Modules in English

Modules in English for exchange students

CHOOSING COURSES

Exchange students can choose from a wide range of courses taught in English. Your English level should be at least B2.

Please note:

  • Course offerings may change between now and the beginning of the semester due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • It is possible to mix courses from different study programs. However, the chosen courses should correspond to about 70% of your study program and study level (Bachelor/Master).
  • In some courses, only a limited number of places is available. Some may become full during the enrollment period.
  • Time schedules are published at the beginning of each semester. If you choose courses from different study programs, the courses may overlap in time and there may be changes in your Learning Agreement. You are allowed to make changes to your Learning Agreement when you arrive.

In our module database "Modulux" you will find more information about the modules as well as the course contents. Please use the filter function and enter the corresponding module number or just click on the module number.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to  international(at)htw-dresden.de.

FACULTY INDEPENDENT modules (modules for all exchange students)

The following modules may be taken by ALL exchange students (Bachelor and Master):

  • German/English/French/Spanish language course (CEF-Level A1 to CEF Level C1, 3-5 ECTS)
  • “Introduction to German culture” (module number Z007, 2 ECTS, NO GRADE, only passed/failed, taught in English)
  • “Introduction to Business in Germany” (ONLY in winter semester!, module number W002, 5 ECTS, taught in English)
  • “Introduction to Business Simulation Game” (module number W005, 3 ECTS, NO GRADE, only passed/failed, taught in English)
  • “Intercultural Communication” (taught in GERMAN in summer semester!, module number Z011, 5 ECTS, NO GRADE, only passed/failed)
  • “Intercultural Communication” (taught in ENGLISH in winter semester!, module number Z013, 5 ECTS)

FACULTY-RELATED modules in English language

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

1st semester

  • B621 - Hydrology & Hydrometry - 5 ECTS
  • M948 - Thermal renewable Energy - 5 ECTS
  • M949 - Innovation in Industry and Transportation - 3 ECTS
  • W935 - Scientific Work, Communication and Project Management - 2 ECTS
  • B626 - Water, Air and Soil Analysis - 5 ECTS 
  • G975 - Geographic Information Systems - 5 ECTS
  • G982 - Remote Sensing - 5 ECTS
  • I928 - Applied Programming (Python) - 5 ECTS

3rd semester

  • B628 - Environmental Impact Assessment - 2 ECTS 
  • L910 - Soil Management - 5 ECTS
  • L911 - Floodplain Ecology - 3 ECTS
  • B623 - Hydraulic Modeling - 5 ECTS
  • B625 - Water and Wastewater Treatment - 5 ECTS
  • B636 - Experimental Soil Mechanics - 3 ECTS 
  • B663 - Construction Materials - 5 ECTS
  • B672 - Railway Engineering - 2 ECTS 
  • B673 - Urban Transport Planning - 5 ECTS (also offered in winter semester 21/22 as Studium Integrale)
  • G449 - Building Information Modeling (BIM) - 5 ECTS (from winter semester 2022/23)

Master Degree in Sustainable strengthening and construction in existing buildings

  • B773 - Innovation in Civil Engineering - 5 ECTS

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

2nd semester:

  • B622 - Engineering Hydrology (Floods and Droughts) - 5 ECTS
  • E841 - Renewable Energy (Solar, Wind, Waterpower) - 3 ECTS 
  • L913 - Sustainable Agriculture / Organic Farming - 2 ECTS
  • L915 - Urban Ecology - 5 ECTS
  • W921 - Agile Green Business Design - 5 ECTS
  • B624 - Climate Change - 5 ECTS
  • B629 - Managed Aquifer Recharge - 5 ECTS
  • B635 - Solid Waste Management and Recycling - 5 ECTS
  • L912 - Landscape Development / Soil and Water Bioengineering - 5 ECTS

Master Degree in Sustainable strengthening and construction in existing buildings

  • B772 - Climate Change and Environment - 5 ECTS

Faculty of Electrical Engineering

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

1st semester

  • E015 - Electrical Engineering Fundamentals 1 - 7 ECTS 
  • E016 - Topics of Electrical Engineering - 2 ECTS
  • I950 - Mathematics 1 - 6 ECTS

3rd semester

  • I927 - Computer Science 2 - 6 ECTS
  • M916 - Technical Physics - 7 ECTS (2 semesters, start in winter semester, 10% English, there are consultation hours in English for international students)

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

2nd semester

  • E025 - Electrical Engineering Fundamentals 2 - 5 ECTS 
  • I926 - Computer Science 1 - 4 ECTS 
  • I952 - Mathematics 2 - 6 ECTS 

4th semester

  • E026 - Electronics 1 - 6 ECTS
  • E028 - Orientation Project (no classic lectures, individual project work, can be done in English) - 2 ECTS

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

  • E841 - Renewable Energy (Solar, Wind, Waterpower) - 3 ECTS 

Faculty of Agriculture / Environment / Chemistry

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

3rd semester

  • L910 - Soil Management - 5 ECTS
  • L911 - Floodplain Ecology - 3 ECTS

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

2nd semester:

  • L912 - Landscape Development / Soil and Water Bioengineering - 5 ECTS
  • L913 - Sustainable Agriculture / Organic Farming - 2 ECTS

Master Degree in Landscape Development

  • L915 - Urban Ecology in Landscape Development - 6 ECTS

Faculty of Informatics / Mathematics

Bachelor Degree

  • I465 - Development of Web Based Applications - 5 ECTS (The course will initially be offered in English in winter semester 21/22.)
  • I561 - Development Tools for Rich Internet Applications - 5 ECTS (75% German/25% English)

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

  • I927 - Computer Science 2 - 6 ECTS 
  • I950 - Mathematics 1 - 6 ECTS

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

1st semester

  • I928 - Applied Programming (Python) - 5 ECTS

Bachelor Degree

  • I917 - Business Information Systems - 5 ECTS 

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

  • I926 - Computer Science 1 - 4 ECTS 
  • I952 - Mathematics 2 - 6 ECTS 

Master Degree in Applied Informatics

  • I760 - Mobile Networks - 5 ECTS 
  • I833 - Deep Learning - 5 ECTS

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

3rd semester

  • M916 - Technical Physics - 7 ECTS (2 semesters, starts in winter semester, 10% English, there are consultation hours in English for international students)

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

1st semester

  • M948 - Thermal renewable Energy - 5 ECTS 
  • M949 - Innovation in Industry and Transportation - 3 ECTS

Studium Integrale

  • M952 - Global Study Program - 4 ECTS (2 semesters, starts in winter semester)

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik

4th semester

  • M916 - Technical Physics - 7 ECTS (2 semesters, starts in winter semester, 10% English, there are consultation hours in English for international students)

    Bachelor/Diploma

    • M518 - Manufacturing Technology - 3 ECTS (Alternative examination performance - presentation - Weighting: 100% - in English)

    • M519 - Micro- and Biosystems Technology - 3 ECTS (25% English)

    Studium Integrale

    • M952 - Global Study Program - 4 ECTS (2 semesters, starts in winter semester)
    • M485 - Manufacturing Technology - 3 ECTS (Alternative examination performance - presentation - Weighting: 30% - in English AND Oral examination - Weighting: 70% - in English)

    Faculty of Spatial Information

    Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

    1st semester

    • G975 - Geographic Information Systems - 5 ECTS
    • G982 - Remote Sensing - 5 ECTS

    3rd semester

    • G449 - Building Information Modeling - 5 ECTS (starting winter semester 2022/23)

    No English language modules are offered in the summer semester.

     

    Faculty of Business Administration

    The Faculty of Business Administration offers a wide range of different modules from which you can choose. You can find an overview of the courses on the website of the Faculty of Business Administration. Please note that the modules of the Faculty of Business Administration are only accessible to exchange students with whom the home university has an agreement with.

    Faculty of Design

    Most of the courses in the Faculty of Design are generaly running in German. But both, the supervisors and the other students, are able to speak English. So due to the individual support in the design projects, there is usually no language problem.