We support you in finding the degree programme that suits you best. Join us for an interesting afternoon in Kamp-Lintfort on Thursday, 25 January 2024, from 3.30 pm. We are looking forward to seeing you! Infos and programme
As part of a series promoting dialogue between science, business and society, Rhine-Waal University’s Green FabLab hosted another exciting corporate evening on November 21, 2023. The focus of this evening was on environmental issues with a particular emphasis on sustainability.
Can artificial intelligence find traffic hazards in Moers?
Once again, numerous first-year students of the Bachelor degree programmes "Media Communication and Computer Sciences" and "E-Government" of the Faculty of Communication and Environment took part in the annual internal computer science competition. E-Government student Marius Bernhard Krause was able to prevail against all fellow students and won first place.
With a ceremonial farewell in the Audimax, the Faculty of Communication and Environment honoured about 116 graduates on October 20, 2023. Embedded in a festive programme, they received their symbolic certificates with best wishes for their professional futures. Even the pouring rain could not spoil the festive mood.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment is happy to welcome a new Professor
Since July 1, 2023, Dr Matthias Reintjes has been supporting the team of professors at the Faculty of Communication and Environment. As Professor of Administrative Sciences he has got a special focus on modernisation and e-government.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment is happy to welcome two new Professors
Great weather and a sold-out event welcomed the team of the Faculty of Communication and Environment on September 9, 2023, at Airport Weeze. Nine members and friends of the faculty took on the challenge of a six-kilometre run and 17+ obstacles.
Our Guest Auditor Programme for winter semester 2023/24 has begun and allows non-students to enjoy the academic side of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences by participating in regular lectures in a range of different fields. Lectures start on October 2, 2023 and are offered in either German or English. Please find more information on our offer and on how to register here.
Impulses from various projects were presented. Afterwards, representatives of companies and communities were able to exchange ideas with researchers. Another business evening in November will focus on the topic of the environment.
Welcome to the Faculty of Communication and Environment.
Now that you are about to start, you will have a lot of questions on studying with us. To help you get off to a good start, we have put together some orientation aids and important information here.
We are looking forward to seeing you soon!
Bridging Courses at the Faculty of Communication and Environment
An app for better orientation, a Red Panda as a chat GBT or an audio guide that uses GPS coordinates to play texts about the animals – supervised by Professor Ido Iurgel, students from the Faculty of Communication and Environment have impressively demonstrated how digital applications can make a zoo visit even more exciting.
As part of the course "Methods and Tools of Modern Astronomy", students from the Faculty of Communication and Environment went on two exciting excursions led by Dr Monika Marx-Zimmer and Prof Frank Zimmer. One of them took them to the Effelsberg radio telescope, the second-largest fully mobile radio telescope in the world. There they gained exciting insights into the history, construction and functioning of the impressive instrument.
Radio telescope of Rhine-Waal University put into operation
The new radio telescope at Rhine-Waal University is not only a valuable resource for the education of students but also offers opportunities for exciting research and collaboration with renowned institutions. With the support of experts from the Astropeiler Stockert Association - especially Dr. Wolfgang Herrmann and Thomas Buchsteiner - as well as PD Dr. habil. Jürgen Kerp from the University of Bonn, the radio telescope was finally put into operation on the Kamp-Lintfort campus on June 12th, and the first test measurements were carried out.
A project supported by the ZBW - Leibniz Information Center for Economics at Rhine-Waal University enables the "European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention (EJEEP)" to be published as Diamond Open Access starting from the first issue of this year. This means that the journal is freely accessible to readers. All previous issues from the past 19 volumes can now also be read without any paywall restrictions.
Rhine-Waal University and Fitchburg State University deepen collaboration
Rhine-Waal University and Fitchburg State University have further expanded their collaboration. Prof. Dr. Sanjay Kaul, Professor of Engineering Technology, visited the Faculty of Communication and Environment from June 9th to June 19th to strengthen cooperation in the field of renewable energy and sustainability.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment bids farewell to long-standing staff members
On June 21, 2023, the Faculty of Communication and Environment said goodbye to two long-serving members of staff, Professor Dr Anja von Richthofen and Mr. Ralf Postulka, who have worked with great commitment for the education of students and the development of the university since the early days. The official farewell was characterised by gratitude, appreciation and a farewell mood.
The Nitrate Scouts project team develops and tests educational modules on the topic of nitrate in groundwater in cooperation with various stakeholders. On a visit to Haus Riswick, agricultural business management students from the Kleve Technical College for Agricultural Economics got the chance to apply new teaching materials that had been developed by the project team and formulate suggestions.
The symposium "Working with newcomers/ Samenwerken met nieuwkomers" on June 7, 2023, met with an enthusiastic response. Initiated by the Samenwerkingsverband Burgerkracht Europa (SBE), a network of organisations to which Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is an associate partner, the event comprised a total of 14 workshops as well as panel discussions, in which lighthouse projects on important topics relating to welcome spaces and the integration of newcomers were presented.
Interested visitors and brilliant weather on Open Day
On Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, the Faculty of Communication and Environment invited all those interested in studying or just curious to the Open Campus Day. The varied, informative programme, the numerous hands-on activities and not least the sunny weather attracted numerous visitors to the campus in Kamp-Lintfort.
As part of the KLIMA.PROFIT NRW project, six companies from the districts of Kleve and Wesel visited Rhine-Waal University to take part in a workshop. The KLIMA.PROFIT NRW project is a model project co-financed by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia that supports companies in an advisory process to acquire competence in dealing with climate change.
Europe is one of the central topics to the anniversary year of Kloster Kamp and will now be addressed in a panel discussion on Europe Day, 09 May 2023, organised by the city of Kamp-Lintfort and held on the University's campus.
Open Day at the Faculty of Communication and Environment
On Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, the Faculty of Communication and Environment cordially invites all those interested in studying or just curious to the Open Campus Day from 11 am – 5 pm in Kamp-Lintfort. Let us guide you through lecture halls, laboratories and our library, take part in a variety of hands-on activities and find out about the contents of the numerous degree programmes.
Fairtrade Student Group joins Change Fashion campaign
The Fairtrade Student Group of Rhine-Waal University supports the Change Fashion campaign which is part of Fashion Revolution Week. It commemorates the Rana Plaza disaster of 24 April 2013, in which the collapse of a garment factory killed 1,134 people and injured more than 2,500 others. Infos
The Faculty of Communication and Environment is happy to welcome two new Professors
Hernán Lozano Guerrero, graduate of the Design and Interaction (previously: Digital Media), M.A. degree programme, talks about his career as well as his university experience and gives some valuable advice to current and future students.
Students of the Information and Communication Design programme are pleased to invite you to their exhibition of works from April 1 - 2, 2023 in Kamp-Lintfort. The exhibition of art and graphic design projects will be accompanied by talks by renowned guest speakers and alumni.
Professor Dr Klaus Hegemann, the previous Dean of Studies, has been in office as the official new Dean at the Faculty of Communication and Environment since January 1, 2023. Professor Dr Petra Blitgen-Heinecke has been newly elected as the Dean of Studies. Vice Dean Professor Dr Georg Hauck and Faculty Coordinator Markus Merkes remain in office.
Once again, numerous students of the Bachelor’s degree programmes "Media Computing" and "E-Government" of the Faculty of Communication and Environment took part in the annual internal computer science competition for freshmen. Two E-Government students, Maximilian Brüll and Raphael Ferres won first place. Infos
Neuer Vortrag im Studium Generale in Kamp-Lintfort
Am 08.11.2022 laden wir alle Bürger*innen, Studierende, Schüler*innen, Mitarbeiter*innen sowie Wissenschaftsinteressierte der Region auf den Campus Kamp-Lintfort zu einem Vortrag von Dr. Nele Wild-Wall zum Thema: "Technik für mehr Lebensqualität im Alter - Nutzen, Akzeptanz und Möglichkeiten" ein. Weitere Infos finden Sie hier
Students succeed in the finals of the INNOVATE2030 innovation programme
A team of students from the interdisciplinary course "Applied Innovation Management" at the Faculty of Communication and Environment successfully won second place in the international competition "Digital & Sustainable Solutions for Future Logistics and Transportation of Goods" organised by Robert Bosch GmbH.
Studium Generale lädt zum Vortrag in Kamp-Lintfort ein
Am 25.10.2022 laden wir alle Bürger*innen, Studierende, Schüler*innen, Mitarbeiter*innen sowie Wissenschaftsinteressierte der Region auf den Campus Kamp-Lintfort zu einem Vortrag von Dr. André Frank Krause zum Thema: "Moderne Datenbrillen: futuristische Werkzeuge oder eine Gefahr für die Privatsphäre?" ein. Weitere Infos finden Sie hier
Nitrate Scouts - Workshop at the Solidarity Farm on the TINThof
On April 21, 2022, an initial kick-off workshop was held to launch the Nitrate Scouts project which aims at developing educational modules on the topic of nitrates in groundwater in cooperation with citizens and other interested actors. Infos
Media Communication and Computer Sciences student nominated for German computer game award
Mateo Covic, student of Media Communication and Computer Sciences at the Faculty of Communication and Environment, was nominated for the category "Young Talent Award- Best Prototype" and won prize money of € 25,000.
"EU FarmBook": EUREKA presents knowledge database that is unique in Europe
21 organizations from 15 countries - The "EU FarmBook" pools expertise on agricultural and rural knowledge from all over Europe in one single database. The EUREKA research group invites all interested parties to join the presentation of the pilot version of the new online knowledge resource on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17, 2022, both from 11am to 12pm, aiming to get feedback for future improvements.
An integral part of every degree programme at the Faculty of Communication and Environment is an interdisciplinary project in the 5th semester. This year again, numerous project groups dealt with a wide variety of research topics and presented their results online. Afterwards the jury announced the following winners
Master, or not? Our Student Advisory Service as well as our Career Service and faculty staff members are looking forward to giving you all the information you need to make your choice. So join us on December 6, 2018 in Kamp-Lintfort!
Rhine-Waal University’s online application portal is now open and accepting applications for enrolment in summer semester 2022. Prospective students can submit their applications for our master’s degree programmes and the bachelor’s degree in Environment and Energy, B.Sc. until 15 January 2022. The application deadline applies to all applicants regardless of country of origin who intend to commence their studies in the upcoming summer semester, which begins officially in March 2022. Infos
Once again, numerous students of the Bachelor degree programmes "Media Computing" and "E-Government" of the Faculty of Communication and Environment took part in the annual internal computer science competition for freshmen. E-Government student Sarah Schmitz was able to prevail against all fellow students and won first place.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment was very happy to welcome Kamp-Lintfort’s schoolchildren in person again for the nationwide 18th Read Aloud Day – even if they had to wear masks, and follow different safety rules.
Kamp-Lintfort research finds international recognition
Both the Federal Association of German Employers (BDA) and U.S. elite universities show great interest in the current research of Dr. Nicki Marquardt, Professor of Cognitive, Industrial and Organisational Psychology at Rhine-Waal University.
On Friday, the November 5, 2021 at 3pm, Professor Ido Iugel (Head of the Degree Programme) will be happy to answer your questions regarding the curriculum and the admission process. No registration required.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment congratulates its graduates!
With a ceremonial farewell in the Audimax, the Faculty of Communication and Environment honoured about 50 graduates on October 1, 2021. Embedded in a festive programme, they received their symbolic certificates from the hand of the president with best wishes for their professional futures.
Every year, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences presents the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) award for outstanding academic achievements and social commitment. This year it goes to Bachelor student Joy Okundia for her very good performance in her studies as well as her commitment to other students and the academic community.
Within the framework of the project "Sustainable Niepkuhlen", the city of Krefeld would like to invite interested citizens to exchange ideas on its future sustainability. So join in for a walk in the area on either October 1, 8 or 31. The Environment and Energy degree programme supports the project in form of a bachelor's thesis.
GameLet: Promoting reading fluency in secondary schools
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, together with partners in Germany and Europe, has developed Gamelet, a brand new learning software designed to improve the reading fluency of secondary school pupils. Using a media-based, multilingual approach in combination with gamification elements, GameLet will help address deficits in reading skills, multilingualism and media integration. The project is sponsored by the European Union through the programme ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships. More
The Examination Board of the Faculty of Technology and Bionics has started a campaign to raise awareness of academic misconduct and attempted deception in general which we would like to support. All members of the academic community - including you as a student - are obliged to good scientific practice and to avoid scientific malpractice. To learn about academic misconduct and how to avoid it, please read the following information carefully.
Important information regarding your upcoming exams
In-person examinations will be held on Kamp-Lintfort Campus between Monday, July 12, and Friday, July 23, 2021 (and in exceptional cases from September 6 – 10, 2021). Please note that the pandemic still has a significant impact on the normal examination procedure. As a result, we would like to ask you to please familiarise yourselves with the new rules and follow them exactly.
Die Ergebnisse des studentischen Kooperationsprojektes des Kreises Wesel und Studierenden der Hochschule Rhein-Waal zur Konzeption und prototypischen Umsetzung eines Chatbots für den Internetauftritt wurden nun virtuell präsentiert. Infos
Once again, numerous students of the Bachelor degree programmes "Media Computing" and "E-Government" of the Faculty of Communication and Environment took part in the annual internal computer science competition for freshmen. E-Government student Furkan Gedikoglu was able to prevail against all fellow students and won first place.
The Faculty Council and the Dean's Office mutually decided that in the light of the current situation in-person examinations during the February examination period are not responsible for students and staff. With a heavy heart we decided that they had to be cancelled. Due to that decision, the entire examination period has to be rearranged at short notice. Please read the following information carefully.
The contributions and results of the successful VISUALIZE event at the Faculty of Communication and Environment in June 2019 have now been published in an anthology titled "Interactive Data Visualization in Science and Business Practice".
Wie unterstützt die Stadt das Ehrenamt? Studierende entwickeln Fragebogen für den Kreis Kleve
Wie kann die Zusammenarbeit zwischen Bürger*innen, ehrenamtlichem Engagement, Politik, Verwaltung und Wirtschaft gefördert werden? Dieser Frage gehen derzeit Studierende der Hochschulen Rhein-Waal und Arnheim-Nimwegen nach.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment again participates in the nationwide Read Aloud Day. To give children insights into their work at university and to read exciting, funny books, Professor Franca Ruhwedel and Professor Torsten Niechoj made two videos - and got active support by a hand puppet and some soft toys. Infos
Successful start of the new dual E-Government programme at Rhine-Waal University
The dual-vocational variant of the programme, which has been developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitisation and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, will begin lecturing in winter semester 2020/2021. Infos
Media Communication and Computer Science students support redesign of the Museum at Burg Linn
Felix Groß and Patrick Binzenhöfer, students of the Media Communication and Computer Science degree programme at Rhine-Waal University, support curator Boris Schuffels in the planned modernization of the exhibition. Infos
New cooperation project with the district of Wesel
A new co-operation project with the district of Wesel and students of Rhine Waal University in Kamp Lintfort has been launched. Within the framework of an interdisciplinary project in winter semester 2020/21, five E-Government and Media Communication and Computer Science students will design and develop a chatbot for the internet presence of the district of Wesel. Infos
Important Information on the start of the semester
The Best Idea Cup was the first event in the scope of the "StartGlocal - Global Spirit for Local Start-ups" project organized by the Center for Research, Innovation and Transfer at Rhine-Waal University. Due to the corona pandemic, this year’s ideas competition took place online. Infos
Strengthening companies for the requirements of tomorrow
The aim of the project is to improve the innovative ability of companies in the region. The methods will be developed in several stages on the basis of time-limited projects until the end of January 2023. Infos
Green FabLab and NABU cooperate in producing floating islands
Floating islands consist of aquatic plants that can enrich and improve the ecosystem. In a cooperation between Rhine-Waal University and NABU-Naturschutzstation Niederrhein, such islands are to be built from sustainable, durable materials using digital fabrication. The Green FabLab in Kamp-Lintfort invites pupils to construct, plant and launch them.
On September 18, 2020 the new, transnational game app "Sofias Smuggling - Cross-Border Hunt" officially set off. Staff and students of the Media Communication and Computer Science, B.Sc. and Digital Media, M.A. degree programmes have been significantly involved in its development. More
Rhine-Waal University`s Green FabLab on the premises of the Horticultural Show (Landesgartenschau) in Kamp-Lintfort offers an interesting series of events. Visit us for lectures, talks and guided tours to get an exciting insights into diverse topics related to the environment and the sustainable use of resources. Infos
Updated exam schedules for winter semester 2020/21 (Part 1 / First half of Feb.)
The exhibition of photographic works that provide insights into the lives of international students during the Corona Pandemic will be opened on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 12 – 5 pm at the Camera Obscura in Mülheim an der Ruhr.Infos
With various events and many workshops all over the Ruhr area, “TalentTage Ruhr” promotes young talents. The Environment and Energy degree programme of the Faculty of Communication and Environment will be offering four events for pupils and students. Infos
STUDIO 47, a broadcaster for the western Ruhr area and the Lower Rhine region, gives an insight into our Green FabLab on the premises of the Horticultural Show (Landesgartenschau) in Kamp-Lintfort. Infos und report
Start of the "Cross Innovation Lab - NiederRhein" project
Rhine-Waal University’s Green FabLab on the premises of the Horticultural Show 2020 in Kamp-Lintfort offers a series of workshops on the construction of a vertical small wind turbine and invites all visitors to participate in the theoretical preparatory work. Infos
Rhine-Waal University`s Green FabLab on the premises of the Horticultural Show (Landesgartenschau) in Kamp-Lintfort opens its doors for a series of events. From July 25, 2020 onwards, lectures and guided tours will regularly provide exciting insights into diverse topics related to the environment and the sustainable use of resources. Infos
Environment and Energy graduate talks about her career
Noemi Belló, graduate of the Environment and Energy bachelor's degree programme, talks about her career as well as her university experience and gives some valuable advice to current and future students.
Online application portal now open for next semester
Rhine-Waal University’s online application portal is now open and accepting applications for enrolment in winter semester 2020/2021. Prospective students can submit their applications until August 20, 2020.
For her bachelor thesis "Uneo - Approaching Cultures through a Modular Stool System" in the Information and Communication Design BA degree programme, student Lisa-Maria Kamysz was awarded gold in the category Communication Design: Corporate Design in the Art Directors Club Junior competition. More
Please find the examinations on offer for summer semester 2020 here. Please note, that due to the Corona virus, examinations on campus will only take place if the situation permits. We will keep you up to date if changes are necessary.
If you are struggling with academic related issues (e.g. planning, self-organisation, learning and exam preparation as well as first steps and important milestones in your studies) make sure to get in touch with our Study Guide Ms Buksmann. Infos
The federal states of Germany have agreed that summer semester 2020 can and must take place. Universities will be given more leeway and flexibility to plan the semester to prevent disruptions to their teaching and research activities much as possible. Read on
Digital production - publication on benefit promises, solutions and social consequences
Both the world of production and the world of work are increasingly digital. An anthology edited by Professors Alexander Klein and Torsten Niechoj (Rhine-Waal University) presents digital applications and approaches, but also sheds light on the social prerequisites and consequences of digitisation.
Sixiang Lyu, graduate of the Environment and Energy bachelor's degree programme, talks about his career as well as his university experience and gives some valuable advice to current and future students.
Successful presentation of the "Monterburg” students’ project
After taking first place in the poster competition, the students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment presented their interdisciplinary project including a self-produced film to an enthusiastic audience.
Supervised by Professor Dr. Dirk Bruckmann and Professor Dr. jur. Dieter Kopetz, students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment visited the European Parliament in Brussels and presented their "EU Data Protection App". Some EU member states have already shown great interest.
Due to the successful cooperation with students of the faculty in 2018, the ALTANA Group had again invited students to cooperate in an interdisciplinary project. In January, the second project team presented its results on the topic "Green Logistics - Reducing ALTANA's CO2 Footprint".
UNESCO school's Biology class visits faculty to put theory into practice
Beginning in winter semester 2020-20201, the degree programme E-Government at the Faculty of Communication and Environment will offer an additional, dual-vocational mode of study in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy. Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart and University President Dr. Oliver Locker-Grütjen have now signed a corresponding agreement.
Building on the success of previous years, the Faculty of Communication and Environment has organised its eighth E-Government University Day on the topic “Beyond Chalk - Digital Transition in Schools” on the 3rd of December 2019.
Psychology graduate Laureate at medical congress InSIM
On the occasion of the lecture and discussion event with Prof. Heiner Monheim on November 20, 2019 in Rheinberg, the students presented various projects of the faculty and provided information on the topic of "Sustainable mobility and bicycle use".
Another successful Read Aloud Day on Kamp-Lintfort Campus
Building on the success of previous years, the Faculty of Communication and Environment at Rhine-Waal University has organised its eighth E-Government University Day in cooperation with the Local Data Processing Center KRZN, IT.NRW and Computacenter AG & Co. oHG. Join us on December 3, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm on Kamp-Lintfort Campus.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment would like to invite you to join an exhibition of Information and Communication Design students on October 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm in our canteen on Kamp-Lintfort Campus. More
With her bachelor’s thesis the graduate from the International Business Administration programme at the Faculty of Communication and Environment took second place in the nationwide competition for the annual research prize awarded by "Gesellschaft für Immobilienwirtschaftliche Forschung (gif)".
The Information and Communication Design programme once again took part in this year's Frankfurt Book Fair poster competition with students from the second semester. With Philip Martin Pothfelder in second place and Henri Morschek, two students made it into the top ten. Infos
As part of an "Experimental Self Portrait" project supervised by lecturer Kirsten Becken, Information and Communication Design students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment produced more than 30 photographic works, which were now presented to a broad audience in the vacancy of the former Lust Café in Kleve.
Numerous visitors enjoyed a diverse and interesting programme of events
In June 2019, the Faculty of Communication and Environment celebrated its tenth anniversary. Highlight of the birthday programme was the Open Campus Day on June 15, 2019. Numerous guests enjoyed an exciting stage programme and got interesting insights into our university operations. Infos und Bilder
The Faculty of Communication and Environment congratulates this year’s graduates!
On June 18, 2019 students and lecturers of the Environment and Energy, B.Sc. degree programme dealt intensively with the effects of climate change as part of the Lectures for Future initiative and discussed ways of significantly reducing the increase in greenhouse gases in future.
FabLab of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences becomes test environment for the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
In order to support in advancing their industry 4.0 projects, they are transferred to suitable pilot plants and demonstration factories (I4.0 test environments) across the country. The Rhine-Waal FabLab has now also been nominated for the programme.
The first VISUALIZE event at the Faculty of Communication and Environment was a great success. More than 100 guests took the opportunity to get an insight into the latest trends in interactive data visualization by joining numerous interesting lectures and workshops.
Join us on June 14, 2019 from 7:00 pm and June 15, 2019 from 11:00 am for fun and infos. Get an insight into our university and meet Daniel Danger, the popular 1LIVE radio journalist, who will entertain our guests with wit and humour.
3D-Kompetenzzentrum Niederrhein at Rhine-Waal University and wir4-Wirtschaftsförderung have organised an interesting event about Intraoral scanners and 3D printing. Get an insight into the latest developments on May 17, 2019 from 3pm - 6pm on Kamp-Lintfort campus.
Join us on the fourth ACCESSATHON from May 10-12, 2019.
In winter semester 2018/19, students of the Information and Communication Design programme took part in a design competition organised by the S & D publishing house in Geldern. In the scope of the competition they designed a website for one of their magazines. At the award ceremony in Geldern, Managing Director Petra Wresch (right) and her staff as well as lecturer Dr. Alina Huldtgren (2nd from right) were delighted with the winners. Infos
You are cordially invited to participate in our HSRW-I2R Workshop on „Multimodal Assistive Systems - Improving Human Quality of Life and Performance using Modern Technologies“ (MASIL), sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The two-day workshop will be held from March 28 - 29, 2019.
Students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment have jointly founded the "Rhein-Waal Studentische Unternehmensberatung e.V." which aims at improving the network of students, university and regional companies.
Rhine-Waal University participates in new research project "GameLet"
The photo exhibition "Paradise People - Life between Palm Trees and Trash Mountains”, created by Information and Communication Design students Mara Heemskerk and Lena Lengner, will open on February 10, 2019 at 11:00 am. Thomas Görtz - Mayor of the city of Xanten - will also be there for an official welcome.Infos
An integral part of every degree programme at the Faculty of Communication and Environment is an interdisciplinary project in the 5th semester. This year again, a total of 20 project groups dealt with a wide variety of research topics and presented their results at the annual poster session. Afterwards the jury announced the following winners
Student presents research results at UN Conference in Antalya
Clara Gütte, student of the bachelor's degree programme Environment and Energy at the Faculty of Communication and Environment in Kamp-Lintfort, had the opportunity present her research on the endangered seaweed Posidonia oceanica at the 6th Mediterranean Symposium on Marine Vegetation in Antalya.
Supervised by Prof. Iurgel, the Faculty's Media Computing Group has again successfully cooperated with theatre producer Max Bilitza. Together with a team of dancers and artists they have developed their fourth multimedia dance performance. Infos
As part of an interdisciplinary project on the topic of "Emerging Market for ALTANA", 28 students of the bachelor degree programmes "Mobility and Logistics" and "International Business Administration" had the opportunity to present their results to the ALTANA Group in December 2018.
Again the Faculty of Communication and Environment invited primary school kids to join very special kinds of lectures. Professor Frank Zimmer and Research Assistant Andrea da Silva read exciting stories and gave insights into their work at university. Judging by their feedback, the pupils from Ernst-Reuter-Grundschule and Grundschule am Niersenberg thoroughly enjoyed the event.. Infos
Our Club consists of professors and students who cooperate in finding suitable solutions for current business issues. We want to apply our skills to solve real-world problems and love to provide quality support for business operations. Drop in and meet us! Infos
64 participants visited the second conference on Digital Production on the Kamp-Lintfort Campus of Rhine-Waal University on October 10, 2018. For those who didn't have the chance to join we documented the presentations and posters here.
Students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment win Usability Challenge 2018
Students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment cooperated with start-up business „Corevas“ in developing a campaign to promote hands-only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Three of the works, which were designed during a semester project in the bachelor’s degree programme Information and Communication Design have now been awarded. Bachelor Student João Heleno Duarte took first place. More
The versatility of waters in the Lower Rhine region
Photo: Harald Hempel - www.photoandweb.com
Supervised by Prof. Iurgel, the Faculty's Media Computing Group has again successfully cooperated with theatre producer Max Bilitza. Together with a team of international as well as regional dancers and artists they have developed their third multimedia dance performance which was part of the “Extraschicht” festival on June 30, 2018 in Duisburg.. more
"The Final Image" - an exhibition by Information and Communication Design students in Kamp-Lintfort
The photo exhibition “The Final Image" designed by students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment and Berlin photographer Valerie Schmidt will be opened on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 4 pm (Café Koh Munchies, Ringstraße 117, 47475 Kamp-Lintfort). more
University staff donates toys to kindergarden in Kamp-Lintfort
FLTR.: Andrea da Silva, M.A., Professor Schürholz, Alexandra Krause (Pre-school Director), Andrea Jansen (Pre-school teacher)
The children at the kindergarden “Wirbelwind“ in Kamp-Lintfort were delighted when they saw the amount of books and toys carried in by Professor Schürholz (Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Environment) and Andrea da Silva (Research Assistant). The donation was happily accepted since the kindergarden is going to increase its number of places rapidly soon. more
The Faculty of Communication and Environment congratulates this year’s graduates!
Christian Bongers, bachelor graduate from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, and his team have been awarded the second prize in an innovation contest of the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.
Building on the success of previous years, the Faculty of Communication and Environment at Rhine-Waal University is now focussing on the topic "Paper Files Go Digital – Change Management in Public Administration Institutions".
More than 100 teachers visit „Make IT Digital” workshop
On the 14th of March participants discussed how to train children and young adults to be responsible and ethical life-long learners of the digital age. The workshop was organized by the University’s zdi Centre and the “Kompetenzteam für den Kreis Wesel”.
Multimedia Dance Performance at Duisburg's "Akzente" Festival
Supervised by Prof. Iurgel, the Faculty's Media Computing Group has again successfully cooperated with theatre producer Max Bilitza. Together with a team of international as well as regional dancers and artists they have developed their second multimedia dance performance which is now going to be part of the 39th "Akzente" festival in Duisburg.
Students of the Faculty visit Green FabLab in Barcelona
In January 2018 four students of the degree programms "Media Communication and Computer Sciences" as well as "Industrial and Organizational Psychology" visited the world's one and only Green FabLab in Barcelona. The excursion was part of an interdisciplinary project, supervised by Professor Dr Becker and Professor Dr Jörg Tiedemann.
Design students of the Faculty of Communication and Environment develop new logotype for the city of Wesel. The three best designs have now been awarded.
In Cooperation with the City of Wesel, students developed their innovative ideas, supervised by Professor Zielke.The jury has now awarded the winners. Antonios Jansen-Gessas took 1st place.
Faculty of Communication and Environment opens new E-Government Lab
The new E-Government lab with its state of the art equipment is an ideal place for students of different degree programmes to cooperate with administration or business representatives in developing modern information and communication technology.
Experiencing Photography - an exhibition by Information and Communication Design students in Kamp-Lintfort
Gowtham Rathinam Nedunchezhian und Sapna Handyal, graduates of the Faculty of Communication and Environment, talk about their job as well as university experience and give some valuable advice to current and future students.
The Faculty of Communication and Environment wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
On September 14, 2017 students of the bachelor degree programmes "E-Government" and "Media Communication and Computer Sciences" presented their project on the Visualization of Operating Figures at the annual Business Analytics Congress hosted by the company EVACO.
Um die Lebensqualität innerstädtischer Bereiche zu verbessern, möchte Ole Langenbach aus dem Studiengang Environment and Energy im Rahmen seiner Bachelorarbeit nicht nur neue Räume schaffen, in denen die Natur wieder Einzug halten kann, sondern gleichzeitig die Gemeinschaft unter Bürgerinnen und Bürgern durch das gemeinsame Bauen, Pflanzen und Ernten stärken.
Breites Veranstaltungsangebot für Studieninteressierte
Die Studien- und Berufswahl ist ein spannender Prozess und zugleich eine große Herausforderung. Um diese souverän zu meistern, lohnt es sich bereits frühzeitig verschiedene Angebote zur Orientierung und Entscheidungsfindung in Anspruch zu nehmen. Auch die Hochschule Rhein-Waal bietet Studieninteressierten von Oktober bis November ein vielfältiges Programm zur Studienorientierung. Weiterlesen
Talente entdecken und Nachwuchs fördern am Campus Kamp-Lintfort
Unter dem Motto „11 Tage für Talente im Ruhrgebiet“ beteiligen sich vom 03. bis 13. Oktober 115 Initiativen, Schulen, Hochschulen, Unternehmen, Kammern, Vereine und Kommunen an einer beispiellosen Leistungsschau in 26 Städten, die aufzeigt wo Talente zu finden sind und wie Nachwuchsförderung gelingt. Weiterlesen
Am 05. Oktober 2017 findet die diesjährige Einführungswoche der Hochschule Rhein-Waal für das Wintersemester 2017/2018 – seinen Höhepunkt in zwei parallelen Veranstaltungen an beiden Hochschulstandorten. Weiterlesen
Multimediales Kunstprojekt in der russischen Kulturmetropole Perm
Im Rahmen eines multimedialen Kunstprojektes in der russischen Kulturmetropole Perm, welches vom Duisburger Theaterproduzenten Max Bilitza inszeniert wurde, beteiligten sich in diesem Jahr auch Mitglieder der „Media Computing Gruppe“ der Hochschule Rhein-Waal. Weiterlesen
Workshop zum geplanten Green FabLab in Kamp-Lintfort
Die Hochschule Rhein-Waal lädt interessierte Bürgerinnen und Bürger sowie Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus regionalen Unternehmen und Verbänden am Donnerstag, den 28. September 2017 um 16.30 Uhr auf den Campus Kamp-Lintfort ein, ihre Ideen zur Entwicklung des Green FabLab einzubringen. Weiterlesen
Christian Bongers, bachelor graduate from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, made DESTATIS-Data by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany come visually and interactively alive on the internet. Continue reading
Im Rahmen der Feierlichkeiten zu 775 Stadt Kleve hat die Städtische Singgemeinde am vergangenen Samstag, den 10. Juni 2017, zu einem besonderen Konzert in die Stadthalle Kleve eingeladen: unter Mitwirkung von 150 Sängerinnen und Sängern und einem 55-köpfigen Orchester wurde Carl Orffs "Carmina Burana" aufgeführt. Eine besondere Unterstützung erfuhr das Konzert durch Studierende der Hochschule Rhein-Waal.
Student team wins NRW final of the "Accenture Campus Innovation Challenge“
The interdisciplinary team of the Faculty of Communication and Environment won against other teams from Hamburg, Cologne and Meschede and brought their victory back to Kamp-Lintfort. With their winning project of a computer-generated secretary, the team will now enter the international final with teams from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. All members of Rhine-Waal University will keep their fingers crossed.
Application period for winter semester 2017/2018 is almost over and you are still not sure what and where to study? Join us on our Long Night of Study Advice on June 22 and get an answer to all your questions.
Graduation Ceremony 2017 at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences congratulates this year’s graduates! The 2017 graduation ceremony and champagne reception was a chance for staff to wish some 615 graduates a fond farewell and much success for their professional futures.
Media Computing Gruppe der Hochschule entwickelt multimediale Show zu Carmina Burana
Der Studierende Deniz Can Ercan gestaltete im Rahmen einer Semesterpräsentation eines Semesterprojekts gemeinsam mit der Lehrbeauftragten Katharina Drasdo ein Plakat zum Thema „Digitalisierung unserer Welt“.
Studienorientierung an der Fakultät Kommunikation und Umwelt
Building on the success of previous years, the Faculty of Communication and Environment at Rhine-Waal University has organised its sixth E-Government University Day on the topic “Digital Agenda” on the 1st of December 2016.
6th E-Government University Day on 1 December 2016
Professor Dr Frank Zimmer has been recognized as one of the best professors in Germany. UNICUM BERUF, a popular magazine for university graduates in Germany, has selected him as the second best Professor of the Year 2016 for the category ’Engineering / Computer Science’.
Am 7. Oktober 2016 wurde das Magazingebäude in einer kleinen Feierstunde offiziell an die Hochschule übergeben. Auf einer Gesamtfläche von 1.850 qm fühlen sich nun Studierende und Hochschullehrende wohl.
Ob Gesellschafts-, Gesundheits-, Sozial-, Agrar-, Natur-, Ingenieurs- oder Wirtschaftswissenschaften, an der Hochschule Rhein-Waal findet jeder das richtige Studienfach. Die beiden Campusse in Kleve und Kamp-Lintfort öffnen im Rahmen des Schnupperstudiums für alle Studieninteressierten ihre Türen.
Studierende erforschen den Nutzen von Car Sharing am Niederrhein
The foundation ‘Standort- und Zukunftssicherung Kreis Wesel’ provides generous financial support to Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences and its zdi Centre for Innovation Kamp-Lintfort in the form of new 3D printers for ceramics and chocolate.
Innovation through ultra-modern manufacturing technology
The Land of North Rhine-Westphalia will be providing nearly four million euros in financial support towards the development of a 3D Competency Centre on the Kamp-Lintfort Campus of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, as well as the realisation of a collaborative ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship Offensive’ involving researchers from the University.
Career networking for tomorrow’s professionals at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is a community of students from over 100 different nations. The University’s annual orientation week, is a chance for new students to experience this community and come together to celebrate the start of another academic year at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences.
3D-Druck – Der Transfer aus der digitalen Welt in die Realität
The goal of ‘Mobile - Mobil im Leben’ is to develop a way for people with cognitive or physical disabilities to easily and effectively participate and navigate in public transportation. Dr Ing.- Christian Ressel, Professor of Ambient Intelligence at the Faculty of Communication and Environment, is the Scientific Head of the project.
Rhine-Waal student wins distinction in design competition of the Frankfurt Book Fair
285 designs from a total of 19 universities were submitted to the 2016 ‘Wettbewerb für junge Gestalter’ design competition organised by the Frankfurt Book Fair. Student Alexander Altrichter’s design was one of ten selected for destinction by the jury.
The city of Kamp-Lintfort would like to find ways to help refugees adapt quickly and easily to their new surroundings. Jonas Hallmann, student at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, has made an important contribution to this effort through his new multilingual app easyl.kamp-lintfort.
Am 21. Mai lud die Hochschule Rhein-Waal Schülerinnen und Schüler, ihre Eltern und Freunde sowie alle Bürgerinnen und Bürger zum Tag der offenen Tür ein. Das abwechslungsreiche, informative Programm, die zahlreichen Mitmachaktionen und nicht zuletzt das sonnige Wetter lockten mehrere tausend Besucher auf den Campus in Kamp-Lintfort.
Untersuchung zweigt Schwachstellen bei kommunalen Webseiten auf
Eine kürzlich gestartete Untersuchung im Rahmen eines Projektes der Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland in Kooperation mit dem Labor für IT-Sicherheit der Hochschule Rhein-Waal zeigte, dass der öffentliche Sektor bei der Absicherung der Webseiten schludert.
Die Hochschule Rhein-Waal lädt alle Schülerinnen und Schüler, ihre Eltern und Freunde sowie alle Bürgerinnen und Bürger am 21. Mai 2016 von 11 bis 17 Uhr zum Tag der offenen Tür auf den Campus Kleve und den Campus Kamp-Lintfort ein.
Renommierte Auszeichnung für Apiwat Anuntrachartwong
Am 11. Mai 2016 geht die Kinder-Uni Hochschule Rhein-Waal mit einer ganz besonderen Vorlesung in die nächste Runde! Die Physikanten zeigen ihrer Fußball-Show Beginn ist um 17.15 Uhr im Audimax der Hochschule Rhein-Waal in Kamp-Lintfort.
Students investigate the impact of indoor climate on our well-being
Master’s students from the International Management and Psychology M.A. programme of the Faculty of Communication and Environment at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences recently concluded a collaborative research project on the personal, social and ecological factors that influence the well-being of people in private households.
Wesel district mayors meet at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
District Administrator Dr Ansgar Müller und the mayors of the thirteen municipalities of Wesel convened recently in Kamp-Lintfort to learn more about Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences and discuss important topics on the communal political agenda.
Unter dem Motto „100%: Vom Planen ‚grüner‘ Städte“ findet am Donnerstag, 21. April 2016 um 18 Uhr im Rahmen der Vorbereitungen zur Landesgartenschau 2020 ein Vortrag von Prof. Carlow auf dem Campus Kamp-Lintfort statt.
The KLJ 3000 detection device, developed by design students at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, gave visitors to the recent Duisburger Akzente cultural festival the chance to hunt for ghosts on board the decommissioned Oscar Huber.
Wechsel im Dekanat an der Fakultät Kommunikation und Umwelt in Kamp-Lintfort
Präsidentin Dr. Heide Naderer verabschiedete den bisherigen Dekan und den Prodekan und begrüßte Professor Dr. Andreas Schürholz als neuen Dekan der Fakultät Kommunikation und Umwelt sowie Professorin Dr. Nele Wild-Wall als neue Prodekanin.
Dr Barbara Hendricks, Federal Environmental Minister of Germany, recently visited the Kamp-Lintfort Campus of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences as well as the adjacent historical storeroom building, which was once used by the colliery Bergwerk West and is now being renovated for future use by the University.
Building on the success of previous years, the Faculty of Communication and Environment at Rhine-Waal University has organised its fifth E-Government University Day on the topic “IT-Security: A Challenge for Public Administration – New Prospects for Young IT Talents” on the 17th of November 2015.
Rhine-Waal University students donated 60 Euros for social projects of the Catholic Kindergarden St. Marien
Mit der Frage, wie aus Ideen innovative Produkte entstehen, die sich auf dem Markt behaupten können, befasst sich der Vortrag „Top oder Flop – Methoden der Innovationsforschung“ im Rahmen des Studium Generale.
The design of the Kamp-Lintfort Campus was recognised with an esteemed German Design Award. Since its unveiling in April 2014, the campus has been awarded four times for its unique and aesthetic design.
Change is coming to the Bergwerk West in Kamp-Lintfort: renovation efforts have begun in the landmarked storage building of the historic Kamp-Lintfort colliery. The goal of the renovation is to modernise and convert the rooms for use by Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences.
Recycling ocean waste into clothing will be the interesting focus of this semester’s kickoff lecture in Studium Generale on Wednesday, 21 October at 6pm in Building 1, 2nd floor, room 105 on the Kamp-Lintfort Campus (Friedrich-Heinrich-Allee 25, 47475 Kamp-Lintfort). The lecture will be held in English and is free to attend for all.
Erstsemester-Studierende aus den Studiengängen „Medien und Kommunikationsinformatik“ und „E-Government“ der Fakultät Kommunikation und Umwelt in Kamp-Lintfort nahmen erneut an einem Wettbewerb zur Berechnung von im Computer gespeicherten Zahlen teil. Dominic Claßen und Rene Heinen konnten sich dabei gegen ihre Kommilitonen und Kommilitoninnen durchsetzen und errangen die ersten Plätze.
Ethics Day at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences will be hold the “Festival of the Good Life – In welcher Gesellschaft wollen wir leben?”, a day dedicated to ethics and ethical issues, on October 7, 2015 on the Kamp-Lintfort Campus. In numerous lectures, presentations and workshops, the festival will provide a critical look at our current social systems with regard to ethical behaviour and socially-responsible business practices.