In the university ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche, for which HR professionals in companies are surveyed, the h_da ranks among the top 10 German universities in the fields of mechanical engineering, computer science, electrical engineering and industrial engineering.
Which graduates are particularly popular with German companies? This is what Wirtschaftswoche wants to know from HR managers year after year. In the 2019 University Ranking, the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences ranks several times at the top. According to the ranking, graduates of h_da from mechanical engineering (rank 3), industrial engineering (rank 4), electrical engineering (rank 7) and computer science (rank 8) are preferably recruited nationwide.
The University Ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) is published annually in the Studienführer, a guide for students to be. For this purpose, students are asked about their satisfaction toward their current study programs. In addition to these evaluations, the CHE collects facts on teaching and research from the universities and weights them for the ranking.
In the current survey, h_da scores particularly well in terms of practical relevance and preparation for the profession. Accordingly, students in the study courses Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering praise the excellent equipment of the practice laboratories.
The h_da is here in the national top group. The same applies to the quality of excursions, which students of architecture and environmental engineering rate as very good. The h_da is also top nationwide when it comes to contacts to professional practice. The CHE Ranking lists the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt in the study courses electrical engineering and information technology, mechanical engineering and mechatronics in the national top group.
More than 150,000 students from over 300 universities were surveyed for the CHE university ranking. According to the newspaper “Die Zeit” it is the most comprehensive and detailed university comparison in German-speaking countries. It is intended to help students find their way around. Every three years, a total of 30 courses are re-evaluated, this time 17 subjects were available.