Mechanical Engineering at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is located at the heart of the high-powered Stuttgart economic hub. Students on our Mechanical Engineering degree programme acquire crucial key qualifications and have excellent career prospects in all relevant sectors of industry on graduation.
Study with the best
The current CHE Ranking of the ZEIT newspaper and the ranking of the Wirtschaftswoche journal both place the Mechanical Engineering degree programme at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in the top flight.
Practical relevance is an integral aspect of the whole programme
Apart from teaching the fundamentals, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences also places great emphasis on high levels of practical relevance. The mechanical engineers of the future extend the knowledge they have gained during their courses by doing their own projects in the university’s state of the art laboratories, such as the Virtual Automation Lab or the Polymer Technologies Laboratory.
The close contacts between the university and regional industry provide students with numerous opportunities to undertake practical projects and also do their final thesis, even at undergraduate level.
Small semester intakes and everything within easy reach
In contrast to university intakes, the semester intakes at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences are manageable. Study units done in small groups and practical project work in the mechanical engineering laboratories are the norm.
The direct contact with the professors, lecturers and laboratory staff ensures students receive good supervision. The lecture theatres and laboratories used for the Mechanical Engineering degree programme are all situated on Esslingen City Centre Campus.
Support from the very start
The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the service facilities at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences are very keen to provide their students with good supervision. This interest starts before the degree programme has even begun: those who attend the preparatory mathematics course or the compact physics course before starting their degree programme lay excellent foundations for their studies. Welcome Days, orientation events and mentors help students to successfully embark on university life. Library, Computer Centre, Student Advice Centre, International Office, Career Center - the service facilities of the university are there to support students during all phases of their programme.
Enjoy life on Campus
Living student life to the full is a natural part of your time at university. The University Sports Club, University Music Group and the various student groups offer a great variety of different opportunities. And the university town of Esslingen naturally provides an optimum environment for interesting leisure activities, too.
Esslingen’s City Centre Campus is situated in the middle of the picturesque old town. Music, art, sport, pubs and restaurants – it caters for all tastes. And for those who still long for a breath of city air: the city centre of Stuttgart, the capital of Baden-Württemberg, is less than 20 minutes away.
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