Mechanical engineering/Automotive system engineering

This classic mechanical engineering study program is complemented by in-depth knowledge in the area of automotive engineering. You will gain comprehensive knowledge in design, conduct force calculations and receive optimum training in the creation of mechanical components while taking technical requirements and economic aspects into consideration. In addition, planning of production systems and active participation in project management are a further emphasis of your in-company training. On successfully completing your studies, you will be equipped to take on diverse specialized tasks in mechanical engineering.

Training and educational content at EBZ:

  • Fundamentals of metalworking

  • Planning of production systems for the automotive sector and involvement in the preparation of technical tenders

  • Assessment of the manufacturability of systems and tools with simulation programs

  • Design of production systems, punching tools and forming dies for body in white with the aid of CAD programs

  • Participation in project management, including commissioning of systems in EBZ and on site at the customer’s facility

  • Preparation of practical dissertations, project work and the bachelor thesis in the product area

A dual student plans the production systems for the automotive sector and helps with the preparation of technical offers.

Study content at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW): 

  • Design
  • Technical mechanics and production engineering

  • Electrical engineering and computer science

  • Automotive technology

  • Mechatronic systems and robotics

  • Simulation technology

  • Fundamentals of management


Duration of studies:

3 years
Begins on September 1st

Study location:

DHBW Ravensburg, Campus Friedrichshafen

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What you contribute:

  • A high school diploma or certificate of qualification for university entrance
  • A good knowledge of mathematics and physics
  • A capacity for planning and organization
  • An understanding of mechanical engineering
  • A good command of English and capacity for teamwork


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