This ground-breaking, interdisciplinary mechanical engineering degree programme focuses on the use of ultra-precision engineering in manufacturing, including design methods, the engineering of production cells and control and drive technology. The programme also teaches simulation for the dynamic behaviour of production cells and axial movement in precision technology using hybrid lightweight design methods.

This innovative Master's degree programme is one-of-a-kind in Europe. No other European university is currently offering a degree programme of this type.

Quick Information

Degree awarded Master of Science (MSc)
Undergraduate/postgraduate degree postgraduate
Duration of programme 3 or 4 semesters (depending on existing technical knowledge/qualifications)
Delivery full-time
Campus Schwenningen
Programme begin winter semester (October) (Begin WS 2014/15)
Application deadline(s) 15 July
Restricted intake yes
Language of instruction German
Academic entry requirements Bachelor's degree (B. Sc., B. Eng., Diplom or similar)
Pre-sessional course / Foundation course requirement yes, 1 semester (depending on existing technical knowledge/qualifications)
Additional requirements 210 ECTS points
Tuition Fees none
Programme accreditation in progress

Good reasons to study Advanced Precision Engineering

  • Programme content highly research-oriented
  • Hands-on programme offering opportunities to apply knowledge in the industrial environment
  • Preparation for career in a range of research and industry sectors which are dependent on ultra precision and macro, micro and nanoengineering

Admission requirements

A bachelor's degree in engineering (B. Sc., B. Eng., Diplom or similar) with 210 ECTS is a prerequisite. Applicants with fewer than 210 ECTS, or applicants with inadequate background knowledge of mechanical engineering and/or mechatronics, are required to take a one-semester foundation course in technical subjects (30 ECTS).

Further Information in German

As the Advanced Precision Engineering Master's degree programme is taught primarily in German, please click here for more detailed information regarding the programme on our German webpages.

Contact Information

For further information on the study programme please contact:dekanat-mme(at)