The comprehensive education for all-round civil engineers combines engineering, construction, legal and soft skills. In this degree program you will expand your already acquired skills and will also have the opportunity to select an individual specialization. Thus, the master's degree program will prepare you for the high-demand areas of the construction sector: national and international large-scale projects and resource-efficient and sustainable construction and renovation.
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Application period for the academic year 2020/21
17th October 2019 to 13th May 2020
tuition fee / semester:
+ ÖH premium + contribution**
* Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727 per semester
**for additional study expenses (currently up to €83 depending on degree program and year)
You already possess sound know-how in construction and want to expand your knowledge with a practically oriented degree program. By doing so you want to further develop your professional skills and become qualified for management tasks. You wish to specialize in specific subjects. If you are interested in innovative construction technologies, sustainable revitalization of existing objects, complex project management and coordination tasks or infrastructure construction, then this is the right master's degree program for you.
FH Campus Wien has more than fifteen years of experience running civil engineering degree programs and today has extensive expertise and a large network at its disposal that will provide you with a wide range of opportunities during your studies and in the course of your professional career. This network includes leading contractors such as STRABAG SE, which cooperate with FH Campus Wien not only in the context of training for their employees. In addition to excellent contacts in the construction industry, during your studies you will have the opportunity to work in R&D projects and thus shape the dialogue between practice and science at FH Campus Wien. For example, on behalf of ASFINAG we are currently examining the advantages and disadvantages of different organizational structures in intermodal transport networks. This project is being conducted as part of the PIARC, the World Road Association. Practical orientation is a top priority in the teaching. In addition, we regularly invite you to further your education in the seminar series "Selected Chapters from Construction Practice". Practical relevance is also guaranteed at our Campus Lectures, public lecture evenings with prominent experts, that FH Campus Wien regularly invites you to join.
This master’s degree program will provide you with a comprehensive education as an all-round civil engineer and offers you the flexibility to select an individual specialization. The elective modules offered in the master’s degree program allow you to specialize within the program and prepare you for high-demand areas of the construction industry. We are looking primarily for professionals with expertise in managing national and international large-scale projects or in resource-efficient and sustainable construction and renovation. As a graduate, your sound technical knowledge will enable you to independently manage projects for example, as a planner, construction manager, quantity surveyor or technician. In addition to the content and excellent career prospects, the FH Campus Wien degree program provides numerous other advantages: You will learn in small groups and benefit from the excellent FH Campus Wien network with companies such as STRABAG SE, PORR, ÖBB or FCB. Alone the excellent reputation the degree program enjoys in the construction industry is a useful building block for your career.
The master's degree program offers you the opportunity to acquire comprehensive experience as an all-round civil engineer. You will expand your engineering, construction and legal foundations. Furthermore, you will also have the chance to select an individual specialization.
In the second and third semesters you will be able to decide on a total of two of the four specializations in "Construction", "Repair and Revitalization", "Infrastructure Construction" and "Sustainability in Civil Engineering". Your personality plays an important role at work, so you will also further develop your soft skills.
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Kurt Ströhle
Lector: Mag. Wolfgang Hussian, FH-Prof. DI Dr. Doris Link
Lector: DI Dr. Eva M. Eichinger-Vill
Legal and technical fundamentals regarding the assessment, evaluation and rating of existing structuresEvaluation of the actual condition of existing structures including material testingCauses and identification of structural damageNumerical assessment of existing structures as a basis for structural maintenance and strengthening
Written exam at the end of the courseGrading of the presentation of the practical project
Lector: Bmstr. Dipl. Ing. Walter Haberfellner
Lector: Bmstr. Ing. DI(FH) Robert Weber
CONTENTS- Part I - Work preparation- Part II - Scheduling- Part III - Workforce scheduling- Part IV - Equipment deployment planning- Part V - ÖBGL and Equipment Costing- Part VI - Working Groups
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.
- slide lecture- Project work / distance learning including presentation if time available- Discussions
Lector: DI Dr. Peter Holzer, DI Matthias Kendlbacher, DI Dr. Christian Pöhn
Selected aspects of thermal and hygric protectionProtection against summer overheating of roomsNoise protectionFire protectionbuilding physical verification calculations
written exam with qulitative questions, multiple choice and calculation examples. no use of supporting documents allowed.
Lecture with numerous exercises
Lector: DI. Dr.techn. Anton Pech, DDI Wolfgang Wallisch
Lector: DDI Paul Brünner
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Heinrich Bruckner
Innovation approaches to building materials in the sense of "green buildings" can be based on increasing resource efficiency and recyclability, minimizing environmental impact, implementing social aspects or improving functional performance. Possible solutions may be in the form of innovative materials and raw materials (e.g., biogenic plastics), technologies (e.g. nanotechnology), construction methods (e.g. flying plants), or processes (e.g. site waste reclamation logistics). Innovative building materials must also meet technical requirements.In the course innovative building materials and construction methods are introduced or introduced by the students and analyzed according to the different aspects.
Lector: Univ.Lekt. DI Martin Car
Legal (EU, national) and technical bases (EU, national) for the use of C&D-waste to high-quality recycled building materials. The utilization potential is shown and the detailed requirements for the mineral area (including reuse and Recycling of excavated soil) are explained. The implementation of a reconstruction project to obtain unmixed material flows is being developed.
Written examination taking into account also the distance learning part. Re-exams will also be hold(additionally) orally. The distance learning part is documentated in the written documentation an oral told on 10th 9.
Lecture, discussion, perhaps excursion, distance learning part.
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Rainer Altmann, MSc
DefinitionsDevelopersSpeculative real estate developmentLocation & market analysisLife cycle costs & financingProperty measurement standards & feasabilityConstruction management and conrolling
The assessment consists of the active participation of the students and the completion of a written examination within the framework of the last lecture unit.Participation:- The students have the opportunity to participate actively in the course of the lecture. (Within the course by completing group work tasks and presenting them)- Between the lectures, students have the opportunity to reflect what they have learned by working out and answering questions.A positive, active participation may improve the grade of the written examination by one degree.Exam: Within the framework of the written examination, open and closed questions must be answered and a calculation carried out.The length of the test is set at 90 min.The positive test is required for a positive completion of the lecture.
Lecture and practical examples, self-study and elaboration of questions.To support them, the participants will receive the slides with comments.
Lector: Dr. Katharina Eder, DI Gerhard Christian Steininger
TBE-planning:Power generation: energy forms, carriers, sources, transformation processes, energy flowHeating I - selected heat generators: especially biomass, solar thermal energy, WP, CHPVentilation: fresh air demand, air conditioning, ventilation systems in residential and office buildingsOperation:Basic understanding of the tasks, possibilities and areas of application of facility management are presented; task areas and roles are exemplified Facility management in the sense of ÖNORM A7000 explained as a management strategy
Lector: Dr. Roland Buchner
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Hans Humpel, DDI Wolfgang Wallisch
Lector: DI BM Helmut Schöberl
Focus: passive house components and plus-energyWhat is a passive house?Thermal bridges. Air tightness.Single-family passive houses. Practical example: multi-storey passive houses.Practical example: plus-energy houses.Renovation with passive house componentsTrendsBuilding certification systems
Written exam. The written exam includes the following material:Uploaded documents excluding final reports. Only documents that are "Vortrag x Schoeberl ..."Information from the lecture.Apply acquired knowledge to new tasks.
Lecture, detailed work. Interactive lessons. Practical examples. Various patterns of components for illustration.
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill, DDI Wolfgang Wallisch
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Martin Aichholzer, DI, Dr. Julia Bachinger, Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Billensteiner, Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Doubek, BSc, Ing. Bernd Höfferl, MSc., FH-Prof. DI (FH) Karl Kaineder, Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Gunther Koppelhuber, M.Arch.(AA), Dr. Jör
Lector: FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Rainer Stempkowski
- Designing the planning process through real estate-related life cycle management- Structures as dynamic products designed to be integrated, energy-efficient and flexible- Presentation of various aspects, methods, principles and rules of life-cycle management and the resulting problems of life cycle-oriented building optimization.
Lector: DI. Dr.techn. Anton Pech
Lector: DI Dietmar Zierl
Lector: DI Herbert Kothmayer, FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill
Lector: DI Dr. Georg Atzl, Dipl.-Ing. Michael Proprenter
Lector: DI Dr. Alfred Weninger-Vycudil
This course focuses on the basics of road construction and techniques. It shall provide an overview for the students in the context of road design and planning based on the Austrian standards and guidelines.
Examination in written form and exercise in the context of distance education.
The subject matter of this course will be put over the students through the use of PPT-presentation and a script.
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Olivia Kantner
Terminology of transport planningTransport supply and demandSurvey methods, traffic engineeringPlanning tools for transport modes: pedestrian traffic, public transport, bicycle traffic, car traffic, stationary trafficRoad safetyTransport and environment
Written examination with multiple choice and open questions, grading of the field exercise; overall mark is positive if both contents have been completed successfully
Lecture and field exercise
Lector: DI Georg Fröschl
Lector: DI Dr. Georg Atzl, DDI Paul Brünner, FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Markus Vill
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Martin Teibinger
heat and moisture protection in timber constructionsconstructions without further testingswooden flatroof constructionsstructural damagessound insulation in timber constructionsdetailingfire safety in timber buildingsdetailing
lessons and home work
Lector: Ing. Jürgen Laky, MBA
Lector: Ing. DI(FH) DI Manfred Fuhrmann
Lector: Dipl.Ing. Gerulf Weber, MSc
Lector: Ing. Roman Fritz
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Martin Aichholzer, Dipl.-Ing. Josef Gose, Dip. Ing. Florian Lohberger, MSc
Lector: Nicholas Nearchou, MEng CEng MIStructE
Lecture Language – EnglishThis course provides an overview of various lightweight structural typologies, with an emphasis on timber and steel structures in the form of long span roofs and multi-storey buildings.The course looks at the processes involved in successfully arriving at viable structural design options based on a given Client Brief and structural inputs. The course focuses on the conceptualisation and initial sizing techniques for different lightweight structures.The course touches on detailed design and typical detailing strategies of various lightweight structural typologies.Case studies of various lightweight structures are presented.
Written Examination – 70% (in English)Coursework/Group Project – 30% (in English)(Practical structural design example project in Groups of 3 or 4)
Lectures, coursework/group work, optional tutorial sheets. Interactive lessons. Practical examples.Case Studies.
Lector: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Doris Link
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Tristan Tallafuss
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Martin Aichholzer, Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Wolfgang Billensteiner, Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Doubek, BSc, DI Bernhard Holletschek, FH-Prof. DI (FH) Karl Kaineder, DI Dr. techn. Wilhelm Pilgram, FH-Prof. DI Christian Polzer, Dipl.-Ing.in Theresia Reiter,
Lector: FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Manfred Steiner
Conflict management: What is a conflict? What kind of strategies are there for solving conflicts?Meditation talks: What does mediation mean? Presentation of mediation talk technique.Teambuilding: How does the team building process work? Which factors determine the choice of team members?Concepts for successful negotiating; strategies and different types of negotiators
Exercises and final exam
1,6 LP UE + 0,4 LP distance learning
Lector: Dipl.-Ing. Judith Unterköfler
Lector: Bmstr. Ing. Martin Stopfer
A general overview of construction methods is given in the basic lectures of the bachelor course of studies. This lecture recesses the contents of the basic lectures. The students have also to apply their basic knowledge of construction methods on concrete examples.- Site equipment for Earthworks incl. size calculation for execution- Special Ground engineering methods incl. Conditions- Line construction methods- Guest lecture - DI Andreas Körbler / Keller Grundbau- Home work self-study - Teamwork Ground engineering
Written examination (Rating 80%)Homework self-study (Rating 20%)Both grading parts must be completed positively.
Lecture with concrete examples, teamwork and homework.
Language of instructionGerman
As a highly trained civil engineer, a wide range of professional opportunities are open to you depending on the specializations you choose. Choosing a specialization in “Construction” and “Infrastructure Construction” will optimally prepare you for major national and international projects. In civil engineering and infrastructure construction you will assume project management responsibility in the construction of roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, landfills or in the context of hydraulic engineering projects. Choosing a specialization in “Sustainability in Civil Engineering” and “Repair and Revitalization” will pave the way for a professional future in building construction. You will expand your professional skills in the specific areas of revitalization, urban renewal, preservation of monuments and material and resource management.
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.
A total of 60 places are available each year on the Master program in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. The ratio of places to applicants is currently around 1:2,5.
To apply you will require the following documents:
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 consists of a written test and an interview with the selection committee.
The selection process will take place on May 30th and 31st, 2016.
Head of Building and Design Department, Head of Master´s Degree Program Civil Engineering and Construction Management T: +43 1 606 68 77-2581 firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours during the semester
Mon to Thur, 8.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.Fri, 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
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!