Bachelor of Engineering

Program duration:

7 semesters (210 ECTS)

Admission requirements:

Numerus Clausus

Last semester’s minimum grade point average for admission

Apart from the average grade you can improve your application (for more information please follow this link)

Language of instruction:

Englisch and German
During the first semester, course instruction will be 100% in English. In the second semester there will be one course "Introduction into Physics" in German. Starting from the third semester all courses in your technical specialization will be taught in German.

Subject distribution:

Studienfachanteile IBT

Special features:

  • Possibility of one exchange semester at a partner university
  • Possibility of internship abroad
  • Lectures in English: All lectures in business are held in English. Technology-related courses are held in English for the first two semesters, and afterwards in German.
  • International student group
  • IBT Plus study option: B.Eng. with 240 ECTS (8 semesters) with a mandatory internship abroad of 20 weeks and a study semester abroad

Facts and figures:

  • 70 first semester students
  • 40 % new female students per year
  • 1 degree program assistant

Admission semester:

Winter semester or summer semester
In the summer semester only admission to a higher semester is possible

Application period:

For the winter semester which starts on 1 October: 2 May - 15 July
For the summer semester which starts on 15 March: 15 November - 15 January



Formal requirements

  • Admission to the Bachelor International Business and Technology is granted on the basis of the so-called Numerus Clausus (NC) which ranks the applicants according to their final average grade of their school graduation certificate.The NC - grade up to which grade applicants will be admitted - is not known prior to the admssion process. It rather changes with each admission process based on the number of applicants and their individual grades.
    The level of the NC in the semester the application is submitted is unknown, but the values from previous semesters are useful starting points (Last semester’s minimum grade point average for admission). Apart from the average grade, German applicants and applicants from EU-member countries can improve their application and increase their chances of getting into the program. For more information please follow this link.
  • International applicants need to prove basic skills in German (A2 level) at the time of enrolment.

Personal characteristics and skills

  • having strong mathematical, analytical skills and great enthusiasm for technology
  • being interested in different fields of study and think on interdisciplinary level
  • being open-minded and internationally oriented

Common stumbling blocks

  • being able to move around different fields of study: Business, engineering and natural sciences, languages and soft skills
  • starting semester 3: being able to deal with high workload in engineering subjects

How do my skills measure up against the program requirements? How do I prepare myself?

Preparatory Course Mathematics