Double degrees:

Double degree China:

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.

Eligibility

  • 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

Programme schedule

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

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Jürgen Minuth.

If you have any questions concerning the organisation, the person to contact in the International Office is

Cora Mathe

Double degree Mexico:

Double degree with the Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico.

Students in the Faculty of Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering can obtain a double degree (Bachelor) at our Mexican partner university Tec de Monterrey.

The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) is the largest private elite university in Mexico with 31 campuses and approx. 100,000 students overall. Double degree graduates will receive a Bachelor of Science from the Tec de Monterrey in addition to a Bachelor of Engineering from Esslingen University.

You will spend two semesters studying at Tec followed by a 3-month internship in Mexico. You have the choice of writing your final thesis in Mexico or in Germany. The programme is taught in English and/or Spanish depending on the faculty and the campus. This overview shows you which Tec campus offers your degree course as part of the double degree programme and in which language. 

Eligibility

  • You must have earned at least 125 credits, i. e. 4 or 5 regular study semesters at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.
  • English language skills: at least B2 level when you submit your application. By the time you conclude your studies at Tec at least TOEFL 550
  • Spanish language skills: at least A1 level. When lectures are held in Spanish at least B2 level.
  • Good course work results and an interest in intercultural issues

Programme schedule

You can start the programme at Tec in the winter semester (starts approx. middle of August) or in the summer semester (Note: starts in January).

You will find a detailed overview of the schedule and the courses which you can take at Tec as part of the double degree programme in the leaflet.

More detailed information on eligibility and the application process can be found on the homepage of the International Office.

Double degree in Finland

Double degree with JAMK in Finland

Students of the Faculty of Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering can obtain a double degree (Bachelor) at our Finnish partner university JAMK in Jyväskylä.

JAMK University of Applied Sciences has 8,500 students overall from more than 70 countries, and is a very well-equipped university geared towards international students. Double degree graduates will receive a Bachelor of Engineering from JAMK in addition to a Bachelor of Engineering from Esslingen University.

Between 60 and 90 credits (CP) must be earned at JAMK University of Applied Sciences (UAS). There are several ways of earning them:

  • 1 semester of study and the final thesis (60 credits)
  • 2 semesters of study (60 credits)
  • 2 semesters of study and the final thesis (90 credits)

The final thesis is undertaken at the JAMK partner university and supervised and examined by JAMK professors. Courses are taught in English. Students may also take some classes in Finnish, if they so desire.

Eligibility

  • You must have successfully concluded at least 4 regular study semesters at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences and have achieved 120 ECTS.
  • English language skills: at least B1 level when you submit your application, B2 at the start of the semester abroad
  • Good course work results and an interest in intercultural issues

Programme schedule

You can start the programme at JAMK in the winter semester (starts approx. end of August) or in the summer semester (starts beginning/middle of January).

A detailed overview of the schedule is contained in the leaflet. It also contains an overview of the courses which you can select at JAMK as part of the double degree programme.  The double degree programme can be supported via Erasmus as well.

More detailed information on eligibility and the application process can be found on the homepage of the International Office.