Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)Electrical Engineering

Electromobility, medical technology, Smart Factory, wind and solar power plants, smart household appliances, e-bikes: These are the topics of the future that you will help shape after graduating in Electrical Engineering. The versatile sector is characterised by high innovative strength and increasingly complex products: This is your chance, because electrical engineers are urgently needed.

Apply as of 30 April!

Content Information

You can expect a broad-based study programme: It includes a solid knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits and systems as well as extensive knowledge of software development and Information Technology. The course content takes into account the latest methods used in industry and research.

#LieberLehramt: You can also study this degree programme with the specialisation in Engineering Education Electrical Engineering - Information Technology.

Career Perspectives


Electrics and electronics are in almost all plants, systems and future technologies, which is why many industries are open to you after graduation: Electrical engineers can take on specialist and management tasks in all areas in which electronic components play a role. So you don’t have to worry about your career prospects: You’re sure to find exactly the job that drives you.

These career opportunities await you

And new fields of application for electrical engineering professionals are constantly emerging, such as

  • in energy supply, due to regenerative energy sources,
  • in medical technology,
  • in the automobile sector due to the aspects of electromobility,
  • in Artificial Intelligence,
  • but also in the development of energy-saving processes and plants.
An electrical engineer testing a robotic arm



After registering on the national application portal, you can apply via the Campusmanagement-System HEonline at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

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Would you like to intensify your practical experience in one of our partner companies and have financial security while you study? Then find out about the study models  “Studium Plus - Ausbildung” and “Studium mit erweiterter Praxis”.

Students learning together in the library
  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 for a successful application.

  2. Register on
    Please register on the national application portal to receive your Applicant ID.

  3. Register and apply on HEonline
    The next step is to register on Esslingen’s HEonline Campus Management System and apply for one or more degree programmes. When you have submitted your application on HEonline, you can also see it on hochschulstart and prioritise your choices.

  4. Upload your documents
    We need your documents and certificates so that we can process your application. Please upload them on the HEonline Campus Management System. We must have your documents by the application deadline at the latest.

  5. All done!
    You can check the status of your application at any time via HEonline. You should keep your login details in a safe place. Shortly after the application deadline, you will be able to see whether you have received an admission offer on HEonline and hochschulstart.


For whom is the study programme suitable?

The degree programme will suit you if you want to do something with technology. Do terms like transistors, charge and Ohm’s law give you a thirst for knowledge? Are you interested in the task of Electrical Engineering within the framework of technical systems? Good prerequisites for a successful entry into Electrical Engineering are also scientific and technical understanding, analytical thinking as well as the fun and perseverance to solve problems.

Student of the Electrical Engineering degree programme

Study model with integrated practical placement

During my apprenticeship, I was already very interested in Electrical Engineering, which is why I wanted to continue my education in this future-oriented field. I chose Esslingen University of Applied Sciences because my training company offers a study model with an integrated practical placement. Here, the practical phases are spent in the company and, in return, you receive monthly financial support throughout your studies.

Tim Kübler, student of the Electrical Engineering degree programme
Student of the Electrical Engineering degree programme

What distinguishes usGood reasons for studying at Esslingen University

Alternative study models

Study plus academic and vocational training with extended practice - vocational training, practical relevance and financial security.


Study with the best

Very good spot in the top group nationwide in the CHE University Ranking ZEIT Campus Guide.

Practical placement during study

Advantage when job seeking. You will have already collected lots of practical experience in laboratory exercises and practical phases.


You can also study this degree programme with the specialisation in Engineering Education Electrical Engineering - Information Technology.

Formula Student

In addition to your studies, you can deepen your knowledge in the racing team Rennstall, develop and implement ideas and celebrate success together.

International experience

You can gain experience worldwide in an internship abroad or a study period at a partner university.


Interested? Apply now! for the wintersemester 2024/2025