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Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

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Career worldwide with a Master in Electrical Engineering

With your master's degree in Electrical Engineering & Information Technology, you can be employed as an engineer in countless fields of work: In research, development, project planning or production, but also in sales and marketing. 

Working in top sectors of the economy

What do you want to change? You will find employment in all the top sectors of the German economy, such as automotive engineering, communications, aerospace, medical and microsystems technology, mechanical engineering, or multimedia and the entertainment industry. Not to forget: The field of renewable energies, energy supply companies, and power grid operators. This is how you combine your goals, ideals and interests into a complete package.

State-owned companies and universities as fields of activity

By the way, additional job opportunities are offered by public authorities and state-owned companies, independent research institutes or technical institutes, universities and universities of applied sciences.

Engineers wanted in the electrical engineering and information technology area

According to a member survey conducted by the VDMA in November 2022, 71% of companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector will hire engineers for electrical engineering and information technology within the next few years.

According to the VDI/IW Engineer Monitor for the second quarter of 2021, 77,310 engineers are currently being sought in Germany, among them being as much as 15,420 specialists from the energy and electrical engineering sector and 9,530 from the technical research and production control sector.

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