Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

General

Program Description

A special program: esi - einfach international starten

The esi program makes it possible for you to begin studying Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) with a minimum of a B1 level in German. The first semester is extended into two semesters (1a and 1b) with tuition in German. This gives you time to take advantage of the free, tailor-made German language courses that are part of the curriculum.

The Bachelor's program in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is designed to offer a sound basic education in the area of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, with specialization in the cutting-edge fields of Industrial Automation, Power Engineering and Renewable Energy, Electromobility and Autonomous Systems, Information Technology, Sensor Technology, and Environmental Instrumentation.

Degree Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)
Course location Karlsruhe
Teaching language
  • German
Languages Lectures and tutorials are offered in German.
Program duration 8 semesters
Beginning Winter (September) and summer semester (March)
Joint degree / double degree program No

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Course Details

Course organization

The esi program for the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is a four-year degree program. During the first three semesters, foundation courses and extra German language courses take place. The following two semesters are dedicated to core subjects. The next semester is reserved for an internship in the industry. In the final two semesters, students take specialization courses and write their thesis – often in co-operation with industry.

Types of assessment Students write exams, present projects and complete a Bachelor's thesis in German.
International elements
  • Language training provided
  • Projects with partners in Germany and abroad
Integrated internships During the practical semester, students work for companies known as the "hidden champions" in the region. This gives students excellent prospects of finding well-paid employment upon completion of the degree program.
Course-specific, integrated German language courses Yes
Course-specific, integrated English language courses No
The course of study can be taken entirely online No
Digital learning and teaching modules
  • Wikis
  • The courses are organized with Ilias, a learning management system.
Description of e-learning elements Ilias is an interactive online platform. You have the possibility of learning with practice tests, exercises, and wikis. You can also download additional learning material and links provided by your lecturers.
Participation in the e-learning course elements is compulsory No
Can ECTS points be acquired by taking the online programs? Yes
Can the e-learning elements be taken without signing up for the course of study? Yes

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Costs/Funding

Tuition fees per semester in EUR

Varied

Additional information on tuition fees

International students who are not EU nationals pay a tuition fee of 1,500 EUR per semester. EU nationals pay no tuition fees.

Semester contribution

All students pay semester fees (student services fee, registration fee, student union membership fee) amounting to approximately 160 EUR per semester.

Costs of living

The cost of living is approximately 700 EUR per month for general expenses, including rent, utilities, food, household items, transport, entertainment, clothing, insurance, books, the semester contribution (not included in the above-mentioned tuition fee for non-EU nationals), etc.

Funding opportunities within the university

No

Requirements/Registration

Academic Admission Requirements

German University Entrance Certificate

Language requirements

  • Students require a minimum of B1 in German and a minimum of B2 in English or
  • a minimum of B2 in German and a minimum of B1 in English to begin the degree. In the first year, the curriculum is extended and includes German language tuition. This enables students to continue studying in German from the second year.

Application deadline

  • 15 July for the winter semester
  • 15 January for the summer semester
Last updated Jan 2020

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About the School

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA) is all about technology and business. The university offers degree programs in engineering and IT as well as business management and media.

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA) is all about technology and business. The university offers degree programs in engineering and IT as well as business management and media. Read less