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Automotive Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
16200 EUR/year
2083 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the Master of Automotive Technology programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), you will learn how to view the car as a system. It offers in-depth knowledge about essential parts of a vehicle, and about vehicle-to-vehicle communication and control. 

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The system approach is also demonstrated by the program being a joint initiative of five departments.

With no other comparable programs in Europe, the Master of Automotive Technology  programme from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)  offers you an outstanding starting point for a successful career in the automotive industry. 


The automotive industry is showing great interest in engineers applying a systems approach. R&D employees will become essential over the next few years. The program's multidisciplinary character prepares you perfectly for working in the automotive industry, and in related sectors using a similar background such as mechatronics and aerospace.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Autonomous driving & embedded software 
  • Vehicle dynamics control 
  • Automotive human factors 
  • Internal combustion engines and future fuels 
  • Electric & hybrid vehicles and transmission  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We strongly advise that you apply as soon as possible and ensure that your complete application arrives at TU/e by mid April at the latest. 




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Expertise of the candidate will be assessed in the following topics:

  • Mathematics Fundamentals, Calculus (including differentiation, integration, differential equations, vector calculus), Linear Algebra
  • Dynamics, Signals, Systems, and Control (including signal processing, modeling,  Euler-Lagrange equations,identification, control design and system integration)
  • Computer Programming (including algorithms, scientific computing, numerical optimization, MATLAB/C++ programming)
  • Electromechanics and Power Electronics (including electronic circuits and electromagnetics)
  • Construction and Design (including design principles and solutions, dynamic and thermo-mechanical behavior, compensation mechanisms).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16200 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Automotive Technology
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