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Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Overview Study programs

Study programs

Bachelor Master International Course StudyPLUS
Automotive Engineering
Qualification awarded Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)
Application deadline 01.03./15.09.
Start of program Winter semester  & Summer semester
ECTS credit points 210 in total
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In this degree program, you'll combine the mechanical fundamentals of vehicles with electrical engineering and computer science. The degree of "Master of Science" can be acquired at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences in the master's program "Automotive Systems Engineering".

Automotive Systems Engineering
Qualification awarded Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Start of program Winter semester
ECTS credit points 90 in total
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In the "Automotive Systems Engineering" master's program, you will gain in-depth and application-oriented knowledge at the cutting edge in close cooperation with the automotive industry. We offer you the specializations "Intelligent and Autonomous Driving" or "Digital Vehicle Development", from which you can choose according to your interests. A lecture series on the topic of human resources and corporate management with external lecturers from industry prepares you for the tasks of a manager in a practical manner.

Green Technology Management
Application deadline 15.07.
Start of program Winter semester
ECTS credit points 210 in total
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

Your are passionate about the environment? Here you will learn everything about green technologies. We will teach you the technical and scientific basics of an engineering degree as well as specialist knowledge from the fields of business and management. You'll be able to develop and coordinate green technologies and know how to use them profitably and sensibly on the market.

Master Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Production
Qualification awarded Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Start of program Winter semester
ECTS credit points 90 in total
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In this Master's degree programme, you will deal with technical problems from the fields of automation technology and industrial robotics. You will learn how these can be effectively solved with the methods of artificial intelligence. This will make you a qualified and sought-after specialist who has specialised knowledge for highly topical problems.

Mechanical Engineering
Qualification awarded Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)
Application deadline 01.03./15.09.
Start of program Winter semester  & Summer semester
ECTS credit points 210 in total
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In the bachelors degree program Mechanical Engineering you will gain knowledge of the mathematical and scientific basics of classical engineering. You will learn how to develop, design, and build e.g. machine tools, production lines and vehicle components. We also instruct you how to plan, improve, and implement production processes. The curriculum also includes company organization, quality management, and sales.

Mechanical Engineering
Qualification awarded Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Start of program Winter semester  & Summer semester
ECTS credit points 90 in total
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In the Mechanical Engineering master's program you build on the fundamentals from the bachelor's program. You have now the opportunity to set your own focus. At Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, we offer you the two modern and future-oriented specializations "Digitalization in Product Design" and "Energy Efficiency in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Environmental Technology", with which you will score points on the job market.

Mechatronic and Micro-Mechatronic Systems (EU4M)
Qualification awarded Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Start of program Winter semester
ECTS credit points 120 in total
Standard period of study 4 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

The Mechatronic and Micro-Mechatronic Systems program is an international two-year study program funded by "Erasmus Mundus", which offers the opportunity to study for a Master's degree in at least two universities in Germany, France, Spain, Egypt and Russia. For the study program, EU-funded scholarships are awarded for which you can apply to.

Mechatronics
Qualification awarded Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)
Application deadline 01.03./15.09
Start of program Winter semester  & Summer semester
ECTS credit points 210 in total
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

The study of mechatronics is an interdisciplinary field of engineering. It combines the three disciplines of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. This combination makes the study particularly diverse and exciting. You gain a broad spectrum of knowledge and an excellent basis for the professional world.

Mechatronics
Qualification awarded Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Start of program Summer semester
ECTS credit points 90 in total
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Admission prerequisites Pre-study work experience is not required
Accreditation Yes (certificate)

In the Master Mechatronics program, the focus is on scientific and technical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, engineering mechanics, heat transfer, numerical computer-oriented methods, micromechatronics and mechatronic systems. You will also learn basic skills for the development of individual components and systems in the field of electronics and software, also for the automotive sector. The master's program is complemented by basic skills in leadership and human resources.

Study variants

Orientation semester OSKAR

Study several subjects for one semester before deciding and get credit for your studies.

Orientation Semester OSKAR

Easier entry into studies

With "Erfolgreich Starten"

With the program "Erfolgreich Starten" you divide the first semester into two semesters. The program is suitable for those who, for example, have completed an apprenticeship after graduation and whose school years are already somewhat behind them.

"Erfolgreich Starten"

Orientation semester TWIN!

Study or rather training? Try both for a semester

Orientation Semester TWIN!

Dual study with StudiumPlus

Study + training

You have the option of completing an apprenticeship in addition to your studies:

  • Industrial mechanic
  • (Automotive) mechatronics

+ Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

StudiumPlus

International study programs

Many study programs at our faculty can also be studied abroad. You can find the exact descriptions below the overview table.

  Double degree UMP Malaysia Double degree ENSMM France North America undergraduate program UTBM exchange program

Vehicle Tech (B.Eng.)

x   x  
Mechatronics (B.Eng.) x   x  
Machine Engineering (B.Eng.)     x  
Mechatronics (M.Sc.)   x   x
Machine Engineering (M.Sc.)   x   x

Automotive Systems Engineering (M.Sc.)

x x   x preferred

 

In addition, regular semesters abroad, internships abroad and many other offers are possible at more than 50 partner universities. To the International Office

Special offers of the faculty MMT at a glance

Double degree program with Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Study at one of the best universities in Malaysia

One degree - two degrees

With the Dual Degree Program, you will study at both UMP in Malaysia and Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. After successfully completing their studies, students receive two bachelor's degrees - one from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and one from UMP. With this, you can really convince internationally.

The double degree program is offered in the degree programs

  • Bachelor Mechatronics
  • Bachelor of Automotive Technology
  • Master Automotive Systems Engineering

The admission requirements for Malaysia are identical to the requirements here in Germany. The costs incurred for studying in Malaysia are comparable to studying in Germany. The study program lasts 9 semesters.

The application process runs exclusively through the Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
Further information and application

Contact persons at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Weiß
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Maurice Kettner

 

 

Double degree ENSMM France
German-French Master's Program

With the Ècole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et des Microtechniques (ENSMM) in Besançon

In this program, you will study both at the renowned ENSMM in the French city of Besançon and at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. You will receive two degrees after successfully completing your studies - a master's degree from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and the French Diplôme d'Ingénieur from l'ENSMM University of Applied Sciences. Especially in the German-French border area you have so very good chances on the job market, but are also in demand internationally by your intercultural competence.

The double degree program is offered in the study programs

  • Master of Mechatronics
  • Master Mechanical Engineering
  • Master Automotive Systems Engineering

 

Please note that you can only participate in this program if you were previously enrolled in a bachelor program at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. You must apply while still enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (recommended after your undergraduate studies).

Contact persons at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and application:
Prof. Dr. rer nat. Olivier Schecker

 

 

 

North America Bachelor Program Canada/USA
Study in Canada or the USA

Write your bachelor's thesis in North America

In this program you will write your bachelor's thesis at a partner university in North America, e.g. in Toronto (CAN), Ontario (CAN) or New York (USA). You will also attend lectures and courses. In total, the program lasts 10 months.

The program is offered in the study programs:

  • Bachelor Automotive Technology
  • Bachelor Mechatronics

The study visit follows the 6th semester in Karlsruhe in two semesters. The study program thus lasts a total of 8 semesters. The application should be made approximately in the 4th semester.

Contact persons at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and application:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klemens Gintner

 

 

 

UTBM Exchange Program
Erasmus semester in the Master

Exchange program with the Université de Technologie de Belfort/Montbéliard

The Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, in cooperation with the faculty "Energie et Environnement" of UTBM, offers Master students the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in Belfort/France. The exchange takes place within the framework of the Erasmus program and is scheduled for the 2nd master's semester.

The program is offered in the study programs:

  • Master Mechatronics
  • Master Mechanical Engineering
  • Master Automotive Systems Engineering

Application should be made at the beginning of the first semester in the Master's program

Contact persons at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and application:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reiner Kriesten

 

 

 

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