This degree programme is concerned with the application of scientific and engineering principles for the protection of environments and the improvement of environmental quality. It provides the know-how for the development of innovative, environmentally friendly and sustainable technologies. Besides a sound basis in mathematics, physics and chemistry, students acquire in-depth knowledge in all aspects of biotechnology, process engineering, power engineering and environmental analysis.

Degree: B.Eng.

Duration: 3 years

Start of studies: winter (October 1) and summer (March 15)

Application period: May 1 through July 15 for the winter term, November 20 through January 15 for the summer term

Entrance requirements

General entrance qualification for admission to a university or technical college or a subject-related university entrance qualification. Admission is also possible via professional university access. Students have to serve a pre-study internship of at least twelve weeks in a relevant professional field prior to their studies or by the end of the third semester at the latest.

German B2 (language of instruction: German)

Contents and Structure

Basic Modules

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Basics in Chemistry and Biology
  • Materials Science
  • Technical Mechanics and Design
  • Electrical Engineering & Information Technology

Application-oriented Modules

  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Mechanical and Thermal Process Engineering
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Biotechnology
  • Physical Chemistry and Chemical Process Engineering
  • Control Engineering
  • Measurement and Sensor Technology

Module Group Environmental Technology

  • Organic and Inorganic Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Water and Waste Water Treatment
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Waste Management (Soil Pollution Control, etc.)
  • Environmentally Friendly Energy Technology
  • Production-integrated Environmental Protection

Interdisciplinary Modules

  • Business Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Innovation Management

The last semester is designated for the completion of the final research paper (Bachelor’s Thesis) which may also cover research carried out in connection with practical placement at a company.