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Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Bachelor, part-time

Overview

The construction sector is in need of all-round civil engineers with a strong practical orientation. To meet this need, the Bachelor program combines the fundamentals of civil engineering and business administration with personal development to form a comprehensive package. You will also specialize in the processing of large-scale projects or sustainability, areas linked to new technologies and processes. Construction management is particularly complex on large-scale projects in fields such as civil engineering and infrastructure building.

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Regina Teuscher
Michaela Mad
Sabine Marhold
Manuela Pichler
Favoritenstraße 226, P.E.03
1100 Vienna
T: +43 1 606 68 77-2200
F: +43 1 606 68 77-2209
bau@fh-campuswien.ac.at

Office hours during the semester
Mon to Thur, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Duration of course
6 Semester
Final degree
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)
40Study places
180ECTS
Organisational form
part-time

Application period for academic year 2018/19

19th October 2017 to 2nd May 2018

tuition fee / semester:

€ 363,36*

+ ÖH premium + contribution**

One time: package of norms ca. € 260,-

 

* Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727 per semester

 

**for additional study expenses
(currently up to €83 depending on degree program and year)

What you can offer

You want to create and shape something new, something tangible and substantial - something that society genuinely needs. More specifically, you are interested in mathematics, planning and design, and you have a sound understanding of business. You are analytical as well as practical with the ability to stay abreast of an expanding web of complex interrelationships. You are flexible and results-focused. You display good timing when contributing to successful projects as part of a team.

What we offer you

In the 15 years and more that FH Campus Wien has been running civil engineering programs, the university of applied sciences has built up a wealth of expertise and a broad network that offers you numerous possibilities during your program, when seeking an internship and when embarking on a career. This network includes construction firms such as STRABAG SE, which also cooperates with FH Campus Wien in the further education of its staff. 'Start Your Career' gives you the chance to take part in a wide-ranging mentoring program; partner companies include STRABAG SE, FCP Fritsch, Chiari & Partner ZT Gmbh and ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG. The program also gives you the opportunity to get involved in R&D projects, thus influencing the balance between academic study and practical application at the university while making contacts for your future professional life. To give one example, the faculty, in partnership with Vienna University of Technology and Graz University of Technology, is developing a practical engineering model to determine actual shear resistance in existing reinforced concrete bridges where this appears to be too low for continued use according to current calculation models. Elsewhere we offer regular training through our series of seminars dealing with selected topics from the construction business. Practical relevance is also guaranteed at our Campus Lecture evenings, which are open to all and feature contributions from prominent experts.

What makes this degree program special

Even where order backlogs are large and winters are mild, the construction industry faces cost and deadline pressure in the face of rising staff and raw material costs. As this ramps up the demands on design planning and construction management, expertise in civil engineering and business administration is called for. It is the combination of engineering and business acumen that makes this all-round program so special. One major advantage for graduates of the program lies in the fact that you will focus on processes from the start of your career; the practical focus of the course will enable you to contribute value to your company after a brief induction. With your depth of know-how in contract management, claim management, cost planning and scheduling, you will be ideally placed to cope with complex tasks. You may specialize in the construction and completion of large-scale international projects or sustainability, acquiring knowledge of new technologies and processes as appropriate.


What you will learn in the degree program

Your educational background has given you a solid foundation in technology, business and personal development; you have also covered the core subjects of construction management, the construction industry, fundamentals of design, civil engineering and theory and structural engineering.

  • Over five semesters you will explore the general and technical fundamentals of civil engineering while acquiring the business-related and legal knowledge required by construction management and the construction industry.
  • You will thereby develop a profound knowledge of planning and construction, covering the fundamentals of design, civil engineering theory, structural engineering theory and construction methods.
  • You will also become familiar with the theoretical foundations of contract management, claim management, cost planning, scheduling and the practical application thereof; your expanded portfolio of basic tools will include business English and soft skills.
  • Over the fourth (full-time) and fifth (part-time) semesters, you will complete an eight-week internship in which you will apply the specific theoretical knowledge you have gained.
  • In semester six you will specialize by choosing between the following modules:

    • Construction and completion of large-scale international projects: In this module you will learn the fundamentals of planning and implementing major international projects. You will also study contract and claim management and deal with the documentation of projects.
    • Sustainability in civil engineering: You will expand your knowledge in the field of renovations and modernization as well as structural engineering theory. Besides the basics of preserving national monuments and buildings, you will examine questions of building and landscape ecology, bioengineering, alternative energy sources and the legal framework.

Curriculum

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Basics of Business English 1 VO

Basics of Business English 1 VO

Lector: BA Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Business & Construction Topics:

1: You & Your Company: worksheets
Grammar: adjectives to describe people, comparatives, hypothetical questions
Skills: talking about yourself & your company

2: Construction & Civil Engineering
Related vocabulary
Skills: understanding industry-specific texts; explaining technical terms

3: That’s How We Build a House: film input
Related vocabulary: excavating, concrete, framing, electricity, plumbing, heating and cooling, inside walls and outside walls

4: Presentation skills

Assessment methods

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria: -task achievement-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency-accuracy of vocabulary-grammarTest: 50% Classroom performance: 20%Distance learning: 30%

Teaching methods

Lecture, pairwork, groupwork, discussions, role plays, writing tasks, self-study (research project; online collaboration)

Language

English

1 1
Structural Chemistry VO

Structural Chemistry VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Angela Lindlbauer

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basic knowledge in general chemisty and chemistry applied for construction together with their connection with practical building topics, concrete and physical topics.

Assessment methods

final written exam

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

1 1
Building Construction 1 ILV

Building Construction 1 ILV

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Language

German

2 4
Building Materials and Laboratory 1 ILV

Building Materials and Laboratory 1 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Heinrich Bruckner, Dipl.-Ing., MBA Mario Pototschnik, DI Dr. Erik Würger

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of building materials, particularly civil engineering materials such as concrete, metal, wood, synthetics, mortar, glass, binding agents.
Laboratory exercises (building materials, building physics and foundation construction) supplement the lecture.

Assessment methods

Final grade in Building Materials and Laboratory includes these components:lecture: final examPractical exercise (building materials and foundation construction): experiment report (handwritten in the seminar following the respective experiment; delayed reports are not accepted).

Teaching methods

Lecture and practical exercises in lab (work clothes required).

2 4
Business Administration for the Construction Industry 1 VO

Business Administration for the Construction Industry 1 VO

Lector: Mag. Stefan Potyka

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

1. Management-Model of St. Gallen
2. The 3 systems of accounting:
- financial accounting
- bookkeeping
- coust accounting
3. Basics of controlling

Assessment methods

Test.

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

1 1
CAD UE

CAD UE

Lector: Andrea Filkova, BSc, DI Lukas Kruczynski, Ing Andreas Vondrasek, Christina Zeilinger

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

The first lecture gives you an overview from CAD to Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Topics:
User Interface and Work Environment
Settings and Options
Working with Baseelements, modifying and multiplying Objects
Numerical Input, Coordination Systems
Working with ‚intelligent‘ Buildingobjects (Wall, Slab, Window, Door, Stair, …)
Spaces, Areas, Dimensioning,
Storeys, creating Sections, Views, Submission and works plans
Layout, Plotting

Assessment methods

Test at the own notebook (modeling a simple Building)

Teaching methods

Lecture with LCD projector and collaboration of the studentsExercises and self study with the ArchiCAD manual

Language

German

2 3
Descriptive Geometry 1 VO

Descriptive Geometry 1 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Hölzl

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

1. Preliminary remarks
2. Types of representation
3. From the foundation to the excavation - orthographic projection
4. Ichnography, elevation and sheer plan of a building
5. Roof design
6. Illustrative images of spatial objects
7. Perspective pictures - the central projection
8. Shadow in parallel lighting

Assessment methods

The subject matter of the final exam is the entire content of the lecture. The maximal number of points is 30. Points Mark===== ==== 28 - 30 1 25 - 27 2 22 - 24 3 18 - 21 4 0 - 17 5

Teaching methods

Learning guided by the the worksheets.

Language

German

2 2
Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 1 VO

Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 1 VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Marek Szabo

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Soil investigation, Soil mechanics, hydraulic soil behaviour, stresses in soil, settlement calculation

Assessment methods

ILV: Seminar + Final Exam; Distance learning, active participation

Teaching methods

1.2 Seminar + 0.3 Distance Learning

Language

German-English

1 1
Geo-Engineering UE

Geo-Engineering UE

Lector: Mag. Katharina Halbmayer, MSc. MAS

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Mineralogy, Petrography, Geology, Engineering Geology

Assessment methods

written testparticipation

Teaching methods

lecturepractice

Language

German

1 1
Physics VO

Physics VO

Lector: Dr. Christian Rupp

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

I. Basic Notions of Physics
II. Classical Mechanics
III. Oscillators and Waves
IV. Thermodynamics and Fluids
V. Acoustics
VI. Electrostatics and Electrodynamics
VII. Optics

Assessment methods

Written Exam

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

1 1
Plan Generation and Structural Drawing UE

Plan Generation and Structural Drawing UE

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Gerald Leonidas Schafferer

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

-

Assessment methods

-

Teaching methods

-

Language

German

1 2
Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 1 VO

Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 1 VO

Lector: DI Herbert Kothmayer

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

definition of statics and strength of materials, static of rigid body, center of cravity, moment of area, structural analysis, truss, primary structure

Assessment methods

written exam after the course

Teaching methods

lecture

Language

German

2 3
Technical and Business Mathematics 1 VO

Technical and Business Mathematics 1 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Hölzl

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

The students explore the elementary functions and their applications.

1. Basic sets and intervalls
2. Numbers
3. Polynomials
4. Solving equations and inequalities
5. Complex numbers
6. Matrices
7. The determinant
8. Systems of linear equations
9. Vectors and vector spaces
10. Plane analytic geometry
11. Functions
12. Trigonometric functions
13. Logarithmic and exponential functions

Assessment methods

The subject matter of the final exam is the entire content of the lecture. The final exam consists of 6 computational problems with 5 points each. The maximal number of points is 30. Points Mark===== ==== 28 - 30 1 25 - 27 2 22 - 24 3 18 - 21 4 0 - 17 5 Permitted accessories and aids: pocket calculator, formula collection

Teaching methods

Lecture containing numerous exercises

Language

German

1 2
Surveying 1 ILV

Surveying 1 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Lederbauer

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Principles of surveying, Position measurements, Altimetry, Equipment and tools, Distance measurements, Basics of satellite surveying, Basics of photogrammetry, Basics of theory of error, Most frequent tasks in practice, GIS, Basic legal foundations for practical application

Assessment methods

VO: final written exam

Teaching methods

2 LP VO

Language

German

1 2
Basics of Public Law VO

Basics of Public Law VO

Lector: Mag.iur. Henriette Huber

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Public Law: Basics of the Austrian Constitution and administration, law of the European Union;
Civil Law: Basics, Law of Contracts: validity, contractual terms, violation of contract, commercial law including company law;

Assessment methods

examination

Teaching methods

practical lecture with opportunity for discussion

2 2

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Occupational Safety VO

Occupational Safety VO

Lector: TB Ing. Johannes Pestal

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of Health and Safety on workplaces
Liability of enterprises
Managementsystems (HSEQ)
Coordination of construction works
Safety of machinery
Risk assessment
Basics of the industrial (labor) law

Assessment methods

Written test

Teaching methods

power point slidespictures (documentations)videos

Language

German

1 1
Work Preparation VO

Work Preparation VO

Lector: DI Gerald Schobesberger

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

1 1
Basics of Business English 2 VO

Basics of Business English 2 VO

Lector: Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), Brian David Lott, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Business & Construction Topics:

1: Green Building: worksheets
Grammar: subordinate clauses of result and purpose
Skills: discussing various aspects of green building using relevant vocabulary

2: Cumbria’s First Earth-Sheltered House: worksheets
Skills: assessing challenges of a green building project; writing texts from key words;

3: Human Resources/ applying for a job: Market Leader unit 8 & worksheets
Grammar: gerund and infinitives
Skills: writing a covering letter and a CV, successful job interviews

4: Health and Safety on a Construction Site: worksheets
Skills: describing risks and hazards; understanding safety regulations

Assessment methods

Test 50% Distance learning 30%Classroom Performance 20%

Teaching methods

Seminar: lecture, group work, pair work, discussions, role plays, film inputDistance Learning

Language

English

1 1
Building Construction 2 VO

Building Construction 2 VO

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Language

German

2 2
Building Construction Tutorial 1 UE

Building Construction Tutorial 1 UE

Lector: Arch. Dipl. Ing. Wilfried M. Schermann, DI Dr. Edmund Spitzenberger

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Continuation of the knowledge gained from the first semester with group formation for the upcoming planning tasks. Technical planning - architectural design with design description, constructive design with gross before calculation of the load-bearing components, entry plan (floor plan, section, view) as well as a description of the construction will be developed according to the project.

Assessment methods

Clef in accordance with regulations: 50% architectural and structural design and design Deskription, Design consideration 10%, 50% submission planning + construction description.

Teaching methods

Structural planning exercise in architecture and construction with groups up to max. 5 students

Language

German

1 1
Building Physics ILV

Building Physics ILV

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Pöhn

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of heat protection of buildings
Basics of the calculation of the heating and cooling demand
Basics of the calculaton of energy indicators for buildings
Basics of humidity protection and the summer-behaviour of buildings
Basics of sound insulation
Basics of fire protection

Assessment methods

Lecture: final exam

Teaching methods

lecture and distance-practice

1 2
Building Materials and Laboratory 2 ILV

Building Materials and Laboratory 2 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Heinrich Bruckner, Dipl.-Ing., MBA Mario Pototschnik, DI Dr. Erik Würger

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

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Assessment methods

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Teaching methods

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Language

German

2 4
Construction Technology 1 VO

Construction Technology 1 VO

Lector: DI Veronika Kopp

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Basics for the cost-calculation
- Organisation of the site-equipment
- Working schedule
- Basics for power unit engineering
- Construction equipment
- Basics for underground work
- Drilling equipment

Assessment methods

Final examination (in writing)

Teaching methods

80 % lectures in school, 20 % lectures in the internet

Language

German

1 1
Business Administration for the Construction Industry 2 VO

Business Administration for the Construction Industry 2 VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Hubert Hager, Mag.iur. Manfred Katzenschlager

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

- General Introduction to terminology related to the construction industry
- Conducting a building project
- Planning
- Construction Market Survey
- Standardization
- Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulations
- Engineering
- Surveying
- Labor Law
- Preparatory Work
- Cost Controlling on the Construction Site

Assessment methods

classroom participationFinal written exam (Lecture and Distance Learning)

Teaching methods

Lecture 1 SWS, 25% Distance learning

Language

German

1 1
Descriptive Geometry 2 VO

Descriptive Geometry 2 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Hölzl

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

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Assessment methods

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Teaching methods

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1 1
Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 2 ILV

Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 2 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Marek Szabo

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Shear strength parameters of soil, shallow foundations and design of shallow foundations, earth pressure theories and design of gravity wall

Assessment methods

LE: S + examination (written form); HW

Teaching methods

1,2 LP VO + 0,3 LP Homework

1 2
Regional Planning - Building and Investment Laws VO

Regional Planning - Building and Investment Laws VO

Lector: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Karl Kaineder

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Legal provisions in regional planning, building law and commercial plant regulations / Links between public building regulations and other fields of law / The Vienna Building Code and the relevant subsidiary laws (structure, urban planning, plot provision, provisions on land use intensity, autorities and stakeholders) / "Subsidiary provisions" to the Building Code in Vienna / overview commercial plant regulations in austria.

Assessment methods

Written examination after conclusion the lectures

Teaching methods

Lecture

Language

German

1 1
Steel Construction 1 ILV

Steel Construction 1 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Pommer

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Facts on steel
Standards: overview requirements according Eurocode 1993-1
Design and computation of
-plate girders
-truss girders
-frame construktions
-welded and bolted Connections
Examples for training

Assessment methods

ILV: S + written exam; FL perm.M, S

Teaching methods

2,5 LP VO + 0,5 LP distance training

Language

German

1 2
Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 1 ILV

Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 1 ILV

Lector: DI Dr. techn. Patrick Huber, BSc., FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill

1 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

-characteristic values for steel and concrete
-mode of action of reinforced concrete
-Basics for the analysis of the ultimate limit state
-Basics for the construction of the reinforcement
-Analysis of the ultimate limit state for
-bending
-bending with axial force
-training-works

Assessment methods

ILV: S + final examen; FL perm. M, S

Teaching methods

2,5 LP VO + 0,5 LP distance learning

Language

German

1 3
Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 2 ILV

Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 2 ILV

Lector: DI Herbert Kothmayer

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

stress analysis (axial stress, shear stress, bending stress), strain, stability analysis, deformation

Assessment methods

written exam after the course

Teaching methods

lecture

Language

German

2 4
Technical and Business Mathematics 2 VO

Technical and Business Mathematics 2 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Hölzl

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

1. Differential Calculus
2. Integral Calculus
3. Matrices

Assessment methods

Final written examination

Teaching methods

Lecture, with numerous exercises

Language

German

1 1
Surveying 1 ILV

Surveying 1 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Lederbauer, DI Walter Perdich

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Levelling: Checking of the equipment, levelling along a line
Totalstation: Setting up of the equipment, intersection in space, staking out of circular curve

Assessment methods

Attendance/participation/hand-over of records, computations

Teaching methods

Measurement practices, computations

Language

German

1 2

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Advanced Business English 1 VO

Advanced Business English 1 VO

Lector: BA Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Business & Construction Topics:

DIY tasks & Design Rules: worksheets & film input
Skills: describing procedures, explaining tasks, applying design rules, dealing with numbers & arithmetic operations

Advertising: Market Leader unit 5
Grammar: revision of articles
Skills: discussing authentic advertisements and advertising methods; words and expressions for talking about advertising

Presentations: Market Leader units 5 & 11; worksheets
Skills: getting the audience’s attention; useful phrases, effective beginnings, survival tactics

Grand Designs Video input: worksheets
Skills: understanding an authentic film; construction-related vocabulary, documenting the building process, analysing major challenges during construction

Assessment methods

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria: - task achievement- structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency- accuracy of vocabulary- grammarTest: 50% Classroom performance: 20%Distance learning: 30%

Teaching methods

lecture, discussions, pair-/groupwork, role plays, presentations, distance learning

Language

English

1 1
Tender, Award of Contract, Settlement 2 VO

Tender, Award of Contract, Settlement 2 VO

Lector: DI Monika Ilg

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Public Procurement and tendering with the service description for constructions.
You learn about the basics of the the current BVergG (federal act on publick procurement) and common standards.
Service description LB-HB 020
Tender wetting and award

Assessment methods

Moodle-Test

Teaching methods

Bring your notebook and create the specifications with the softwaretools of ABK

Language

German

2 2
Quantity Surveying VO

Quantity Surveying VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Spranz

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The importance of cost estimation in the expiration of the building site will be discussed. The function mode of the construction software AUER Success will be explained based on practical examples.

Assessment methods

Presence and cooperationRemote teachings and evaluation of the practical exercisesMoodle - Test

Teaching methods

Lecture / presentations /practical examples / independent development of solutions / software

1 1
Building Construction 3 VO

Building Construction 3 VO

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

1 1
Building Construction Tutorial 2 UE

Building Construction Tutorial 2 UE

Lector: Arch. Dipl. Ing. Wilfried M. Schermann, DI Dr. Edmund Spitzenberger

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

detailed planing (contractor´s plan in floor plan and sectional planing), construction detail,
buliding physics calculations, work schedule.

Assessment methods

Grade scale according to the examination regulations:30% construction plan, 20% construction Details and 5% Construction scheduling, 25%building physics , 20% for construction.

Teaching methods

exercise in groups up to max. 6 students - every student is equaly responsible for team results.

Language

German

1 2
Library of Construction Terminology 1 VO

Library of Construction Terminology 1 VO

Lector: Arch. OStR HSProf. DI Dr. Karl Mezera

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

explanation of all construction plans
explanation of relevant constructional terms of old and new buildings


the general terms and definitions of

- basic knowledge of building structure
- building permit approval process
- building materials and elements of old buildings
- building materials and elements of new buildings

explained with additional images

in summer term the students get practical experience through on-site excursions

Assessment methods

Winter semester: lecture: participationfinal written exam Summer semester: lecture: participationfinal written examconstruction site-protocols

Teaching methods

Winter semester: lectureSummer semester: lecture and excursion writing of construction site-protocols

Language

German

1 1
Construction Technology 2 VO

Construction Technology 2 VO

Lector: Ing. Martin Pfitzner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

- Construction equipment for tnneling by drill and blast
- Construction equipment for tunneling with tunnel boring machines
- Transport of materials on site - cranes, pumps
- Production of materials on site - deposits, dosage, concrete mixer
- Use of materials on site - pouring, compaction, after treatment of concrete
- Concrete formwork, reinforcement

Assessment methods

Final examination in writing

Teaching methods

lectures

Language

German

1 1
Business Administration for the Construction Industry 3 VO

Business Administration for the Construction Industry 3 VO

Lector: Bmstr. Ing. Robert Weber

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

o Basics of calculation Ö Norm B 2061 ( Austrian Norm )
o Labour cost , material cost, plant cost - to learn to break down a rate
o precalculation , quotationcosting, job order costing , costing during the work,produkt costing
analysis
o Analytical estimating
o on costs , overhead costs,
o To learn the differenc between full costs and direct costs
o to fill in spreadsheets K 3 / K4 / K5 / K6 / K7
o exchange movements of prices according the Ö Norm B 2111

Assessment methods

VO : S + final exame ,FL perm M,SIn the case of absence or negative judgement the check occurs in dependence of the number of the students in written or verbal form.

Teaching methods

1,2 VO + 0,3 distance learning

Language

German

1 1
Introduction to Academic Research VO

Introduction to Academic Research VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Introduction to academic working: data collection; structuring; table of contents; citiation; comments; attachments; table of figures; bibliography; index; typeface; academic working as a project.

Assessment methods

UE: oral and written; final exam; writing short paper (5 pages); FL perm. M, S

Teaching methods

1,2 LP UE + 0,3 LP distance learning

Language

German

1 1
Building Science ILV

Building Science ILV

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Jochen Hoog

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Specific building typology by presenting selected examples of:
- educational buildings
- accomodation buildings
- events buildings
- recreation and sports buildings
- healthcare buildings
- ecclesiastical buildings and memorial places
- museum and exhibition buildings
- administration buildings
- office buildings
- business buildings
- commercial and industrial buildings
- transport buildings

The subjects of the course will focus on the main subject of this year’s course (practical course) “Konstruktiver Entwurf” (“Structural Design”).

Assessment methods

Examination as a written test witz systemic sketches and the quality of the shortdesign.

Teaching methods

Lecture, with video presentations (beamer, multimedia projections).Introduction to structure analysis. Correspondence instruction subsequently.Accomplishment of some building design, based on independent research by the student.

Language

German

1 2
Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 3 VO

Foundation Construction, Soil Mechanics 3 VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Marek Szabo

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Soil Improvements; deep foundation

Assessment methods

Lecture: Final Exam, Distance Learning, Continuous Assessment

Teaching methods

1,2 LP VO + 0,3 LP Distance Learning

1 1
Design load VO

Design load VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Christian Salzer

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The course is intended to give the basics for the calculation of structures.

It covers questions of the reliability of structures and in connection therewith the controlling of the planning and the erection of structures. Furthermore it covers the actions on structures which are to adopt for the calculations.

Assessment methods

written examination after lectures

Teaching methods

Lectures, white-board, Power-point presentations

Language

German

1 1
Study Skills 1 VO

Study Skills 1 VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The nature of studying?; types of learners; physiological basis of learning; brain structure; memory – patterns of memory; problem solving strategies; knowledge processing; basics of efficient learning; rules of learning; learning inhibitions; accurate reading; motivation; plans for studying; types of examinations; coping with examinations; exercises for mental efficiency; NASA game.

Assessment methods

Lecture: oral and written; final exam

Teaching methods

1,2 LP lecture + 0,3 LP distance learning

1 1
Mind Management 1 VO

Mind Management 1 VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Introduction to NLP; mental competence; exercises.

Assessment methods

Lecture: oral and written; final exam

Teaching methods

1 LP lecture

Language

German

1 1
Operational Site Management 1 VO

Operational Site Management 1 VO

Lector: Ing. Hans-Heinz Machytka

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Operational site management and risk analysis of construction works.
Introduction to management, controlling and leadership processes.
Work calculation and the system of performance controlling.
Constructionworkskey (BAS) - distribution, budgeting and recording.
Creating labour cost target-performance comparisons; establishing post calculation files.
Performance-linked payment as a means to achieve increased productivity.
IT-application: Auer; Baulohn; MacSIV and IBA weekly planner.

Assessment methods

Attendance and classroom participationassessment of practical exerciseswritten exam

Teaching methods

Lecture / presentations / reports in media / project work on examples / software

Language

German

2 2
Organisation and Supervision of Construction Sites VO

Organisation and Supervision of Construction Sites VO

Lector: DI Gerald Schobesberger

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Part 1 - Cost Estimation by AUER Success
The importance of cost estimation in the expiration of the building site will be discussed. The function mode of the construction software AUER Success will be explained based on practical examples.

Assessment methods

Part 1 - Cost Estimation by AUER SuccessPresence and cooperationRemote teachings and evaluation of the practical exercisespractical examination AUER

Teaching methods

Part 1 - Cost Estimation by AUER SuccessLecture / presentations /practical examples / independent development of solutions / software

Language

German

1 1
Steel Construction 2 ILV

Steel Construction 2 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Pommer

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Construction and analisys of steel construction with compression
Buckling of members under compression

Assessment methods

ILV: S + written exam; FL perm. M, S

Teaching methods

1,2 LP VO + 0,3 LP distance learning

Language

German

1 2
Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 2 ILV

Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 2 ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

Lecture:
Ultimate limit state for sollicitations by vertical force (shear), torsion, combined effects (torsion and shear), minimum and maximum reinforcement degree, unreinforced and lightly reinforced concrete structures.
serviceability limit state: limitation of crack-widths, calculation of deformations.

distance learning: design of a simple structure of reinforced concrete

Assessment methods

Lecture: Final Exam; Distance Learning; continuous assessment

Teaching methods

lectures, white board, power point-presentationsproject work in small groups, presentation of results

Language

German

2 4
Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 3 ILV

Theory of Statics and Strength of Materials 3 ILV

Lector: DI Herbert Kothmayer

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

torsion, statically indeterminable systems, continuous beam, framed structure, arch, beam with internal hinges.
overview of the influence line.
overview of actions and load assumption

Assessment methods

VO: Seminar + Final Exam; Distance learning continuous (oral + written)

Teaching methods

lecture

Language

German

2 4
Technical and Business Mathematics 3 ILV

Technical and Business Mathematics 3 ILV

Lector: DI Dr. Christian Hölzl

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

1. Introduction
2. First order ODEs
3. Second order ODEs
4. Computational solution of ODEs

Assessment methods

Final written examination with 6 computation problems, each 5 points. Written examinations adhere to the policy and regulations of the department of Building and Design.Marking scheme:28 - 30 marks ... Very good (1)25 - 27 marks ... Good (2)22 - 24 marks ... Satisfactory (3)18 - 21 marks ... Sufficient (4) 0 - 17 marks ... Not sufficient (5)Permitted accessories and aids: pocket calculator, formula collection

Teaching methods

Lecture, with numerous exercises

Language

German

1 2
Constitutional and Administrative Law 1 VO

Constitutional and Administrative Law 1 VO

Lector: Mag.iur. Henriette Huber

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of the Austrian Constitution and administration, law of the European Union;

Assessment methods

examination

Teaching methods

practical lecture with opportunity for discussion

1 1

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Advanced Business English 2 VO

Advanced Business English 2 VO

Lector: Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), Brian David Lott, FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Business and Construction Topics

1: Construction Law
Grammar: legal terminology
Skills: summarizing texts on legal issues; presenting / explaining legal cases & issues
2: Film input: domes
Vocabulary: dome construction vocabulary
Skills: listening for gist and for detail; researching and presenting information

3: Competition: Market Leader unit 12, & worksheets
Grammar: idiomatic language: phrasal verbs; passives
Skills: Expressing opinions, negotiating (diplomatic language)

4: Writing abstracts: worksheets
Skills: writing for academic purposes: identifying structure in texts; paragraph structure

Assessment methods

Assessment: Note that each element that makes up your mark MUST be positiveTest (90 mins): 50% Classroom performance: 20%Distance learning: 30%Grading scheme:0 - 59%Grade 560 - 70%Grade 471 - 80%Grade 381 - 90%Grade 291 - 100%Grade 1

Teaching methods

• Lecture, role plays, pair work, group work, webquests, discussions • Distance learning: presentations

Language

English

1 1
Tender, Award of Contract, Settlement 1 VO

Tender, Award of Contract, Settlement 1 VO

Lector: DI Monika Ilg

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Public Procurement and tendering with the service description for constructions.
You learn about the basics of the the current BVergG (federal act on publick procurement) and common standards.

Assessment methods

Test with questions about specifications which correspond to the reqirements of the BVergG and the common standard A2063.

Teaching methods

Bring your notebook and create the specifications with the softwaretools of ABK

1 1
Building Construction 4 VO

Building Construction 4 VO

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Teaching methods

Lecture + Distance LearningDistance Learning: Power Point presentations on detailed tasks to enhance subject materials

Language

German

1 1
Library of Construction Terminology 2 VO 1 1
Work Placement PR

Work Placement PR

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Claudia Link

0 SWS
12 ECTS

Lecture contents

The obligatory 8-week work placement in a construction company forms the basis of the Bachelor Thesis, which has to be written subsequently or during the work placement. Thereby the student should not only acquire content-related know-how, but also become familiar with writing academic papers.

Assessment methods

Seminar paper: assessment by supervising lecturerPresentation of seminar paper: assessment by DI Link-KrammerThe final grade is made up of the two grades: assessment by lecturer and assessment of seminar paper presentation.

Teaching methods

8-week work placementwriting a seminar paperpresentation of the seminar paper

Language

German

0 12
Business Administration for the Construction Industry 4 VO

Business Administration for the Construction Industry 4 VO

Lector: Bmstr. Ing. Robert Weber

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

ofundamentals of contractual claim management on the basis of ÖNORM B 2110
oadditional services
oalterations in the nature of services
oalterations in the external factors surrounding performance
oquantity changes (increase, decrease)
oclaims for changes in renumeration according to ÖNORM B 2110
oobstruction of labor processes
oacceleration of labor processes
oquantity changes of agreed services (the contractor's view / the client's view)
odecrease in productivity
oeffects of over time on performance
ocalculation of cost overrun

Assessment methods

Lecture: Seminar + Final Exam; Distance Learning; continuous assessment

Teaching methods

1,2 VO + 0,3 Distance Learning

1 1
Communication VO

Communication VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Communication – explaining terminology; communicative preconditions; forms of communication; making a presentation (rhetoric); preparatory work; word definition; basic models for speech situations; characteristics of a coherent speech; breathing exercises and speech practice; accurate breathing; accurate speaking; non-verbal communication; facial expressions, gesture; proximity; outfit

Assessment methods

UE: FL perm. oral and written

Teaching methods

1,2 LP UE + 0,3 LP distance learning

Language

German

1 1
Technical Design 1 UE

Technical Design 1 UE

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech, Arch. Dipl. Ing. Wilfried M. Schermann, Johannes Zeininger, Arch. DI

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Teaching methods

Group work of up to six students

Language

German

1 2
Technical Timber Construction 1 VO

Technical Timber Construction 1 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Karl Heinz Hollinsky

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

- load bearing systems
- materials
- copula
- solid wall beams
- curved beams
- fire protection

Assessment methods

Seminar + Final Written Exam; continuous assessment

Teaching methods

2,5 LP Lecture + 0,5 LP Distance LearningLecture + Distance Learning

Language

German

1 1
Study Skills 2 VO

Study Skills 2 VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The nature of studying?; types of learners; physiological basis of learning; brain structure; memory – patterns of memory; problem solving strategies; knowledge processing; basics of efficient learning; rules of learning; learning inhibitions; accurate reading; motivation; plans for studying; types of examinations; coping with examinations; exercises for mental efficiency; NASA game;

Assessment methods

VO: oral and written; final exam

Teaching methods

1,2 LP lecture + 0,3 LP distance learning

Language

German

1 1
Mind Management 2 VO

Mind Management 2 VO

Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Introduction to NLP; mental competence; exercises;

Assessment methods

lecture: oral and written; final exam

Teaching methods

1 LP lecture

Language

German

1 1
Operational Site Management 2 VO

Operational Site Management 2 VO

Lector: Ing. Hans-Heinz Machytka

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

From the contractor's point of view: "Operational Construction Site Management" with a focus on cost controlling. Basic knowledge of sequence of incurred costs, including construction income statement, reporting and determination of results.
Work calculation as a management tool; cost target-performance comparison and budget target-performance comparison.
Managerial behaviour and tasks of an efficient manager.
Efficient organisational structures and business plans.

Assessment methods

Attendance and classroom participationassessment of practical exerciseswritten exam

Teaching methods

Lecture / presentations / project work on examples / software

Language

German

1 1
Accompanying Seminar to Work Placement SE

Accompanying Seminar to Work Placement SE

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Claudia Link

1 SWS
5 ECTS

Lecture contents

In this course the general conditions for the work placement are presented, followed by a discussion of the students' questions.

Once the Bachelor Theses have been submitted, the students have to present their papers for approx. 5 to 8 minutes in class.

Assessment methods

Assessment of Bachelor Thesis by supervising lecturerAssessment of Bachelor Thesis presentation by DI Link-KrammerThe final grade is made up of above two grades.

Teaching methods

Presentation and discussion of guidelines.Short speeches to present the Bachelor Theses individually

Language

German

1 5
Steel Construction 3 VO

Steel Construction 3 VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Herbert Pommer

2 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Construction elements of steel structures
Composite steel structures
Fatigue and fatigue resistance
Manufacture and Installation of steel structures
Calculation of production costs of steel structures
Quality management, tolerances
Final inspection of steel structures
Training examples

Assessment methods

ILV: S + written exam; FL perm. M, S

Teaching methods

1,2 LP VO + 0,3 LP distance learning

2 2
Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 3 VO

Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 3 VO

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Special cases of the dimensioning, constructions of structural elements of buildings, bearing systems, quality management, execution of structures, Basics of the prestressed concrete

Assessment methods

ILV: S + final examen; FL perm. M, S

Teaching methods

lecture, white board, ppt.presentations

Language

German

1 1
Constitutional and Administrative Law 2 VO

Constitutional and Administrative Law 2 VO

Lector: Mag.iur. Henriette Huber

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of the Austrian Constitution and administration;
The focus is on the handling of specific adminstrativ law.

Assessment methods

examination

Teaching methods

practical lecture with opportunity for discussion

1 1

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Advanced Business English 3 VO

Advanced Business English 3 VO

Lector: BA Anja Christensen, BA, Barry Jenkins, BSc (Hons), FH-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in Andrea Zimpernik

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Business & Construction Topics:

1: Tools: worksheets
Vocabulary expansion

2: Construction: Bridges: worksheets & film input
Skills: analysing construction problems; explaining how forces work;
Vocabulary: vocabulary for building bridges

3: Money: Market Leader unit 6 & worksheets
Grammar: describing trends
Skills: dealing with figures, explaining graphs and charts

4: College Architecture: film input & worksheets
Skills: discussing advantages and drawbacks of innovative
designs for colleges; writing & presenting a summary

Assessment methods

Written work will be assessed according to these criteria: -task achievement-structure (organisation and cohesion) & fluency-accuracy of vocabulary-grammarTest: 50%Classroom performance: 20%E-learning: 30%

Teaching methods

lecture, classroom discussion, pairwork, groupwork, role plays, presentations, e-learning

Language

English

1 1
Architecture and Land-Use Planning 2 ILV

Architecture and Land-Use Planning 2 ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Hans Kordina

1 SWS
2 ECTS
1 2
Building and Contract Law 1 VO

Building and Contract Law 1 VO

Lector: Mag. Wolfgang Hussian

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Building contract law according to ÖNORM B 2110:
- basics
- building contract norms
- validity
- rescission
- disputes
- performance and compensation
- cooperation, mutual contractual obligations
- impediment
- default
- assumption
- warranty
- damages
- billing
- payment

Assessment methods

lecture: seminar and final exam; distance learning

Teaching methods

1,2 LP VO, 0,3 LP distance learning

1 1
Building Construction 5 VO

Building Construction 5 VO

Lector: DI Dr.techn. Anton Pech

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Teaching methods

Lecture and distance learningDistance learning:Building construction lecture: students are allocated some topics covered in the lecture and prepare Power Point presentations, which provide more detailed explanation as well as practical use of the material presented.

Language

German

1 1
Building Ecology 1 VO

Building Ecology 1 VO

Lector: Univ.- Lekt. Dipl.- Ing. Wolfgang Mattes, Univ. Lektor Prof. MinRat DI Dr. Thomas Wiederstein

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

1 1
Bridge Building ILV

Bridge Building ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Introduction
History of Bridge Design
Basis for the design
Overview Materials and structural systems
Loads
Basis for the Design of cross sections
Design of sustainable bridge structures
Basis for bridge equipment
Introduction construction methods

Assessment methods

written examination

Teaching methods

ILV, Presentation with project team work

Language

German

1 2
Railroading VO

Railroading VO

Lector: Hofrat DI Dr. Walter Potucek

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of the planning of railway-networks: basic-parameters, sections, gabarit, traffic-datas, buildings, bridges, approbation by authorities, organisation of the railway-enterprises

Assessment methods

Lecture: Final Exam; Distance Learning; continuous assessment

Teaching methods

Lectures, white-board, power point presentations

Language

German

1 1
Infrastructure Projects UE

Infrastructure Projects UE

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Kidery, DI Michael Kleiser

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The course takes place in two parts.

In the first part the calculation and construction of civil engineering works for infrastructure (eg, bridges, underpasses) are presented as an introduction. On the basis of the first part simple engineering structures will be designed and depicted in drawings and plans in the second part of the lecture (project-work). The second part of the course will take place as a seminar. The partial results of the designs will be presented and discussed.

Assessment methods

cont. assessment, participation, presentation, assessment of the project-work

Teaching methods

Lecture, white-board , power point presentationsSeminar work: Project work in the group with discussion of the results

Language

German

1 1
Technical Design 2 UE

Technical Design 2 UE

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Jens, Arch. Dipl. Ing. Wilfried M. Schermann, DI Dr. Edmund Spitzenberger, Ing. Roman Weigl, MSc, Dipl.-Ing. Dr.tech. Franz Zach

2 SWS
3 ECTS

Lecture contents

Introductory lecture, meeting information.
Based on the designs of the building 4 Semester (KUE1) are constructive proofs (Vorstatik), construction plans and construction details, structural-physical calculation of structures, and a TGA preliminary draft.

Assessment methods

Assessment of exercise as part of a project presentationClef according to examination regulations, 100% seminar paper.Assessments are made by the lecturers in the last exercise unit by presenting all the work done.

Teaching methods

Group work with up to 6 students- every student is equaly responsible for team results.

Language

German

2 3
Technical Timber Construction 2 ILV

Technical Timber Construction 2 ILV

Lector: DI Dr. Karl Heinz Hollinsky, DI Rainer Klemenjak

2 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

- load bearing systems
- materials
- copula
- solid wall beams
- curved beams
- fire protection

Assessment methods

Seminar + Final Written Exam; continuous assessment

Teaching methods

2,5 LP Lecture Lecture

Language

German

2 4
Planning and Building in Stock 1 VO

Planning and Building in Stock 1 VO

Lector: DI Dr. Edmund Spitzenberger

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

.

Assessment methods

written exam

Teaching methods

lecture

Language

German

1 1
Project Development ILV

Project Development ILV

Lector: FH-Prof. DI (FH) Karl Kaineder

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Language

German

1 2
QM Systems VO

QM Systems VO

Lector: DI Guido Pruckner

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

-Principles of management systems
-Management of processes and projects
-Standards and their application (particularly EN ISO 9001:2015)
-Branch-specific management standards

Assessment methods

proactive working, written exam

Teaching methods

Lecture, seminar, self-study

1 1
Hydraulic Engineering for Settlements VO

Hydraulic Engineering for Settlements VO

Lector: Univ.-Doz. DI Dr. Otto Nowak

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Urban water management (an overview); water supply (urban water demand / consumption; water sources and extraction; water storage systems and tanks; water distribution networks – incl. design & dimensioning); sewerage (separate and combined sewer systems – incl. design & dimensioning; design and construction details; sewer rehabilitation); processes for wastewater treatment

Assessment methods

written exam

Teaching methods

Lectures & homework

Language

German

1 1
Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 4 ILV

Reinforced Concrete Construction and Massive Construction 4 ILV

Lector: Hofrat DI Dr. Walter Potucek, FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill

1 SWS
4 ECTS

Lecture contents

Special cases for the design, building structures, quality management, construction of concrete structures, basic information of prestressed concrete structures

Assessment methods

ILV: written examination with assessment of project team work

Teaching methods

Presentaion with project team work

Language

German

1 4
Technical Building Equipment 1 VO

Technical Building Equipment 1 VO

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Jens

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Description of the functionality and applications of system components and their combinations in the design of plumbing-, heating-, cooling- and ventilation- installations.

Assessment methods

Written examination after completion of the lectureship

Teaching methods

Lectureship

Language

German

1 1
Traffic Route Engineering ILV

Traffic Route Engineering ILV

Lector: DI Dr. Alfred Weninger-Vycudil

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of road design and road construction.

Assessment methods

in written form

Teaching methods

practical oriented presentation and discussion of actual road design and construction topics

Language

German

1 2
Cavity Construction 1 UE

Cavity Construction 1 UE

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Christian Salzer

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

The course is intended to give with regard to applications in underground constructions the basics for the calculation of engineering structures, but also of general structures.

It covers mainly questions of the reliability of structures and in connection therewith the controlling of the planning and the erection of structures. Furthermore it covers the actions on structures which are to adopt for the calculations.

Assessment methods

written examen after the end of the lecture

Teaching methods

Lectures, white-board, Power-point presentations

Language

German

1 1

Grundstudium

Lecture SWS ECTS
Waste Management VO

Waste Management VO

Lector: Univ.Lekt. DI Martin Car

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

1 1
Labor Law VO

Labor Law VO

Lector: Mag.iur. Henriette Huber

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of labour law: sources of law, employment contract, different kinds of employments, rights and obligations of employer and employee, employment protection, termination of employment.

Assessment methods

examination

Teaching methods

practical lecture with opportunity for discussion, cases

Language

German

1 1
Construction and Contract Law 2 VO

Construction and Contract Law 2 VO

Lector: Mag. Thomas Kurz

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Language

German

1 1
Business Administration for Construction 5 ILV

Business Administration for Construction 5 ILV

Lector: Mag. Herbert Krutina

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

In the lecture economics terms and conditions will be explained, supported by examples form various construction sites in Austria and abroad.
In addition to the PowerPoint presentation construction activities will be simulated in a board game and their impact on the accounting system will be shown.
Of special interest is internal and external accounting System. The structure and Analysis of a Balance sheet will be discussed.
The presentation of construction output, the function of accurals are part of the lecture as well as cash-flow analysis. The focus is put on business practices used in operational construction units.

Assessment methods

Written exam during the last tutorial.

Teaching methods

Lecture.

Language

German

1 2
Energy-Efficient Optimized Building VO

Energy-Efficient Optimized Building VO

Lector: DI DI Dr Simon Handler

1 SWS
1 ECTS
1 1
Interdisciplinary Project ILV

Interdisciplinary Project ILV

Lector: Dipl.Ing. Martin Aichholzer, Dipl.-Ing. Rainer Altmann, MSc, Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Carmen Dilch, MSc. MRICS, Isabella Dornigg, MSc, Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Cristina Florit Schmid, DI Monika Ilg, FH-Prof. DI (FH) Karl Kaineder, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Doris Link, FH-Prof. DI Ch

3 SWS
9 ECTS
3 9
Principles of Construction-relevant Environmental Legislation VO

Principles of Construction-relevant Environmental Legislation VO

Lector: Univ. Lektor Prof. MinRat DI Dr. Thomas Wiederstein

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Overview of essential environmental acts in Austria including the European Union.

Enviromental acts, European Union

Assessment methods

Test

Teaching methods

Lecture

1 1
Cavity Construction ILV

Cavity Construction ILV

Lector: Dipl.Ing. Josef Daller

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

-

Assessment methods

-

Teaching methods

-

Language

German

1 2
Human Resources Management ILV

Human Resources Management ILV

Lector: Christiana Scholz, MA BA

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Basics of personnel management, recruiting tools, human resources development, motivation and benefit system focusing on remuneration, leadership

Assessment methods

Written exam at the end of the lecture; distance learning task

Teaching methods

Lecture, collaborative learning, discussions, individual work, group work, self-study, case study and role play.

1 1
Design and Construction in Stock 2 ILV

Design and Construction in Stock 2 ILV

Lector: DI Dr. Edmund Spitzenberger

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

-

Assessment methods

-

Teaching methods

-

Language

German

1 2
Project Management ILV

Project Management ILV

Lector: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Carmen Dilch, MSc. MRICS

4 SWS
6 ECTS

Language

German

4 6
Legal Aspects of International Large-Scale Construction Projects VO

Legal Aspects of International Large-Scale Construction Projects VO

Lector: DDI Gunther Thaler

1 SWS
1 ECTS

Lecture contents

Legal basics of international construction Projects
Int. Tenders
Standard forms of construction contracts
FIDIC Contracts:
Background, structure, rights and obligations, the Engineer, payment, variations, Claims, disputes, etc...

Assessment methods

Written exam

Teaching methods

Ppt. presentation, case studies, discussion

Language

German-English

1 1
Technical Building Equipment 2 ILV

Technical Building Equipment 2 ILV

Lector: DI Monika Ilg, Dipl.-Ing. Gerhard Spranz

1 SWS
2 ECTS

Lecture contents

Create specifications which correspond to the high requirements of the current BVergG
Service description LB-HB 020
How to avoid faults in specifications
Tender wetting and award
Developement validation

Assessment methods

Moodle-Test

Teaching methods

Learning general methods and exercise these methods by applying ABK and AUER.

Language

German

1 2

Semester dates
Winter semester: 29th August 2016 to 27st January 2017
Summer semester: 13th February to 16th July 2017

Number of teaching weeks
20 per semester

*Subject to approval by the relevant bodies

Times
Mon-Thu 5:30-9:30 p.m.; classes also held on some Fridays

Language of instruction
German


How you benefit

You will be qualified to work in many areas. As a well qualified all-rounder, you will be responsible for planning and processing construction projects. You may find yourself drafting projects in a planning office or realizing projects operationally (as a site manager, for example). You may work for the principal or the agent. The construction industry incorporates technical and engineering offices as well as the construction materials trade. You will also be in demand by big business such as chain stores, which maintain their own construction offices to handle the building needs of their branches. Many avenues will be open to you in public-sector and related organizations such as building authorities and public transport companies (ÖBB, ASFINAG, Wiener Linien, etc.).

  • Contractors in the building trade or construction industry
  • Specialists in the production/trade in building materials
  • Property developers
  • Architecture and planning offices
  • Engineering and design offices
  • Public administration bodies
  • Real estate services
  • Construction departments of private clients (chain stores, insurance companies, banks)

Master's degree programs

Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Master, part-time

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Building Services Engineering

Master course for advanced professional training, part-time

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Admission

Admission requirements

  • General entrance qualifications:

    • Graduation certificate from an academic or vocational secondary school
    • Secondary school vocational certificate
    • Equivalent certification from abroad

Equivalence is determined by international agreements, validation or in individual cases a decision by the head of the academic section. In specific cases the head of the program may formally recognize a qualification.

  • Qualification to study examination
  • Relevant vocational qualification with additional examinations
  • Regulation for the admission of third country citizens: Info sheet (PDF)

Minimum age 20 (with three years of vocational school) or 22 years. You may have obtained your vocational qualification through a pertinent apprenticeship, foreman examination or verifiable occupation within the construction sector. Applicants opting for this selection route should contact the secretary's office for the necessary forms.

Application

A total of 40 places are available each year on the Bachelor program in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. The ratio of places to applicants is currently around 1:3.

To apply you will require the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Proof of citizenship
  • Proof of residence
  • University entrance certificate / qualification to study examination / evidence of vocational qualification
  • German level B2

Please note!
It is not possible to save incomplete online applications. You must complete your application in one session. Your application will be valid as soon as you upload all of the required documents and certificates. In the event that some documents (e.g. references) are not available at the time you apply, you may submit these later via email, mail or in person by no later than the start of the degree program.

The selection process

The selection process comprises a written test and an interview with the selection committee.

  • Aim
    The aim is to ensure places are offered to those persons who complete the multi-level selection process with the best results. The tests are designed to assess the skills needed for an applicant's chosen profession.
  • Procedure
    The written selection test comprises tasks in logic, general knowledge, mathematics and English. Applicants then undergo a selection interview to provide a first impression of their personal aptitude. The qualities interviewers are looking for include professional motivation, an understanding of the profession, performance, problem-solving and a capacity for careful consideration. Points are assigned to each section of the test.
  • Criteria
    The criteria for acceptance are based solely on performance. The geographical origin of the applicant has no influence on the selection decision. The selection requirements must be met in all cases.
    Applicants are evaluated according to the following weighting system:
    > Written selection test 75%
    > Selection interview 25%

    The selection committee (which comprises, among others, the head of the academic section and representatives of the teaching staff) awards places to the applicants who score highest in the tests. The process as a whole and all test and assessment results from the selection process are documented in a transparent and verifiable manner.

Getting started

Start Your Carrer

'Start Your Career' gives you the chance to take part in a wide-ranging mentoring program; partner companies include STRABAG SE, FCP Fritsch, Chiari & Partner ZT Gmbh and ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG.

Start Your Career


Secretary's office

Regina Teuscher
Michaela Mad
Sabine Marhold
Manuela Pichler
Favoritenstraße 226, P.E.03
1100 Vienna
T: +43 1 606 68 77-2200
F: +43 1 606 68 77-2209
bau@fh-campuswien.ac.at

Office hours during the semester
Mon to Thur, 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Teaching staff and research staff


Cooperations and Campusnetzwerk

We work closely with renowned companies in commerce and industry, with universities, institutions and schools. This guarantees you contacts for employment or participation in research and development. In the course of exciting school cooperations, students may contribute to firing up pupils on topics such as our Bionics Project with the Festo company. You can find information about our cooperation activities and much more at Campusnetzwerk. It's well worth visiting the site as it may direct you to a new job or interesting event held by our cooperation partners!

Campusnetzwerk