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Jul 25, 2020




  • International Programme FH JOANNEUM, Campus Kapfenberg

    Study your dream


    International Programme FH JOANNEUM, Campus Kapfenberg Winter semester 2018/19 (01.10.2018 – 01.02.2019)

    Kapfenberg is the right place for you …

    The four degree programmes offered at the Kapfenberg Campus of the University of Applied Sciences JOANNEUM have joined forces to create and offer you a programme in English.

    ITM (Internet Technology, Bachelor) – IMS (IT & Mobile Security, Master) – IRM (IT Law & Management, Master) EVU (Energy Transport and Environmental Management, Bachelor) – MET (Energy and Transport Management, Master) ECM (Electronics and Computer Engineering, Master) IWI (Industrial Management, Bachelor) – IIM (International Industrial Management, Master)

    Please note: IMS, IRM, ECM, IIM are part time programmes. This means that the courses may also take place in the evenings and on Saturdays. Courses of the programmes IMS and IRM are partly conducted online via


    We offer 120 ECTS in English for our Incoming students. Every student can choose every of the listed courses but it is not allowed to choose other courses offered in Kapfenberg (except for students who do only courses of one


    Hand in

    � a filled-in application form � a transcript of records � your learning agreement

    and spend a semester in Austria, Kapfenberg!

    Application deadline is 1st of June 2018 The number of participants for this programme is limited.


    Overview of the courses (arranged by degree program)

    Course overview Bachelor Master


    Deg.prog. Course n. Course 1. 3. 5. 1. 3.

    ECM 090412_S1_08 Mathematical Methods in Electronics** 6

    ECM 090421_S1_04 Power Electronics Laboratory** 2

    ECM 090421_S1_03 Electronic Packaging** 4

    ECM 090421_S1_01 Presentations and Meetings ** 1,5

    ECM 090421_S1_02 Intercultural communication** 1,5

    ECM 090421_S3_02 Project Management 2

    ECM 090421_S3_09 Advanced driver assistance systems 3

    ECM 090421_S3_06 Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility 3

    Sub-total 23

    EVU 140591308 Project Management 2

    EVU 140591312 Meetings and Presentations 2

    EVU 140591502 Geographical Information Systems 2

    MET 130592107

    Automatization & Control of E&T

    Networks 4

    MET 130592108 Urban and regional planning 4

    MET 130592110 Fuel and Biofuel* 2

    MET 130592104 Solarthermics & Geothermics* 2

    MET 130592105 Photovoltaics & Wind Power* 2

    MET 130592106 Energy Storage* 2

    MET 130592111 Local Transportation and Logistics* 2

    MET 130592301 Hydro Power* 2

    MET 130592302 Petroleum Engineering* 2

    MET 130592303 Emission Control* 2

    MET 130592305 Transport Economics* 2

    MET 130592308 Management & Organisation 4

    MET 130592309

    Int. Project Development & Public

    Project Procurement 4

    MET 130592311 Strategic Management 3

    Sub-total 43


    Course overview Bachelor Master


    Deg.prog. Course n. Course 1. 3. 5. 1. 3.

    ITM 110418301 Server Technologies 2,5

    ITM 110418303 Database Applications 2,5

    ITM 110418302 IP-Streaming 2,5

    ITM 110418305 Dynamic Web 2,5

    ITM 110418312 Management of business processes 2,5

    ITM 110418502 Project Work 5,5

    ITM 110418503 English for scientific purposes 2,5

    ITM 110418509 Mobile Application development** 2

    IRM 140472105 Management – Leadership 2

    IMS 140419101 Software Security 6

    IMS 140419106 English skill building 2

    Sub-total 32,5

    Deg.prog. Course no. Course

    IWI 170589506 Scientific Project Work 4

    IWI 170589507 Seminar Scientific Project Work 1

    IWI 170589310 English: Career & Performance Evaluation 2

    IIM 170590101 International Marketing & Market

    Research 2,5

    IIM 110590301 Intercultural Management* 2

    IIM 170590105 Social Competence and Conflict

    Management 2

    Sub-total 13,5

    German beginners (A1/1 or A1/2) 3

    German intermediate 3

    Austria – People and Culture 2

    OSD- preparation course 0

    Sub-total 8 Sum 120

    * could be cancelled in case there are not enough applications from regular students ** it cannot be guaranteed at the moment that the course will take place in English


    Course description

    Mathematical methods in Electronics (ECM/1. Semester) 6 ECTS

    Description: � - z-transform � - multivariate analysis � - vector analysis � - partial differential equations

    Outcome: - Students know the mathematical basics of electronics - Can operate with the Maxwell-theory - Know the basics of semiconductor physics

    Evaluation: Continuous Assessment and final exam


    Power Electronics Laboratory (ECM/1. Semester) 2 ECTS

    Description: This course gives advanced knowledge power electronic circuits and contains

    - DC-DC converter (Buck, Boost)

    - Half-bridge legs (switching analysis, gate driver circuits)

    - Input-/output filtering - Inductors and transformers

    Prerequisites: Fundamentals of electronics, Analog electronics circuits, Microelectronic components, Electrical circuit

    analysis (SPICE), Laboratory experience

    Evaluation: Continuous assessment and final exam

    Electronic Packaging (ECM/1. Semester) 4 ECTS Description: This course gives advanced knowledge about packaging and contains topics in the following fields:

    - Levels of electronic packaging (chip, board, device)

    - Chip-level packaging

    - Board-level packaging

    - PCB-Design with Altium

    - Model design of a small power supply circuit including commissioning and test

    - Aspects of manufacturability, EMI, Cooling

    - Compact enclosures for electronic equipment Prerequisites: basic knowledge PCB-design

    Evaluation: Continuous assessment and final exam

    Presentations and meetings (ECM/1.Semester) 1,5 ECTS

    The following topics will be covered in this lecture:

    - presentation techniques

    - training of presentations

    - Conversation techniques

    - moderation skills

    Prerequisites: None Evaluation: Continuous assessment, exam


    Intercultural Communications (ECM/1.Semester) 1,5 ECTS

    Description Students receive some theoretical inputs about the terms of culture (E.T. Hall’s iceberg model) and

    communication itself as well as the basic concepts of intercultural communication. Stereotypes, non-

    verbal language and engineering cultures will be discussed as well. Students learn to reflect on their own

    culture as well as to know other people’s view and have to prepare an analysis by the end of the semester.

    Objective Students shall be motivated to open their eyes regarding different cultures and behaviours by getting

    theoretical input and by reflected discussions and learning activities during the course units. They shall

    be able to be more successful when working in an intercultural environment or in an international group.

    Learning Method Seminar

    Prerequisites: None

    Evaluation: Mid-term exam, paper

    Project Management (ECM/3. Semester) 2 ECTS

    Description: The course provides methodological support in the project:

    - Planning of R&D projects

    - Project controlling (in terms of content, deadlines and costs)

    Learning outcome from related module: Graduates can apply their acquired technical knowledge to a specific technical task. They are able to

    develop technical solutions using structured project processes.

    Literature from related module: Garton, McCulloch: Fundamentals of Technology Project Management 2nd Ed.

    Learning Method: Integrated course

    Evaluation: Continuous assessment


    Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility (ECM/3. Semester) 3 ECTS

    Description: - Power generation from renewable sources with a focus on the associated power electronic devices

    (photovoltaics, wind energy, hydropower)

    - Electric mobility (electric drives, battery, fuel cell, charging systems)

    - Power grids of the future (smart grids)

    Learning outcome from related module Graduates

    - are familiar with the most important power electronic circui

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