Technische Fachhochschule Wildau
University description (as per official university website)
Modern campus university with tradition
The TH Wildau was founded in 1991 as Wildau and is therefore a young university. At the same time, the location has a long tradition in engineering education. A special feature of the TH Wildau is the practical application in the engineering, economic and Public Administration courses, which were almost entirely of graduate with bachelor's and master's degrees. At the normal period of practical laboratory exercises and internships have a high share. The students can do exercises and experiments on new, high quality laboratory and computer facilities.
Participation of industry
The TH Wildau is with her scientific innovation and development potential and the strong practical emphasis in training is an interesting partner for the economy. The cooperation extends to the development of curricula for the scientific training, on joint research and development activities of teachers and businesses as well as the practical work of students in the companies, whether in the practical stages of study or during the final work. So the students are already growing in the study into their later work fields.
Cooperation with Foreign Countries
The TH Wildau works with a variety of universities in Europe and beyond. The contacts range from traditional partnerships in Eastern and Southeastern Europe on newly added partnerships, for example in Latin America and the Arab world. The Socrates / Erasmus Programme of the EU is a cooperation with some 20 foreign universities. For the mobile students are as diverse and attractive opportunities for study and internships abroad semester, for the learning of foreign languages and dealing with other cultures.
Family Friendly University
On 17 June 2009 received the TH Wildau the certificate "Family Friendly University«. The support of students and workers with family responsibilities and gender equality as an integral part of life at our university have become. In supporting the "family service bureau," the Internet platform "Parents 'Network' and the parent-child rooms» Campus dwarfs. The certificate is a major plus point for national competitiveness, and shows that developed into a top European Wildau campus for science, economy and quality of life.
History of the TH Wildau
The location of TH Wildau can point to a long tradition: in 1897 the company built Schwartzkopff, later Berliner Maschinenbau AG, a locomotive plant here and one - now a listed building - employee housing. 1949 arose from the operation of the school Maschinenbau AG, the engineering school Wildau. She holds to the training of engineering students fast a good reputation. This was mainly due to the direct connection to the premises on the ground, in mediating a broad basic knowledge and application skills as well as the equipment of the laboratories.
1991 Wildau was formed at the approximately 4,000 students are now enrolled. In September 2009 the company was renamed TH Wildau [FH]. In addition to the traditional engineering education programs in administrative and business management round off the offer. Still, the practical one special characteristic of the TH Wildau. Cooperation networks linking the university with international companies and companies in the region.