Degree Bachelor of Engineering
Start of study Winter semester
Application period Winter semester 01 June until 15 July
Standard period of study 7 semesters
Credits 240


Admission restricted No
Admission requirements
  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or entrance qualification for studies at universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulreife) or placement examination/special admission

  • a pre-programme work placement of 8 weeks (4 weeks may also be possible), or vocational training or work placement during year 11 of the the upper secondary school in an industrial or craft metal profession

Language of instruction German
Faculty/institution School of Nature and Engineering
Integrated stay abroad Yes

he international Bachelor's degree programme ‘Mechanical Engineering with a focus on the economic area China’ at the Hochschule Bremen pursues the overarching goal of providing you with an education based on scientific knowledge and methods as well as a strong orientation to practice. The degree programme is geared towards the qualification profile of technical planning and the technical and logistical management of manufacturing companies that use globally distributed resources, especially in the context of China. 

The degree programme focuses on providing you with specific competences required for planning and managing production processes distributed between Germany and China. The aim is to take into account the current trend for German companies towards  

  • using Chinese companies as an extended workbench (mechanical engineering in general), 
  • having parts or components for series products supplied from China (e.g. car manufacturing) or 
  • operating their own production facilities in China to facilitate market entry (e.g. car manufacturing, aircraft construction). 

Career prospects

The degree programme prepares you for an engineering career in an international environment. Due to your solid technical and language qualifications in combination with intercultural competence, you can take on management and leadership tasks in a global context.  

Typical occupational fields can therefore be found in product development, logistics and production departments of medium-sized and large production companies, in international projects and in branches and joint ventures of German companies abroad. Career prospects also arise in management consultancies and system vendors. 

Programme structure

You will be specifically prepared for the linguistic and cultural challenges related to doing business China. In addition to engineering skills, you will have intensive training in the Chinese language and script, as well as the basics of regional studies, culture, economics and law in China. You will be able to independently find your way around in the Chinese environment and take on management functions, especially in Chinese or German production companies.  

In its modular structure, the programme ‘Mechanical Engineering with a focus on China as an economic region B.Eng.’ corresponds to the ‘Bremen Model’. You undertake an integrated practical semester in China, which begins with a four-week intensive course and targeted supervision at a Chinese partner university. The Bachelor's thesis completes the programme in the 8th semester. 

Examination regulations (German)


Within the framework of contracts and agreements, the Faculty of Nature and Technology of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences cooperates with departments or faculties for mechanical engineering of numerous partner universities.

Ein Piktogramm, das eine Person darstellt

„I am interested in other cultures and have travelled a lot, but I always wanted to do a technical degree. China is a future market for many German companies, especially in mechanical engineering, so the decision to study an engineering programme with a focus on China was a given.“

Engin K. MAWIC-Student


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Head of programme

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heiko Grendel
Studiendekan der Abteilung Maschinenbau, Studiengangsleiter DMPE, MAWIC, ISWI
+49 421 5905 3564

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