Digital Engineering


Digital Engineering

Degree Conferred Master of Science (M.Sc.) Duration 4 Semesters Enrollment Winter and summer semester Admission restriction No restricted admission Entry requirements The requirement for admission is a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in computer science, a closely computer science related discipline or an engineering-related field of study with a minimum grade point average of 2,500 on the German scale. The standard duration of the preceding Bachelor's degree program must be at least 6 semesters or cover 180 ECTS credits.

Applicants must prove basic knowledge of computer science with
(a) Minimum of 20 CP (ECTS) in computer science courses (including projects in Digital Engineering)
(b) Minimum of one year professional experience in the field of computer science whereas one year can compensate 10 CP (ECTS) of missing courses of computer science.

The Master Digital Engineering can be studied in German or English. The studies can be performed completely in English (no German language skills required). Thus foreign students must prove knowledge of German or English on level C1 according to the Common European Framework (e.g. DSH, TestDaF or TOEFL, IELTS, CAE.) Detailed information about the Master DE can be found here. application instructions here.

Candidates fulfilling these requirements are further subject to a process of eligibility assessment, conducted according to the regulations. Applicants have to fill out and submit the following form and the required documents.
Application deadline     Applicants with German Bachelor degree   an der OVGU Winter Semester: 15 July     Applicants with German Bachelor degree   an der OVGU Summer Semester: 15 January     Applicants with International Bachelor degree   über uni-assist Winter Semester: 15 May     Applicants with International Bachelor degree   über uni-assist Summer Semester: 15 November Language German/English


The master program Digital Engineering aims at domestic and international students with a bachelor's degree from a scientific engineering area or computer science. The program provides extensive knowledge for the development, design and operation of complex, technical products and systems like the currently used systems in production technology or the automotive industry. The education qualifies graduates for challenging activities and leadership roles in planning and execution of projects using modern IT solutions such as virtual and augmented reality in application areas in engineering sciences and in the field of industrial, and industry-related as well as academic research. The predominant practical content of the program is conducted in collaboration with the engineering departments and partners of industry-related research.

Career Perspectives

Graduates of the master's program in Digital Engineering are engineers who work on challenging tasks and take over leadership roles in the planning and execution of projects using modern IT solutions such as virtual and augmented reality. Applications areas can be found in industry and industry-related academic research.

Competencies and Interests Required

  • Very good knowledge in the field of engineering or computer science
  • Interest in the use of information technology solutions in engineering applications
  • Interest in solving complex problems in industry and research
  • Enjoying interdisciplinary work and team work

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Last Modification: 08.03.2024 - Contact Person: Allgemeine Studienberatung