Electrical Engineering

Master of Science 

Start of studies: winter or summer semester
Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: English

The fields of electrical engineering and information technology form the technology platform for the electrification, digitalization, and networking of modern systems in information and communication technology, energy technology and mobility. These areas offer important technology for ensuring resource conservation and sustainability and are increasingly shaping and changing our behavior and lifestyles. Training international specialists in these fields in particular is becoming rapidly important in the industrial and science sectors.

The English-language master's program "Electrical Engineering" offers a choice of six specializations in the field of electrical engineering and information technology:

  • Smart Information Processing,
  • Communication Systems,
  • Nano- and Optoelectronics,
  • Power-electronic Systems and Technologies,
  • Smart Systems,
  • Electromagnetics and Applications.

Electrical Engineering

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or other related field
  • Ability to work and learn independently
  • English language proficiency (minimum C1 or equivalent)

Global employment opportunities are open to graduates, in research and development (R&D), the technical management or business sectors of industrial companies, or they may also continue on with a doctoral degree.

The opportunities are endless as further career prospects are opening up in fields such as Industry 4.0, autonomous driving, digitalization, artificial intelligence and the information society.

Studying abroad: what opportunities does my study program offer?

The Department Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (EI) counts with numerous partner universities worldwide for student exchange and a Double Master’s program.

Studying abroad: what opportunities does the University of Stuttgart have to offer?

Are you interested in going on exchange for a semester or two? Or would you rather do some research or attend a language course? Have you ever thought of joining a Summer School or planned an internship abroad? Whatever you have in mind for your exchange, the International Office will help you make your stay abroad an unforgettable experience. The first step will be to sign up online for our information sessions at the International Office that are offered on a regular basis. We look forward to your registration!

Application and admission: how do I get a place at the University?

Admission Requirements

The complete information on the admission process, required knowledge of English, and the criteria for the assessment of professional suitability can be found in the admission regulations.

Language Requirements

In order to study you must show proof that you have advanced English skills of at least level C1. You will need either:

  • Recognized certificates (e.g. TOEFL ibt 95 points or IELTS Band 7)
  • At least six semesters on a Bachelor’s study program in the English language.
Admission regulation [de]  – March 27, 2019

Application period for the

winter semester: December 1 – January 15

The winter semester starts in October.

summer semester: May 15 – July 15

The summer semester starts in April.

How is the program structured?

The Module Guide (also called module handbook) describes the modules and the required courses belonging to the module. It is published in the Campus Management System C@MPUS.

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