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Admission requirements

A prerequisite for application is the general high-school graduation certificate (Abitur) or a comparable qualification for admission to higher education.

German language requirements

International applicants and German applicants with foreign school leaving certificate please find information here: language requirements.

Information from preparatory college

Applicants with foreign higher education entrance qualifications that do not allow immediate admission to a university in Germany, can attend a preparatory college to acquire the subject-specific university entrance qualification. Please find further information on the Studienkolleg pages.
This degree program relates to the following specialized course at the Studienkolleg:

General information for the degree programs

Electrical engineering is a broad subject area that deals with the generation, development, distribution and use of complex systems on the basis of electrical, electronic and information engineering components and devices.

At the TU Dresden, the study program in Electrical Engineering is an integrated five-year (single-tier) program leading to a Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) Degree. The program thus includes the Bachelor as well as the Master level. The diploma degree is equivalent to the master’s degree.

The program is modularly structured. It is divided into four semesters of basic studies and six semesters of advanced studies including a basic internship of six weeks, a specialized internship of 20 weeks and the diploma thesis.

The basic studies (1st – 4th semesters) include the following subjects:

- mathematics
- natural sciences
- computer science
- fundamentals of electrical engineering
- materials in electrical engineering
- technical mechanics
- systems theory
- electronic components and microelectronics
- fundamentals of electrical power engineering
- Fundamentals of automation engineering and measurement
- fundamentals of communications engineering

Having passed the basic studies, the student receives the intermediate exam certificate.

During the advanced studies (5th – 10th semester), the student can specialize in one of the following areas:

A. automation, measurement and control,
B. communications and information technology,
C. electrical power engineering,
D. microelectronics, or
E. electronic systems and technology and biomedical engineering

The mandatory modules of the chosen area of ​​specialization have to be combined with several mandatory electives, which can be chosen from a wide variety of subjects.

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