Industrial Engineering


Degree: Master of Science (M. Sc.)
Length of Study: 4 semesters
Course content: English
Enrolment: each summer and winter term (no admission restrictions)
Application deadlines for all semesters of study: November until 15.03. of each year  (summer term), May until 15.09. of each year (winter term)
Form of study: extended vocational training (fees payable)


1st semester of study:

  • Production & Organisation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Management & Leadership
  • Logistics 1
  • E-Business Management
  • International Distribution

2nd semester of study

  • Controlling
  • Logistics 2
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Process-Based Business Development
  • Information Management
  • Total Quality Management

3rd semester of study

  • Materials Flow Simulation
  • Intercultural Negotiation & Contracting
  • Materials Handling
  • Practical Training & Project Work
  • Elective Module acc. to catalogue

4th semester of study

  • Thesis
  • Colloquium

* 80% of the degree course takes place online; 20% takes place as physical courses on weekends



  • a first professional degree in Engineering or Technical/Natural Sciences with a grade of at least 2.8
  • evidence of qualified practical experience of usually not less than one year
  • evidence of English language skills that correspond to at least level B 2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Example of accepted evidence can be found in Section 7 of the Examination Regulations for the master’s degree in Applied Communication Studies.

Application Deadlines

Please apply in good time so that you can start your studies smoothly!

Information about the date of the first term student welcome event, and thus the start of your studies, can be found here.

The processing time for your application can take up to 2 weeks and the last possible date for enrolment is 31.03. for the summer semester and 30.09. for the winter semester.

Applications for all semesters of study:

  • November until 15.03. of each year  (summer term)
  • May until 15.09. of each year (winter term)

Information on application deadlines and procedures for applicants with a foreign university entrance qualification can be found at


Documents to be submitted (as upload):

  1. proof of the above-mentioned university degree (bachelor’s certificate, performance overview with grades, etc.) or if the first university degree was not completed: proof that a maximum of 15 of the credit points required for the bachelor’s degree are still outstanding with a provisional average grade
  2. evidence of the above-mentioned practical experience
  3. evidence of English language skills
  4. first university entrance qualification (Abitur, technical college leaving certificate, etc)
  5. certificate in the event of a name change (e.g. marriage certificate)

Admissions Procedure

Once your application documents are received by the Kiel University of Applied Sciences, they are checked for form and content by the Student Secretariat and the Examinations Office or the Examination Board of the degree program.

When your documents have been checked positively, you receive an invitation to enrol.

You are informed of the enrolment deadline with the notification of admission. If enrolment is not made on time, the right to the study place expires irrevocably. You can find more information on enrolment here.

If the examination of your documents reveals that the admission requirements have not been met, you receive a rejection notice with a corresponding justification.


There is a compulsory fee charged each semester for the Student Services Authority, the student body and the semester travel ticket.

Also, there is an administration charge for enrolment. This charge is non-refundable.

Additional information on the above-mentioned fees and charges


In addition, this course is subject to fees in the amount of:

  • 9,900 euros including the master's thesis

The detailed fees are regulated by the statute (in German).

In addition, personal costs are incurred for Internet and travel costs for participation in the physical attendance courses.


Postal Address

Fachhochschule Kiel
Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 1
24149 Kiel

Tel.: 0431 210 1339

E-Mail: studieninformation(at)


Student Secretariat
Sokratesplatz 3
24149 Kiel

Opening Hours:

You can find our current Opening Hours here.