• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Industrial Mechanical Engineering course at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano aims at training professionals who are able to work confidently in areas of engineering that are traditionally separate, such as: mechanical design, mechatronics, automation, management and logistics. You can choose between two specialisations: “Mechanics and Automation” or “Logistics and Production”. The latter is offered in partnership with the Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg (OvGU) with the possibility to obtain a double degree.

Structure of the course

In the first year, some of the modules, such as Project Economics and Management or Quality Management, are common to both specialisations.

From the second year onwards, modules become specific to the specialisation chosen. You will be able to choose from a range of modules (defined ‘characterising’ courses) in order to customise your course. 

Career opportunities

Graduates are working in the industrial mechanical area in:

  • research and development
  • product design and development
  • tooling
  • automation technology
  • production system and machine design
  • procurement
  • production
  • operations management
  • internal and external logistics and quality assurance. 

The course provides students with the tools to pursue a career as a consultant or to work in manufacturing, mechanical and mechatronic companies, in energy production and conversion, automation, robotics or in the civil service. Our graduates design and produce tools, engines, machines and other mechanical equipment and/or manage materials procurement, operations and logistics.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Project Economics and Management
  • Quality Management
  • Reverse Engineering and Rapid Prototyping
  • Industrial Accounting and Management
  • Planning and Simulation of Production and Logistics Systems
  • Industrial Automation and Mechatronics
  • Purchasing and Supply Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Application

In order to gain admission to the course, you will be required to prove that you already have a B2 level of competence in the English language. If you do not have an official language certification, you can take a language exam at our university.

Selection Criteria

Grades from your undergraduate degree (Bachelor or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1348 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bolzano - Bozen

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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