Autonomous Driving (career-integrated study programme of the Graduate Campus Aalen University)part time degree programmes for professionals

  • Master


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Aalen


  • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    July 2024 (EU), July 2024 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Automotive Engineering

Target group

Engineers with a technical first degree & graduates from the fields of Computer Science, Business Informatics, Physics or Mathematics


Cooperation course with Aalen University, Esslingen University, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Reutlingen University, Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences and Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (Media University). Enrolment takes place at Esslingen University.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements

- Completed university degree in Computer Science, Mechatronics, Automotive Engineering/Vehicle Systems or an Engineering, Business Information Systems, Physics, Mathematics or a related technical or natural sciences degree course in connection with proof of university-equivalent prior knowledge in the areas of Computer Science (at least 5 ECTS), Electrical Engineering (at least 5 ECTS), Automatic Control Technology (at least 5 ECTS) or comparable achievements in the aforementioned areas. - Academic degree with an ECTS credit score of at least 210 credits. If the academic degree comprises less than 210 credits, the difference must be made up during the Master's degree course. - Final grade of 2.5 or better (crediting possible) - Professional experience after first degree, generally at least one year.

Lecture period
  • 01.03.2024 - 31.08.2024
  • 01.09.2024 - 28.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.05.2024 - 15.07.2024

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

    01.05.2024 - 15.07.2024

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.05.2024 - 15.07.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.07.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

    as per letter of acceptance

Tuition fee


4,750.00 EUR / semester

Fees (Link)

EUR 4,750 per semester (total EUR 19,000)

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service