Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany: 40 Universities with 64 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2020/2021)

Updated: 10-21-2020 | 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

64

Study Programs in English

40

Universities

13

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (45 programs for EU citizens, 41 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

7,500 € per semester (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between March 01 and September 30

Summer Semester

between April 30 and September 15

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Top-ranked German Universities in Mechanical Engineering

#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.41,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#86Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Freiburg

public University

No. of Students: approx.24,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #101-150, QS World University Rankings #186
#99Times Higher Education Ranking
RWTH Aachen University

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.46,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 5,500 € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #144, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300

Tuition fees

45
41
6
1
9
7

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

2 Programs open for application

22 Programs open for application

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)
29.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
48.4% no admission restriction
21.9% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

78.1% directly at University
21.9% via Uni-Assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

5 (2 programs)

Minimum

70 (1 program)

Minimum

0 (43 programs)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Maximum

0 (43 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

5 (2 programs)

Maximum

7 (1 program)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

70 (1 program)

Maximum

95 (1 program)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

0 (43 programs)

Maximum

0 (43 programs)

Program Features

3-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

65.6%

Summer intake

6.3%

Winter & Summer intake

28.1%

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: 5,900

Program Fees: 0,- € - 1,500 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 7,300

Program Fees: 865 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bremen University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,600

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Clausthal University of Technology

public Technical University · No. of Students: 4,100

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Detmold University of Music

public Academy of fine arts · No. of Students: 700

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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