The Degree Programme

Degree Programme Profile

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences offers the 3-semester Master's degree programme Aerospace Engineering.

Students can choose their subjects of study freely from the fields of "General Aerospace Engineering" and "Advanced Aerospace Engineering". The faculty will, however, suggest exemplary study plans which cover "Aeronautical Engineering", "Astronautical Engineering", "Propulsion Engineering" and "Simulation Engineering".

The fundamentals of engineering are consolidated, with the result that graduates will be able to solve subject-specific problems independently, whether it is in the area of product development in the industry or regarding tasks in academic research. In so doing, they also get their qualifications for leading positions.

The course of study takes place as an international cooperation and is therefore mainly taught in English. English-language presentations by students are part of the exercises and work placements.

The degree programme was designed in cooperation with the industrial faculty's advisory board in a practice-oriented manner. For the most part, the teaching staff has years of experience with relevant industrial and major research.

The training is supplemented by interdisciplinary modules, such as foreign languages, formation of a business, project management or patent law for engineers, to name just a few.

The course of study is completed by a project-related Master's thesis and a colloquium.

Aerospace Engineering M.Sc. - Information at a Glance

Degree Programme: Aerospace Engineering
Degree: Master of Science

Access to Further Studies: Doctorate

Prescribed Period of Study: 3 semesters (90 Credits) 
Student Registration: for the summer and winter semester
Admission Restriction: Numerus Clausus (Local NC)
Application: directly at the FH Aachen
Language of Instruction: English/German

Tuition Fee: no tuition fee
, as of WS 2011/2012
Place of Study: Aachen

Semester Fee: The social contribution and student activity fee (Sozial- und Studierendenschaftsbeitrag) - also known as "Semesterbeitrag" (semester fee) - is a mandatory contribution that all regular students have to pay every semester. The so-called "Semester Ticket", which entitles students to use public transportation in the Aachen region (AVV) and is valid for most public tranportation throughout North-Rhine Westphalia, is included. The amount of the semester fee is redetermined each semester. Please inform yourself of the currently valid amount. More information can be found at: Semester Fee

Fields of Activity

  • Application-Oriented Research and Technology Improvement
  • Design and Development
  • Design (CAD) and Simulation (FEM,MKS,CFD)
  • Production Planning and Optimisation
  • Experimental Demonstrations

Head of the Degree Programme

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. J.-Michael Bauschat
Hohenstaufenallee 6
52064 Aachen
Room O2109
bauschat(at)fh-aachen.de
T: +49.241.6009 52305
F: +49.241.6009 52680

Degree Programme Coordinator

Dipl.-Päd. Corinna Hornig-Flöck
Aachener-und-Münchener Allee 1
52074 Aachen
Room 03329
floeck(at)fh-aachen.de
T: +49.241.6009 52428
F: +49.241.6009 52680
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