DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (DIT)

In an Šµra markŠµd by rŠµlŠµntlŠµss innovation and changŠµ, thŠµ DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of TŠµchnology (DIT) has distinguishŠµd itsŠµlf as a pinnaclŠµ of Šµducational ŠµxcŠµllŠµncŠµ.Ā 

Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT)

DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of TŠµchnology, also callŠµd DIT, is an award-winning univŠµrsity of AppliŠµd SciŠµncŠµs in Bavaria.

DIT was foundŠµd as Fachhochschule Deggendorf in 1994 and with its pionŠµŠµring vision, thŠµ univŠµrsity has cultivatŠµd divŠµrsŠµ Šµducational domains, fostŠµrŠµd intŠµnsivŠµ rŠµsŠµarch and sŠµamlŠµssly intŠµgratŠµd with modŠµrn Šµconomic trŠµnds.Ā 

Today, DŠµggŠµndorf UnivŠµrsity has 8,500 studŠµnts, with 41% bŠµing intŠµrnational. It offŠµrs coursŠµs in BusinŠµss, EnginŠµŠµring, Digitalisation and HŠµalthcarŠµ, both full-timŠµ and part-timŠµ, in English and GŠµrman.Ā 

It has consistŠµntly strivŠµd to ŠµnsurŠµ that its studŠµnts not only rŠµcŠµivŠµ an Šµducation that is in linŠµ with global standards but also gain skills that makŠµ thŠµm industry-rŠµady.

Campus

The university comprises three campuses:

  • Deggendorf – The main campus, a hub for diverse academic programs and cultural activities
  • European Campus Rottal-Inn – specializing in English-taught Healthcare and Engineering degrees
  • Bilingual Campus Cham – Unique in offering courses in two languages, promoting linguistic and cultural diversity

DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (DIT) - KCR CONSULTANTS - INTRODUCTION

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of TŠµchnology offers a myriad of programs across various levels:

Bachelor’s Degrees: From Business Informatics to Mechanical Engineering, The University offers many undergraduate programs designed to cater to the demands of the industry.

Master’s Degrees: For those seeking advanced studies, the university’s master’s programs, such as High-Performance Computing and Strategic Management, provide a comprehensive curriculum and practical exposure.

International Programs: Recognizing the importance of global exposure, the university offers several international programs, often in collaboration with partner universities from around the world.

FACULTIES

  • Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • Applied Natural Sciences
  • Healthcare Sciences
  • Informatics
  • Design And Media
  • Electrical Engineering And Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering And Mechatronics
  • Economics
  • Extra-Occupational Degrees

DEGREE PROGRAMS

Bachelor Program

  • B.A. Business Administration
  • B.A. Management of Inclusion and Participation
  • B.A. Tourism Management
  • B.Eng. Applied Computer Science
  • B.Eng. Applied Economics
  • B.Eng. Construction Management
  • B.Eng. Civil and Construction Engineering
  • B.Eng. Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyĀ 
  • B.Eng. Electromobility, Autonomous Driving and Mobile Robotics
  • B.Eng. Environmental Engineering
  • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering
  • B.Eng. Interdisciplinary Engineering Sciences
  • B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Eng. Mechatronics
  • B.Eng. Mechatronics and Project Management for Digital Production (in Cham)
  • B.Eng. Media Technology
  • B.Eng. Technical Design
  • B.Sc. Applied Sports Science
  • B.Sc. Applied Traffic Sciences
  • B.Sc. Artificial Intelligence
  • B.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • B.Sc. Business Informatics
  • B.Sc. Cyber Security
  • B.Sc. Healthcare Informatics
  • B.Sc. Management in Health, Social and Rescue Services
  • B.Sc. Organisational and Economic Psychology
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B.Sc. Physician Assistant
  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy Majoring in Kinesiology (cooperative studies)

Master Program

  • M.A. EN – Human Resource Management
  • M.A. Strategic and International Management
  • M.Eng. Artificial Intelligence for Smart Sensors and Actuators (in Cham)
  • M.Eng. Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • M.Eng. EN – Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Eng. Media Technology M.Sc. Applied Research in Engineering Sciences
  • M.Eng. Technology Management
  • M.Sc. Applied Sports Science with Focus on Interprofessional Care in Sports
  • M.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Mental Health
  • M.Sc. Transformation and sustainable living space development – redesigning tourism

ENGLISH-TAUGHT PROGRAMS

Bachelor Program

  • B.A. International Management
  • B.A. International Tourism Management / Health and Medical Tourism
  • B.Eng. Building Products and Processes
  • B.Eng. Electromobility, Autonomous Driving and Mobile Robotics – INTERNATIONAL
  • B.Eng. Energy Systems Engineering
  • B.Eng. Industrial Engineering
  • B.Sc. Artificial Intelligence
  • B.Sc. Health Informatics

Master Program

  • M.A. International Tourism Development
  • M.Eng. Applied AI for Digital Production Management (in Cham)
  • M.Eng. Healthy and Sustainable Buildings
  • M.Eng. Mechatronic and Cyber-Physical Systems (in Deggendorf)
  • M.Eng. Mechatronic and Cyber-Physical Systems (in Cham)
  • M.Sc. Applied Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • M.Sc. Digital Health
  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • M.Sc. Global Public Health
  • M.Sc. High Performance Computing / Quantum Computing
  • M.Sc. Life Science Informatics

DOUBLE DEGREE COURSES

Bachelor Program

  • B.A. International Management
  • B.A. Business
  • B.A. Foreign Commerce
  • B.A. International Trade (Foreign Trade and International Management)
  • B.A. International Business (International Business and International Management)
  • B.A. Business Studies

Master Program

  • Diploma from ESC ChambĆ©ry (Grande Ecole Program)
  • M.A. Strategic and International Management
  • M.A. International Business
  • M.A. Management (Master’s in Business Administration)
  • M.A. Business
  • M.Eng. Electrical Engineering and Informatics
  • M.Sc. European Studies in Economics and Management
  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Why Study at DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of TŠµchnology?

DIT Teach In English

The university offers numerous degree programs in English, ensuring students refine their language skills during their academic journey.

Campus Events

The campus is always buzzing with events, ranging from its unique TV show to International Week and the Campus Open Air Festival.

A Range Of Sports

Students have access to an array of sports clubs, catering to both competitive and recreational enthusiasts, from rowing and yoga to volleyball and football.

Affordable Rent

The university’s vicinity features attractive, modern and self-contained student apartments that are pocket-friendly.

Central Location

Its campuses are nestled in central European towns, exuding a relaxed and safe ambiance enhanced with various leisure activities.

Internationality

The institution boasts a student body of over 8,400, with a remarkable 41% being international students hailing from diverse global regions.

Constant Support

The university also provides unwavering support, assisting students in everything from finding accommodation and jobs to organizing study semesters abroad.

Top Rankings

The institution has earned awards internationally and consistently ranks among the top in numerous evaluations.

Kick Off Your Career

An impressive 87% of DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of Technologyā€™s graduates secure a job within two months post-graduation.

Furthermore, the university offers robust support for budding student entrepreneurs, ensuring they embark on promising career paths.

DIT’S VISION 2030 – 10,000+ STUDENTS

Digitalization

The university is aiming to be a hub for digital technology.

It envisions leading the digital shift in Bavaria’s economic landscape.

Health

By offering tailored academic programs, the ambition of DIT is to influence and innovate the future landscape of the healthcare sector.

Mobility

Recognizing the significance of mobility, especially in rural settings, the university’s commitment lies in bolstering it through rigorous research and technology initiatives.

Sustainability

Embedded in every curriculum and academic avenue is the principle of sustainability, driven by the dedication to the well-being of forthcoming generations.

Internationality

Global inclusiveness defines Deggendorf Institute of Technology. The university’s collaborations span numerous universities worldwide and our diverse student body hails from over 100 different countries.

Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Focusing on pivotal growth sectors, it fosters collaborative research and initiatives hand-in-hand with our industry allies.

Further Education Courses

As a champions of lifelong learning, it also offers innovative educational avenues that fit seamlessly alongside full-time employment for individuals of all ages.

Startup Campus

Aspiring entrepreneurs find a haven here, enriched with the right academic foundation, mentorship, funding opportunities and state-of-the-art innovation centers.

Quality of Education

The global success and positioning of the graduates stand as a witness to the university’s superior educational standards and groundbreaking pedagogical approaches. Their achievements are the university’s pride.

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

DIT places a significant emphasis on research, leading to the establishment of numerous dedicated research centers.

These centers focus on various domains, from sustainable energy solutions to digitalization.

The university also encourages students to participate in research projects, thereby fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking.

MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH

  • Digitalization (digital economy & society)
  • Sustainability (sustainable materials, processes & energy technologies)
  • Mobility (intelligent mobility)

RESEARCH FACILITIES

DŠµggŠµndorf InstitutŠµ of TŠµchnology has research facilities.

Here, the research staff and students specialize in distinct areas of applied research, aiming to cultivate innovations for partner companies.

Students are given the chance to undertake research projects, practical semesters or complete their degree theses within these campuses.

Some of the research facilities are,

  • Technology Campuses
  • Scientific Institutes
  • Research Groups
  • Science Labs

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Some of the research projects are,

InnoBio

In this rŠµsŠµarch projŠµct, Bionics mŠµrgŠµs biology and tŠµchnology, offŠµring sustainablŠµ innovation stratŠµgiŠµs, mŠµthodological undŠµrstanding and practical application in company projŠµcts.

KIWA

Utilizing rŠµmotŠµ sŠµnsing data from various sourcŠµs, thŠµ goals of this rŠµsŠµarch projŠµct includŠµ dŠµtŠµcting forŠµst firŠµ risks, Šµmploying multi-scalŠµ AI Šµvaluations, using divŠµrsŠµ UAV systŠµms, compiling imagŠµ data for machinŠµ lŠµarning, strŠµamlining procŠµssŠµs for disastŠµr control, Šµxploring AI mŠµthods for forŠµst ŠµcosystŠµm Šµvaluation and intŠµgrating AI softwarŠµ into UAVs for on-thŠµ-spot firŠµ dŠµtŠµction.

rAIsŠµ ā€“ crŠµating AI mindsŠµts

rAIsŠµ fostŠµrs AI undŠµrstanding for SMEs through a sustainablŠµ platform, Šµmphasizing AI’s rolŠµ in transforming work ŠµnvironmŠµnts.Ā 

INTERNATIONALIZATION

Established over 25 years ago, Deggendorf Institute of Technology emphasizes internationality, boasting partnerships with 200 global universities and welcoming approximately 150 exchange students every semester.

These students benefit from tailored English-language exchange programs and Erasmus+ opportunities, which makes DIT stand out, especially at the European Campus Rottal-Inn.

Above 35% of its students are international originating from over 100 countries.

The university aids students aiming to study abroad and fosters international exchanges for staff.

As Bavaria’s leading research-focused university, it ensures that its alumni are well-equipped for global opportunities.

It also houses the Bavaria-Malaysia Coordination Office, supporting Malaysian scholars and emphasizing multilingual proficiency.

DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (DIT) - KCR CONSULTANTS - Global exchange program

INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Study semester abroad

Deggendorf Institute of Technology offers Studying abroad for one or two semesters.

Some of the programs under this are,

Erasmus+ studies

Erasmus+ is a European scholarship Program promoting student mobility in Europe, ensuring no extra fees, accommodation support and a recognized exam result.

Independent study abroad or applying through an agency

Students can select any university, including those not from the partnerships.

Students can also go as a “free mover” through a Mobility platform and they are eligible to get scholarships for financial support as well.

The International Office of the university provides guidance for these students.

Internship Abroad

The university offers a compulsory internship or a short internship which students can complete during the semester or semester break and they can choose to do it abroad.

Some of the programs under this are,

Compulsory Internships

Compulsory internships are mandatory work experiences required by the university as part of a student’s degree program.

Students can access Deggendorf Institute of Technology’s job board or can attend “International Internship Day” to do internships on both inside and abroad.

Short internship in the semester break

The university also offers Short Internships.

During the semester break, students can focus on a brief internship, which primarily focuses on enhancing intercultural skills and German language proficiency.

Summer schools

It also offers Summer schools which typically last 3-8 weeks, offer students a chance to study in a foreign country, blending specialized and language courses with cultural insights and excursions.

Funding a semester abroad

Deggendorf Institute of Technology offers its students several opportunities to partially finance their semester abroad through scholarships.

Some of the scholarships are,

Fond International scholarship fund

Under this funding, the Bavarian State Ministry provides scholarships, ranging from 100 to 615 Euros, for advanced students with initial degrees.

It promotes internationalization, prioritizing collaborations and excludes specific fees.

PROMOS scholarship Funding

The PROMOS scholarship program supports DIT students’ international mobility by offering scholarships and travel allowances for short-term overseas studies or internships which is up to 6 months.

BAfƶG financial support program

The financial program is for both German and international students well-integrated into Germany with long-term plans to stay.

The grants they receive are determined by personal wealth, individual earnings and income from parents or partners.

Deutsche Gesellschaft fĆ¼r Internationale Zusammenarbeit | German Society for International Cooperation

It’s an organization that gives students scholarships for internship semesters in non-German speaking countries worldwide.

“Let’s Get Started” German prep course

Last but not least, The University also provides preparational courses.

‘Let’s Get Started’ is a preparatory semester for international students with inadequate German proficiency, aiming to ready them for German-based courses requiring a B1 GER level.

Some of the Subjects are,

  • Over 500 morning sessions focused on German as a foreign language.
  • Over 80 afternoon tutorial sessions for German as a foreign language.
  • Afternoon block lectures on technical subjects like mathematics, physics and IT.
  • Several workshops, including intercultural education and team-building exercises.

STUDENTS RECIEVE

Student’s life at Deggendorf Institute of Technology is not just limited to academics.

The institute offers many student clubs and societies for interests like music, sports and technology.

DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (DIT) - KCR CONSULTANTS - Campus life

The cultural events, festivals and sports tournaments held throughout the year ensure that students get ample opportunities to showcase their talents and engage in holistic development.

With a robust placement cell and industry collaborations, the university boasts placement statistics.

Graduates of DIT often find themselves in leading roles in top-tier companies or pursuing further studies in renowned institutions globally.

The university also provides job Portals to support graduates to find jobs.

RECENT AWARDS AND RANKINGS RECIEVED BY DEGGENDORF INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

According to the WURI (Worlds Universities with Real Impact) Rankings in 2023, the university received:

  • 1 worldwide in the category “Entrepreneurial Spirit “
  • 16 worldwide in the overall ranking of the most innovative universities
  • The most innovative university in Germany

According to the CHE university rankings in 2023/24, the university ranked as outstanding in:

  • Business Administration
  • International Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Organisational and Economic Psychology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Business Informatics

Some of the Recent AWARDS are,

  • European Society for Quality Research: International Diamond Prize for Excellence in Quality 2023
  • ACEEU Triple-E Award: #4 in Europe in “Young Entrepreneurial University of the Year” (From Technology to Scale: Full 360Ā° Mission)

Certificates

  • The European Campus got certified in 2023 as a bicycle-friendly employer
  • E-Quality Label certificate, ensuring equal opportunities
  • National Code of Conduct for German Universities certificate, regarding international students

Conclusion

Deggendorf Institute of Technology, with its commitment to excellence, has positioned itself as a leading educational institution not only in Germany but across the globe.

With its holistic approach to education, world-class infrastructure and emphasis on research and innovation, DIT promises a bright future for its students.

For those seeking a dynamic, enriching and comprehensive educational experience, Deggendorf Institute of Technology undoubtedly emerges as a top choice.

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