Prof. Furlan offers different classes on Materials Science and Engineering topics (Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik) for a variety of graduation courses at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) both in Winter (Oct-Mar) and Summer (Apr-Sep) terms. She also occasionally accepts invitations to hold specific workshops for research groups, graduate schools or in industry (for inquiries, please contact her per Email).

Currently, the IMS group offers the following classes:

Classes at Bachelor courses

Name Term Language Location*
Materials Selection and Processing (ID lv2861) Summer EN -
Fundamentals of Ceramics and Polymers (EN – ID lv2358) Summer EN -
Begleitvorlesung zum Materialwissenschaftlichen Praktikum /
Companion Lecture for Materials Science Laboratory (ID lv1088)
Winter DE/EN H 0.03
Materialwissenschaftliches Praktikum /
Material Science Laboratory
Winter DE/EN Varied Labs
Advanced Ceramics and Polymers (EN – ID lv2983) Winter EN M 3550

Classes at Master courses

Name Term Language Location*
Ringvorlesung: Multiskalenmaterialien (ID lv1659) Summer DE/EN -
Seminar: Moderne Funktionsmaterialien (ID 1625) Winter DE/EN -

* The classes location might change from one semester to the other as it is defined by the Course Planning (Lehrveranstaltungsplanung) Team, not the Professors. Please always check TUNE for accuracy and in case of doubts, contact the Course Planning Team directly (

The StudIP website is an E-learning platform, where the classes information and lecture material are shared. If you are interested in writing the exam and have your lecture credits validated, you must make sure to register on the official TUNE system.

Student projects and Thesis

For undergraduate research assistant positions, student projects (Projektarbeit), Bachelor and Masters Thesis offers, please check the tab “Openings”.

The IMS group reinforces that all team members must present research integrity and good research practices. Furthermore, all submitted works are to be checked for plagiarism. Further information and guidelines regarding scientific work and writing are listed below.

Finding references:
References management:
Scientific writing: great guidelines document from Prof. Herstatt of the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management@TUHH.

Tips for scientific work (only in German): H. Florian et al., Mehr Als 77 Tipps Zum Wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten. TUHH Universitätsbibliothek (2021)