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RWTH Aachen University

Automotive Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jul/01 Mar
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in mechanical or automotive engineering with the following content: mathematics, mechanics, machine design, CAD/CAE, thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer, materials science, control engineering, fluid mechanics.

Excellent performance in the field of automotive engineering (i.e. during their bachelor studies), especially in vehicle dynamics, internal combustion engines and mechatronic systems is mandatory.

Minimum standard period of study: 7 semesters.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min B2
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min 5.5
min 90
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With a minimum grade of B.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by the placement test of the RWTH Language Center with level B2 (MK 7).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 07 (German)May 07 (EU)December 04 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The following documents are mandatory for your application for "Automotive Engineering (M.Sc.)" and must be uploaded as PDF file.

Marked documents (*) are mandatory for your application and must be uploaded when you apply online until the deadline, otherwise, your application will not be accepted. In case of need, all other documents can be uploaded after you received your letter of admission from the RWTH Aachen before the date of your registration/enrolment.

  1. Tabular resume (*).
  2. Copy of transcript of records (*). Please submit a transcript of records with all of the completed semesters until now. At the time of application, you should be able to submit your transcript of records for all except your last two semesters of study.
  3. Module descriptions called a diploma supplement (*).
  4. Copy of university completion certificate (if you already have a degree).
  5. Copy of language certificate (if you have already taken the exam).
  6. Copy of GRE (*) test certificate.
  7. Additional documents can be attached as well but are not mandatory for your application like internship certificate, job references, GATE test, motivation letter, recommendation letter, etc.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website