Degree Conferred Master of Science (M.Sc.) Duration 3 Semesters Enrollment Winter and summer semester Admission restriction No restricted admission Entry requirements Application deadline     Applicants with German Bachelor Degree   an der OVGU Winter Semester: 15 September     Applicants with German Bachelor Degree   an der OVGU Summer Semester: 15 March     Applicants with International Bachelor Degree   über uni-assist Winter Semester: 15 July     Applicants with International Bachelor Degree   über uni-assist Summer Semester: 15 January Language German


Graduates are qualified for a scientifically oriented and research-oriented activity in the field of mechatronics; they can work on scientifically demanding tasks in their profession or in a subsequent doctorate. The focus is on interdisciplinary engineering and scientific methods; their application will require solid mathematical and scientific basic and special knowledge.


  • mechatronic systems
  • control and automation technology
  • electric drives
  • robotics
  • adaptronics
  • automotive systems
  • microsystems
  • energy systems
  • medical technology systems

Career Perspectives

Mechatronics master graduates work primarily in the area of research and development, whereby interesting perspectives are also offered in testing or sales. The future job can range from a large corporation, a larger or smaller medium-sized enterprise to small, independent engineering companies. Due to the broad interdisciplinary and system-oriented training, mechatronics engineers are demanded in many areas. At this point, only a few industries should be mentioned:

  • vehicle, railway and aircraft technology
  • medical technology
  • machine tools and robotics
  • consumer goods, household and environmental technology
  • microtechnology
  • power engineering
  • office and computer technology
  • ..

and, of course, all young and innovative industries that develop the modern and flexible products of tomorrow.

Competencies and Interests Required

Generally good knowledge and interest in mathematics and natural sciences as well as fun with technology and interdisciplinary work are best prerequisites for successful studies. Admission for the master programme requires a bachelor or comparable degree.

More information

Mechatronics is offered as a joint programme of the Faculties of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

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Last Modification: 07.03.2024 - Contact Person: Allgemeine Studienberatung