University Of Freiburg - Faculty Of Engineering:
Ideally located in the heart of Europe, The University of Freiburg is in southwest Germany, close to the borders of France and Switzerland. The Faculty of Engineering offers a range of bachelor's and master's degree courses in the fields of engineering and computer science to German and international students from around the world. All of our undergraduate programs are taught in German. The language of instruction for master's programs varies. Some are taught completely in English, others in German, others are bilingual programs.
• Founded in 1995, the Faculty of Engineering comprises the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Microsystems Engineering. Offering undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 1,200 students, it has earned an outstanding reputation.
• The faculty’s researchers develop miniature technical solutions for nearly all domains of industry and life through the combination of various fields, such as computer science, electronics, optics, mechanics, and chemistry.
Recognition of Excellence:
• In 2007, the University of Freiburg received the highest possible distinction in the nationwide Excellence Initiative of the federal and state governments.
• The university is one of only nine German universities to be successful in all three areas of this competition (Graduate School, Cluster of Excellence, Institutional Strategy “Windows for Research”) and to receive the highest level of funding.
• In 2009 the University of Freiburg was distinguished in the nationwide “Excellent Teaching” competition, organized by the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs and the Stifterverband for German Science and Research.
Bachelor Degree Courses (3 years) - Taught in German:
The language of instruction for the bachelor's programs is German. Students receive ECTS credits for each module they complete with a passing grade. Bachelor programs at the University of Freiburg consist of 180 ECTS credits to be earned within a standard period of study of six semesters.
• Embedded Systems Engineering
• Computer Science
• Mikrosystemtechnik (Microsystems Engineering)
Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree Courses (2 years)
• Computer Science (Although some subjects are taught in German, it is perfectly possible to study the whole programme in English. Therefore, German proficiency is not a pre-requisite for admission.)
• Embedded Systems Engineering (English and German)
• Microsystems Engineering (English)
• Sustainable Systems Engineering (English)
• Mikrosystemtechnik (German)
• Located in southwest Germany at the foothills of the Black Forest, Freiburg benefits from a mild climate and its proximity to France and Switzerland.
• With 22,000 students, the University of Freiburg is strongly integrated into the city and most evenings it becomes clear that this is a college town. Freiburg offers Mediterranean style flair, open air cafés, lots of sports activities in the nearby Black Forest and great cultural diversity.
• Freiburg is well-connected by road and rail, with frequent and fast long-distance passenger train services to major cities in Germany and throughout Europe.
• The closest international airport is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, which is approximately 70km south of Freiburg in France, close to the borders of both Germany and Switzerland. Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport (Baden Airpark) is approximately 100 km north of Freiburg and is also served by several airlines.
Modern Campus Facilities:
• Situated on a new campus at the edge of Freiburg, both departments of the Faculty of Engineering feature modern facilities for research and teaching including a cleanroom, electronics, optics and chemistry laboratories, robotics laboratories, facilities for tele-teaching, mobile computer pools for students and an engineering library.
• "Being a graduate of the University of Freiburg is a great pleasure and honour for me, because with its unique research output and teaching quality, the University of Freiburg is one of the most esteemed institutions in Europe.
The Microsystems engineering programme (MSE) offered at the University of Freiburg is a comprehensive programme covering every aspect of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS)."
Yawar, Pakistan, Microsystems Engineering
• “Studying at the University of Freiburg has been more challenging than in Mexico. However, it gave me the opportunity to be closer to research and to analyze and understand all the theories that make the tools work, computer scientists use every day. And, above all, I got the opportunity to meet those who developed these tools!
The University of Freiburg is famous for winning several international robotic competitions, and yes, the same persons who won these competitions are the ones that teach the undergraduate and postgraduate students in Freiburg.“
Christian, Mexico, Computer Science
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