Hochschule KarlsruheHochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
Hochschule KarlsruheHochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
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Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Production

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Course sequence

The standard duration of the Master's program is three semesters. Each semester 30 ECTS credit points are awarded.

The final Master's thesis in the third semester can be written either at the university or in cooperation with a company - even abroad.

Upon completion of the program,  the grade "Master of Science (M.Sc.)" is conferred.


Office of Faculty MMT
Moltkestr. 30
76133 Karlsruhe
Lolita Lengenfelder
Stefanie Tolmie
+49 (0)721 925-1914
Email: sekretariat.mmtspam prevention@h-ka.de

Schedule for your studies

Listed below you will find all the modules you will study in the individual semesters. A module consists of several courses. In the module handbook you will find detailed information about the course of studies, courses, examinations, literature as well as the ECTS awarded.

First semester

Artificial Intelligence
4 contact hours per week

  • Methods of Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Analytics

Programming of Robots
4 contact hours per week (incl. lab)

  • Robot Programming on/offline
  • Path Planning

Safety in Automation and Robotics
2+2 contact hours per week

  • Safety in Automation
  • Safety in Human Robot Collaboration

Kinematics and Dynamics of Robot Systems
4 contact hours per week

  • Kinematics, Dynamics
  • Robot Mechanics Lab
Research and Development Project 1


Second semester

Artificial Intelligence in Production
4 contact hours per week

  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Machine Vision

Robogistics - Robots in Logistics
4 contact hours per week (incl. lab)

  • Robogistics/Mobile Robots

Flexible Robot Systems
4 contact hours per week

  • Control of Robot Systems
  • Sensors-Actuators for Robot Systems

Change Management and Virtual Reality
2+2 contact hours per week

  • Change Management and Work Psychology
  • Digital Product Life Cycle Methods
Research and development project 2


Third semester

Core elective module

e.g. Virtual Factory; MCT Robot Competition Team; Social Competence; Business Administration

Master's thesis
Final Colloquium


The courses are taught in German language, individual lectures are held in English as language of instruction. At the university's own Foreign Language Institute all students can deepen their own language skills in lessons with native speakers.

Foreign Language Institute

Internship & studying abroad Career prospects Organization & exams