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Mechanical Engineering (B.Sc.)

General facts

Type of degree course
presence learning programme, full-time, part-time possible
Standard period of study
6 semesters
Total credits
Teaching profile
117 credits in mandatory modules, 63 credits in compulsory elective modules
Subject orientation
Mechanical Engineering
Practical elements in the degree course
10 ECTS max. permissible for practice-oriented courses

Students and graduations

Number of students
First-year students per year
Graduates per year
Graduations in appropriate time
49.2 %

Group 3

Study duration (median)
9 semesters
Gender balance
88:12 [%m:%f]

International orientation

Proportion of international students
18 %
Share of foreign language courses
10 %
Mandatory study period abroad
no, but credits for study abroad eligible
Combined study programme with foreign HEI
International orientation: Studies abroad
1/4 points
International orientation: Students mobility
2/2 points
International orientation: Share in foreign language
1/3 points
International orientation of the degree course
4/9 points

Group 2


Mode of admission
number of places not limited

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment: Internships
0/4 points
Contact with work environment: Case studies
2/3 points
Contact with work environment: External staff members
2/2 points
Contact with work environment: Theses in cooperation with work environment
1/2 points
Contact with work environment
5/11 points

Group 2



Group 1

top group

Group 2

middle group

Group 3

bottom group
Not specified
not specified


(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education