Electrical Systems Engineering, M.Sc. | University of Paderborn | Paderborn, Germany
M.Sc. On Campus

Electrical Systems Engineering

24 months
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The Electrical Systems Engineering MSc course offered at the University of Paderborn is a two-year-full-time program divided into four semesters, including 3 course semesters, and a 6-month Master's thesis.


Programme Overview

The Electrical Systems Engineering MSc course offered at the University of Paderborn offers two specializations: signal & information processing and electronics & devices. The signal & information processing section concentrates more on the computational aspects of a system's behavior while the electronics & devices section focuses on IC design on the micro- or nano scale and the aspects of hardware implementation.

The majority of the courses are taught by the department's full professors. Furthermore, renowned international professors come to Paderborn to give guest lectures on advanced topics from the field of systems engineering within the MS ESE program. Additionally, practically oriented advanced courses are being offered by lecturers from industries.

If you want to get even deeper into science and research, we offer a wide range of interesting topics for postgraduate work leading to a doctoral degree (Ph.D.). The master’s program is taught entirely in English. Therefore, anyone who is eligible to enroll at a German university and applies for our master’s program must prove English language skills by a certified language test.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Statistical and Machine Learning 
  • Fields and Waves
  • Circuit & System Design
  • Management of Technical Systems

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

  • You will need to hold a school leaving certificate or similar qualification which qualifies you for admission to a German university.
  • Furthermore, you need to hold a bachelor degree in electrical engineering or a related field. Your final grade in this program should be 2.5 (according to the German marking system).
  • International students from non-EU countries need to show a proof of the GRE Revised General Test results. Typically, a score of at least 157 in the part "Quantitative Reasoning" and a minimum of 4 in the part "Analytical Writing" is desirable. Applicants with very good and good grades in their degrees may apply without GRE results. However, it is advisable to submit a GRE score as it benefits an applicant’s overall application profile.
  • For all international students, the completed application form from uni-assist (after entering all details and confirming them). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • The semester contribution of 310€

Living costs for Paderborn

670 - 970 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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