PFH German University

Study MS in Industrial Engineering in Germany

For engineers and industrial engineers with a passion for innovation, those who design the interfaces of business and technology and who want to improve products, processes and corporate structures in the long term. The comprehensive addition to any technically-oriented academic degree, “Industrial Engineering” impresses with its triad of engineering and business management specialisations and the digitisation of processes. The goal is to responsibly and successfully address the rapidly changing tasks at the interface between engineering, digitisation and sustainability.

Your Benefits

  • Interdisciplinary study programme that includes engineering, business science, digitalization and sustainability
  • Putting theory into practice through numerous projects and case studies
  • Completely in English and according to the latest industry requirements
  • Up-to-date content provided by professors with practical experience
  • Selected management content in the study programme
  • Individual support in small learning groups 

All Facts about the Course


▶ Master of Science 120 ECTS
▶ Industry Oriented Program
▶ Scholarships Available

Entry requirement

▶ University degree in engineering or comparable subjects.

Length of study

▶ 4 semesters

Tuition fee

5,400 euros per semester; 1,000 euro admin and enrolment fee (one-time fee) 1,000 euros examination fee (one-time fee)

Place of study

▶ Stade

Start of studies

▶ October every year

Study Content
Whether practical projects, varied focal points or exciting modules – during your studies you will be comprehensively trained for your career. See what content is waiting for you here. You can find the course content in detail in our information material

Advanced mathematics and technical mechanics

higher mathematics

Higher Technical Mechanics


In-depth project management

Agile project management

Digital factory planning


big data

machine learning

OLAP and data mining


Innovation and digital transformation

Digital business models

Innovation and start-up management


law and ethics

ethics in engineering

Patent law and innovation protection


Sustainable Development / Circular Economy

Sustainable structural design

circular economy

Sensor technology and applications

Measurement and Control Technology

sensor technology


Modern materials and technologies

Additive manufacturing

Composites and Processes


Information technology and cyber security

hazards and security measures

Data, information and knowledge technologies


digital technologies

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Applied Simulation / Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality


Management Accounting

Internal accounting and controlling


Change management and leadership

change management 


Quality Assurance and Control

Quality Techniques and Procedures

Non-destructive testing (NDT)


CRM and Sales Psychology

customer relationship management

Customer Choices and Behavior


Personal selling in a digital world

Sales Pitch

Negotiation Tactics

Solution Selling and Servicing


Global logistics and supply chain management

supply chain management

Transport and distribution logistics


Project / practice module

Research methods and knowledge management


Practice project

Master’s thesis
Master’s thesis and disputation

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