B.Sc. On Campus

Smart Engineering of Production Technologies and Processes

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

36 months
3000 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Smart Engineering of Production Technologies and Processes from University of Applied Sciences St.Pölten turns you into an expert for the highly interdisciplinary field of “Industry 4.0” – always taking into account the most important factor in production: the human.


Career Prospects

Your future field of activity includes the conception, development and implementation of technologies and processes within the framework of Industry 4.0: as a specialist for the digitalisation of classic areas such as manufacturing and production, plant engineering, production logistics, simulation, and measurement/control/regulation technology, you will work in a target- and future-oriented manner. You will combine traditional fields of mechatronics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering/electronics and computer engineering with modern know-how of human-machine interaction and industrial security.

Prospective career options

  • Digital transformation expert
  • Automation IT expert
  • Usability expert
  • Production systems engineer
  • Innovation manager
  • Industry 4.0 systems engineer
  • Shop-floor IT specialist
  • Security officer
  • Data scientist

Programme Structure

Course Contents

The digitalisation has long arrived in the industrial sector – and the fields of application are numerous. Learn how smart digital technologies can be used effectively to improve processes in various industrial sectors and developed further as needed. Two specialisations allow you to choose a focus:

  • Smart Manufacturing (human-machine interaction / assistance systems): You receive training in manufacturing and intelligent machinery with a view to optimising production. The curriculum covers the topics of industrial application of efficient and user-friendly human-machine interaction and shop-floor IT.
  • Smart Automation (networked production / industrial security): The concept of networking in industrial manufacturing takes centre stage in this specialisation. You learn about internal and external production processes as well as the implementation of distributed and networked production plants.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • Learning agreement
  • Code of conduct for international students
  • Letter of Motivation (for students of EPS and iLAB only)
  • CV (for students of EPS and iLAB only)
  • Copy of German language certificate (minimum requirement: B1 level) OR
  • Copy of English language certificate (minimum requirement: B1 level) if you choose courses in English
  • Recent transcript of records
  • Proof of health insurance (e.g. EHIC Card, student self-insurance, etc.)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 36 months.

EUR 363.36 (for students from third countries: EUR 1,500) + student union fee

Living costs for Sankt Pölten

800 - 1200 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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