In our modern society, a steady supply of heat, cooling, air, water, electricity, and lighting is a matter of course. However, these functions require a complex structure and comprehensive management:

Building services engineers work scientifically in order to design, plan, and monitor the installations required to meet these requirements, thereby safeguarding the facilities that allow us to operate our buildings and properties in an energy-saving and sustainable manner. Competent, analytical and visionary minds are needed here for the following areas of work:

  • Planning and project management, building, construction and execution, and the development of components and installations for facility technology systems
  • Energy-related and technical facility management
  • Consultant and expert
Bachelor of Engineering
Program duration
7 Semester
Admission restrictions
Pre-study internship
Subject distribution
Special features
  • A sound education recognized by business and industry at Bavaria’s most tradition-steeped Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Practical degree programme supported by a large number of industry contacts
  • Interdisciplinary study at an early stage, e.g. in the context of cross-disciplinary project papers with architects and civil engineers
  • Follow-on master’s programmes available in Ansbach and Munich
  • Numerous industry-based research topics with the possibility of completing a (consortial) doctorate
Interesting numbers and statistics

Approx. 1,400 students within the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; 36 professors; approx. 40 teaching staff; approx. 50 foremen, engineers and research staff; 20 state-of-the-art laboratories; 

Testimonials: This is how our students rate the degree programme on StudyCheck (in German)

Admission semester
Winter semester
Beginning in the summer semester is only possible for transfer students starting at a higher semester (application period: 15 Nov - 15 Jan)
Application period
For the winter semester: 02.05.2024 to 15.08.2024
Dual system options
Dual Building Services Engineering
Mechanical Engineering and Building Services Engineering
Prospective degree programs
Facility Technology (M.Eng.)

More information

Detailed information about the curriculum of this programme is available in German. Switch the language toggle in the upper right corner.

More information

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For the bachelor’s programme, there are formal requirements that you must fulfil in order to be able to start the degree programme. There are also a number of personal requirements that you should meet.

Formal requirements

Overview of all recognised language proficiency documentation (pdf in German)

  • Required language certificates:

    Instruction in this degree programme is conducted in German. Applicants who are native speakers of a language other than German, who do not have bachelor’s degree from a German educational institution, and who have not completed German-language vocational or professional training at secondary school must provide one of the following certificates as documentation of their German proficiency:

    • German language examination for the university admission of foreign applicants (DSH-Stufe 2)

    • TestDaF (“Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache” with an above-average score (minimally level 4 in all four examination components)
    • Telc German C1 University (“Telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule”)

Personal characteristics and skills

  • Enthusiasm for technology
  • Curiosity and interest in energy-related issues
  • Interest in regenerative and environmentally friendly energies
  • Interest in the question: How can I save energy in the operation of buildings?
  • Pleasure in building, trying out, and testing systems and machines

Common stumbling blocks

  • Requirements in maths and physics: Knowledge of mathematics and physics is required for dimensioning and calculations
  • Spatial imagination is important for design and planning
  • Discipline and perseverance: A degree in Building Services Engineering involves a wide range of subjects that require continuous participation from the very beginning
  • During the lecture period, you will have a 40-hour week, including preparation and revision of course material

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

Are you unsure whether Building Services Engineering is the right degree programme for you? Nuremberg Tech offers you a range of services to help you find out exactly that.

Inside view from students

Testimonials at (in German)


You can check directly online whether this degree programme fits your skills and interests.

Trial lectures

Attend our trial lectures in the Building Services Engineering degree programme. You can get a first impression of a lecture in this degree programme and experience the atmosphere at our university live.

Student Counseling Service

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Student Counseling Service

Faculty advisor

Would you like more detailed information about the content of individual subjects within Building Services Engineering? Then the Faculty Advisor is your next port of call.

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