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FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences

International Automotive Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering
English only
Winter semester: 31 May/15 Jul
Summer semester: 30 Nov/15 Jan
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Automotive-Engineering or Mechanical-Engineering with correspondingly major-study, or another equivalent engineering study.

Minimum standard period of study: 7 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 210.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: C
min 6.5
min 92
Specification: Min. 20 points in each part.
min 580
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Applicants whose native language is English or who hold a degree from an English-speaking University or a University degree which was taught in English, are exempt from the English proficiency requirement. Other equivalent certificates of proficiency in English can also be submitted. The selection committee will decide upon the equivalence of the submitted proof of English skills. The proof of English skills must be submitted by the day of registration. For the German language, we accept Goethe institute’s B1 or the TestDaf certificate. All other certificates have to be checked by our office in advance. For enrolment, a German language certificate A2 is sufficient, but only the stated institutions can be accepted without any further proof.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The online application must contain the following supporting documents including:

  1. A Curriculum Vitae (CV), which should contain the relevant educational and professional experience.
  2. A report or result of University education up to now including a certificate, diploma supplement and ECTS marks.
  3. A transcript of records.
  4. Officially approved copies or a direct attachment of the certificate of the Graduate Record Examination test (GRE) with results of the applicant who has not acquired their qualifications at a Bologna-University.
  5. Completed cumulative subject coverage form.
  6. Proof that you have a recognized qualification in the English and German language (see language requirements).

The form, which is generated at the end of the online application process by the online application portal, has to be personally signed and sent postal to the University. Relevant for the compliance with the deadline is the receipt stamp of the University. Results and certificates must be certified copies in the German or English language. Aachen University of Applied Sciences makes the final decision as to whether the qualifications are applicable or not.

In case that the previous University study at the time of application deadline has not yet been completed, the missing documents can be replaced with a transcript of records, certified by the University dated no later than four weeks before the application deadline.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website