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Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany: 53 Universities with 82 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Updated: 08-02-2021 | 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
82

Study Programs in English

universities
53

Universities

ranking
18

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (52 programs for EU citizens, 46 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

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

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between August 15 and July 31

Summer Semester

between August 31 and July 31

View all 82 courses still open for next intake

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,- € - 9,750 € (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,- € - 6,000 € (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,- € - 10,000 € (per semester)

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

Tuition Fees

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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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Be a leader in the vocational education and training sectorPractice how vocational education and training really worksLive in the booming German capital
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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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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
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Become a specialist managing technology transfer in global companiesComplete an internship in Germany or abroadFocus on practical experience

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

14 programs

28 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)
31.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
46.3% no admission restriction
22% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

76.8% directly at University
18.3% via Uni-Assist

5 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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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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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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Become an expert in managing processing plants in a digitalized environmentStudy at HAW’s first-class department of Process EngineeringPractice with state-of the art tools in a hands-on program
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Become an expert in the design, simulation, and programming of roboticsStudy 100% online5 stars rating in QS Stars University Rating

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (4 programs )

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (14 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (4 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (14 programs )

5 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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Study in Hamburg - a leading hub for renewable energyWrite your master’s thesis with an industry partner and apply your knowledgeTake part in international cooperation projects and exchange programs
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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
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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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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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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

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

62.2%

Summer intake

4.9%

Winter & Summer intake

28%

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)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 2,900

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 1,100

Program Fees: 3,270 € - 3,725 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 25,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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)

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