Automotive Software Engineering

Chemnitz University of Technology

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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The master program Automotive Software Engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology is related to the faculties research field ESS: Embedded Selforganizing Systems.


The design of embedded control units in these areas relies on methods of computer science and engineering. Specific aspects of the development of these hardware/software systems are in the main focus of this Master degree program. 


The successful completion of the Automotive Software Engineering study at Chemnitz University of Technology allows the smooth transition to doctoral programmes and the execution of challenging activities in the field of technical development of control systems for vehicles, aeroplanes and machinery.

  • Automotive industry
  • Aerospace industry
  • Mechatronics control systems
  • Robotics

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Multicore Programming
  • Software Engineering-advanced
  • Optimizations in Compiler Construction
  • Image Understanding
  • Automotive Software Engineering
  • Model-Driven Software Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Legally attested copy of the secondary school leaving certificate including a proof of chosen subjects and grades translated in German or English
  • Proof of university entrance exam (not necessary for all countries)
  • If available, all other proves certifying successfully accomplished studies at a university of the country of origin (periods of study, degrees) translated in German or English
  • Original of the APS-certificate (only for Chinese or Vietnamese applicants)
  • Where appropriate proof of suitability assessment of sportpractical abilities (only for ap-plicants for the Bachelor Prevention, Rehabilitation and Fitness Sports)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Automotive Software Engineering
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