Double degree with the CDHAW at Tongji University in Shanghai
Students of the Faculty of Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering can obtain a double degree (Bachelor of Engineering) at our Chinese partner university Tongji/CDHAW.
The Chinese-German University of Applied Sciences (CDHAW) was founded in 2004 at Tongji University in Shanghai. Approximately 50,000 students in total study for Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees at Tongji University, which is spread over several sites in Shanghai and in Jiading.
At least 60 credits must be obtained at the CDHAW:
- 1 semester of study (30 credits)
- Final thesis (30 credits)
The final thesis is undertaken in industry and supervised and examined by professors at the CDHAW. The courses are taught in English and German. Existing Chinese language skills can be enhanced, if desired.
- You must have successfully concluded all examinations at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences by the end of the 6th semester (individual courses at CDHAW can be credited in advance).
- English language skills (B2)
- Good course work results and an interest in intercultural issues
You can start the programme at CDHAW in the winter semester (starts approx. middle of September). The final thesis is scheduled for the following summer semester.
A detailed overview of the precise schedule including possible variations in the schedule is included in the leaflet and the guidelines. They also contain a simplified overview of the courses you can take at CDHAW as part of the double degree programme.
More detailed information on eligibility and the application process can be found on the homepage of the International Office.
If you have any subject-related questions, the person to contact in the ME Faculty is
If you have any questions concerning the organisation, the person to contact in the International Office is