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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Essen, Germany
The B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering program from the University of Duisburg-Essen provides a general engineering education in the design and build of equipment and machinery. Specialist and cross-system lectures are designed to equip students with system skills and interdisciplinary problem-solving skills. 
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Thanks to its international perspective, the Mechanical Engineering course from the University of Duisburg-Essen prepares students for work in a globalised marketplace while at the same time making it easier to study for international students. 

Graduates will be especially suited for careers in:

  • International mechanical and facilities engineering;
  • Thermal, mechanical and chemical process engineering;
  • Automotive design and its supply chain;
  • Environmental protection technology;
  • Engineering companies and consultancies.

By taking account of the shifting requirements of the world of work, the course will equip students with the awareness, skills and techniques necessary for engaging in scientific work, for the critical assessment of technical knowledge and for working in a professional manner. Subject to aptitude and grades, graduates can go on to complete a Master’s degree, which in turn could lead to a doctorate.


Accredited by ASIIN

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Design Theory 
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Fundamentals of Programming Lab
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Fluid Mechanics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • General university entrance qualification ("Abitur")
  • Special university entrance qualification (restricted to certain fields of study, so called "Fachhochschulreife" or equivalent).
  • The evidence of a special degree course related educational background or qualification from school with special profile in mathematics.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Essen

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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