Study Program: "Digital Engineering and Manufactoring"

Are you studying mechanical engineering, engineering science or a related field? Then you should add a semester at Germany's greenest university to your resume! Our exchange program "digital engineering and manufacturing" offers the possibility to choose from a wide range of courses in the fields of engineering and digitalization. Possible subjects include "Principles of Engineering I and II", "Manufacturing Technology", "Computer Aided Design", "Additive Manufacturing" or "Machine Tools and CAM Fundamentals " or "Engineering Project". The subjects are mainly offered in English. In addition, you can also take German as a foreign language.

Program participants will live and study on our modern campus with over 2,500 other students. The student apartments are inexpensive and fully equipped. They have high-speed Internet access and a connection to our university intranet.

Students take advantage of our "buddy" concept, where German students provide individual help to get oriented and integrated into campus life.

Our proposal, your advantage

  • Modules, labs and projects can be taken in English,
  • free choice of modules from the program of the respective semester,
  • up to 30 ECTS achievable,
  • live, reside and study at the Environmental Campus.
  • The university does not charge tuition fees, all students have to pay a general admission fee of about 250,- Euro per semester, this allows among other things free use of local public transport in the region.
  • Students who are not enrolled at an ERASMUS university must also pay an administrative fee of 500,- euros per semester.


Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Study Program"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

+49 6782 17-1814


How to apply?

Applications should be submitted by

  • 15th of July for the winter semester
  •  1st of November for the summer semester

Application forms can be downloaded here:

Application Form (for both programs)

Please note that the application forms have to be signed personally by applicants and by the responsible university referees. They can be sent back via e-mail to and via regular mail to the following address:

Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Study Program"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

You must be currently enrolled at a university

In addition to the application form, the following documents must be included with each application:

  • Letter of Reference
  • Most Recent Grade Transcript


A lot of general information for international students coming to Germany: (Information available in English!)

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