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Automotive engineering

dual system, full time

  • Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)

    Diplom (university of applied sciences)

  • 8 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Zwickau


  • August 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Vehicle Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Design Engineering

Maintenance and Accident Analysis, Motor Vehicles and Mechatronics, Internal Combustion Engines and Drive Technology, Body Development and Construction


In the degree course in Automotive Engineering, you deal with the planning, development and construction of vehicles. In addition to the design of new vehicle concepts, this also includes the development of modern bodies or testing with modern test benches and simulation tools. As a basis for this, you will deal with the interaction of individual vehicle components such as the drive, body and electronics. The properties and effects of different materials used in the vehicle also play an important role. You will get to know them better, for example, in the field of materials science. Beyond the technical details, you should of course keep an eye on functional criteria such as economy or safety when developing vehicles. The degree course in Automotive Engineering also prepares you for this. Thanks to the practical training, after completion, you have a variety of perspectives, especially in the development, manufacture and maintenance of motor vehicles.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Lecture period
  • 04.10.2022 - 29.01.2023
  • 13.03.2023 - 02.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


    In the event of vacancies, you can also apply after this deadline.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


    enquire at the university (International Office)

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


    enquire at the university (International Office)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students


    enquire at the higher education institution

Tuition fee


no tuition fees

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

Student advisory service

Contact person for application / admission / study advice

Frau Christina Schelcher

0375 / 536-1184