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Die interdisziplinäre Verzahnung von Technik, Betriebswirtschaft und Organisation ist ein Alleinstellungsmerkmal des Studiengangs Produktionstechnik und Organisation. Auf dem Bild zu sehen zwei Studenten im Labor.

Production Engineering and Organisation

Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.)

Nobody builds a car or a refrigerator by themselves – in production processes there are always numerous people and various machines involved.This includes structuring operational activities, coordinating the distribution of the work to be performed by humans and machines, selecting manufacturing processes and planning production workflows.Here, quality assurance and the economic management of the business as a whole always play a vital role.

Our seven semester Bachelor's degree programme Production Engineering and Organisation (PO) offers you an interdisciplinary education providing you with the tools to meet these diverse and complex challenges.In this degree programme, engineering, business studies and organisation are combined with each other in a unique way.You will acquire knowledge about the natural sciences, design engineering and manufacturing, as well as about management, factory planning and logistics.You can use the practical study semester, elective modules, coursework and thesis to tailor your degree to your own interests.

You can also take this degree programme with the Ulm Model or with in-depth practical experience.

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You can apply for the degree programme Production Engineering and Organisation (PO) if you have an entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences, a subject-specific higher-education entrance qualification, a general qualification for university entrance or a comparable qualification.In addition, evidence must be submitted that a pre-study internship of 12 weeks' duration has been completed.You must have completed at least four weeks of thepre-study internship by the start of lectures in the first semester.You can complete the remaining eight weeks before the start of the main study period (start of lectures in the third semester).Applicants who have completed an apprenticeship or graduates of a technical secondary school (technische Fachoberschule or technische Gymnasium) may be completely or partially exempted from having to do the pre-study internship.

Furthermore, an interest in planning and project work is an important prerequisite for the degree programme and your later career.We are looking for multitalented individuals who are enthusiastic about technology and who are good with people.

Course schedule

The seven-semester course is divided into a basic study period and a main study period.In the basic study period, which includes all modules up to the end of the second taught semester, subjects such as mathematics, physics, engineering mechanics, materials science, design engineering, business studies, statistics and data processing are taught.You can use the practical study semester, elective modules, coursework and thesis to tailor your degree to your own interests.After completing the degree programme, you will be awarded the academic degree title “Bachelor of Engineering”.

Module list

“Ulm​ model” module list​

Career prospects

Thanks to the breadth and flexibility of the degree programme, your career development will neither be tied to a particular industry sector, nor to a particular operational/functional area.Whether in the automotive and supplier industry, in machine building, plant construction or in consulting – after completing your studies, you can choose a career in purchasing, project planning, production planning or in assembly management, as well as in quality management, service or controlling. 

Engineering and organisation are significant factors for success when producing competitive products from innovative developments.Thanks to accelerated development cycles, new manufacturing technologies and, not least, globalisation, careers in production are dynamic, exciting and diverse, with excellent prospects.

Would you like to be even better qualified?Then you can continue your studies with a Master’s degree, either directly or later on.You can find out more from the Graduate School.

Certified quality

By deciding to undertake a quality-assured degree programme at Ulm University of Applied Sciences you are well prepared for the future.All the Bachelor's and Master's degree courses at Ulm University of Applied Sciences are accredited.As part of the accreditation, the feasibility of the degree programme, the contents of the course of study and the suitability of the course's graduates for the requirements of their future careers are assessed.This means that you will receive a degree qualification which is recognised and quality-certified, which will help you with the recognition of your degree programme – both nationally and internationally.The accreditation of the degree programmes at the Ulm University of Applied Sciences offers students and employers a reliable guide regarding the quality of the degree programmes.


Course and examination regulations

Overview of all 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.

Please note: if you are already a registered student 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 .
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 programme adviser if you have questions regarding earlier module descriptions.
Flyer for this degree programme​​The flyer contains information about course prerequisites, making an application, the structure and content of the course and on the professional profile.

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