M.Sc. On Campus

Embedded Systems Engineering

University of Freiburg

24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the Embedded Systems Engineering program from University of Freiburg, we provide you with versatile know-how in computer science and engineering. For your future as a research scientist or project leader in a company, you are well equipped to understand and bring together the "language" of both worlds of technology.  


You will gain knowledge about the design of microelectronic, micro-mechanic and software-based components as well as their integration into complete systems.

Possible occupational fields

Graduates of the Embedded Systems Engineering program from University of Freiburg can either apply for a PhD position or work as an engineer in a company. Potential employers are companies from the following fields:

  • Automotive industry
  • Bio- and medical engineering (e.g. prosthetics or implants)
  • Automation
  • Energy
  • Communication
  • Security
  • Multimedia

Programme Structure

An extensive selection of courses allows you to set an individual focus or specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Circuits and Systems
  • Materials and Fabrication
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Photonics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applications will be done electronically. These are the documents needed:

  • your undergraduate diploma (bachelors or equivalent),
  • your undergraduate transcript of records, showing all courses and credits taken and all grades/marks obtained as well as the final/current overall average grade,
  • if applicable: letter or certificate issued by your university, stating one of the following: registration, submission or completion of your final thesis, or expected graduation date (see below),
  • your English proficiency test result (see below),
  • your Curriculum Vitae or résumé,
  • APS certificate (only for applicants who have studied in China or Vietnam).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Freiburg

790 - 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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