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Bachelor Full-time / English
Faculty of Technology and Management

Mechatronics (EN)

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Regular period
7, including 1 internship semester
Bachelor of Engineering
Apply till 11/15

Bachelor Mechatronics [B.Eng.]

  • International with students from all over the world
  • English as the main course language, with German as an additional subject  
  • Practical with a mandatory internship semester
  • starting every summer semester


We recommend our TAKEoff semester to international students who would like to start their university career in the winter semester.

CLIC - RWU Campus
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Studying at RWU

Studying is a special stage of life. It's good when it takes place in a place where you feel taken seriously and accepted. RWU offers you the ideal conditions to develop your potential. In a safe and calm environment, you will be accompanied and supported by RWU professors at all times as you take this step into professional life.
You will gain practical work experience during your studies and apply what you have learned directly. In short: you will study and work in one of the most beautiful, safest and, last but not least, one of the strongest economic regions in Europe.

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Interdisciplinary and innovative

The Bachelor of Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary degree program and combines the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology. The knowledge from these disciplines complements each other. It enables graduates to develop technically complex and innovative products and encourages them to work in interdisciplinary teams.

The course is taught in English, but German course content and German courses are also provided to facilitate entry into the job market. In addition, individual specializations are offered that are geared towards current job profiles.

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Job profile and prospects

Graduates of the Mechatronics (BEng) degree program have the advantage that a wide range of industries and job profiles are open to them thanks to its versatility. These include Automotive industry, aerospace engineering, medical technology, automation technology, mechanical engineering, robotics, energy and environmental technology.

The following job profiles are covered by specialization options in the Mechatronics (BEng) degree course:

- Automation engineer

- Production engineer

- Design engineer

- Quality manager

- Technical project manager and production planner


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download Aktuelle SPO Mechatronics (EN) B.Eng.
§52 der Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge - Fassung vom 18. Januar 2024
§52 der Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge - Fassung vom 18. Januar 2024
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download Study and Examination Regulations for EN Bachelor's Programs, updated January 18th, 2024
Study and examination regulations for EN bachelor's programs - This revision statute comes into force in the summer semester 2024
Study and examination regulations for EN bachelor's programs - This revision statute comes into force in the summer semester 2024
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download SPO für die Bachelorstudiengänge der RWU - Fassung vom 18. Januar 2024
Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge mit Allgemeinem Teil - Diese Änderungssatzung tritt zum SoSe24 in Kraft.
Studien- und Prüfungsordnung für die Bachelorstudiengänge mit Allgemeinem Teil - Diese Änderungssatzung tritt zum SoSe24 in Kraft.
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Further information

Postgraduate courses

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Curriculum Preview

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1. ADMISSION & Application

1.1 Admission Requirements

The Bachelor's program in Mechatronics is designed as an English-speaking, full-time study program with a duration of 7 semesters, starting in the summer semester (beginning of March). The course language is English, compulsory German language classes are part of the curriculum (free of charge) and prepare the students adequately for their internship. This course is dedicated to EU and non-EU citizens as well as to German students.

In order to qualify for this Bachelor's Program, you have to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification or equivalent *
  • Proven English skills e.g. TOEFL iBT with a total score of min. 70 or IELTS with an overall band score of min. 6.0 - Medium of Instruction Certificates are not accepted!
  • Very good Mathematic skills and good knowledge in any other science subjects (physics, computer science, etc.)

* According to our Regulations on Admission and Enrollment, if your University Entrance Qualification (UEQ) is not equivalent to our German Universitry Entrance Qualification, you have to attend a mandatory online interview with our RWU's admissions commitee in order to recognize the equivalence of your UEQ. The interview will be conducted, after the submission of your application. 

Is your UEQ recognized here in Germany? Check on Anabin.  Anabin Guide.



Since the course language is English, a minimum requirement for the English skills need to be met and recognised as follows, certificates in either:

  •     TOEFL iBT: a total score of min. 70
  •     IELTS: an overall band score of min. 6.0

ETS institution codes: TOEFL: 8442


1.2 APplication PROCEDURE

There is no winter intake for this study program.

APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE SUMMER INTAKE 2025: 01.09.2024 - 15.11.2024

The deadlines are cut-off periods. Please note, that your application will only be considered when your postal application has been received within the application period.

1. ONLINE APPLICATION: Kindly register with our RWU online application portal, available 01.09.2024 onwards, and submit your application online. Further information: RWU Online Application

2. POSTAL APPLICATION: Please submit the following documents after your online application:

  1. Original signed Application Form
  2. A true Certified Copy of your University Entrance Qualification Entrance in English or German, including the school's grading system
  3. English Language Certificate (TOEFL iBT or IELTS) - no older than 2 years! Medium of Instruction Certificates are not accepted!
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  5. Copy of your Passport (for the verification of names, date of birth and place of birth)
  6. ! Applicants from India, China or Vietnam: Copy of APS Certificate
  7. If applicable: Certified Copies of Academic Transcripts from your previous studies
  8. If applicable: German Language Certificate
  9. If applicable: Recommendation Letters (proof of relevant work experience)

All documents have to be sent to the following address:

RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
Studierenden-Service H 022
Doggenriedstrasse 70
D-88250 Weingarten


2. GEneral Information

Administration & Tuition Fees

Each semester, all students are required to pay a semester fee, due upon enrolment or at any re-registration for the following semester.

In Baden-Württemberg, since the winter semester 2017/2018, all international students (non-EU citizens) and students who are taking up a second degree also have to pay a tuition fee. The tuition fee is to be paid together with the semester fee.

Further information about the exact fees and more detailed information about payments, exemptions and scholarships can be found at our Finance's Website


Admission Office

Department of Student Affairs
Phone: + 49 751 501-9344


International Office

Please take a look at our International Office Website for further information regarding:

  •     TAKEoff Semester
  •     Visa & Residence Title
  •     Accomodation & Housing
  •     Arrival, Welcome & Orientation Program
  •     Buddy Program, Brother & Sister Program
  •     Excursions & Events
  •     Peer-to-peer counseling
  •     German Language Courses
  •     Financing & Scholarships
  •     German Health Insurance
  •     German Bank Accounts


India RElation Office

Let's bridge IT
Iris Becker M.A.
9th Floor, Sunit Capital
Senapati Bapat Road
Pune 411016
Mobile India +91 7378530550
Office Pune +91 75 078 2 70 33
Personal consulting by appointment only.

In the framework of the application procedure, you are free to contact Let's bridge IT. The use of the Let's bridge IT services is voluntary and will have no effect on your admission.



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Control and Process Engineering

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E-Mobility (X-LAB)

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Fahrzeugtechnik PLUS

Academic life

Do you prefer a "practical" approach to a theoretical one? Do you prefer working in small groups rather than being part of the great unknown?

Our RWU has a long tradition of practical experience, which began back in 1964 with the Faculty of Mechanical and Physical Engineering. The degree courses at Ravensburg-Weingarten University are characterized by practical training and numerous projects in modern, well-equipped laboratories. Students study in small groups and are individually supervised by a team of highly qualified professors and assistants. Nearby halls of residence and many leisure activities in the charming landscape of Upper Swabia, close to Lake Constance and the Alps, offer an excellent environment and the best conditions for studying, working and, of course, living.

RWU's unique strength lies in practice: research, knowledge and technology transfer. Today's research is tomorrow's future. Our degree programs are application-oriented and prepare students for both demanding technical tasks and challenging management tasks. We put the results of our research into practice and advise and support companies in their research and development projects. Are you interested in our current research topics? Link:

RWU has been offering English-language degree programs for more than 30 years and can look back on a very successful development of international degree programs. Our International Office is well-known among international students and has many years of knowledge and experience in all aspects of living and studying here in Weingarten. In addition, the individual academic success of each student is also important to us: we support our students in their academic questions with a peer-to-peer approach. If you would like to find out more about the orientation and welcome week, the excursions and events on offer and the buddy programs, take a look at:




RWU-Campus von oben
Auch in diesem Frühjahr werden Studierende auf dem Campus nur selten zu sehen sein. Die Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten startet in das Sommersemester 2021 – bis auf Weiteres digital.
Quelle: Felix Kästle

Job and career

Do you want to stay and work in Germany? Or all over the world?

Our RWU is located in the south of Germany, near Lake Constance and in one of the most beautiful three-country and strongest economic regions in Europe. Our degree courses are characterized by a high degree of practical relevance and close cooperation with the global players around us, e.g. Airbus, Continental, MTU, Vetter and ZF. Mission: Realizing Potential. Shaping the Future. Our RWU is a nationally and internationally respected educational institution, a successful research university and a renowned partner for companies and other organizations. The high quality of our teaching, research and continuing education ensures that our graduates are highly regarded and have above-average qualifications. They have broad intercultural skills, think globally and are prepared to take on responsibility.

The individual advice provided by our Career Service offers an excellent opportunity to find out about current job opportunities here in the region: and our advanced German courses at CLIC offer an easy way to build a solid foundation in German:…




Campus RWU

Student life

Are you looking for an economically and recreationally attractive place to study? One that offers both national and international advantages?

Our RWU is located in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany and in one of the most attractive vacation regions. Weingarten is not only a good place to study and work, but also a good place to live. The Upper Swabia region near Lake Constance offers a unique variety of cultural, leisure and sports activities. Curious? Take part in our online campus tour:

Student life in and around Weingarten never gets boring. If you are interested in culture and festivals: e.g. the famous Rutenfest in Weingarten, the Welfenfest in Weingarten or the historic carnival throughout the region. Or if you are more interested in sports and nature: e.g. university sports, mountain biking or skiing in the Alps, excursions to one of the many wineries in the area. Further information: And if you are interested in joining one of our RWU student associations & projects: e.g. Formula Student Team, Rover 2 Mars, Big Band, etc. take a look here:

We see diversity as an opportunity and actively support all members of our university, regardless of gender, nationality, faith, denomination, disability, age or sexual orientation. In particular, our bilingual courses are attended by both German students and students from all over the world. Innovative concepts, direct and open communication and individual support are the hallmarks of our university. Are you interested in what our students think? Interviews:


Contact & People

General contact details

Postal address RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
University of Applied Sciences
Mechatronics (EN)
P.O. Box 30 22
88216 Weingarten

Head of degree program

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Samuel Vogel

Digitale Technologien, Elektrotechnik, Elektronik
Studiendekan Mechatronics (Bachelor)
Prof. Dr. Samuel Vogel

Study program office

Gudrun Stärk

Sekretariat Fakultät Technologie und Management
Dekanatssekretariat, Bachelorstudiengänge „Physikalische Technik" und „Mechatronics"