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  • Master of Science


  • 3 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Pforzheim


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Microsystems Technology
  • Computer Science

Project Management and Technology Law, Presentation of Signal and Information Transmission, Software Engineering, Software Design, System Design, System on Chip, Distributed Systems

Target group

Graduates of a technically-oriented Bachelor's degree with an above-average grade.


Shaping the digital factory of the future. Managing international development projects. Developing the smartphone of the future. With this degree course, you will acquire the ability to design complex embedded computer systems. The technical focus is on the development of automation, information and communication systems. The interdisciplinary qualifications focus on project management and legal aspects. You will specialise your theoretical and practical knowledge and deal with challenging projects. Individual advice and counselling Due to small group sizes, individual attention is guaranteed. We promote and encourage teamwork. We continue to develop the degree course in a practice-oriented manner.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

1. Proof must be provided of an academic qualification in a relevant course with a minimum final grade of 'good' (2.5). Relevant professional experience may slightly improve the grade classification. 2. Letter of motivation 3. Report / Letter of Recommendation 4. adequate study-relevant language skills in German and English 5. Selection interview

Lecture period

15.03.2021 - 02.07.2021

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2020/2021)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    see application deadlines for new students

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    See application deadlines

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


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