Hochschule KarlsruheHochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule KarlsruheHochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
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Automotive Engineering

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A career in automotive industry - now more than ever!

Automotive engineers are highly sought-after specialists on the labor market.  This is because the automotive sector currently has a high demand for experts with cutting-edge specialist knowledge to implement the necessary changes in the industry, especially in the areas of crosslinking, e-mobility, autonomous driving, and alternative drives.

Most graduates work in the automotive or supplier industry. Their possible fields of activity there are in hardware and software development, function and system development, diagnostic technology, manufacturing and production, design, research and development, and sales.

In and around Karlsruhe in particular, there are many promising and globally positioned companies and suppliers that welcome automotive engineering graduates. Many students already get to know their future employer during their studies, e.g. by establishing valuable contacts during the final thesis.


Fakultät für Maschinenbau und Mechatronik
Silke Loykowski

Phone: +49 (0)721 925-1708
Fax: +49 (0)721 925-1707
silke.loykowskispam prevention@h-ka.de

Office hours:
Mo.-Do. 08:00-14:30 Uhr
Freitag 08:00-12:00 Uhr

Geb. F, Raum 114
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

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