24 months
1350 EUR/year
1350 EUR/year
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This two-year Master in Industrial Mechanical Engineering at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano will provide you with the competencies in mechanical and industrial engineering you need for the current industrial revolution!

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This Industrial Mechanical Engineering programme from Free University of Bozen-Bolzano trains engineers to be successful working in interdisciplinary areas of engineering, including mechanical design, mechatronics, automation, engineering management and logistics. 

Particular attention is devoted to the latest engineering technologies and developments, including computational engineering mechanics, smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Students choose between four specializations: 

  • Computational Mechanical Design
  • Digital Manufacturing and Automation
  • Digital Manufacturing and Management
  • Logistics and Production (double degree with the OvGU Magdeburg)

This programme is grounded in South Tyrol while maintaining a strong international outlook. This is guaranteed by being taught entirely in English with teaching staff as well as students coming from South Tyrol, Italy, Europe and the entire world.

Career Opportunities

The graduates are able to design and analyse mechanical systems and structures, to define and manage the suitable production systems, as well to manage materials procurement, operations and logistics. 

In doing so, the programme provides students with the tools for a career as an engineer or a consultant. This includes research and development, engineering design, calculation and analysis, manufacturing, automation technology, production systems procurement, production, operations management, internal and external logistics and quality assurance.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Project, Process and Technology Management
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Systems
  • Reverse Engineering and Rapid Prototyping
  • Industrial Automation and Mechatronics
  • Planning and Simulation of Production and Logistics Systems
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Industrial Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for the 2022 intake are open from 1 March to 28 April 2022 for both EU and non-EU citizens, and from 19 May to 8 July 2022 for EU citizens only.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to gain admission to this programme you need one of the following qualifications:

  • Italian bachelor degree (old or new system)
  • University diploma
  • Foreign qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable
Entry level (to gain admission)
  • English: B2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1350 EUR per year during 24 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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