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The master's programme in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology will prepare you for demanding research and development work in industry and research facilities through its application-driven and scientifically substantiated education.

By choosing one of our major fields of study, you decide which section of electrical engineering and information technology you want to specialise in. Our major fields of study are closely related to our research activities and provide a great basis for a career in industry and research as well as a subsequent PhD.

In total, the major fields of study of the master's programme in Electrical Engineering and Information Technoloy comprise 120 credit points (ECTS), which are composed of mandatory courses (30 ECTS), elective courses (30 ECTS), free electives (30 ECTS) and the master's thesis (30 ECTS). This structure makes it possible for you to incorporate your individual professional interests and career goals in your studies.


A Summary of the Key Information
Standard period of study:4 semesters (2 years)
Beginning:Winter semester or summer semester
Language of instruction:

(see accepted language certificates for international applicants)

Admission:Free admission (no NC procedure, but admission criteria have to be fulfilled)
Please take note of the application deadlines 
Degree:Master of Science (M.Sc.) (equivalent to a diploma in Engineering)
Professional title:Engineer
Target group:

Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology as well as related Bachelor's programmes of national and international universities.

Please note that the sub-sites of this website won't be translated as the language of instruction of this degree programme is German. 

Postal Address

Ruhr University Bochum
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Universitätsstraße 150
Postbox ID 11
D-44801 Bochum

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