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Internationales Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Operations (IWI) - BSc

Engineering and business combined in one degree

Study industrial engineering and get to know both: Concepts of business administration and of engineering. The focus is on planning and improving production processes. You will also learn to consider intercultural aspects in international projects.

  • Varied
    Studying at the interface of technology and business administration

  • Innovative
    Design and optimisation of production and logistics processes including implementation in Werk150, the factory on campus

  • International
    English-language lectures from the 3rd semester onwards, integrated semester abroad as well as the option of an internship abroad

 

Further advantages

  • You study in an interdisciplinary manner and acquire valuable knowledge in both business and technology.
  • With a Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, you are sought after by both global businesses and medium-sized companies.

  • Your studies are international and completely in English from the third semester onwards. During your semester abroad at a renowned partner university, you will make valuable international contacts at an early stage.

  • In your integrated internship semester, you will have acquired extensive practical experience by the time you graduate. Practice-related, interdisciplinary project modules, laboratories, case studies and business games train you in teamwork.
  • Develop your personal and social potential in project and team work and via experience abroad and in practice.
  • There is a strong community waiting to welcome you on campus. Small groups and a good supervision ratio are important to us.
We are looking forward to your application! As of now and until January 15

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BSc Internationales Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen - Operations / Bsc International Operations and Logistics Management / BSc Production Management / Human Resources Officer

All key data

All facts and figures for your degree programme at a glance

Duration of study

7 semesters incl.

internship semester and semester abroad

Study location

Reutlingen and location of

partner institution

Start of studies

15 March in summer semester

15 September in winter semester

Costs

167,30 € for regular students 
97,30 € for exchange students

Admission requirements

higher education entrance qualification
and good proficiency in English

Places in programme

40 (winter semester)
30 (summer semester)

All key data

Duration of study

7 semesters, incl. an internship semester (in Germany or abroad) as well as an internship semester abroad

Study location

Reutlingen and location of partner institution

Start of studies

15 March in summer semester

15 September in summer semester

Application deadline

Winter semester: 15 July

Summer semester: 15 January

Places in programme

40 (winter semester)

30 (summer semester)

Admission requirements

  • Allgemeine or Fachgebundene Fachhochschulreife or other equivalent higher education entrance qualification
  • You can improve your entrance grade with: Proof of particular qualifications (relevant vocational training or work experience)
  • Very good proficiency in English
  • Foreign applicants with a university entrance qualification acquired abroad must submit their certificate in good time before their application to the Studienkolleg Konstanz for approval and conversion. Please note the deadlines of the Studienkolleg Konstanz. Further, with their application they must provide proof of their German language skills.

Language of instruction

German and English

Other languages

English

Degree

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

ECTS

210

Semester fee

Semester fee: € 167.30 for regular students and € 97.30 for exchange students

The state of Baden-Württemberg levies a fee of €1,500 per semester on students from non-EU countries.

Costs

Semester fee: 167,30 € for regular students and 97,30 € for exchange students

The state of Baden-Württemberg levies a fee of €1,500 per semester on students from non-EU countries.

Admission requirements

  • Allgemeine or Fachgebundene Fachhochschulreife or other equivalent higher education entrance qualification
  • You can improve your entrance grade with: Proof of particular qualifications (relevant vocational training or work experience)
  • Very good proficiency in English
  • Foreign applicants with a university entrance qualification acquired abroad must submit their certificate in good time before their application to the Studienkolleg Konstanz for approval and conversion. Please note the deadlines of the Studienkolleg Konstanz. Further, with their application they must provide proof of their German language skills.

Ready for the world in seven semesters

Studying is not just something that happens in the lecture hall. You will also experience lectures and seminars in many practical and research facilities, such as simulation and business games, laboratories and in Werk150, the factory on campus.

Structure and content

You study for seven semesters; this includes an internship semester at a company as well as a period of study abroad of at least one semester. In the sixth semester, you can individually design part of your study content with a choice of elective subjects. In the seventh semester, you write your final thesis.

Core areas

You will acquire comprehensive skills in production management. After graduation, you will be able to analyse, design, manage and optimise technical and business systems.

In the 4th semester, you will complete an internship at a company (in Germany or abroad) and get to know industry in practice. In the following semester abroad at one of our partner universities, you will deepen your English language skills and intercultural abilities. The final semester includes your Bachelor's thesis (usually at a company in Germany or abroad). You will also apply your knowledge in company projects, business games and in our innovative factory test field, Werk 150.

 

 

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Questions?

Your personal study advisor is happy to help you!

Your application process

1.

Carefully read the admission requirements.

2.

Apply to Reutlingen University online by 15 January respectively 15 July.

3.

Accept your place at the university (enrolment).

Admission requirements

  • Allgemeine or Fachgebundene Fachhochschulreife or other equivalent higher education entrance qualification
  • You can improve your entrance grade with: Proof of particular qualifications (relevant vocational training or work experience)
  • Very good proficiency in English
  • Foreign applicants with a university entrance qualification acquired abroad must submit their certificate in good time before their application to the Studienkolleg Konstanz for approval and conversion. Please note the deadlines of the Studienkolleg Konstanz. Further, with their application they must provide proof of their German language skills.

This is how the online application works

Step 1:  Register at hochschulstart.de, get your applicant ID (BID) and applicant authentication number (BAN) there and select your desired degree programme at Reutlingen University.

Step 2: Register on the Reutlingen University application portal and apply for your desired degree programme. You can apply for the summer semester from around mid-November, for the winter semester from around mid-April.

Apply now

You can make up to twelve applications in total, a maximum of three at Reutlingen University. If you activate the email notification, you will be informed about the current status of your application.

Step 3: Decide which of your desired degree programmes you would most like to study and prioritise it on hochschulstart.de. After an offer of admission, your applications with lower priority may be eliminated from the procedure. Therefore, be sure to put your degree programme at Reutlingen University in first place if it is your first choice.

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This is how enrollment works

Step 1: If your application was successful, you will be accepted for a place at Reutlingen University on hochschulstart.de 

Step 2: Register for your degree programme on the Reutlingen University application portal.

And after your studies?

International industrial engineers are team players; they are interculturally competent and can move confidently and respectfully on the international stage.

ESB CAREER CENTER

ESB COMMERCIAL PARTNERS

ESB REUTLINGEN ALUMNI E.V.

Business

Manufacturing companies and management consultancies value your understanding of global value, material, information and financial resource flows.

Manufacturing

Their sound technical and scientific expertise and familiarity with the latest technologies is sought for the planning and construction of factories, production facilities and warehouses.

Logistics

They can manage supply chains in a globalised environment and plan production and logistics systems.

Master’s degree studies

After graduation, you will have 210 ECTS credits and thus fulfil the admission requirements for many advanced Master's programmes in Germany and worldwide.

For me, studies at ESB and especially the international orientation were the basis for an international career. As the head of a global IT project, today I still appreciate the knowledge I gained during my studies.

Daniel Voige

Manufacturing Digitalization Manager, framas Group

Graduate of 2019

Studying at ESB Business School was one of the best decisions I made for my career: The internship semesters and semesters abroad, but also ESB's excellent reputation, gave me a head start in the job market.

Zaineb Meddeb

Management Consulting Analyst, Accenture

Graduate of 2022

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