Hamburg University of Technology, Admissions Office, Schwarzenbergstr. 95, 21073 Hamburg, Germany
The TUHH's international Bachelor's programme General Engineering Science (GES) consists of interdisciplinary basic studies followed by the choice of one of several branches of specialised studies. All the fields in the classical engineering sciences are presented in a single basic course of study. This type of general basic course in engineering science is unique within the German university system. The degree "Bachelor of Science" attained at the TUHH will, of course, entitle students to continue their studies on a corresponding Master's degree course in their selected field. Furthermore, after the Master of Science degree has been awarded they will have the opportunity to continue their studies towards a doctorate.
During the first four semester of the Bachelor's degree, basic knowledge in general engineering science will be taught (basic study stage). Students choose a special major within the next two semesters of specialised studies. There is a wide choice of fields of specialisation.
In addition to the corresponding programme lectures, there is an independent project including a Bachelor's thesis which is required in the sixth semester.
The profile of engineering higher education at TUHH focuses on research and application, including practical training in industry. It is characterised by features such as humanism, the Humboldt Principle of unity of research and teaching and a solid mathematical and scientific foundation. The basis of knowledge covers a wide range, and priority is given to knowledge of methodology as opposed to the mere repetition of knowledge. This allows quick adaption to new fields of technology and new branches of employment. This solid and comprehensive education leads to the qualifications and personality for a promising professional or academic career.