Course structure and course programme

The MEng course is designed to be taken either over 3 semesters as a full-time course.

To be eligible for admission to the course, applicants must:

  • hold a successfully completed first degree in a relevant technical subject which will generally have been awarded 210 credits but not less than 180 credits
  • pass an entrance examination
  • possess an adequate command of German language. Overview of all enrolment conditions and language skills required by international students. A command of German is a requirement for the MEng Civil Engineering Building and Infrastructure Rehabilitation - reference level C1 
  • have an adequate practical knowledge of the subject 

Further details will be found in the Study and Examination Regulations [only in German], Section 3.

Applications for enrolment must be submitted by January 15 (summer semester start) or June 15 (winter semester start).

Study period 1
The first study period comprises lectures, seminars and laboratory work covering essential aspects of the subject which go beyond the knowledge required for a first degree. Excursions, course assignments and projects involving advanced topics are used to consolidate the taught material and encourage students to have an active input into their training.

Study period 2
The second study period gives students the chance to further deepen the knowledge already acquired in key topics which chime with their own interests and career aspirations.

Credits awarded (ECTS) and facilities:
Successful completion of the course earns 90 credits under the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Students of civil engineering have access to well-equipped laboratories, modern PC workstations and a library with long opening hours. Attractive excursions are organised on a regular basis. Students will find that the faculty has a relaxed atmosphere based on itself on friendly, respectful and constructive relations between students and lecturers.