Practical focus of the degree programme in Process Engineering and Sustainabilit

  1. Kempten University of Applied Sciences
  2. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  3. Degree courses
  4. Bachelor’s degrees
  5. Process Engineering and Sustainability
  6. Relevance to the real world

University with partners

The new degree programme in Process Engineering and Sustainability is designed to help businesses implement sustainable processes in general and specifically in production, thus attracting substantial support from key partners in research and practice from the outset:

The university’s own Research Institute for Food and Packaging Technology

  • Competence Centre for Applied Research in Food and Packaging Technology – KLEVERTEC:
    Internships, project work, final theses and collaborative doctoral studies

The university’s partners in the field of food and packaging technology

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging:
    Internships, project work and final theses
  • Centre for Teaching, Trials and Expertise in the Dairy Industry at Kempten:
    Technical centre offering internship in dairy production

Other internships, project work and final theses

  • muva Kempten GmbH:
    Laboratory offering internship in microbiology and analysis
    Other internships, project work and final theses
  • Zentrum für Lebensmittel- und Verpackungstechnologie e.V.:
    Networking companies and students, project work, and organising the annual packaging symposium


The extent to which theory and practice are interlinked on this degree programme at Kempten University of Applied Sciences is a truly outstanding feature – offering students practical consolidation of the subject matter covered in lectures throughout.

Here is a list of all the practical exercises that students complete on the degree programme:

  1. Chemistry laboratory
    Chemistry – practical exercises, semester 1
  2. Physics laboratory
    Physics – practical exercises, semester 2 Semester
  3. Packaging technology and plastics processing laboratory
    Material studies and production processes – practical exercises, semester 2
    Sustainable packaging technology – practical exercises, semester 3
    Rheology – practical exercises, semester 4
  4. Computer room
    Computer science – practical exercises, semester 3
  5. Energy technology laboratory
    Thermal and material transfer – practical exercises, semester 3

Practical semester

During the 5th semester , students undertake a 20-week internship in a suitable company. After completing the practical semester, students can attend a series of seminars taught by experts on presentation techniques at Kempten University of Applied Sciences – including skills in presentation, time management, rhetoric, and designing and using multimedia.


We know how exciting the prospect of going to university can be. So we want you to know whom you can get in touch with if you have any questions about studying with us –

whether they’re about the degree programme, applying or anything else.
If so, please don’t hesitate to contact the university’s central Student Advisory Service or an academic advisor.

Central Student Advisory Service

for general questions about studying, applications, admission and formalities.

Birgit Stumpp

Tel. +49 (0)831-2523-105
Building D, 3rd floor, Room D 410

Opening hours:
Mon, Tue, Weds & Fri: 8 a.m. to 12 noon
Closed Thursdays

Academic advisor

for any questions concerning the content of the degree programme or the course structure.

Professor Wolfgang Mayer, Dr.-Ing.

Tel. +49 (0)831-2523-9528
 email: wolfgang.mayer(at)
Building S, Room 1.10


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