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Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

4.6 out of 5 (14 ratings / 13 reviews) Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
The Graduate School is responsible for running challenging, dynamic and career-building master's programs that are taught entirely in English. We are proud to have a highly international student body from around the world.

Master's Programmes

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



Esslingen University of Applied Sciences can look back on a dynamic history – our roots go back to the 19th century. Founding of the "School of Mechanical Engineering" at the Royal School of Construction in Stuttgart was made in 1868.


  • Bachelor’s degree courses: 28
  • Master’s degree courses: 14


Esslingen University of Applied Sciences carries out numerous research projects with renowned partners into forward-looking topics for the economy and society. The University has prioritised four focuses of special interest – often with interdisciplinary teams from different faculties and institutes. Why? Because, alongside teaching, research is one of the primary responsibilities of any university. You can see the range of fields covered by members of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in the research brochure which shows selected examples.

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Student services

The International Office is a central institution of the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences and responsible for all international affairs.  We are the first contact for German and international students, for teachers and staff as well as for guests of the university.

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.

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.

On the Esslingen hilltop campus, Flandernstrasse, students study and carry out research in the faculties of Management, Graduate School, Information Technology, as well as Social Work, Health Care and Nursing Science. The campus also has the University’s library, Computer Center, sports facilities, child-care center and cafeteria (Mensa).

On the Goeppingen campus of Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, students study and do research in the faculties of Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering.

Student Reviews

Why Hochschule Esslingen?
Attis Abbas rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Esslingen University of Applied Sciences with a focus on people, technology and the environment offers a unique opportunity to solve the great challenges of the time in an entrepreneurial manner. It to empower more entrepreneurially thinking and acting personalities and to promote more technical start-ups with added value for society and the environment. The University...

Hochschule Esslingen
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Hochschule Esslingen is one of the best universities in Germany. To be very specific, my course contents gave me a detailed knowledge of what the industry needs today along with the concepts important for future technology. Being an international student, it was really helpful for me to have supporting professors and the staff at International office.

Maintaining Education Quality in Pandemic Times
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The way the institution managed to continue with the Master’s programs via Webex was exceptional. We were able to attend all Laboratories (face-to-face) and absolutely all the content reviewed in the lectures was available on a platform (Moodle).

Esslingen am Neckar, Germany


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