Automotive Engineering

Master of Science 

Start of studies: winter or summer semester
Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: German
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This study program is not offered in English. For further information please visit the German version of the study program.

The Master's study program Automotive Engineering is primarily intended for bachelor's graduates in automotive and engine engineering, mechanical engineering, and energy engineering.  In addition to providing an extended basic technical and scientific qualification, this study program offers a broad range of courses with a strong research orientation in a high-tech environment.

The first semester focuses on balancing the skills set of the students, ensuring they are all equipped with the same basic knowledge. During the first two semesters, students are able to elect two specialized subjects. In the third semester, the industrial internship and the student research project serve to further deepen the students' knowledge through independent study. The fourth semester is devoted to the master's thesis, which is usually written in one of the two specializations.

  • An interest in automotive engineering (preferably already with a focus on two or three of the subject areas offered)
  • A broad basic knowledge of
    • Science and
    • Engineering science subjects
    • English
    • PC applications
    • First experience of CAD and/or simulation
  • You need to be hardworking
  • Have perseverance and patience / stamina
  • Ability to work accurately
  • Practical experience
  • Spatial imagination
  • Ability to think abstractly
  • Ability to think and work systematically
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Management skills to aid self-organization when studying

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Bernhard Bäuerle


Course Degree Management and Student Counselling Automotive Engineering

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Kurt Seiwert


Course Degree Management Automotive Engineering

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