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Mechatronic & Micro-Mechatronic Systems (EU4M)


Mechatronic and Micro-Mechatronic Systems (EU4M)

The Joint Master Degree in Mechatronic and Micro-Mechatronic Systems (abbr.:  EU4M) is aimed at all prospective students interested in becoming professionally qualified to work in the field of Mechatronics and Micro-mechatronics.

This interdisciplinary degree program combines the knowledge areas of (micro)mechatronics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, robotics, automation, environmental technologies, computer science.
In addition, EU4M provides in-depth (language) knowledge and practical experience on an intercultural level.

The EU4M program, funded by Erasmus Mundus, allows students to study at one or two partner universities in addition to HKA. EU-funded scholarships are awarded for this two-year Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD). If you wish to apply for this you should submit an online application no later than January 15 to be considered in the selection procedure.

What is an EMJMD?

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) is a prestigious, integrated, transnational study program jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions.

EMJMD programs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student applicants, who compete in annual selection rounds. learn more about the European EMJMD program

In addition to the EMJMD, there is also the study option of a double degree with UniOvi in Spain and ENSMM in France.

Why choose the EU4M study program?

  • Study at home and abroad
  • Attractive scholarship offers
  • Building an international network
  • Top career opportunities
  • Study at top universities in Germany + France/Spain/Russia and Egypt
  • Support from the respective partner universities
  • Easy recognition of study credits



At a glance

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 not required
Stay abroad For 3rd and 4th semester
Languages German and English + 2nd language of instruction (Spanish or French)
Application deadline

By January 15 every year for an EMJMD scholarship / By May 31 every year for self-paying students

Partner institutions

HKA, Karlsruhe, Germany
UNIOVI, Gijón, Spain
ENSMM, Besançon, France
NILE, Kairo, Egypt
ISPU, Ivanovo, Russia


Annette Knödler B.Sc.
Assistant for the program
Moltkestr. 30
76133 Karlsruhe
+49 (0)721 925-1709
Email: annette.knoedlerspam prevention@h-ka.de

Who is the program aimed at?

The EU4M Master's program is aimed at passionate students with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (min. 180 ECTS credits) in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, automotive technology or a comparable engineering discipline with an interest in international relations. Foreign language skills in English, Spanish, or French are mandatory. At the time of application, applicants should have proficiency at level A1 in the respective foreign language.

A student talks about his experiences

Germán González studied the Bachelor’s program in Mechanical Engineering in Spain and then decided to pursue the double degree EU4M Master in Mechatronic and Micro-Mechatronic Systems at HKA and Universidad de Oviedo. During the Master’s studies he discovered his passion, which led him to do his PhD at KIT. He remains connected to HKA and the EU4M master's program today, working as an adjunct professor. See the interview

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