Civil Engineering



Bachelor of Engineering

Study Type
First Cycle Programmes

Start of studies
The programme begins each winter semester.
Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 15 August via uni-assist e.V..

Standard period of study
The standard period of study is 7 semesters.

Admission restriction
No restricted admission

Please note
The language of instruction is German.

Programme objectives

Civil Engineering includes planning, calculating, constructing and overseeing engineered structures both above and below the ground. The Bachelor’s degree course leads to a primary degree conferring a professional qualification as a Civil Engineer, which entitles the holder to take on leadership positions in the construction industry and building trade and to gain further academic qualifications.

The course of studies builds sound expertise in the areas of specific relevance to construction professions as well as the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods.


Degree course content

Contents of the programme
  • Structural design
  • Mathematics
  • Structural physics
  • Building material studies – chemistry of building
  • Statics
  • Construction informatics – descriptive geometry
  • Surveying
  • Construction business – construction industry
  • Engineering geology and hydromechanics
  • Geotechnics
  • Steel structures
  • Reinforced concrete structures
  • Building renovation
  • Wood structures
  • Construction informatics – FEM
  • Construction business – construction industry
  • Hydraulic engineering and water management
  • Pre-stressed concrete structures
  • Traffic engineering
  • Building services engineering
  • Project studies in construction management or constructive engineering
  • English
Free-choice subjects (e.g.)
  • Building restoration
  • Construction business
  • Project management in traffic
  • Geotechnical and foundation engineering

The course includes a 20-week internship in the fifth semester.




Admission requirements

A higher education entrance qualification is a general prerequisite for admittance to the programme of study. International applicants must provide proof of educational qualifications that permit study in Germany (school-leaving certificate, certificate of university attendance). 

The DAAD database on admission requirements allows international students to check whether they meet the requirements for the degree programme of their choice in Germany.


The language of instruction is German. Foreign applicants must prove they have adequate knowledge of German. Evidence of the necessary German language skills can be provided in the form of:

  • Goethe Certificate C1
  • DSD II
  • DSH I
  • TestDaF (minimun level 3 in the examination modules)
  • TELC Deutsch C1 Hochschule
  • ÖSD C1

Applicants who are unable to fulfil the specified admission requirements may contact a preparatory college (‘Studienkolleg’). These specifically prepare foreign applicants for a course of study in Germany. Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences does not have its own preparatory college. The state-run preparatory college responsible for our institution is located at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Köthen.

An overview of all preparatory colleges in Germany can be found here.

In Magdeburg you can find a private preparatory college: Europäisches Studienkolleg der Wirtschaft (ESKW)


When should you apply and what should your application include? Learn more about our application procedures and deadlines.

further information

Contact person

Study Advisor
Lisette Kammrad

Tel.: + 49 (0) 391 886 4274
Fax: + 49 (0) 391 886 46 18

Visitor's address: House 2, Room 0.07.1, Breitscheidstraße 2, 39114 Magdeburg

Information about accommodation, visa, financial support etc.

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