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deggendorf institute of technology

pioneering & vibrant

digital business engineering, m.eng. 

centre for academic further education

the perfect combination for the digital working world

frank thelen about this degree

"Our future is digital. We will see many new business models based on digital solutions in the coming years. Those who look at the possibilities early on will be offered many great opportunities in this area."


Frank Thelen, European serial founder, tech investor and TV personality, especially known for the show "Die Höhle der Löwen" (The Lion's Den)

fact sheet

  • Degree: Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)

Duration: 5 Semesters / the 5th semester is reserved for writing the Master thesis

Taught in: German

  • Start: annually in the winter semester (September)
    • Application deadline: 15 July
    • Max. participants: 20 students per year
    • If you are still interested in studying this degre after the deadline, Corina Welsch will be happy to provide you with information about available places.
  • Time required for the attendance periods: good compatibility of studying and working
    • Lectures on Friday afternoons and Saturdays (max. 11 weekends per semester)
    • The usual school holidays in Bavaria are lecture-free

      Special feature: The special feature of this Master's programme is the individual focus through subject-specific elective modules and the combination of the three fields of comptence

      • Innovation & Engineering
      • Digitalisation & Information Technology
      • Management & Business Administration
  • Fees: € 2,500 /Semester + € 72 student union fee/Semester
  • Information event:
    • Tuesday, 19 January 2021 , from 6 pm (online)
    • Thursday, 11 March 2021, from 6 pm (online)
    • Tuesday, 27 April  2021, from 6 pm (online)
    • Thursday, 10 June 2021, from 6 pm (online)
    • Tuesday, 20 July 2021, from 6 pm (online)
    • All events can be found here.
    • Corina Welsch is also available for a counselling interview
  • Read some impressions from our lecturers (in German).

target group

  • The degree programme is aimed at all graduates of an engineering or computer science degree programme who would like to further deepen their previous specialist skills.
  • The degree programme is particularly suitable for all those who would like to acquire extensive knowledge for dealing with complex, technical products and systems that are used in practice.

subject overview

1. Semester  
Scientific Work & Research  
Innovation & Technology Development  
Product Management & Technical Sales  
2. Semester  
Technical Safety & Security Management  
Leadership & Change Management in the Digital Age  
Subject-specific Compulsory Elective Module I  
3. Semester  
Governance, Risk & Compliance and Legal Issues in Industrial Companies  
Industrial Digitalisation & Industrial Internet and Business Models in Digitalisation  
Subject-specific Compulsory Elective Module II  
4. Semester  
Human-Machine Collaboration & Digital Project Workshop  
Subject-specific Compulsory Elective Module III  
5. Semester  
Master's Thesis + Defence  

The Compulsory Elective Modules I-III offer you the opportunity to set individual focal points from the three fields of competences. For more information and the planning of the modules, please contact Corina Welsch.



your benefits

  • Bring current topics from your everyday professional life into the lecture
  • Individual, content-related focus through Compulsory Elective Modules
  • Immediate theory-practice transfer
  • Lectures in seminar/workshop format
  • Student research projects and Master's thesis about your own company
  • Excellent lecturers from academia and business practice
  • Small study groups, informal atmosphere, also with professors and lecturers
  • Compatibility of work and study - time concept for full-time professionals


 Admission Requirements

  • Completed studies in the field of engineering or computer science at a recognised college or university with a workload of at least 180 ECTS.

Application Master Digital Business Engineering:

Places for the Master Digital Business Engineering are assigned throughout the year. The application deadline is 15 July 2021. If you have missed the deadline, Corina Welsch will be happy to provide you with information about available places.

Apply online via the university's application portal Primuss for part-time degree programmes with the following documents:

  • CV in tabular form (signed) with passport photograph
  • Copy of university entrance qualification
  • Copy of the transcript of the first degree

We will be happy to contact you as soon as we have checked your documents.

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