Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor)

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By choosing mechanical engineering, you are opting for an engineering degree program. During your studies, you will learn to develop and optimize machines as well as technological processes and procedures. In addition to technical aspects, you will deal with topics such as environmental protection, resource conservation, quality management or the interaction between man and machine.

If you are enthusiastic about technology, interested in working with computers and like to think logically, a mechanical engineering degree could be right for you. Other important prerequisites are good performance in math and English. Creativity is also required, because mechanical engineers are constantly working on new ideas to enrich the technology landscape.

Whether automation, production, aerospace, vehicle construction, energy technology or medical technology, mechanical engineers are in demand. Mechanical engineering graduates are broadly positioned and work in areas such as calculation and design, simulation and data science, maintenance and quality assurance, as well as project management and quality assurance.

Studies at the University of Kassel are characterized by a high level of practical relevance, which optimally prepares you for the working world in Industry 4.0. Students benefit from a good infrastructure, intensive support and the high motivation of our lecturers, who have already received several awards for their commitment.

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At a glance

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Start: Winter semester

Duration/Scope: 7 semesters

Language of instruction: German

Admission restriction (NC): No

Special features:
A basic internship should preferably be completed prior to the course of study and must be proven at the latest by the time of registration for the first module examination of the main course of study (5th semester).

Access requirement

For this degree program you need one of the following degrees:

A good overview of the various degrees and their differences can be found on the website "Zugangsvoraussetzungen" of the Hessian Ministry of Science and Art.

Application and enrollment procedure for the winter semester

Application with German certificates

Application deadline

annually 01.06. - 01.09.

You apply for this degree program via our online application portal "eCampus".

How do I apply for this study program?

Application with foreign certificates

Application deadline

with foreign certificates:
annually 01.03. - 15.07.

With a  school-leaving certificate acquiredabroad, you must apply via the central assessment office in Berlin, uni-assist.

How do I apply for this study program?

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