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Civil Engineering

... looks into questions such as ...

How are bridges, high-rise and industrial buildings designed and built in a resource-efficient way? How are virtual and augmented reality used in construction? How can wastewater be used as a renewable energy source? How are dams, flood protection facilities and hydropower plants planned? How can we optimize the maintenance of roads? How can traffic noise pollution be determined and reduced?

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Civil Engineering, Bachelor 1 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Science
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it provides a comprehensive civil engineering training at university level by combining up-to-date scientific methods with a hands-on approach and and forward-looking content.

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:

  • general higher education entrance qualification
  • Basic STEM knowledge

  • High degree of independence​

... enjoy:

  • technological processes and logical approach in theory and practice

struggles through:

  • mathematics and mechanics
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the construction industry
  • in engineering and planning offices
  • in the civil service
  • at municipal utilities
  • in transportation and road construction companies
  • in water supply and water disposal companies
  • Energy suppliers
  • with plant operators

And else?

A prep course ...

can be covered voluntarily.
Name: Mathematics
Start: September

Further information about prep courses

An internship ...

​The internship is usually completed before the degree course. Proof is only required before registering for the Bachelor's thesis.

Further information about the internship

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienfachberatung Bauingenieurwesen
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Bauingenieurwesen
Building, Room: IC 03/165
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-26022
Website Fachschaft


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