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International Program

Profile Summer semester Winter semester

Courses in the winter semester

  • lectures run from approx. end of September/beginning of October until the end of January
  • After the end of the lecture period, written exams take place.
  • examination period for faculty courses lasts three weeks in February

Civil Engineering

  • Prestressed Concrete + Precast Concrete Units
  • Structural Engineering (Project)
  • Structural Dynamics


Please note that these course listings are subject to change. The course listings are updated as changes are made.

At a glance: 


Faculty Courses

You have the possibility to participate in Faculty Courses in different fields of studies.

Faculty Courses are offered in the fields of

  • Business and Economics
  • Computer Science and Business Information Systems
  • Engineering and Sciences

Business Administration and Engineering/International Management


Bionics is a nature-driven ideation methodology, it studies the results of natural evolution from the engineer‘s perspective.In this course, you will be introduced to Bionics and its systematic approaches to explore the animate world in order to derive innovative technological specifications, designs and implementations in engineering.

Master students only! 

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule: Thu, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m.
Room: K 108 

Exams: to be announced 

Enterprise Resource Planning - focus on business administration

This course introduces you to enterprise systems and software integration. It also looks at market surveys and the history of enterprise software products and their suppliers. Furthermore, you will be introduced to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related enterprise systems in on-premise and on-demand scenarios. You will also experience a virtual enterprise modelled in ERP.  

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on Computer Science. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Computer Science & Business Information Systems".

Course description



Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule lecture: Wed, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m.
Room: K 202

Exercise groups: 
Group 1: to be announced
Group 2: to be announced
Group 3: to be announced

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on computer science. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Computer Science & Business Information Systems".

Exam: to be announced

Financial Controlling of Services

This seminar enables you to analyze methods of cost accounting and financial controlling. 

Please note: either this course can be taken or WINB781E, but not both!

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stefan Bleiweis

Schedule: Wed, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m., B 104
Thu, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m., K 008

Please note: Participation by approval of professor. Please contact Prof. Bleiweis (stefan.bleiweisspam prevention@h-ka.de) before lectures start!

Industrial Goods Marketing

This seminar will enable you to analyze the market-related framework conditions of an industrial goods company and to derive and justify specific marketing approaches in different business relationships and environmental situations.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Christian Braun 

Schedule: Thu, 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Room:  B 102

Max. 10 external participants!

Project Management

You will know and understand the significance, the goals and the methods of project management (PM). Taking part in a student-run project organization, you will be enabled to plan and operate an exemplary project with the methods of project management.

Course description


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Björn Hein

Schedule: Mondays, 8:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
  K 008

Max. 10 external participants!

Computer Science & Business Information Systems

Customer Collaboration Project

An international team of approximatly five students will apply their methodical and formal knowledge to real-life problems of international companies.

Course description

WIIB610, 10 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Andreas Heberle

Schedule: to be announced

Room: to be announced

Please note: participation only by approval of the professor (andreas.heberlespam prevention@h-ka.de) in charge! 

Enterprise Resource Planning - focus on computer sciences

This course introduces you to enterprise systems and software integration. It also looks at market surveys and the history of enterprise software products and their suppliers. Furthermore, you will be introduced to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related enterprise systems in on-premise and on-demand scenarios. You will also experience a virtual enterprise modelled in ERP. 

Course description 


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule lecture: Thu, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m., room K 209

Exercise groups: 
Group 1: to be announced
Group 2:to be announced
Group 3:to be announced

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on Business Administration. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Business & Economics".

Exam: to be announced

Enterprise Social Media

Enterprise Social Media is the use of Social Media aka Web 2.0 in the enterprise. This requires the adoption of Social Media technologies to be integrated into business processes. You will gain the capability to decide on the strategy for introducing social media technologies to leverage the productivity of an enterprise.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Peter Schmidt

Schedule: Tue, 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Room: online

Exam: to be announced

Intercultural Communication

You will experience intercultural competence as a strategic factor and learn to apply it to your own work and study.

Course description

INFB641, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!! 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Andrea Cnyrim

Schedule: Wed, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. 

Room: E 302

International Strategic Management

International Strategic Management focuses on the strategic management in a dynamic global environment. You will have the capability to use the most important management instruments in an international context. 

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Kinkel/Mr. Horvat

Schedule: Tue, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. + 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Room: E 004

International Business Networks

This course deals with alliances and co-operations of enterprises. You will learn about forms of alliances and co-operations as well as strategies for successful application. You will earn the capabilities to use all relevant managerial instruments. 

Course description


Lecturer: Djerdj Horvat

Schedule: Mon, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. + Tue, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m.
Room: E 102


Programming Paradigms

This course explores various programming paradigms and their underlying concepts. It provides a deeper understanding of fundamental concepts that can be found in modern programming languages. You will also understand how features in different languages are selected and be able to program in imperative, functional and object-oriented programming languages. 

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Sulzmann

Schedule: Thu, 9:50 - 1:00 p.m.
Room: E 311

Please note: Previous knowledge of information technology helpful!

User-Centered Design

During this lecture the basics of User Experience will be taught as well as procedure models and methods of user-centered design, of agile project management, of socio-technical, interdisciplinary and economic perspectives. This seminar contains some techniques and methods for developing and evaluating ideas. You will get in touch with interactive design methods, dealing with the issues of qualitative analyzing methods, (paper-) prototyping and qualitative & quantitative evaluation methods.

Course description 


Lecturer: Prof. Andreas Peter Schmidt

Schedule: Mon, 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Room: online


Mechanical Engineering/Mechatronics

Design Exercises 1

Design Exercise 1 is a one semester course for practising the contents and knowledge from former courses like Machine Parts 1, Technical Mechanics. You apply your theoretical knowledge acquired in previous courses to an actual complex task. In this context, you have to consider design guidelines and the design and layout requirements set in DIN and CE standards.

Course description 

MABB332, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthäus Wollfarth 

Schedule: Mon, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Room M 102

Design exercises 2

Design Exercise 2 is a one semester course for practising the contents and knowledge from former courses like Mechanics, Design Methods and Engineering Design in a small project. The objective is to develop and design a new product. 

Course description

MABB432, 3 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Hirsch

Schedule: Fri, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Room: M 003

Ice Slurry Technology

Ice creation and thermo-physical properties of ice slurries and other characteristics, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics of ice slurry, heat transfer, ice slurry production, different ice slurry generators, transport of ice slurries in piping systems, storing/melting and mixing, melting ice slurry in plate heat exchangers and air coolers, direct contact chilling and freezing of foods in ice slurries, the control of ice slurry systems, present and future applications in comfort cooling, food processing and other areas.

Course description

M8670, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Kauffeld 

Schedule: Wed, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Room: online

Microtechnology Lab

A system based on integrated circuits is designed and realized. After planning the project, layout maufacturing, construction, printing, sintering, assembly, encapsulation and testing come into play.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Oliver Schecker

Schedule: Mondays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Room: LI 041



This course provides the fundamentals of measurement and test engineering, with implementing concepts such as accuracy, resolution, linearity, reproducibility and error. The physics of different sensors effects often used in automotive applications and the influence of electromagnetic disturbance will be discussed.

Course description  

IP 415, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Klemens Gintner

Schedule: Tue, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Room: F 201

Sensors Laboratory

In this course fundamentals of measurement and test engineering are discussed. Furthermore, terms such as accuracy, resolution, linearity, reproducibility and error are considered. Also the influence of electromagnetic disturbance will be looked at. 

Requires knowledge in LTspice! 

Course description

MECB442, 1 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Prof. Klemens Gintner

Schedule: Wed, 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.

Room: FU 08


Student project - Augmented Reality App

Augmented Reality (AR) has gained a lot of importance in the industry in recent years. Within several student projects, AR apps for different technical systems will be implemented.

Course description 


Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fahmi Bellalouna

Schedule: will be agreed with participants

Room: to be announced

Student project - Virtual Reality Apps

Virtual Reality (VR) has become more important in recent years, especially in gaming and entertainment but not yet within industrial enterprises. Within several student projects, VR applications will be developed and implemented to demonstrate the potential and benefits of VR technology for industrial applications.

Course description 


Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fahmi Bellalouna

Schedule: will be agreed with participants

Room: to be announced

Electrical Engineering & Information Technology


Circuit Analysis 1 + Project

The participants learn how to analyze and calculate parameters of linear networks in respect to basics of electrical engineering
(ohms Law, Kirchhoff Rules).

  • Electrical components with linear characteristics. Combinations of linear sources and components
  • Methods to analyze linear circuits like Superposition and transformation of linear sources
  • Basics and elementary circuits with operational amplifiers
  • Collateral project

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Rainer Merz

Tue, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. (room M 304) + Thu, 9:50 -11:20 a.m. (room M 303)
Thu, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (room M 303)

Instrumentation & Measurement + Lab

The students are able to treat measurement tasks by assessing the measurement uncertainty of a measurement chain by means of error calculation and error propagation, understanding the mode of operation of electrical measurement methods, using the oscilloscope as a universal measurement tool and selecting and applying electrical measurement methods according to the requirements on the measurement problem.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Litzenburger

Schedule: t.b.c.


Mathematics 1

The participants master the elementary basics of engineering mathematics. A more detailled explanation you will find in the course description:

Course description



EEIB 110, 7 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Westermann

Tue, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (room N 004)
Thu, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (room N 003)
Fri, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. (room N 003)


Mathematics 3

Participants will be able to recognize, formulate, and confidently solve higher order linear
differential equations and systems of differential equations, and apply differential and integral
calculus of several variables to multidimensional problems.

Plus Lab Modelling and Simulation

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Westermann

Thu, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. (room N 004)
Fri, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (room N 203)

Lab Modelling + Simulation
Tue, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (room N 214)


Physics 1 + Lab

The students can apply the principles of geometrical optics, kinematics and dynamics to exemplary
practical situations by implementing the formulas, relationships and basic principles conveyed in
the lecture, in order to master the approach and the basic methods for solving physical problems.

Course description

EEIB 130, 6 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Karnutsch

Lecture: Wed, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. (room N 012)
Thu, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. (room N 203)

Lab: Wed, 2:00 - 5:10 p.m. ( room N 212, N 213, N 217)

Programming 1 + Lab

The students learn to understand the structure of modern programs and the ideas of
modern programming techniques. The process of creating simple algorithms and programs
in C/C++ is known and can be applied.

Course description

EEIB 140, 6 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Leize

Lecture: Thu, 3:40 - 5:10 p.m. (room N 214)
Lab: Fri, 2:00 - 5:10 p.m. (room N 214)



Programming 2 + Lab + Project

Object oriented programming (OOP)

The students are able to design and implement object oriented programs. They understand the object oriented way of thinking and get the differences of the various programming paradigms.
They can also document the software using simple UML diagrams. They know how to use different data storage approaches and understand the differences between them.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Leize

Lecture: Mo, 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. (N 214)
Lab: Tue, 9:50 - 11:00 a.m. (room N 002)
Project: Thu, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. (room LI  027)


Signals and Systems + Lab

Participants will be able to describe and analyze linear, time-invariant systems in the time, Laplace and frequency domains.

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Strohrmann

Lecture: Tue, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (room M 304)
+ Fri, 9:50 - 11:20 a.m. (room M 302)
Lab: Wed, 8:00 - 11:20 a.m. (room M 304)


Communication Systems (Module)

After having successfully completed the course, the students 

  • know principles and performance of advanced signal processing algorithms in modern digital communication systems like adaptive equalisation, optimum sequence detection, and multi-antenna processing
  • understand the mathematical principles and the importance of adaptive optimisation for efficient digital signal transmission
  • are able to apply these principles to adaptive systems like equalisers, smart antennas and adaptive MIMO-schemes

More detailled information in the course description


Lecturer: Prof. Litzenburger

Lecture Architecture of Communication Systems, Fri, 11:30 am - 1:00 p.m. (room M 304)
Lecture Signal Processing in Communication Systems, Wed, 9:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (room M 302)


Optical Data Transmission (Module)

Upon successful completion,

  • the students know the most important components of optical data transmission systems
  • the students are able to design optical data transmission systems for various fields of application
  • the students can calculate the theoretical behavior of optical data transmission systems
  • the students know how to measure all relevant parameters of optical data transmission systems
  • the students are able to optimize optical communication links regarding optimum performance and cost

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Grünhaupt

Lecture Optical Data Transmission, Tue 11:30 - 1:00 p.m. (room N 203)
Lab Optical Data Transmission, Tue, 2:00 p.m. - 5.10 p.m. (room N 304)

Real-Time Signal Processing with Lab (before Native Signal Processors)

After a brief explanation of the architecture and characteristics of digital signal processors, the focus of this lecture lies on programming real-time applications and the implementation of typical algorithms in digital signal processing such as filtering, the generation of sinusoids etc. The usage of interrupts, DMA and serial ports is an important topic.

Course description

EIFB632, 2 ECTS, Master level

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Langen

Schedule: Mondays, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Room: N 124

Exam: to be announced

Sensors A (Module)

Students understand the different working principles of sensors and are able to choose a suitable sensor for a given application. They can design electronic circuits for signal conditioning and evaluate transfer functions and sensor characteristics of resistive and capacitive sensors. They comprehend the fundamentals of chemosensors, their technological implementation, applications and respective challenges of practical measurements. Students understand the physics and technology of modern light sources and optical detectors, and can design advanced optical sensing systems.

Course Description

STM210, 6 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Sehr, Prof. Karnutsch, Prof. Graf

Physical Sensors: Wed, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (room N 203)
Chemical Sensors: Thu, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (room N 113)
Optical Sensors: Thu, 9:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (room N 113)

Signal Theory (Module)

Competencies: Upon successful completion, the students are able to discern between measurement and estimation, to assess the quality of an estimator, to know the design principles of estimators and the students can design linear estimators with the least-squares cost function. 

For more detailled information see course description

Modul EITM 110I, 6 ECTS

Lecture: Parameter Estimation
Lecturer: Prof. Zeller
Schedule: Wed, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (room M 206)

Lecture: Spectral Estimation
Lecturer: Prof. Quint
Schedule: Tue, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. (room M202)


Switched Mode Power Supplies (Module)

Competencies: Upon successful completion the student

  • understands the functionality and the components of switching power supplies
  • has an overview of non-isolated and isolated power supplies
  • is able to design and calculate switching power supplies in DCM and CCM
  • can efficiently design power inductors and high-frequency magnetics for switching power supplies
  • can apply control strategies to stabilize the output voltage

Course description


Lecturer: Prof. Klönne

Wed, 9.50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (room M 310)
Thu, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (room M 201)

Interdisciplinary studies

Interdisciplinary Studies are courses directly offered by the International Program. The courses are listed according to the certificates they belong to.

International Business Certificate Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Design Thinking

Thinking and acting in an entrepreneurial manner is imparted with the MIT action learning approach and the creative method Design Thinking. The course is designed to introduce students with entrepreneurial ambitions to the tools they need to understand and evaluate the needs of potential customers in order to design user-centric products and services.

Course description

S 9147, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Katrin Redmann

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, 30.09.2022, 2.00 - 5.30 p.m.
Sa, 01.10.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Fri, 07.10.2022, 2.00 - 5.30 p.m.
Sa, 08.10.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Room: to be announced, in attendance

Global Financial Markets

You will get an introduction in global financial markets with a view on both corporate and political economic requirements. This will be followed by an in-depth analysis of European financial institutions and its currency. Other points such as purpose and advantages, current challenges and outlook will be discussed. 

Course description

IP 905, 4 ECTS

Lecturer: Jörg Glasstetter

Schedule: Tuesdays, start: 27.09.2022
9:50 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Room: F 301

Innovation Management for Technical Products

This course will give you an understanding about the methods and tools to change the global market through innovation. This course features an overview of different approaches to innovation and development of strategy to optimize innovation within an organization. We will try to apply different tools (e.g. Design Thinking) and see different case studies.

Course description

S 9141, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Andreas u. Mathias Luthe

Schedule (intensive course):
Fri, 14.10.2022, 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.
Sat 15.10.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.
Fri 21.10.2022, 2.00 - 5.00 p.m
Sat 22.10.2022, 9 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.

Room: online

International Project Management

The focus of this seminar is to look at some important factors which can determine the success or failure of an international project.

Course description

S 9909, 2 ECTS

Martina Rühm

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, 11.11.2022, 2.00 - 5.30 p.m.
Sat, 12.11.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri, 18.11.2022, 2.00 - 5.30 p.m.
Sat, 19.11.2022, 2.00 - 5.30 p.m.

Room: to be announced, in attendance

Strategic International Human Resource Management

In this course you will learn about Strategic Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management, Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Business Ethics, International HR and Expatriates.

Course description

S 9926, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dimitris Starogiannis

Schedule (intensive course): 
Thu, 15.12.2022, 5.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Fri, 16.12.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 17.12.2022, 10 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Mo, 09.01. 2023 (coaching), 5.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Room: online

Strategic Management

This course aims to train you in making strategic decisions for different organizations so that you can learn the role of “Chief Executive Officer”. You will also learn about business vision & mission, external environment and internal assessment, selection and implementation of strategies for organization. Furthermore, global / international issues shall be discussed and practiced.

Course description 

IP 908, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Thomas Michael Ketterer

Kick-off Tue, 04.10., 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Thu, 13.10.-17.11.2022, 8.00 a.m. - 9.30 a.m.
Room: online
Exam: 24.11.2022, 8.00 - 9.30 a.m.


Supply Chain Management

The core concept of this logistics training programme is a model-based computer simulation that allows you to face the main problems of supply planning and control in industrial production systems.

Course description

S 9957, 2 ECTS 

Lecturer: Dr. Evangelia Markaki/Dr. Dimitris Starogiannis

Schedule (intensive course): 
Thu, 01.12.2022, 3.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Fri, 02.12.2022, 4.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Sat, 03.12.2022, 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Sun, 04.12.2022, 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Room: online

International Engineering Certificate Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Digital Failure Diagnosis

The course introduces main principles of failure detection, localization and correction in communication channel as well as in electrical circuits. The reasons of information encoding (not to be confused with information encryption) as well as the basics of self-corrective codes are introduced. Also, typical failures in digital circuits and definition of the minimal and necessary tests for failure detection and localization are discussed. In addition, the easily testable circuits like Programmable Logic Arrays (PLA) will be considered.

Please note: Participation in IP 423 "Reliability Engineering - Compact" is mandatory!

Course description

IP 408, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov

Thu, 13.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Fri, 14.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 15.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Mo, 17.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Wed, 19.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Thu, 20.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Fri, 21.10.2022, 3.00 p.m.- 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 22.10.2022, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Room: online

Energy Storage Lab

By attending this course, you are taught the effects of the increasing share of renewable energy systems on the electricity grids. Selected laboratory tests on the two topics electrochemical energy storage (batteries) and conversion (fuel cells) are offered. The experiments give an insight into the specific behavior of the technologies. “U-I” characteristics are recorded which determine the storage capacities and energy contents of the technologies.

Please note: The laboratory can only be taken in combination with the lecture Renewable Energy Storage (IP 409)!

Course description 

IP 414, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!! 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Karsten Pinkwart Dipl.-Chem.

Schedule: Fri, 30.09. - 20.01.2022, 9:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Room: to be announced

Introduction to Machine Learning

In this class, you will learn the theoretical underpinnings of Machine Learning, and gain the practical know-how needed to quickly and powerfully apply these techniques to new problems. This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning: (i) Supervised learning (ii) Unsupervised learning (iii) Best practices in machine learning.

Course description

IP 301, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Sarah Haq

Schedule:  Tue, 27.09. - 17.01.2023, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Room: online

Machine Learning in Python

You will learn the fundamentals of Python Programming and gain the practical know-how for applying Machine Learning in Python to solve problems in diverse areas.
This course provides a broad introduction to Machine Learning in Python: (i) Fundamentals of Python programming (ii) Applied Machine Learning (iii) Information Visualization. Prior knowledge of Python programming can be helpful, but is not necessary.

Course description

IP 302, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Sarah Haq

Schedule: Wed, 28.09. - 18.01.2023, 8.00 a.m. - 9.30 a.m.

Room: online

Reliability Engineering - compact

The course introduces you to the theoretical and practical aspects of reliability engineering using the example of availability and safety analysis of power plant digital control systems (DCS). The main point of the course is the "balance between safety and process related functions" and their influence on the economic effectiveness of the plant.

Course description 

IP 423, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov

Mo, 26.09.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Wed, 28.09.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Thu, 29.09.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Fri, 30.09.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 01.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Wed,, 05.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Thu. 06.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Fri, 07.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 08.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Mon, 10.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Wed, 12.10.2022,  3 p.m. - 6.45 p.m.

Room: online

Renewable Energy

This course provides you with an overview of producing electricity from green energy like wind, sun, water, biomass, and geothermal heat. Further aspects are economic and environmental considerations, fundamentals of energy economics and the storage of energy.

Course description

IP 420, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Guntram Schultz

Tue, 27.09. - 17.01.2023, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

Room: F 301

Renewable Energy Storage

The course gives an overview of different possibilities to store renewable energy. The energy storage technologies range from pumped hydro storage over flywheels to batteries, supercaps or hydrogen storage. You should bring a technical background to this course, have energy basic knowledge and interest in renewable energy and energy storage.

Course is a joint course with the degree course "Sensor Systems Technology". 

Course description

IP 409, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Mr. Peter Hussinger

Fri, 30.09. - 20.01.2023, 11:30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
Room: to be announced


VR Lab - Virtual Reality for Industrial Application

This course introduces  you to the essentials of Virtual Reality. The focus is on the necessary tools for VR development, such as Unity, Git and Blender. The goal is to create a simple virtual reality application for a windows-based system with a 6DoF headset.

Please note: This course only has capacity for 8 participants. Participation in IP 423 "Reliability Engineering - Compact" is mandatory!

Course description

IP 424, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov

Mo, 24.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Wed, 26.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Thu, 27.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Fri, 28.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sat, 29.10.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Wed, 02.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Thu, 03.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Fri., 04.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sa, 05.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Mo., 07.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
 Wed., 09.11.2022, 3 p.m. - 6.45 p.m.

Room: online

International Certificate in Personal Development Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Accessing the German Labor Market

You will be provided with in-depth information about organizational structures, the application and recruitment processes of enterprises as well as the labor market system in Germany, including the preparation for specific applications.

Course description

IP 902, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Verena Kienzle

Mo, 24.10.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Tue, 25.10.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Wed, 26.10.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Thu, 27.10.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Fri, 28.10.2022, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Room: to be announced
You will get an excuse letter for you other lectures taking place in the afternoon.


Future Leadership 4.0

In a time of acceleration and increasing workload only those who maintain their physical as well as their psychological health and learn how to deal with stress remain permanently fit for work and success. In this special seminar you will learn about the future success factors of leadership, how stress develops and what each individual can do to prevent stress and burnout.

Course description

S 0329, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Peter Buchenau

Schedule: to be announced
Room: to be announced

Get ready for the Job - Working with Global Players

This seminar prepares you to succeed in the global market and grants you a better understanding of corporate cultures incl. hierarchies & business structures worldwide and communicating, discussing & negotiating across cultures. The course also teaches you on models of leadership, working in intercultural teams and reviewing performances.

Course description

S 0327, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Verena Kienzle

Schedule (Intensive course): 
Fri, 25.11.2022, 3:00 - 6:15 p.m.
Sat, 26.11.2022, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fri, 02.12.2022, 3:00 - 6:15 p.m.
Sat, 03.12.2022, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room: to be announced 

Personal Development and Career Design

You will learn how to improve your employability and understand the modern professional environment. It will also assisst you to develop key skills and competencies and become familiar with new tools for self-improvement. You will learn how to organize your career and use modern means of networking for boosting your career.

Course description

S 9928, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Evangelia Markaki

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, 09.12.2022, 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat, 10.12.2022, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sun, 11:12 2022, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Room: online

Presentation Techniques

In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practise various communication techniques for improving the structure and delivery of your presentations in English.

Course description

S 9956, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Stefanie Obergfell

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, 11.11.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sat, 12.11.2022, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fri, 18.11.2022, 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sat, 19.11.2022, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Room: to be announced

Time matters - how to effectively manage your time... and yourself!

If you have ever asked youself: how could I possibly have enough time to do it all - study, meet friends, go out, work out, get sleep… this seminar is perfect for you. We will look at a different approach to time and self management and change your perspective. You will explore your individual goals and learn to handle stress better.

Course description

S 0328, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!! 

Ute Strobel

Fridays, 07.10. - 03.12.2022, 9:50 - 1:00 p.m.
No lectures on 21.10. and 04.11.2022

Room: to be announced

Language courses for international students

You can study a variety of languages at the foreign language institute (IFS) of the university, such as German, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

The Foreign Language Institute (IFS) coordinates the foreign language program at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. In March there will be two-week intensive courses, prior to the beginning of the program. During the semester, courses in a variety of languages are offered. All exchange students are given the opportunity to participate in German language courses (beginner – advanced, A1 – C1) during the semester. A placement test at the beginning of the semester is compulsory. Courses in a variety of languages are offered.

For further information and course descriptions please consult the foreign language institute. 


Center of Competence
International Program/ Course Coordinator and Advisor
Cordelia Makartsev

Phone: +49 (0)721 925-2505
cordelia.makartsevspam prevention@h-ka.de

Office hours:
Mon, Wed + Fri 9.00 a.m.-12.00 a.m.
+ consultations by appointment

Bldg F, room 009
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

Further information on the International Program:

Summer semester
Application & admission
After application

Application & admission After application