Sustainable Engineering (BEng)

The study combines elements of electrical and mechanical engineering with various aspects of sustainability and puts its emphasis on renewable energy, power efficiency and environmental technology.

Today the society needs engineers who are excellent professionals but who also think about sustainability to assess the ecological, economical and social consequences of their work. That's what the bachelor programme Sustainable Engineering prepares you for.

Graduates of the degree program are qualified for many industries. Occupations in the work environment of energy production and distribution as well as activities in industrial companies, planning offices and energy consulting are available. In addition, there are jobs in product development and product management in the manufacturing industry, as well as in public services, public authorities and municipalities in the work environment of energy and mobility.

At a glance

Bachelor's degree
Sankt Augustin
Standard period of study: 
Seven semesters / 210 ECTS
Formal prerequisites for accreditation are an advanced technical college entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife), a general qualification for university entrance (allgemeine Hochschulreife), a professional qualification or an equivalent educational background. Furthermore there will be a local numerus clausus with a minimum grade. Sixty students can attend the programme.
Language skills: 
Start of course: 
Winter term
Application period: 
Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.