Application

You have chosen the Digital Industrial Management and Engineering Master’s degree programme and would now like to apply? To do this the following steps are necessary:

1. Please read the admission requirements for the degree programme carefully.

Admission requirements

We welcome applications from students with a completed first degree programme

• with at least 210 ECTS or comparable academic performance
• in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, process engineering, manufacturing engineering or suitable field of engineering science;
• Applicants who received their Bachelor’s degree in non-German degree course or with non-German mother tongue are required to have passed a German test.
• Applicants who received their Bachelor’s degree in a non-English degree course (not less than 50%) or with non-English mother tongue are required to have passed an English language test at the B2 level (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Language tests such as TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificate and comparable language certificates will be recognised.


Special admission requirements for applicants who received their Bachelor’s degree at a foreign university
To see if your foreign degree qualifies you for a Master’s course, please contact the Preparatory College (Studienkolleg) in Konstanz. There you will be informed free of charge whether you can receive admission to a university in Baden-Württemberg or which examinations you must pass beforehand. On the homepage you will also find the application form for recognition of certificates.
Please note the deadlines of Studienkolleg Konstanz.

2.Fill in the online application form of Reutlingen University

To online application form of Reutlingen University (this programme only starts in the summer semester)

When you have filled in the online application form, you will receive your so called application for admission and a list of the supporting documents you must enclose with your application.

Print out your application for participation in the selection process and sign it.

3.Send your application with all supporting documents by post and in due time to Reutlingen University.

Your application includes the following documents:

  • Application for admission
  • All supporting documents included on the list which you received after filling in the online application form (see step 2)
  • Letter of motivation in German or English

Send the complete documents by post and in due time to:

Reutlingen University
Studium und Studierende / Course and Students
Zulassungsamt / Admissions Office
Alteburgstraße 150
72762 Reutlingen

We only process complete application documents! If there are any questions, please speak to us beforehand, we will be glad to help.

Application deadlines

Your application must have arrived at the University by these deadlines, the date of posting does not apply!

Summer semester (March - August): 15 January

4.If invited, take part in the selection interviews.

In the first step of the selection procedure you are invited to a compulsory interview in order to determine your suitability and motivation for the research master programme. We prepare the ranking list of the applicants to be invited to an interview based on the average grade of the graduation grade.

The selection interview will be conducted by a least two persons, one of them has to be a full-time professor at ESB Business School. Furthermore, the selection board can consist of another member of the academic staff of ESB Business School or a representative of a research institution. The individual selection interview will take approximately 30 minutes and will partly be conducted in English.

At the beginning of the selection interview the applicant has make a short presentation (approx. 10 minutes) on a predefined topic. The applicants will be informed about the specified topics 14 days before the interview at the latest.

You need to be graded with at least grade 4 in order to proceed to the second step of the selection procedure. The selection board prepares the list of the admitted applicants based on the average grade of your graduation exam and the grade of the selection interview.
You will find more information here (German only).

5.If you receive admission to the University, accept the offered university place.

Return the signed application for registration together with the required documents and transfer the semester fees.

 Questions & Answers regarding registration

6.Welcome to ESB Business School!

You will find tips on finding a room or an apartment on Reutlingen University’s website.

You will find information about Reutlingen on the city’s website.