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Electrical Engineering / Elektrotechnik

Electrical Engineering - Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
Does the long tradition and ingenuity of German engineering fascinate you? Are you interested in the operating principles of electrical systems? How about studying Electrical Engineering and learning German at the same time? Our study programme Electrical Engineering is just what you are looking for! It is specifically designed for international students and offers a unique curriculum that combines a sound education in Electrical Engineering with the acquisition of German language skills. The first four semesters of part-time study are predominantly in English with additional German language training. The following semesters take place in full-time study in German.







Akkreditiert bis 31.08.2030 durch HTW Dresden
Akkreditiert bis 31.08.2030 durch HTW Dresden


8 Semester

ECTS Punkte




Study requirements, application and application period

This course is specially designed for international students who are interested in the German language and would like to continue their studies in German.
In addition, the Studentenwerk denies you the opportunity to obtain BAföG.

We offer you the following alternative courses of study:

Admission Requirements

  • University entrance qualification (equivalent value to the German “Abitur”)
  • English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

The English language certificate is only necessary for applicants from countries which have not declared English as official language.

Application Period

  • till 15th June via uni-assist for the Winter Semester

You can find more information about the application on our information page for international applicants.


Study objectives

By studying Electrical Engineering/Elektrotechnik you gain both broad electrotechnical basic knowledge and know-how in subject-specialized modules. Our applied methods of analysis, design, dimensioning, calculation, measurement and inspection will equip you with an academic, practice-oriented competence preparing you for a various range of working areas of electrical engineering such as renewable energies, medical technology as well as industrial control. You will be able to plan and construct complex electrical systems, to manage projects, to coordinate quality management and much more.


Master’s programme at HTW Dresden

My decision to study at the HTW was one of the best I ever made. The patience and consideration I encountered as a foreign language student at the HTW was paramount to my success.

J. Hollis (Absolvent, from USA)
James Hollis

Study process

  • Basic studies & German course

    1st - 4th Semester

    Acquisition of basic knowledge (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science) in English and German language.

  • Basic studies

    5th Semester

    Acquisition of basic knowledge (e.g. Electronics, System and Control Theory) in German language.

  • Professional studies

    6th - 7th Semester

    Acquisition of application-oriented knowledge (e.g. Digital Systems) in German language.

  • Internship & Thesis

    8th Semester

    Ten-week industrial internship, Bachelor thesis

Career prospects

After completing your studies, you will work in:

• Design Engineer Power Supply
• Project Engineer Development (Software/Hardware)
• Development Engineer Drive Technology
• IC Designer (Frontend/Backend)


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