Programme Content


The Industrial Manufacturing programme is based on a wide variety of mechanical engineering fundamentals. The more in-depth focus in later semesters is derived directly from the core priorities and key areas of Tuttlingen's industrial community. Here, manufacturing methods using machining and machine tools are especially important.

The degree programme focuses on manufacturing engineering, machine tools, precision technology, and materials engineering, especially new materials and processing technology.

Graduates work primarily in the planning, development, and application of production machines and the automation of process flows.

The manufacturing engineering degree programme – very practical! manufacturing engineering in Tuttlingen means you’ll study with 100 companies! Starting as early as the first semester, students are able to take advantage of the following practical opportunities as a result of the university’s strong links with industry:


    • Placements in company laboratories
    • Lecture series with experts from the industry
    • Introduction to the specialist fields of mechanical engineering and manufacturing engineering with six to eight cooperating businesses
    • Mentoring by skilled experts and management staff from companies in the industry
    • Placements focusing on the fundamentals of materials engineering, electrical engineering, physics, computer science, and metrology
    • Industrial placements focusing on machine tools and cnc, cam, quality assurance, machining technology, and precision technology
    • Projects (such as product development, manufacturing engineering, and student-designed  projects) with companies in the industry ?