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Industrial Engineering
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Master’s Program at Hochschule fresenius IN COLOGNE

Whether artificial intelligence (AI) or the Internet of Things  the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) opens up all sorts of opportunities for companiesIt also, however, brings about major challengesbecause companies have to find specialists with range of management skills to offer alongside in-depth scientific expertise. 

Do you already have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a science subjectAnd you are looking to expand your skills, while learning how to live up to the challenge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) at the same timeThen this Masters in Industrial Engineering and International Management (M.Sc.) could be just what you are looking for. This study program taught in English will give you the very tools you need for a future job in the industry of tomorrow! 


The Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and International Management (M.Sc.) centers on the major engineering issues of our time, such as the use of artificial intelligence and the development of circular economy technologies. During your studies, you will acquire not only the skills required to optimize processes, solve problems, and professionally represent international manufacturing and engineering companies, but also gain the knowledge needed to develop technical solutions to the ecological and social challenges of our global society.

During your studies in Industrial Engineering and International Management (M.Sc.) you will acquire:

  • Diverse academic and specialist knowledge as well as an understanding of methodologies and practical skills used in a variety of areas of engineering and technology
  • A broad theoretical and practical understanding of selected areas of technology, science, and engineering
  • Knowledge of the processes and challenges in the interfaces between business and engineering
  • In-depth knowledge of the economic, financial, and social framework of the global market economy

During your studies, you will complete modules in these areas:

  • Industrial Engineering Tools and Processes
  • Engineering and Sustainability
  • International Management
  • Financial Management

In your second semester, you can choose either Digital Industry and Smart Production, or Data Science and Machine Learning as your major. This allows you to tailor your studies to your personal career plan.

If you choose to study in Cologne, you will be supported by a team of experienced lecturers with years of professional practice and an excellent network. As a student, you will benefit from the latest practical insights shared by experienced lecturers as well as by experts from industry and agencies in guest lectures.


To be admitted to the Industrial Engineering & International Management (M.Sc.) program at Hochschule Fresenius, you need to fulfil the following admission requirements:

Simply apply online for the Industrial Engineering & International Management study program at your desired location. After receiving your online application, our admissions team will get in touch with you. Would you like to learn more about the application process? Find more information on our application process page.

Ready for the demands
of today and tomorrow

As a graduate of a Master’s program in Industrial Engineering and International Management (M.Sc.) you will possess a range of business and management skills coupled with a broad understanding of technology and engineering as well as many practical skills across a variety of disciplines. The program has been designed in accordance with the German Qualifications Framework for Industrial Engineers (Qualifikationsrahmen Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen), ensuring that you have an industry recognized qualification to launch your career.

This will provide you with the tools and skills required to optimize processes, solve problems, and represent manufacturing and engineering companies. You will also have an in-depth understanding of current ecological and social challenges, know which technological developments contribute to the persistence of these problems, and you will be able to identify ways to solve these problems.

After your Master’s studies in Industrial Engineering and International Management (M.Sc.) you will be able to perform management tasks in the manufacturing and technology sectors, take on budget and staffing responsibilities, as well as deliver solutions at a strategic level. You will be qualified to work in both national and global companies as well as to take on a leadership role, and work as part of international and interdisciplinary teams.

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You have detailed questions about study program-specific content, would you like to find out about the different options for choosing your focus or the financing options? Our study advice team will be happy to arrange a personal consultation to discuss your questions in detail. Get to know us, we look forward to seeing you!

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