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Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

4.6 out of 5 (17 ratings / 14 reviews) Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
The Esslingen University of Applied Sciences have a unique and forward-looking profile including engineering, natural, economic, social, educational and nursing sciences, characterised by expertise, interdisciplinary collaboration and active participation in social change.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)




Founding of the "School of Mechanical Engineering" at the Royal School of Construction in Stuttgart

The School of Construction was originally located in part of the former royal stables, whence the name "Stall" (stable) for part of the University today.


Application-oriented research is an important basis for a vocational-qualifying training and is therefore one of the primary tasks of the university. Experiences and knowledge from research projects will help students through teaching. Learn more about current and future research projects at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences.

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Housing services

The Stuttgart Students Union administers the student flats in Esslingen And Goeppingen.

Application forms for and information on the individual student flats can be found on the Stuttgart Students Union website.

Ms Hilebrand-Schmidt and Ms. Ladewig, of the Stuttgart Students Union, are available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, between 9:00 and 11:00 in the mornings in the branch office.

Library services

In our search engine BOSS, you can find books, e-books, and complete texts from online publications and databases. Here, you can also find your account. You can also search in our other search engine WebPac.

We recommend DBIS for searches for databases.  Here, you can find the platforms WISO, Business Source Premier (EBSCO), ScienceDirect, PERINORM (DIN Norms), Carelit, etc.

ICT services

The Computer Centre manages over 220 servers, central IT services and applications. It is responsible for availability, reliability, security and innovation in the central IT infrastructure. Networking between all areas of the University is managed by the Computer Centre.

Student Life

Campus life

On the Esslingen city centre campus, students study and carry out research in the faculties of Natural Sciences, Automotive Engineering, Building Services-Energy-Environment, Basic Sciences and Mechanical Engineering. Further, the International Office, Students Advice Center, Computer Center, Career Center, administration, Public Relations Office and President’s office are to be found there. 

Student Reviews

What you should know about Hochschule Esslingen
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

A prestigious university in southern Germany, surrounded by cooperation companies such as Daimler, Bosch, Porsche, Index and Festo. In the mechanical engineering studies the curriculum is supported by laboratories, practical and theoretical lessons. The university has competent professors and offers a large and innovative campus.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The course content and structure is very impressive and impactful. And the professors just takes it altogether to a different level. A great course for all engineers interested in design and development.

International experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Program is intensive, with two semesters for lectures and one for the Master Thesis in the Industry, which is appropiate for those who take a break in the Job and reinstate in the short time; with a qualitative education and new international experience. The quality of most the lectures is very good, some could improve and some are outstanding, always encouraging to...

Esslingen am Neckar, Germany