Learn to implement smart building, energy and environmental concepts!

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)Building Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering

Do you want to make an active contribution to the energy transition and climate protection? You want to make the world a little bit better? Then start tackling it and study Buildings Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering.

You will develop efficient and safe concepts for buildings and municipalities. You will find solutions for using renewable energies and ensure that water is used in a way that conserves resources.

Enrol as of 30 April!

Content Information

First of all, you deal with the technical and scientific fundamentals.

Then you choose one of the overlapping focus points:

  • Building services
  • Energy management
  • Environmental engineering

#LieberLehramt: Would you like to become a teacher for the vocational specialisation of sanitary, heating and air conditioning? Then the degree programme Engineering Education: Building Services Engineering - Mechanical Engineering is available to choose as an alternative.

Career Perspectives


As an engineer in Buildings Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering, a secure future awaits you. You will be a professional in an industry whose importance and size is constantly growing. You will have excellent career prospects throughout Germany in private companies, with energy providers, local government and municipalities, and in hospitals or power plants.

These career opportunities await you

  • Engineering offices for planning, execution and operation of heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and sanitary engineering systems.
  • Building automation and facility management
  • Municipal and (supra-)regional energy and water supply companies
  • Waste water and disposal technology
  • Plant construction and operation, environmental and energy management, environmental authorities
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There are no admission restrictions for this degree programme.
You enrol and secure your place on the degree programme for the upcoming semester.

Enrol now

Für diesen Studiengang benötigst Du ein technisches Vorpraktikum (12 Wochen). Das Vorpraktikum kannst Du auch während des Studiums in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit absolvieren.

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  1. Check the requirements
    Do you have a university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur/Fachhochschulreife), a school leaving qualification from a country other than Germany, or a vocational qualification? If you do, you have already fulfilled the first requirement.

  2. Register on HEonline and choose a degree programme
    Use your personal details to register on the HEonline Campus Management System  and choose the degree programme you want to take.

  3. Upload your documents
    Upload your documents and certificates onto the HEonline Campus Management System. We must have your documents by the enrolment deadline at the latest.

  4. Receive your confirmation of admission and accept the university place you are offered
    When you have submitted all the necessary information, you will receive an email with the pro forma letter of admission with the offer of a place at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. You can now accept the offer of a place in your HEonline account.

  5. Apply to enrol
    When you have uploaded all your documents and certificates by the deadline specified and paid the mandatory fees and subscriptions, you must confirm your details and submit them to us. This automatically submits your enrolment application. You are then enrolled for the upcoming semester at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. You will receive an email welcoming you to Esslingen and providing you with some initial information.


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Is my university place guaranteed when I enrol for this degree programme?

Yes, for degree programmes which have no admission restrictions (no NC), there is no prior selection procedure. All applicants will be awarded a university place directly when all necessary documents have been submitted by the enrolment deadline, the documents have been examined and the administration fees have been paid.


Can I enrol although I have not yet received my final certificate?

Unfortunately not. We require your certificate by the enrolment deadline at the latest.


What are the advantages of the degree programme with enhanced phases of practical experience?

You acquire a thorough knowledge of a company while you are still studying, because you enter into an agreement with one of our partner companies to complete all the practical phases of your programme in that company and work there during the semester break. In return, the company supports you financially while you are studying.

Further information

Where do I apply for the “degree programme with enhanced phases of practical experience”?

You enrol for the next semester and at the same time apply to one of our partner companies.

Further information


For whom is the study programme suitable?

  • You are very interested in technology.
  • Sustainability, energy transition and environmental protection are the topics that drive you.
  • You tackle problems and search for a solution.
  • You are curious and open-minded for new systems and a varied environment.
  • No matter whether you have just finished your A-levels or have completed a relevant apprenticeship - we are looking forward to meeting you!
Students in the laboratory at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

Important topics

My degree programme in Buildings Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering offers a wide range of topics with plenty of depth, such as sustainable energy production or modern building planning.
There are international exchange opportunities with universities in many countries. I personally am planning an international semester in Japan.

Matthias Hanselmann Urabayen, Student of Buildings Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering
Topics such as sustainable energy production or modern building planning.

Contact with business

Many events as well as the close contact to local industry and business as well as to other students and the lecturers made a lively exchange on the different perspectives possible. The degree programme offers the opportunity to get an idea of the industry through project work, practical semesters and even a final thesis – ideal for self-reflection and knowing where the journey will take you.

Marco Della Penna, Alumnus of the Energy and Building Services Management degree programme
Alumnus of the Buildings Services, Energy and Environmental Engineering degree programme

What distinguishes usGood reasons for studying at Esslingen University

Practice is written with a capital P

Practical lab-based learning in the state-of-the-art laboratory building enriches and underpins the theoretical learning content.

Setting a focus

You will deepen your knowledge in one of the main areas of building services, energy or environmental engineering.

Financial support

In the “advanced practice” study model you can carry out all practical elements in selected partner companies.

Positive feedback from employers

Graduates of the degree programme are highly trained and qualified for their future tasks in professional life.

Not just one of many

Small working groups create proximity and close contacts to students and lecturers.

Esslingen City Campus

Modern campus, just a few steps away from the Esslingen old town with its lively cultural scene.


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