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Study Petroleum Engineering in Germany: 3 Universities with 3 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Petroleum Engineering is a specialized field focusing on the exploration and extraction of oil and gas. It covers topics such as reservoir engineering, drilling techniques, and petroleum geology. This field blends disciplines like geology, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering. Students in Petroleum Engineering learn about discovering oil and gas reserves, designing extraction methods, and optimizing production processes. They develop skills in resource evaluation, project management, and environmental safety, crucial for the efficient and responsible extraction of petroleum resources. Career opportunities include roles like reservoir engineer, drilling engineer, and petroleum geologist. Ideal for those interested in energy resources and geosciences, Petroleum Engineering plays a critical role in meeting global energy demands while managing environmental impacts.

Overview

masters
3

Study Programs in English

universities
3

Universities

ranking
0

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (3 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 0 per semester (3 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 15 and October 15

Summer Semester

between and

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Top-ranked German Universities in Petroleum Engineering

#56Humboldt Ranking
Clausthal University of Technology

public University

No. of Students: approx. 3,400 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Petroleum Engineering in Germany

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Learn everything there is to know about energy systems engineeringRanked as outstanding by the CHE University Ranking in 2019/2020The first purely English-language university campus in the thriving Bavarian region
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Be part of a one-of-a-kind program in petroleum engineeringComplete a semester abroad at a partner university and/or a project in a petroleum companyEnjoy the natural beauty of Clausthal
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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
0% local admission restriction (local NC)
100% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

66.7% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
33.3% via uni-assist

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

85 (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

85 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Program Features

4-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

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

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Clausthal University of Technology

public University · No. of Students: 3,400

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,500

Program Fees: € 0

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 6,700

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)