The mechanical engineering programme is one of the most traditional areas of technical education.
Saxony is unlike any other region of Germany terms of the breadth and diversity of mechanical engineering. A university offers improved chances of practically-oriented instruction, and this opens up outstanding developmental opportunities to the graduates in their following professional activities.
The results of research work for practical partners are also involved in instructional courses, which helps maintain training at the most current standards. University instructors and employees who support the students are experienced and motivated.
An internationally recognised vehicle technology research institute is also located beside the university, and this presents diverse opportunities for participation in different research projects over the course of the various programmes. In 2009, a multivalent electron beam facility was commissioned, and this device is used frequently for instruction as well as research.