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Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.)

New from the 2020/21 Winter Semester

Are you interested in the degree program Energy Information Management (EIM)? Take part in our webinar and find out about the advantages this degree program offers from our professors and the THU student adviser.

How can real-time data from renewable energy production be provided? How can the energy transition be shaped by modern communications technology? How can fluctuating generators such as solar power plants and wind power plants be incorporated into virtual power stations? How can energy systems be connected via IT? These are just some of the questions we look at in the Energy Information Management (EIM) Bachelor's degree program.

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Course content

Today, energy savings and climate protection are inconceivable without information and communication systems (IT). The practically-focused degree program Energy Information Management (EIM) involves tasks and problems at the interface of IT, business and energy. In a practice-relevant energy degree with a broad scope, students will acquire comprehensive knowledge which they can use to optimize and shape energy projects. In real situations, you will learn how to analyze energy data, develop software and apps, ensure data security and shape solutions for a sustainable future.

Course schedule


With elective modules, coursework and your choice of company for your practical semester, you can shape your studies individually and develop your own profile of expertise.


The integrated semester in a foreign country will enhance your international profile as well as helping you develop your social skills.


Energy Information Management graduates are highly sought-after on the international jobs market. The career opportunities for graduates of this degree program are excellent; the choice of sectors and job opportunities are extremely diverse.

Sectors and fields of activity:

  • automation of energy trading from purchasing to marketing
  • development of smart grid systems
  • energy/load management
  • apps for visualizing energy consumption
  • implementation of energy trading procedures


The following skills and interests are useful for the degree program:

  • an interest in computer science and IT

  • an interest in the environment and climate

  • an interest in economics

  • the ability to plan and organize

  • the ability to think logically

  • the ability to work in a team

  • researcher-spirit

Prerequisites for admission: a general qualification for university entrance (school-leaving certificate), an entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences, or a subject-specific higher-education entrance qualification.

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Degree program at a glance

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.)
Course start: Winter Semester / Summer Semester
Standard study period: 7 semesters
Teaching language: German and English
Location: Prittwitzstrasse Campus
Preparatory course: recommended
Close of applications: July 15, January 15
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Find out more about the degree program in the module handbook in the Downloads section.


Course and examination regulations

The course and examination regulations define the conditions and legal requirements for a proper degree course. If you are taking this course "with in-depth practical experience", the same course and examination regulations apply.

Overview of all course and examination regulations Please note: if you are already a student enrolled at Ulm University of Applied Sciences, it might be that a different version of the course and examination regulations apply for you. The course and examination regulations which were in effect when you started your course are the ones which apply. If in doubt, please contact your program adviser.
Overview of the examination plans The examination plans for the current semester for the Department of Production Engineering and Production Economics.

Degree program e-paper

We have put together the most important information about the degree program for you in an e-paper, which you can download and print out.

Module handbook

The module handbook describes the modules belonging to the degree course, their content, the intended learning outcomes, and the form of academic assessment.

Please note: the module handbook / module list is updated by March 1 for the relevant summer semester and by September 1 for the relevant winter semester, and is valid from this point onwards. Please contact your program adviser if you have questions regarding earlier module descriptions.

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