In the area of research Universität Duisburg-Essen has made a strategic decision to focus its resources on four major areas: “Logistics and Transport”, “Nanosciences”, “Medical Biotechnology” and “Empirical research in Education and Pedagogy”. With various projects involving basic and applied research the university has made a name for itself extending far beyond national borders. Camp Du Herbst05 0028
Many aspects related to Automotive Engineering Technologies are worked on in mechanical and electrical engineering, physics, energy and nanoscience. Scientists, engineers, urban planners, economists and scholars from various academic fields within the humanities are investigating the future of urban systems and working to elaborate - and implement - feasible concepts for 21st century human environments. Combined with close connections to affiliated institutes, companies and institutions, Universität Duisburg-Essen is an enjoyable place for study and research.
The University is strong in targeting issues of international education. As early as 1997 UDE introduced one of the first Bachelor program in engineering in Germany. The “International Studies in Engineering” programs, started in 2002, are partially taught in English and attract students from all over the world. Scientists who are involved in research projects come to UDE from around the world. UDE together with the neighboring universities of Bochum and Dortmund forms an academic triangle also known as ConRuhr (
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