Hochschule Biberach University Of Applied Science


Biberach University of Applied Sciences: Study, where it's the best

Welcome to Biberach University of Applied Sciences. Studying at Biberach University of Applied Sciences means focused and practical oriented studies at a highly reputated and small in size insitution.

small but pleasant

The strength of Biberach University of Applied Sciences lies in its manageable size and correspondingly personal atmosphere. 2040 students, 70 professors, 185 lecturers and approximately 137 staff make for friendly cooperation at Biberach University. The University is aware of the potential in this small unit: learning and teaching in small teams, interdisciplinary, independent but at the same time exceptionally well looked after – also in the University's central facilities: computer centre, library, student faculty and International Office.

personal and individual

Biberach University of Applied Sciences exploits these advantages in many ways – right from the beginning: the first contact for foreign students who wish to complete part of their studies at the University or take part in a supported exchange programme is the International Office. The International Office assists you personally, for example with applying to and registering at Biberach University, applying for a visa, looking for a room and taking out appropriate insurance cover. Moreover, tutors at the International Office help with all visits to public authorities and take care of foreign students on their arrival at the University. The International Office is also ready with help and advice during your studies. Students are also well looked after by the University faculties. You will receive course guidance during your studies. Here it will be discussed how the student is able to develop his or her skills to the full and where potential exists.

professional and social

Besides imparting specialist knowledge, the University also focuses on developing key skills which are in ever greater demand both professionally and socially. Personality, self-confidence, discernment, empathy, responsibility and curiosity are characteristics which can be crucial for good communication and constructive cooperation.

practical and applicable

Biberach University of Applied Sciences is a technical university; courses focus on the practical element right from the beginning. Practical semesters are for example compulsory, and topics for study projects, Bachelor's and Master's theses are drawn from practical experience. The University cultivates a tight network in the business world, linking companies and institutions alike. The University's institutions make up an interdisciplinary platform for teaching.


All faculties at Biberach University of Applied Sciences have on several occasions been awarded first place in the university ranking list published by CHE and ZEIT. Best practice in Biberach!

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Master Degree Programme Civil Engineering

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Biberach + 1 more

The master's degree Civil Engineering at Biberach University developed and supplemented in the bachelor predominantly technical content through management components, project management and through applied Bauinformatik, infrastructure programs calculation and finite element methods. [+]

​The Master's program in Civil Engineering at the Biberach University developed and supplemented in the bachelor predominantly technical content through management components, project management and through applied Bauinformatik, infrastructure programs calculation and finite element methods. The scientific study of special technical content is supported through close collaboration with the interdisciplinary institutes Biberach University. Here, the focus according to the majors of the preceding bachelor's or graduate training (eg: Structural Engineering, Transportation, hydraulic), inclinations or professional experience are set differentiated. In order to allow the standing in the professional engineer or civil engineer part-time Master's degree, e-learning components and block courses are provided. Why Master? Civil engineers take on tasks and responsibilities in all areas of our everyday technological environment. They plan, design, build and maintain buildings and facilities of all kinds; develop materials and components, construction and method of operation, calculation methods and software; organize, calculate and monitor processes and procedures. The training requirements of modern civil engineering are just as varied and increasingly complex; the place of the classical architect is now the "high-tech engineer" resigned. With so many practical problems in civil engineering with additional technical and managerial skills and key management techniques are required. This is provided at Biberach University master's degree in "Civil Engineering". The course content is practical and oriented to the versatile, specific requirements in one of the largest professional fields worldwide. Master Key data Structure / process of the Master Program The master's program is modular and consists of attendance phases (block courses, etc.) and controlled domestic contribution (e-learning). Lectures and seminars are held on Saturdays in part. Thus, the master's degree is also part-time possible. Each winter semester starts a new master's degree program. However, the course can be started either in the winter semester or the summer semester. The students in the summer semester can be integrated without loss of time in the current module. The standard period of study including the Master Thesis 3 semesters and ends with the academic degree of Master of Civil Engineering (M.Eng.). For that master's degree student receives 90 ECTS. As a prerequisite for the Master's degree in Civil Engineering proof of a bachelor's degree or diploma statements with above average examination results in the study of civil engineering is to provide a domestic or foreign university or a recognized equivalent degree than at the level of at least three years of study. Teaching content / priorities The training is designed so that both graduates can attend the "structural engineering" and the "Water and transport". The curriculum of the Master program "Civil Engineering" at Biberach University are taught on the basis of multi-layered specific issue positions of a real large-scale project. Here, for a selected topic (eg airports, exhibition, infrastructure projects) Planning Basics analyzed and optimized solutions. In addition to technical issues and economic, environmental and legal decision parameters are taken into account. In key stages of their studies, knowledge transfer takes place through close links with companies and government agencies. For example, accompanied in collaboration with renowned software companies specialized courses in applied Bauinformatik and finished with certificates and programming techniques taught. A separate course "Business English" and various excursions round off the range of topics. What specific curriculum waiting for me in the master's program? The building and planning technical knowledge from the Bachelor studies are deepened project-related master's degree in "Civil Engineering" and expanded. The following contents are included: - Construction or planning technical analysis, design and construction - Innovative Technologies - Applied Construction Informatics: u. a IT in the infrastructure sector, finite element methods (FEM), Computer Aided Design (CAD), Programming - Scientific development of specific technical issues in collaboration with the interdisciplinary institutes Biberach University - Business components and Contract Law - Construction and Project Management - Business English Under the project management, other key qualifications for careers purchase. These include: - "Technically and methodological competencies": Methodological work, time management, presentation, moderation and negotiation techniques, media literacy - "Social-come unita tive skills": team work, people skills and leadership, motivation, communication [-]

Master Project Management (civil Engineer (-in))

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Biberach

The execution of projects in the planning and execution is for some years in a change that will further strengthen this according to experts. [+]

The Project manager (-in) / Civil Engineering (-in) (Master) The execution of projects in the planning and execution is for some years in a change that will further strengthen this according to experts. The trend is towards a holistic management of projects transferred increasingly general planners, contractors and -übernehmern. Both the economic and technical success of the projects is increasingly dependent on the management and control of the actors concerned. These tasks are increasingly outsourced to external or internal company project manager / managers. Due to the increasing complexity of projects in this day and age, this means that a well-functioning project management makes an increasing contribution to the project success. For such services job in construction, as well as in industry, more skilled project managers are always needed. Career Options As a project manager (-in) / Civil Engineering (-in) (master) is to achieve a leadership position in the first place. Construction management, construction supervision, work planning and project control u. a the activities that can be applied to a variety of employers. In addition to building contractors, project control, engineering and planning agencies, including local, state and federal authorities to potential employers. Thanks to the interdisciplinary training are a project manager (-Innen) in other trades welcome workers. The automotive industry, utilities and waste management companies, event management are just a part of the many alternatives to the construction industry. - Construction Manager / in - Surveyors / r - Advisor / in real estate industry - Facility Manager / in - water pollution control officer / r - Engineer / in - Construction - Engineering / in - building / facility management - calculator / in - / in - work preparation - Property Manager / in (real estate) - Process Manager / in - Environmental Management Officer / r Career opportunities The number of vacancies for engineers is always risen in recent years. Given the chronic shortage of skilled workers in Germany, the longer-term outlook could hardly be better. "A degree in engineering is now almost a guaranteed job," said Willi Fuchs of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Especially in the construction industry, the demand for young engineers since 2005 no longer be covered (statistics of the German construction industry). Will be looking for the company, according to a report by the employment agency Adecco, reinforced engineers in the field of project management. Technical knowledge coupled with extensive management skills is the sought-after training constellation. At this skills shortage is unlikely to change much in the future. Although the number of graduates in engineering rises again, but the increasing demand therefore can not long be covered. Yet this is, according to Fox, the average age of the engineers at 50 years. This leads to the conclusion that in the next 10 years, about 450,000 engineers will retire. But more and more companies are looking globally deployable staff. Motivated young professionals and managers have a good chance to be at the beginning of the career come true from abroad the dream. For many engineers of "think outside the box" is a career boost. To abroad to work, you have to apply directly there, not necessarily. Working Without Borders also offer many companies based in Germany. In view of the defendant engineering defect, the industry is looking increasingly women and sees in them a tremendous talent reserve. To more and more young women to inspire a technical study of governments, companies and associations have the "Girls Day" was launched. These efforts seem already to bear fruit. So is the proportion of women, according to a report by the Federal Employment Agency, architects and civil engineers in 2010 at 27%. This is the time when the construction industry was considered an exclusively male domain, probably over. Master Key data Study Process The Master course Project Management (Construction) comprises three semesters, the third semester of the Master's thesis is provided. Upon successful completion of all module / module part examinations and the master thesis the Biberach University awards the Degree Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) To qualify for promotion. Survey Qualifications Master: In order to study at Biberach University project management master's degree in the following conditions are required: a first qualifying, baubezogener degree with a minimum grade of "good" or relevant work experience Successful passing of the selection procedure with selection interview (information on the selection you can find in the articles of Biberach University by the University's own competitions master's degree in Project Management (Construction) with Advanced Degree examination (Master of Engineering)) Application: The complete application for admission must for the summer semester until the 15th January for the winter semester until the 15th July at Biberach University received (preclusion periods). Please apply as early as possible so that any discrepancies can be resolved in time before the application deadline. * LINK * Starting date: By registering as a student (enrollment) the bidder / applicant is a member of the university. The deadline for enrollment is given in the letter of acceptance. For enrollment the documents listed in the letter of acceptance is required. Compulsory course (1st - 2nd semester): On the basis of the bachelor project management / civil engineering, the teaching of the Master program taught in the compulsory study in-depth content modules listed below: The compulsory study in the first two semesters Master (summer semester or WS) includes the following module blocks: -social competence -contracts and administrative -Wirtschaftslehre for PM -Organization -Dates costs These blocks are subdivided each version in submodules. Elective modules: In addition to the modules of the scope of duty, students choose from elective courses from the two specializations infrastructure construction and structural engineering. The elective modules can be combined from the two focal points. This focus modules include the application of skills and infrastructure Structural engineering and both semesters of practical pilot projects or Seminars accompanied. Throughout the course, as many elective modules must be shown that the sum of the credits for the core program, the Master's thesis and elective modules 90 credit points (ECTS) results. Degree (Master's thesis): The program is the Master's thesis and the subsequent colloquium in. 3 Semester completed. Upon successful completion of all module / partial module examinations and the Master thesis, University of Biberach gives Degree: Master of Engineering (M.Eng.). This degree qualifies for promotion. [-]


Master Energy And Building Systems

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Biberach

From the winter semester 2014/2015 the previous undergraduate programs building climate and energy systems into a joint program with the two majors building climate and energy systems are merged. [+]

Master Energy and Building Systems From the winter semester 2014/2015 the previous undergraduate programs building climate and energy systems into a joint program with the two majors building climate and energy systems are merged. To take account of this development, and the previous master degree program is building climate from winter semester 2014/2015 adapting the information to the new consecutive Bachelor's / Master's program. The methodological granted basic concept of the master program is maintained in the Subject field of new study programs are aimed at supplementing, creating a stronger orientation towards energy-technical subjects is possible. Acquired in the Bachelor study skills will be enhanced in the master's program in three semesters. The master's degree program in Energy and Building Systems (EGS) deals with the rapidly increasing in recent years, environmental, energy and climatic requirements for the design, construction and operation of buildings and energy systems. Examples include holistic system considerations in planning and building operation and processing trades overall quality issues. Technical building trades examples are the cross-border networking through building automation, the evolution of facades from passive to active device, optimized management concepts, etc. Energy Performance Examples include the development of area-specific energy concepts or the planning and implementation of energy management systems. The master's program prepares students for a qualified professional career as an engineer in the conceptual area in the broad topic of energy and building. Be mediated occupations / skills opportunities that are valuable for people who want to be active in senior positions in the planning, execution and management of buildings as well as manufacturers of building or energy-technical systems, equipment and components. Special emphasis is placed on the acquisition of scientific methods and competencies including for further scientific work in research and development (R & D) are required for companies or institutions. The course is project-oriented scientific and applied in close cooperation with the Institute for Building and Energy Systems (IGE) Biberach University .. Typical activities in their future careers can be: - Development and validation of building and energy concepts with modern simulation tools - Design of energy management and facility management solutions - development of energy-efficient components and systems for the building and energy applications - development, planning, implementation and operation of decentralized and renewable energy systems - consulting services Integral in the design, construction and operation of buildings and energy systems - Researcher / -in at institutes and universities (including with doctoral dissertation) - Self-employed as a plane and consultative engineering / -in The successful completion of studies thus opens up many career opportunities The Masters Graduates of our program are in great demand in the market. A survey of the graduates of the last semester showed that more than 90% have found a job within a short time. Key data The standard period of study including the Master's thesis 3 semesters. There is a full-time study. For that master's degree obtained 90 credits. After successfully consist of all examinations in the Master's program in energy and building systems obtained the academic degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) Accessibility Options The prerequisite for admission to the Master's program EGS is a university degree in an engineering degree program or other comparable scientific and technical program. The test result must be above average. The available places are allocated according to the results of the university's own selection process. Among other things, in this case the suitability and motivation of the candidate is assessed and evaluated in an interview. [-]


Master Degree Programme Business Administration (construction And Real Estate)

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Biberach

Biberach University as a center of excellence for construction and real estate offers many advantages: Qualified training, intensive contacts both between teachers and students and to the economy as well as to foreign universities and the associated continuous updating of teaching - all this makes our graduates highly sought-after professionals in the industry. [+]

The Biberach University as a center of excellence for Construction and Real Estate offers many advantages: Qualified training, intensive contacts between both teachers and students as well as for economic as well as with foreign universities and the associated continuous updating of teaching - all this makes our graduates highly sought-after professionals in the industry. Leadership in the construction and property industry requires the ability to predictive and holistic management of complex processes. The master's degree program in Business Administration (construction and real estate) reflects the fact that the various economic activities are intertwined increasingly inter-connected with the planning, creation and use of a property and are becoming more specialized. Based on a first professional degree includes a master's degree a scientific and methodological deepening of economic disciplines of market and risk analysis, evaluation, project development, investment, financing and management, this completes holistically aspects of law and technology and prepares to demanding tasks and management positions in front of the building and property industry. Master Key data The Master's degree in Business Studies (construction and real estate) is consecutive and modular. The Master is designed as a full-time with three semesters and comprises a total expenditure of 90 credit points (CPs). Based on a first professional degree deepens the three-semester master's program and the business disciplines of market analysis, evaluation, project development, investment, financing and management, these rounds through aspects of law and technology from a holistic and preparing for challenging tasks and management positions in the construction and real estate industry. The aim of the study is a secondary, academic and applied higher education. The Master's program in particular prepare to take on management responsibilities throughout the construction and property industry, banks, insurance companies, asset managers, service providers and companies in a broad sense. Training objective is no longer alone the process of building, but also the predictive analysis of user needs, marketing skills and mastery of marketing risk. A process-oriented approach to the real estate life cycle requires this particular impact on the ability to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with architects, engineers, project and facility managers and serving appropriate methods, individual and social skills. This process-oriented approach allows graduates also a transfer of expertise for the design of processes outside the building and property industry. Special Features Since (Construction and Real Estate) all important information, Lecture failures and Bekanntgebungen be sent by mail in business administration course, it is essential, important and necessary to maintain his e-mail account and retrieve regularly. E-mails will be sent only to the higher-mail address. All this regard the important points will be announced at the data center introduction at the beginning of the course. [-]