In 1868, a separate department for mechanical engineers was founded at the Königlich-Württembergische Baugewerkeschule Stuttgart. This is the birth of today's Esslingen University. The Esslingen University retrospects on a 150 years of existence.
Winter term 2017/18
Establishment of the major field of studies Autonomous Systems and Cyber-physical Systems in the course of studies Computer Engineering.
Winter term 2016/17
Establishment of the Master's programme in Applied Computer Science with three major field of studies: Autonomous Systems, Business Intelligence and Mobile Computing. First-time admission of students from winter term 2016/17.
Summer Term 2014
The campus city center looks back on 100 years! In 1914, the Königlich Württembergische Maschinenbauschule was moved from Stuttgart to the neighbouring town Esslingen. In 2014 the Esslingen University celebrates the 100th anniversary of the university location in Esslingen.
WINTER Term 2013/14
Establishment of the course of studies Business Information Systems. First-time admission of students from winter term 2013/14.
Summer Term 2013
After 62 years, the Communications Technology programme is discontinued due to lack of demand. As of the summer term 2013, admission will no longer be granted.