M.Eng. On Campus

Automotive Systems

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

18 months
3000 EUR/year
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In spite of increasing complexity, systems with greater safety, availability and reliability have to be realised. The aim of the Automotive Systems programme of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is to communicate these skills.


Build your career in Automotive Systems

The Automotive Systems programme of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences is designed for students who wish to become highly qualified engineers in the field of automotive systems, who wish to work in the development of feedback control systems, automotive software and automotive electronics. Students have to choose one of the three majors:

  • Software-Based Automotive Systems
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Car Electronics

Graduates who choose the major "Software-Based Automotive Systems" will have the chance to work in the field of development, market launch and supervision of vehicle series production of suitable and innovative car communication systems and of safe software.

Graduates who choose the major "Vehicle Dynamics" will have the chance to work in the field of development and testing of innovative automotive functions for steering, suspension and powertrain to improve ride & handling, stability, driveability and fuel economy.

Graduates who choose the major "Car Electronics" will have the chance to work in the field of specification, development and testing of control units and their integration in the car, taking into account car specific basic conditions like function, packaging and EMC.

Learn to work in an interdisciplinary and intercultural environment

The ASM programme reflects the needs of globally-oriented companies. We offer the opportunity for students from diverse cultural backgrounds to study, work and live together. This is made possible through an active contact with partner universities in many countries throughout the world. The intercultural co-operation on project work is also of added value to master's students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods in Engineering
  • System Design
  • Electronics, sensors and measurement technology
  • Simulation and control
  • Vehicles technology
  • Powertrain management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended (certified copies)
  • Graduation diploma from each college or university attended (certified copies)
  • Proof of English language proficiency (not necessary for Indian applicants)
  • Original APS for all applicants whose first degree is from PR China, Vietnam or Mongolia
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Transcript Evaluation Form
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Documents proving basic knowledge of the German language, at Level A1 (CEFR) or higher
  • Any other documents that would allow us to evaluate you more fully

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Esslingen am Neckar

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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