Engineering and Management International: Double Degree Option (B.Sc.)
Complete an international study program and receive two degrees! That is the uniqueness of this program. Students of Engineering and Management International have a chance to obtain a double degree. You will study at the Pforzheim University and at a world renowned and internationally accredited University of Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. Negotiations with other partners both in Europe and worldwide are ongoing.
Optimize and manage complex logistic processes!
Plan and supervise research projects across multiple locations!
Manage international developer teams!
Study Program Overview
The option of obtaining a double degree is offered to students of Engineering and Management International, who meet the qualifications. You will find all basic information on the Engineering and Management International page Initially, students will attend regular courses in the program Engineering and Management International for the first three semesters in Pforzheim. The double degree program will take place in the 4th and 5th semester at our accredited partner university Tecnológico de Monterrey. The selection process will take place at the end of the second semester. Courses that have successfully been completed abroad are taken into account and cumulate to the double degree.
What our students say
"This study program has by far exceeded my expectations: Small group sizes, modern equipment and the personal contact to professors offer optimal study conditions. Indeed, one can truly experience the international scope of this program, for instance, by completing a semester abroad. I did mine in South Korea."
Philipp Simon, student of Engineering and Management/International Management
Industrial engineers are in demand globally because they understand and shape the connections between technological progress, economic growth and societal change in an international environment. The double degree makes your profile more international and increases your chances on the international job market.
Your profile - Prerequisites
Are you interested in the links between technology, economy and internationalism? Would you like to study abroad for a year? Do you want to boost your career prospects by having two degrees acquired at home and abroad within the context of one study program? If you also like to work in an intercultural environment and pursue a career in international management, then you should go for the double degree option in the Engineering and Management International program.
Content and Structure of Program
1st and 2nd Semester
Basic principles of economics, engineering, mathematics, information technology, statistics
Economic and technical subjects, cultural awareness and international business 1, project work
4th and 5th Semester
Economic and technical subjects with electives - abroad
Internship (may be completed earlier in the study program)
Electives: Business Process Management, International Management, Sustainable Product Development, Operations Management, International Technical Sales
Final thesis (bachelor thesis) in a company or at the university
Summer and winter semester
Regular study duration
7 semester, inclusive internship and bachelor thesis
15th July (winter semester), 15th January (summer semester)
Regular application on Engineering and Management International with the option of qualification for a double degree program in the second semester.
General high-education entrance qualification or a technical college entrance qualification
Required (8 weeks)
Language of instruction
English, German, when required national language