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Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany: 69 Universities with 115 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Great news for international students looking to study an English-taught Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering: There are more than 50 options available! We are sure that you can find a program that specializes precisely in your area of interest and that can significantly advance your career - whether you want to work in Germany or internationally.

Some points why we believe Germany can provide you with a unique education and opportunities are, for example, because a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a German university holds a great international reputation. Furthermore, the future of STEM subjects is bright in Germany and supported by the German leadership, who launched a network to support this subject group in 2008. Browse your options in the StudyFinder and discover which program will be the perfect fit for you!

Overview

masters
115

Study Programs in English

universities
69

Universities

ranking
22

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (80 programs for EU citizens, 65 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 9,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and February 15

Summer Semester

between April 30 and November 20

View all 115 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Mechanical Engineering

#21QS Online MBA Rankings: Europe
IU International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 100,000 students

Program Fees: € 1,434 - € 5,330 (per semester)

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 6,000 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#101-150Times Higher Education Young University Rankings
Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University Kaiserslautern-Landau

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 20,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #1401+, Times Higher Education Ranking #601-800

Tuition Fees

80
65
18
7
9
19

Webinar Video

Duration:65 min

Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany | Webinar with KIT Karlsruhe & Rhine-Waal UAS (2021)

This video is a recording of the webinar "Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany" from February 17, 2021 with two public German universities as our special guests:

  1. KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (International) presented by Mr. Alan Cordell (Manager Recruitment & Admissions Carl Benz School)
  2. Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences: B.Sc./M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering presented by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Gebel (Professor of Process Engineering and Thermodynamics)

3 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Learn all the vital steps of the industrial processHands-on program to solve real-world problemsFlexible - Get the best of two worlds
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Become and Expert in a Broad Spectrum of SubjectsEnjoy Comprehensive SupportExpand Your International Industry Contacts

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Requirements

Master degrees in Mechanical Engineering typically admit students who can demonstrate that they obtained knowledge in relevant subjects throughout their first academic degree. To be admitted, you may have to prove that you took courses in Math, Physics and relevant courses in Engineering. For most programs, entrance tests or interviews are not part of the admission process, students must simply submit required documents (first degree certificate and a transcript of records). These typically include your CV, a letter of motivation and sometimes letters of reference Additionally, you will have to prove your English language abilities with a language certificate.

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
30.4% local admission restriction (local NC)
50.4% no admission restriction
19.2% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

70.4% directly at University
11.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
20.9% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Mastering the Future of CommunicationReal-World Tech Integration SkillsNetworking with Global Tech Leaders
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Learn to Address Global ChallengesStrong Industry ConnectionsBecome a Leader of Tomorrow

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (5 programs )

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (7 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (22 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (7 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (2 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (22 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Become an expert on e-mobility and green energyGet hands-on experience during the practical semesterBe part of a bilingual study program
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Stand out from the crowdTake advantage of World-Class FacilitiesExpand your professional network

Program Features

3-20 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Master of Engineering

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Master of Business Administration

Beginning

Winter intake

58.3%

Summer intake

7%

Winter & Summer intake

31.3%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Mechanical Engineering

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Aalen University

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 5,700

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,200

Program Fees: € 4,110

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 6,800

Program Fees: € 847

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Carl Benz School

public Technical University · No. of Students: 150

Program Fees: € 0 - € 8,500

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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