Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)

  1. Kempten University of Applied Sciences
  2. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  3. Degree courses
  4. Bachelor’s degrees
  5. Mechanical Engineering

Develop the future

Are you fascinated by the world of technology, ingenious machines and innovations that were inconceivable only yesterday? If so, get off to a flying start by studying mechanical engineering to embark upon shaping tomorrow’s world of technology.

From vehicles to machine tools, from creative ideas right through to production – as a mechanical engineer, you shape the development of groundbreaking technologies from the design stage to putting them into use. The expansive knowledge in mathematics and physics that you will acquire on this programme opens the doors to a great many lucrative sectors.

By the time you graduate, you will be exceptionally trained for injecting a wide range of findings and methods in mechanical engineering into your future fields of work. Throughout your studies, we support you with tutorials, small learning groups, special programmes for students and intensive mentoring for internships and bachelor theses. We offer a preliminary maths course especially for students in the first semester of technical bachelor’s degree programmes.

You can also expect a strong practical focus in what you learn, opportunities for team work and an inspiring atmosphere on campus.

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At a glance

  • Award

    Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)

  • Study mode

    full-time, dual

  • Standard duration

    7 semesters

  • ECTS credits


  • Starts

    winter semester

  • Restricted admission


  • Taught in


  • Faculty

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Study abroad


  • Accreditation


Details about this course

The modules taught during the foundation course (semesters 1 and 2) familiarise you with the fundamental technical and scientific principles.

The advanced course (3rd to 7th semester) include a practical semester (5th semester). During the 3rd and 4th semester, you will learn further core skills in mechanical engineering, before move on to very practically focused and advanced modules in the 6th and 7th semester.

You can choose from our extensive catalogue of compulsory elective modules to expand your knowledge in the direction you wish. Your bachelor’s thesis then rounds off your studies. You can work on either a task set by the university or a topic that’s currently relevant in a particular company, which will help you forge useful contacts with a potential future employer.

During the practical semester (5th), you will learn the ropes of professional engineering by tackling practical tasks. The spectrum of activities ranges from development and design through to sales and consultancy.

Upon successfully completing the programme, the university of applied sciences will award you the academic degree of Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) .

Would you like to combine study and practice? With pleasure! Kempten University of Applied Sciences offers you the following dual study options:

  1. studies with in-depth practical experience practical and flexible! In the study programme with in-depth practice, a regular Bachelor's programme at the university is combined with intensive practical phases at the practice partner, based on the study content. Students can enter this dual study option up to the 4th semester. 
  2. combined studies a practical combination of study and work! With a combined study programme, you can acquire a fully recognised vocational qualification within your Bachelor's degree. This double qualification is particularly attractive for many companies!

You can find more information about the offers here.

Professional environment:

Mechanical engineering and vehicle construction are Germany’s biggest sectors with the greatest exports. The key areas of employment for mechanical engineers include vehicle engineering, powered mechanical equipment, energy supply and production engineering. Examples of further career fields:

  • Agricultural and construction machinery
  • Medical technology
  • Paper-making and printing machinery
  • Materials engineering
  • Plastics engineering
  • Process and environmental engineering

Besides these, there are numerous, interdisciplinary fields of activity that call for knowledge of electrical engineering, chemistry, computer science or business administration.

Career prospects:

Mechanical engineering graduates can apply their multifaceted skills in numerous areas of activity, securing them outstanding future prospects. Further afield, numerous new tasks are also emerging throughout the service sector, such as in environmental protection, energy generation from renewable sources or software development, thus expanding the range of appealing career prospects. A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering will secure you top opportunities in the Allgäu or elsewhere in Germany – even on the international stage.

Fields of activity:

  • Vehicle Engineering
  • Powered mechanical equipment
  • Energy supply
  • Production engineering
  • Medical technology
  • Software development

Application process:

We have pooled all the information and details you might need about applying and the admission requirements .

About you:

Are you keen on technology, have a good sense of mechanical processes and are interested in maths and physics? If so, you’re on just the right track to study Mechanical Engineering!

We ascribe to the values of openness, tolerance and acceptance. Our aim is to teach everyone studying at Kempten University of Applied Sciences about education in an international context. As part of this, we support university-wide, inter-faculty measures to promote international projects and cross-cultural interaction.

Are you interested in learning more about our international aspirations and the options for you to study abroad? Take a look at the information posted in our portal.

We compile all study programme and examination regulations centrally for you. There you will find all versions and changes. continue

Master's degree programmes

Graduates from this bachelor’s degree programme can go on to study on the following master’s degree programmes at Kempten University of Applied Sciences:


Your study place for the Winter Semester 2023/2024

for entry into higher semesters (bachelor’s degree programs)

Step 1: Register in the online portal MeinCampus + receive applicant ID (from 24.04.2023).

  • Please create your user profile and assign a password
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your applicant ID and further instructions to activate your access
  • Make notes of your user ID and password in a safe place

Step 2: Assemble documents for digital upload in MyCampus:

  • university entrance qualification
  • official identification document (e.g. identity card)
  • For e.g. minors, vocationally qualified persons, dual studies, top athletes and international applicants, further documentation is required (see Overview of required documents).

Step 3: Apply online (from 24.04.2023)

Step 4: Wait for notification of admission

Step 5: Carry out online enrollment

Apply online now!

Applications for Winter Semester 2023/2024 are scheduled to run from 15. April 2023 to probably 15. July 2023.
Classes for this semester are due to commence on: 2. October 2023.

Course structure

Detailed module descriptions can be found in the current Module Handbook (23S) - in German .

The modules taught during the foundation course (semesters 1 and 2) familiarise you with the fundamental technical and scientific principles.

The advanced course (3rd to 7th semester) includes a practical semester (5th semester). During the 3rd and 4th semester, you will learn further core skills in mechanical engineering, before move on to very practically focused and advanced modules in the 6th and 7th semester.


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 Susanne Ertel

Tel. +49 (0) 831-2523-209
 email: susanne.ertel(at)
Building A, room 304