The world of tomorrow will be highly automated, data driven and interconnected. Recent advances in wireless and cloud computing as well as battery technology and low power solutions expanded the possibilities of connecting all kind of devices to the Internet of Things (IoT). Intelligent, complex and decentralized solutions are being created for consumer use (smart home), manufacturing (Industry 4.0), utilities (smart grid), urban services (smart city), agriculture, retail, health care, telecommunication, transport and logistic.
The most important facts
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Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)
3 semesters / 90 ECTS credits (prerequisite Bachelor degree with 210 ETCS) or 4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits (prerequisite Bachelor degree with 180 ECTS)
summer and winter semester
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or similar fields with a grade point average of 2.5 or better. English proficiency level (TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.0 or a bachelor's degree in English. APS (students from China and Vietnam).
None but regular semester contribution
full-time, part-time or dual
summer and winter semester: April 30th
Ready for the rise
These are your career opportunities
The programme provides an introduction to the disciplines that are part of typical IoT solutions such as Microelectronics, Cloud Computing, Embedded Software, Wireless Networking, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. The programme emphasizes the relations of these disciplines and shows ways to combine them for a complete solution. The wide range of involved disciplines makes it an academically challenging programme.
Fit for future
The programme is primarily aimed at graduates of foreign universities. For graduates of engineering bachelor's degree programmes at Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences or other German-speaking universities, it offers an adequate English-language option for acquiring in-depth specialist knowledge in a consecutive master's degree programme in Computer Engineering for IoT Systems.
study in the heart of germany
Modern courses of study, the latest technologies, experienced teaching staff: this is what our university has stood for since it was founded in 1997. Here you will learn and live on an idyllic campus in the town of Nordhausen on the southern edge of the Harz Mountains - a green feel-good region.
Our personal learning concept offers you all the freedom you need to develop your potential. You can look forward to a high-level scientific education - so that you are optimally prepared for the demands of the future job market.
- short distances on 11 hectares of campus
- many sports, cultural and affordable housing options on the campus
- intensive support
- ultra-modern rooms for teaching and research
- member of a European network of universities
- high practical relevance through cooperation with regional companies
- practiced cosmopolitanism and tolerance
Your free time offers
Lecture over? Learned enough? There is always something to do in Nordhausen and the surrounding area - sports, gastronomy and culture. Relax with your fellow students in one of the numerous cafés, in the cinema or bowling center. Let yourself be spoiled by the summer sun in the outdoor swimming pools. Or go on a journey of discovery in the unique flora and fauna of the Harz National Park. Time for leisure!
Tips for Nordhausen:
- Gameplanet Nordhausen (laser tag, escape room).
- Badehaus Nordhausen (adventure, sports, steam bath, sauna area)
- Filmpalast Neue Zeit - Nordhausen
- Diving center Nordhausen
- Climbing rock PeterStein20
Tips for the nearer surroundings:
- Megazipline and Titan RT at the Rappbode Dam: the largest double rope slide in Europe and one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.
- Skiing at the Wurmberg in Braunlage
- Harzbob toboggan run at the Hexentanzplatz in Thale
- Ravensberg Basecamp in Bad Sachsa (climbing arena)
- Western town Pullman City in Hasselfelde
- Kyffhäuser monument and Barbarossa cave in the Kyffhäuser district
- Wernigerode Castle
- Hike on the Brocken
Tightly networked for your study success
HIKE - the university incubator for entrepreneurship
HIKE is the university incubator of Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences. We support you in the realization of your product idea and the development of your startup in five months. The thematic focus is on the future industries of sustainability and Internet of Things (IoT). These are not only global challenges of the next decades, they also form the research focus of Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences. But we also welcome any other innovation!