Accreditation

ASIIN Accreditation

The programme is accredited 1999 (re-awarded 2008) by ASIIN, the German Accreditation Agency for Study Programmes in Engineering, Computer Science, Natural Science and Mathematics.
The initial external accreditation committee has scrutinized the quality of the offered study programme. The committee consisted of:

  • Professors from Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Business Representative
  • Student Representative
  • Representative of the Ministry of Economics of Baden-Württemberg

Criteria for the accreditation included:

  • the content of teaching and research methods
  • relevance to the job market
  • success of the graduates on the academic labour market
  • qualification of the instructors
  • supervision of the students
  • support given to the programme by the university’s administration

The accreditation committee gave special commendation to the innovative and success-promissing approach of the english-speeking study programme. The committee praised the commitment of the programme's instructors even before the examination had been fully completed. The master's programme obtained the certificate of accreditation. The University is therewith approved to offer its graduates the academic title "Master of Science" (MSc).

EUR-ACE Accreditation

In addition, the programme is certified to satisfy the outcomes of Second Cycle programmes (EUR-ACE Framework Standards for the Accreditation of Engineering Programmes) by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE).

DAAD Evaluation

Master’s Programme in Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics Achievement of Excellence
This Master’s programme achieved excellent results, evaluated as "Premium Seal" programme in a report written on behalf of the DAAD in 2009. Moreover, it has successfully established itself as a leader in teaching, receiving students from all over the world.