University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

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University of Waterloo
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Motto Concordia cum veritate
Gründung 1957
Trägerschaft staatlich
Ort Waterloo, Ontario, KanadaKanada Kanada
Präsident Feridun Hamdullahpur
Studenten 26.742
Mitarbeiter 963 wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter
Jahresetat 214 Millionen $
Website www.uwaterloo.ca
Das Student Life Centre courtyard.
Geschichte der Universität

Die Universität Waterloo (UW) ist eine öffentliche Forschungsuniversität in der Stadt Waterloo, Kanada, ca. 100 km westlich von Toronto. Die Universität ist im Jahre 1957 gegründet worden. 2010 hatte sie 26.451 Studenten und 3.505 graduierte Studenten sowie 1.047 Dozenten.

Besonders bekannt ist die Universität Waterloo für ihr co-op-Programm, einer Art berufsbegleitendes Studium, und für ihre mathematischen und ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Fachrichtungen.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Fachbereiche

  • Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
  • University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts
  • University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering
  • University of Waterloo Faculty of Environment
  • University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics
  • University of Waterloo Faculty of Science

Kooperationen

Es bestehen zahlreiche Austauschprogramme, unter anderem mit der Universität Mannheim, der Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg und der Technischen Universität Hamburg-Harburg. Gemeinsam mit der Universität Mannheim wird der Masterstudiengang „Intercultural German Studies“ (Joint Degree) angeboten.[1] Das älteste Austauschprogramm in der Faculty of Engineering wird zur TU Braunschweig unterhalten.

Bekannte Absolventen und Professoren

(vollständige Liste der Absolventen und Professoren in Englisch)

Absolventen

  • David Cheriton, Mathematiker und Stanford University Professor, sowie Mitgründer von Granite Systems.
  • Jonathan Dursi, Physiker und Forscher an der University of Toronto
  • Brad Goddard, Schauspieler
  • J. Alan George, Informatiker
  • Craig Eisler, Mathematiker und Vizepräsident von Microsoft
  • Chris Hadfield, Ingenieur und Astronaut der CSA
  • Mike Lazaridis, Gründer von Research in Motion und Kanzler der University of Waterloo
  • Manas K. Mandal, Biologe und Direktor des Defence Institute of Psychological Research

Einzelnachweise

  1. uni-mannheim

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