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MechatronicsCom (B.Eng.) - degree programme with integrated practical experience

General Information

MechatronicsCom (B.Eng.) - degree programme with integrated practical experience

The MechatronicsCom programme is a fusion of university study and practical industrial experience. It was developed in conjunction with industrial partners and is now being implemented in a great many companies such as Bosch, BMW, Siemens, Mahle, TTS-Tooltechnik, Tesat and WMF.

Unlike students on a conventional degree programme, those enrolled in the MechatronicsCom programme receive financial support and continue to be employed by a company.

Be proactive - get in touch with us and your Personnel Department and ask about this innovative way to obtain a degree.

Numerous companies have signed up to the MechatronicsCom collaboration model - and some have adopted their own particular name for it: BMW (Speed Up - BMW’s Bachelor programme), Siemens, Mahle ("MahleFix”), for example.

Partner companies

Degree programme leaflet

MechatronicsCom (B.Eng.)


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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures - at a glance

Degree awardedBachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
FacultyManagement and Technology
CampusGoeppingen Campus
Number of semesters7
Language of instructionGerman
Application Periods

For the summer semester: from 24 October to 15 January

For the winter semester: from April 25th to July 15th

Information on admission requirements

To be admitted to the MechatronicsCom programme, applicants must have a university entrance qualification (Abitur, Fachhochschulreife or equivalent) and have been accepted by a partner company.


Depending on your company, you will take one of the three degree programmes offered by the faculty, all of which are taught on the Göppingen Campus:

  • Automation Systems and Production Informatics
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechatronics

Application and Admission

Degree programme with integrated practical experience (MechatronicsCom)

The MechatronicsCom programmes are open to anyone who holds a restricted university entrance qualification (equivalent to German Fachhochschulreife). They are backed by companies which offer a programme with integrated practical experience at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in Göppingen and provide financial support to students as they study. Craftsmen and craftswomen who are already employed by companies receive further education and training, and school leavers can benefit as well (e.g. BMW/SpeedUp model).


  •  Craftsmen and women with a university entrance qualification
  •  School leavers with a restricted university entrance qualification (equivalent to German Fachabitur)
  •  German Abitur

Application procedure

Apply for the programme in three easy steps

1) Find out from your instructor or your Personnel Department whether your company offers this option.

2) Sign the agreement with your company. At the same time, apply to Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (Göppingen Campus) for the degree programme you wish to take (e.g. Mechatronics) preferably to start in the winter semester. The deadline for all applications is 15 July for programmes starting in the winter semester (and 15 January for the summer semester).

3) Degree programmes normally start every October (winter semester).

Programmes offered by MechatronicsCom partner companies

Further partners for MechatronicsCom

List of partner companies

Career prospects

Technical specialist or manager:

  • degree apprenticeship with an industrial company
  • financial security while you study
  • completed in the same time as a conventional degree programme
  • alternating phases of theory and practice
  • very good career prospects in your company on completion of your studies.

Apply for summer semester 2023!

Attention, the application period only runs until 15 January.

Apply now
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Ledermann