Please note that current regulations may deviate from the usual ones to adequately counteract the impact of the pandemic on your studies. These new regulations are based on the Ordnung zur Kompensation der Folgen der Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2-Epidemie für Studium und Lehre an der Hochschule Düsseldorf of 23 April 2020. Please find regularly updated information on the current situation here.
The admission requirements are also stated in the examination regulations (including amendments) of the study programme.
Admission is conditional on
- the successful completion of one of the following bachelor's programmes at the Faculty of Mechanical and Process Engineering at Hochschule Düsseldorf – University of Applied Sciences: Mechanical Engineering – Product Development, Mechanical Engineering –Production Technology, Energy and Environmental Technology, Environmental and Process Technology or
- a comparable bachelor's degree or Diplom
with a final overall grade of 2.5 (according to the German grading system) or better.
Alternatively, we accept an equivalent grade according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
German language requirements
You do not need to speak German for admission to the study programme.
English language requirements
You must provide proof of English language proficiency of B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Admission to the master's programme Mechanical Engineering is restricted. The programme starts in the summer and winter semester. The usual application deadlines are 15 January forthe summer semester and 15 July for the winter semester. Please note that the deadlines for the winter semester 2020/21 have changed in the context of the coronavirus situation. Read our FAQ for further information.
Graduates from German universities apply via our online application portal (in German only):
The portal generally opens early or mid-November for summer semester admissions and early or mid-May for winter semester admissions. You cannot apply before the portal opens. You can only apply for the following semester, not a subsequent one.
Please note that certain groups of applicants need to follow different application procedures. Please check the application portal for information.
The International Office also provides detailed information online about admission requirements and application procedures for graduates from universities abroad: