Refinement In the “Product Refinement“ program, which is unique worldwide, you will systematically gain technical expertise and develop your personal competences. You will become fully qualified and well prepared to adjust to the various requirements you will encounter in your future career. Lectures, seminars, internships and excursions will provide you with a solid knowledge of technical processes, advanced sciences and also economic aspects. Some tasks can be solved by means of teamwork, cooperating together with your fellow students. This Master program covers three semesters and can be commenced twice a year - in the winter semester and in the summer semester. In total, 90 credit points are to be collected. In addition to the 210 credit points attained from a seven-semester Bachelor degree program, 300 points can be achieved in total, which, in turn, qualifies a Master study course graduate for Ph.D. programs. It is possible for Bachelor graduates, who have only attained 180 points from a six-semester study course, to obtain a further 30 points by means of additional modules. You can align your studies to your own needs and preferences by choosing two elective modules. After completing the Master´s thesis in the third semester, you will receive the degree “Master of Science“ enabling you to proceed to a Ph.D. program. Admission requirements Three year Bachelor´s degree or Diploma in Engineering or Natural Sciences or equivalent qualification (210 European Credit Transfer System -ECTS-, in case of 180 ECTS a gateway is possible). The final grade of the degree should be well above average (”2.5” or better according to the German System). If English is not native language: Sufficient knowledge of the English language verified by a TOEFL (min. score 87 points) TOEIC (min. score 785 points), IELTS (min. 5.0) or equivalent. If German is not native language: Proof of German language skills (A2 for application) (B1 or equivalent for enrollment). Module overview 1st (Winter) semester SWS|ECTS Advanced Mechanics 4 | 5 Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer 4 | 5 Refinement of Polymer Compounds and Textiles 4 | 5 Customer Oriented Polymer Refinement 4 | 5 Fracture Mechanics and Tribology 4 | 5 Elective Module 4 | 5 Total 24 | 30 2nd (Summer) Semester SWS|ECTS Advanced Mathematics for Engineers 4 | 5 Material Science 4 | 5 Product Cleaning Technology and Surface Characterization 4 | 5 Coating Technology and Functional Surfaces 4 | 5 Colorimetry and Varnishing 4 | 5 Elective Module 4 | 5 Total 24 | 30 3rd Semester ECTS Master Thesis/ Colloquium 24 / 6 Total 30 SWS = Semesterwochenstunden (hours per week) Explanations and Addresses The PR-way This Master program is entirely in English. All lectures will be held in English. The program consists of four different module groups: General Principles - Engineering Specific Technologies - Refinement Technologies Specific Product Refinement Technologies Master´s Thesis The first three module groups consist of lectures and carry 20 credit points each. The module group „Master´s Thesis“(duration six month) includes the Master´s thesis itself and a colloquium on the content of the thesis with a poster presentation. In total, 90 credit points are to be collected. Added to the 210 credit points attained from a seven- semester Bachelor degree program, 300 points can be achieved in total, which, in turn, qualifies a Master study course graduate for Ph.D. programs. This Master program can be commenced twice a year. Complementary information regarding modules is available at: www.hs-kl.de. Information regarding admission requirements, applications and enrolment is available at www.hs-kl.de/bewerben. Contact data Hochschule Kaiserslautern | Campus Pirmasens, Fachbereich Angewandte Logistik- und Polymerwissenschaften, Carl-Schurz-Str. 10-16 | 66953 Pirmasens Applications: Studierendensekretariat, E-Mail: studsek-ps@hs-kl.de Questions regarding the PR-study course are to be directed to Prof. Dr. Jens Schuster Tel.: +49 631 3724 7049 | E-Mail: jens.schuster@hs-kl.de [-]

Contact
Post address
Carl--Schurz-Str. 10 - 16
Pirmasens, 66953 DE
Location address
Carl--Schurz-Str. 10 - 16
Kaiserslautern, Rhineland Palatinate, 66953 DE