The Faculty of Process Engineering was set up in 1989 and initially employed 7 professors. Since then, it has been growing steadily, both in terms of student numbers and the number of teaching staff.

Today, around 500 students are enrolled in the Faculty, which employs 13 professors and 13 laboratory staff, who teach basic subjects, such as thermodynamics and advanced subjects such as apparatus construction in the form of lectures, exercises, and practical laboratory sessions.

In addition, the Faculty is also active in research and development and in international collaborations with other universities.

The Faculty of Process Engineering offers two bachelor’s degree programmes and one master’s degree programme. Within those degree programmes, students are able to make certain choices of specialization:

Bachelor’s degree programmes

  • Process Engineering (VT) with 3 specializations
    • General Process Engineering (AVT)
    • Bioprocess Engineering (BVT)
    • Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE)
  • Energy Process Engineering (EPT)

 Master’s degree programme

  • Chemical Process Engineering and Process Technology with 2 specializations
    • Chemical Engineering (CI)
    • Energy Process Engineering (EVT)

 For further information, please visit the page entitled Study.


Faculty of Process Engineering (VT)

Wassertorstraße 10
90489 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 / 5880 - 1472
Fax: +49 911 / 5880 - 5475
Email: vt-sekretariat(at)