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building products and processes, b.eng.

faculty european campus rottal-inn

Let us introduce you to the degree programme in an online session on 14 May at 5 pm (CET time).

Click on the link to join the online session without registration - we look forward to seeing you! 

Building Products & Processes - today's trend! 


This innovative degree programme was developed on the initiative of our numerous industry and business partners. To be at the forefront of challenges in the construction industry, we train students to be engineers with a focus on the development of construction products and construction processes including:

  • Development of sustainable circular building products
  • Digitalisation, Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • National and international construction and construction material regulations
  • Technical and commercial project management for the expansion and construction of buildings
  • Finishing trades in new and existing buildings
  • German and English technical language

Study, work, family & leisure - you could enjoy the benefits of flexible and individual studies in the heart of Europe. Thanks to the unique concept of the BPP degree programme, you don't have to sacrifice anything:

What does that mean for you?

  • Lectures on 3-4 fixed days each week, ...use the rest of the week flexibly according to your plans
  • All lectures in presence for maximum learning efficiency - as well as most of them hybrid, in case you are unable to attend
  • Intensification and practical relevance through numerous laboratory practicals and excursions to industry

How do we support you?

  • Intensive training in small workgroups
  • We have a network of company contacts for internships and theses
  • Communication channels to teaching staff are easy and direct, both on & offline

Training for the job

English is the main language in the international business world, but as a BPP engineer you will also need to read and understand German building regulations and laws. Are you a European or international student looking for a career in construction or product development and want to be proficient in both languages? Then the Building Products and Processes degree programme is just right for you.

  • All lectures are held in English
  • Lecture material is provided in German and English
  • Specific freedom in the lecture schedule to take part in our structured language programmes (e.g. German up to level C2)

Study at the European Campus Rottal-Inn in Pfarrkirchen.

fact sheet building products and processes

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

Duration: 7 Semester (3.5 years)

ECTS points: 210

Start: October (winter semester)

Location: European Campus Rottal-Inn, Pfarrkirchen

Lab: Simbacher Str. 8 in 94424 Arnstorf

Taught in: English

Application period: 15 April - 15 July

Admission requirements:

  • General German university entrance qualification, or please check your eligibility at the DAAD if you own an international qualification
  • Language requirements

Prerequisites: Basic technological knowledge

Postgraduate degrees:


Enquiries: welcome@th-deg.de prospective student advisors

career prospects

As a graduate engineer, you are able to develop, market and manage sustainable building products all over the world. You will use your knowledge of the complex building systems of building structures (concrete, masonry, steel and timber construction, hybrid construction methods). The same applies to your knowledge of the building structure (façade to roof) and interior finishing (floor, ceiling, wall). You have to be fit in these areas, because the demands on the products are increasing: architecturally and constructionally sophisticated, resource-saving, recyclable, healthy. And these are only some of the attributes that a building product should fulfil in the future. You also know the finishing trades (building automation, heating, ventilation, sanitation) including their numerous interfaces.

In the development and processing of building products, engineers in the Building Products and Processes degree programme rely on the continuous use of digital building blocks (BIM) for the efficient networking of all those involved in the planning, production and construction of buildings. After graduation, you will have a high level of language competence. The confident handling of both German- and English-language literature, building regulations, EN standards, etc. is daily business for engineers in the Building Products and Processes degree programme. You have to implement and coordinate building specifications and technical documents accordingly during construction. The modular structure of the lectures and the teaching of both technical and language skills offer graduates excellent career opportunities in all branches of the national and international construction industry. If you want, you can travel the world through your profession.

subject overview

Overview of the coursesWeekly Semester Hours (SWS) and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) for the programme Bachelor of Engineering in Building Products and Processes.


1. Semester SWS ECTS
Engineering Mathematics 4 5
Fundamentals of Building Physics 1 (Thermal Protection) 4 5
Construction Chemistry 4 5
Structural Engineering 4 5
Building Informatics 4 5
Workshop Architecture 3 3
Technical English 2 2
2. Semester SWS ECTS
Electrical and Power Engineering 4 5
Fundamentals of Building Physics 2 (Fire Protection) 4 5
Fundamentals of Building Physics 3 (Building and Room Acoustics) 4 5
Building Material Characteristics 4 5
CAD 2D / 3D (BIM) 4 6
Intercultural Competences and Management Skills 4 4
3. Semester SWS ECTS
Law I (Construction Law / Construction Contract / VOB) 4 5
Construction Calculation (Offer and Project Cost Control) 4 5
Project Management 1 (Planning and Control) 4 5
Project Management 2 (Organisation, Lean) 4 5
Digital Building Process (BIM 4D to 6D) 4 5
Scientific Methods 3 3
Compulsory Elective (AWP) 2 2
4. Semester SWS ECTS
Commercial Management (Method of Measurement, Invoicing) 4 5
Law II (EU Construction Product Regulations) 4 5
Product Management 1 (International Product Strategy) 4 5
Product Development and Tests 4 5
Construction Material Tests 4 5
Seminar on Project Management 4 5
5. Semester - Practical Semester SWS ECTS
Internship - 26
PLV 1 2 2
PLV 2 2 2
6. Semester SWS ECTS
Building Trades I (Shell and Core Construction / Steel Construction / HVAC / Energy) 4 5
Building Trades 2 (Interior Fit-out) 4 5
Building Trades 3 (Building Structure / Roof) 4 5
Building in Existing Structures (Structural Damage, Removal / Demolition, Renovation) 4 5
Compulsory Elective 1 (FWP-1)* 4 5
Seminar on Product Development 4 5
7. Semester  SWS ECTS
Bachelormodul   12
Bachelor Thesis   9
Thesis Defense   3
Product Management 2 (International Product Marketing) 4 5
Sustainable Construction 5 6
Compulsory Elective 2 (FWP-2)* 4 5
English II (Negotiations) 2 2
*FWP subjects pool to choose from:    
  • Architectural History and Theory
  • Energy and Ressource Efficiency
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Health Safety Environment
  • Management Systems according to ISO
  • Operational Processes
  • Strategic Planning and Project Management
  • Technology and Intellectual Property Rights Management
  • Workplace Innovation

a small selection of our cooperation partners


Our cooperation partners come from all areas of the construction industry! We are in constant dialogue with them so that current challenges and issues
in the construction industry are constantly incorporated into the course.