Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (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 first degree in technical subjects such as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering and related degree courses who would like to delve into the subject of hydrogen and fuel cells.


Cooperation course with Aalen University, Esslingen University, Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences and Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences. The examinations at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences are held within the framework of the external examination.

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

- Completed academic degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or a related degree course. - 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
  • 01.09.2023 - 31.08.2024

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