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Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany: 54 Universities with 85 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 05-29-2022 | 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
85

Study Programs in English

universities
54

Universities

ranking
17

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (58 programs for EU citizens, 50 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

14,280 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 31 and May 15

Summer Semester

between May 31 and May 15

View all 85 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Mechanical Engineering

#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 42,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52

Tuition Fees

58
50
11
5
9
16

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)

5 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Train to lead successful teams and expand your management skills in the field of engineering and technology5 stars rating in QS Stars University RatingFlexible Studies: Study online or on campus in Germany
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A unique program offered jointly by renowned universitiesLearn how to successfully manage innovation processes around the globePractice with real companies in a hands-on program
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Learn the keystones of developing your own business ideasWork in practical projects with brand companies, agencies or start-upsCareer opportunities in innovative sectors and companies
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Learn the important aspects of managing sustainable mobilityComplete an internship while studyingStudy at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin
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A high-quality MBA teaches core subjects of management to non-business graduatesTake advantage of the networking opportunities with renowned companiesStudy in a diverse and multicultural environment

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

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)
31.8% local admission restriction (local NC)
48.2% no admission restriction
20% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

77.6% directly at University
22.4% via uni-assist

5 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Become an expert in sustainable engineering of products and processesComplete an internship in cooperation with a selected companyTU9 - Be part of a prestigious university
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An excellent program that mixes engineering sciences, mathematics, and applied computer sciencesGreat job opportunities in many sectorsBilingual study program - Excellent assest on the job market
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Become a specialist managing technology transfer in global companiesComplete an internship in Germany or abroadFocus on practical experience
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Become an expert in the design, simulation, and programming of roboticsStudy 100% online5 stars rating in QS Stars University Rating
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Specialize in one of three excellent majors: “General Management”, “Sustainable Production and Technology”, or “Digital Transformation”Dazzling career opportunitiesTop-ranked MBA program

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (4 programs )

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

Maximum:

95 (4 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (16 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (4 programs )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (4 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (16 programs )

5 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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A unique program to learn about engineering and physics of optical technologiesBe part of the modern “Cluster of Excellence” in HannoverComplete an advanced internship to get experience on industry related companies
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A unique combination of energy sciences and digital technologiesHighly impressive courses of studyStudy at a modern University of Applied Sciences
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Become an expert in biomaterial scienceBecome a highly demanded professional in the industries of the futureComplete an internship or study a semester abroad
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Choose from among fascinating fields of specializationAccess amazing job opportunities in the most in-demand career sectors in the worldGain practical experience during an internship
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Become a top engineer with great expertise in mechanical engineering and plastics engineeringGet great jobs in one of the world’s most in-demand fieldsBenefit from the knowledge exchange made possible through this interdisciplinary master’s program

Program Features

1-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

61.2%

Summer intake

9.4%

Winter & Summer intake

30.6%

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)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,200

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

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

Program Fees: 3,725 € - 14,280 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Brand University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 300

Program Fees: 5,340 € - 6,840 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 6,200

Program Fees: 3,386 €

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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