Would you like to work on an interesting research project and publish your findings? Then apply for a research project in one of our study programmes Master Automotive Systems Engineering, Master Electrical Systems Engineering, Master Mechtronics and Robotics and Master Mechanical Engineering. Each of our 4 Master Programmes in Engineering offer the Focus in Research which can be studied fully in English language. Excellent technical laboratory equipment for individual specializations awaits you. 

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Sarah Harst, Master Automotive Systems Engineering
We deal with current industry topics such as driver assistance and alternative drive concepts. The range of elective subjects is diverse and offers room for individual specializations. In interdisciplinary projects, the focus is on finding solutions and teamwork.
Sarah Harst, Master Automotive Systems Engineering


Abschluss: Master of Engineering
3 Semester: 90 ECTS
Sprache: Englisch
Standort: Heilbronn Sontheim
Studienform: Vollzeit
Studienbeginn: Sommersemester & Wintersememster
Bewerbungsfrist: July 15 & January 15

Please be aware: Newly enrolled international students who are not from EU/EEA countries have to pay tuition fees of EUR 1,500 per semester. Students from EU/EEA countries have to pay a semester fee of 156 €.

Course of study

Each of our 4 Master Programms in Engineering (Automotive Systems Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics, Electrical Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) offer a focus in Research which can be studied fully in English language.

Enrolled in the focus Research you work intensively in a research project (30 ECTS) under supervision of one of our professors. For your application, you need to apply to one of the below listed research topics. If you are interested in one of these topics and you need further information, please contact the mentioned supervisor by email well before applying to the programm. The research topics have been internally assessed in a defined process in order to allow for research on a high level.

Aside from the research project you have a mandatory lecture in Research Management (5 ECTS). For the remaining 25 ECTS of lectures you chose from a broad range of engineering topics. The choice of the lectures is done in accordance with the supervisor of your research project.

The program ends with your Master Thesis (30 ECTS) and a required peer-reviewed publication.

Please do not hesitate to contact us (contacts see below) well in advance in order to clarify all open questions.

See also in Quick-Links Master Programmes for the complete program structure (Studien- und Prüfungsordnung).

Research Projects

Contact person

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Ott (peter.ott@hs-heilbronn.de)

Project description

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Admission requirements and application

Before applying to Heilbronn University, non-German Bachelor degrees need to be declared equivalent to a German first degree. More information about the recognition of foreign degrees is available here: https://www.htwg-konstanz.de/en/academics/studienkolleg/application

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