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Study Mechanical Engineering in Germany: 57 Universities with 90 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 09-30-2022 | 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
90

Study Programs in English

universities
57

Universities

ranking
17

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

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

Maximum:

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

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between September 30 and September 15

Summer Semester

between April 30 and September 15

View all 90 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. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

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

Tuition Fees

58
50
10
6
10
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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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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Learn the important aspects of managing sustainable mobilityComplete an internship while studyingStudy at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin
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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

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)
31.1% local admission restriction (local NC)
54.4% no admission restriction
14.5% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

74.4% directly at University
22.2% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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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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Learn the important aspects of managing sustainable mobilityComplete an internship while studyingStudy at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin
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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

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (5 programs )

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

Maximum:

95 (4 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (20 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (5 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) (20 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Mechanical Engineering in Germany

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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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Learn the important aspects of managing sustainable mobilityComplete an internship while studyingStudy at TU-Campus EUREF in Berlin
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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

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

60%

Summer intake

8.9%

Winter & Summer intake

31.1%

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: 5,700

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

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

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: € 3,570 - € 3,810

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: 6,800

Program Fees: € 3,386

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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