International Mechanical Engineering Studies (IMES)

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

International Mechanical Engineering Studies (IMES)

International qualifications and experience, language skills and intercultural skills are becoming increasingly important for production specialists and managers in addition to technical expertise. The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the HTW Dresden offers in the degree Production Engineering the following possibilities. The fields of study Manufacturing Technology and Production Management can optionally be linked with the international orientation "International Mechanical Engineering Studies" (IMES) to enhance these study direction with foreign experience.


OPAL-Course to the IMES-Programm

Participation in the special IMES modul "Languages" (2x 5 ECTS):

  • usually the language English must be selected
  • language modules for IMES (MODULUX) S061 and S062
  • language module for IMES (OPAL) S061
  • target degree: Level B2
  • in special justified cases a different language can be selected
  • the IMES modules S061/S062 are recognized for the language modules S512/S513

Participation in the modul M485 „Manufacturing Technology" (3 ECTS):

  • topics from the specific subjects of the production engineering are taken up and presented in English language and discussed
  • lectures by guests (et al also former foreign interns)
  • notes and requirements for English lectures
  • each participant holds a lecture to a self-chosen topic
  • Link to the modul M485 (MODULUX)
  • Link to the modul M485 (OPAL)

Obligatory semester abroad (30 ECTS):

  • internship (5th semester) or diploma thesis (8th semester)
  • internship report or thesis in English language

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Lachmann

Division Production Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Lachmann