German Universities

Top 5 Industrial Engineering Universities in Germany

Top Ranked German Industrial Engineering Universities


Industrial engineering is one of the popular degrees in the world as it covers the development, improvement, and evaluation of different systems of money, people’s information, knowledge, energy, material, synthesis, and analysis. It also helps to predict, specify and evaluate the results gathered from such systems.

To consider studying industrial engineering in Germany different factors are needed to be taken into account such as financial support, guidance support, job market preparation, etc. By gathering data from different students, professors, and alumni we have listed the top five universities in Germany to study industrial engineering meeting our criteria as follows:

List of Industrial Engineering Universities in Germany:

  1. BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg is one of the best universities in Germany to study industrial engineering. It also focusses on different research areas such as construction, energy, environment, communication technology, information technology, engineering, etc. BTU claims that they live science which means that they provide all the necessary information needed to study a specific subject. The university prepares the engineers for the global market by providing them the technical skills.

  1. TU Clausthal

Clausthal university has been a member of Niedersächsische Technische Hochschule (NTH) since 2009. It is the best technical university in Germany as it has expertise in science and engineering of Saxony. The university offers research in different disciplines such as Material Science, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Energy, and Raw materials, Natural Science, Process Engineering. Additionally, it offers the best study in industrial engineering by providing the students with all the skills needed.

  1. Duisburg-Essen University

It is located in that region of Europe in which there are many institutions of learning providing quality education. The university was found in the year 2003 by merging two universities of Essen and Duisburg. The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the youngest universities in the area of North Rhine-Westphalia. Additionally, it is one of the tenth largest universities in Germany. The university provides quality education in different disciplines of science such as in different sub-fields of engineering. Its engineering department provides high-quality research facilities with 80 professorships. Furthermore, it also has more than 9000 students which are the biggest number in any department at Germany university.

  1. TU Ilmenaz

The university is located in the small town of Ilmenau near the northern side of the Thuringian Forest, having only 25000 inhabitants. The university offers quality education to the inhabitants of the town. It focusses on different scientific fields such as engineering, IT, Computer Science, etc. It provides great education in the field of industrial engineering by arranging seminars and research facilities for the students preparing them for the global market.

  1. Magdeburg University

Magdeburg is the youngest university in Germany. It is formed by merging the Teacher Training College, Technical University and Medical School in 1993. The university offers a wide range of subjects which are according to modern science and some of the programs are conducted with the cooperation of different other departments at Otto von Guericke University. This leads to excellent career aspects for international students. Additionally, the university offers very good research and innovative projects and provides quality education in Industrial Engineering.

Dr. Philip Morgan

(Associate Editor) Dr. Philip Morgan is a postdoctoral fellow and lead author at He earned his Master's and Ph.D. from Stanford before pursuing research in the U.S. on a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship. Leveraging his diverse academic background, Dr. Morgan creates informative articles on scholarships, internships, and fellowships for international students. His expertise and passion empower students to achieve their academic goals through international education opportunities.

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