Master Electrical Engineering (EE M.Sc.)

Attention: New SPSO from summer semester 2024

The course-specific examination and study regulations for the Electrical Engineering master's course had been updated in February 2024.

Newly enrolled students from the summer semester 2024 study according to the new SPSO.

Former enrolled stzudents willautomaticly stydy according to the new SPSO.


Welcome to the Master's degree program Electrical Engineering.

Detailed information on the program according to SPSO from 2024 can be found on this page.

On the web pages of the university you will find a brief overview of general information and information about admission and enrollment.

From the 2024 summer semester, the basis for enrollment in this degree program is the degree program-specific examination and study regulations (SPSO) from 2018 with the 1st amendment from 2022 and the 2nd amendment from 2024 in conjunction with the current version of the general examination regulations for the bachelor’s and master’s programs at the University of Rostock (RPO BSc/MSc).

For modules of foreign faculties that are enrolled in the elective area, the respective SPSOs of the faculties offering the modules, in which these modules are anchored, apply. For the language modules that can be studied in the compulsory elective course, the examination regulations apply to the courses offered by the Language Center of the University of Rostock, including the university foreign language certificate UNIcert®.

The EE course is offered in English and is therefore equally suitable for English-speaking international students and for German-speaking students with very good English skills who are aiming for an international career and who want to use and develop their English language skills intensively in addition to acquiring specialist knowledge.

Information for formerly enrolled students can be found on the website Information for students on older SPSO. Students on older SPSO can be tested upon application under the terms of the current SPSO. The request is irrevocable. Exam and course achievements already achieved are recognized.

Flyer EE M.Sc. in German
Flyer EE M.Sc. in English

Application information for international students

International students: An application is required for this course. Please read the application information.


Label » Starthilfe « – Support when starting your studies (Master)

The »Starthilfe« label stands for support in the transition from Bachelor to Master and in starting your studies in Rostock. The IEF offers these voluntary support offers for all courses of the IEF.

  • The Master's degree courses offer new students to Rostock help with starting their studies and settling into Rostock. This includes, in particular, mentoring for freshmen and the information and events offered in the freshers section.



JUAS offers two courses in the time from January up to March (each of them for 5 weeks) which are attractive for the students of Electrical Engineering and Computational Science and Engineering. The courses will be accepted for your studies as an elective module on request with 10 ECTS (one course, 5 weeks) or with 20 ECTS (both courses, 10 weeks).

More info about JUAS


Page overview


Brief information


  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • A successful degree entitles you to use the protected professional title of "Engineer".

Study form

  • Continuing (with second professional qualification)
  • One-Subject-Master (not combinable with other master courses)
  • Full-time and classroom study


  • Lecture language is English, some modules with examination in German.
  • The entire study ist possible in English.
  • If your native language is not German, a German course is a mandatory component.

Normal Duration

  • 4 semester / 120 credit points


  • At winter semester (October 1th) and at Summer semester (April 1th) possible

Support when starting your studies

  • Individual support offers at the start of studies for students who are new to Rostock for their master's degree, including through mentoring by students for students

Fields of study

  • Engineering / Electrical Engineering

Formal requirements

  • A first professional qualification in a university degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 180 credit points or another equivalent qualification from a vocational academy:
    • with at least 85 % of the CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) or another grading system with a comparable grade or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) with at least 500 points
  • Native language English or proof of sufficient English language skills (proof not older than two years):
    • TOEFL IBT with at least 94 points or IELTS with at least 7.0 points
  • Proof of profound knowledge:
    • Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (at least 3 credit points), Mathematics (at least 18 credit points), Programming / Practical Computer Science (at least 6 credit points)

Application / Enrollment

  • German prospective students from the University of Rostock need to be rewritten in the student secretariat of the University of Rostock in this degree program
  • German prospective students from other universities must enroll online at the University of Rostock in this program
  • International prospective students must: 
    • apply via UniAssist
    • after receipt of the admission letter → then enroll in the study program at the University of Rostock


  • Information Technology
  • Power Engineering

Further qualification possibilities

  • Graduate to Dr.-Ing.


  • Accredited from: 25.06.2019 to: 30.09.2027


Introduction - Why studying Electrical Engineering?

The international master's program Electrical Engineering gives you the opportunity to expand your knowledge acquired during your Bachelor studies in one of the two major fields of study

  • Power Engineering (Elektrische Energietechnik) or
  • Information Technology (Informationstechnologie).

Both are internationally recognized domains with a steadily growing demand for graduates.

Power Engineering (Elektrische Energietechnik) involves the generation, transmission, conversion and application of electrical energy. Additional to the basics, this field includes the energy production from renewable sources, such as Bioenergy and wind turbines, construction, operation and control of electrical drive systems, and the associated high temperature electronics.

Information Technology (Informationstechnologie) is primarily concerned with the processing and transmission of digital information. It spans from digital signal processing and data transmission over circuit design, embedded and multi-processor systems up to mobile and wireless communication systems.


Study course profile

2.1 Objectives and features

Students receive the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.) by successfully completing the master course Electrical Engineering.

The Master's degree in Electrical Engineering is research-oriented and follows on from the Bachelor's degree.

The language of instruction in the master's program in Electrical Engineering is English. It is possible to complete the entire master's program in English. Individual elective modules including module exams are offered in German.

The master's program in Electrical Engineering leads to a second professional qualification and enables you to pursue a doctorate.

Successful completion of this course of study entitles you to use the protected professional title of “engineer” in accordance with the Architectural and Engineering Law of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania.

The course imparts knowledge and competences to prepare students for professional work in academic and industrial occupational fields. Graduates will achieve systematically and scientifically to process issues of their area of studies based on their knowledge in mathematics, natural science and engineering and furthermore, contribute to the field of Computational Science and Engineering after the autonomous acquisition of a specific question. Graduates of the master course Electrical Engineering are expected to deliver a high degree of autonomous scientific work that enables them to contribute to the development of their subject and to conduct development and research work in the industry or in research institutions as well as to undertake executive functions.

There are two specializations offered:

  • Information Technology
  • Power Engineering

In the first two terms, students select modules in accordance to the selected major field of study. In the third term, the students further focus on their major field of study by selecting a specialization module. The fourth semester is reserved for the master thesis. There are obligatory classes on the German language.

2.2 Content requirements

You are well prepared for the start of this course, if you have completed your Bachelor's degree with good results and also have a good knowledge of the English language. In addition you have an special interest in scientific-technical and engineering-based issues and research-based work.

2.3 Special features

The course is offered in English. It is suitable for English speaking international students. It is also suitable for German-speaking students with very good knowledge of English who pursue an international career and in addition to the acquisition and apply of advanced skills of English language.

The level of expertise and academic qualifications of Master of Science comply with the internationally and in Germany well known degree "Diplomingenieur". The various choices in the areas of specialization offered ensure both the scientific depth as well as the relevance of the study for industrial practice.

The Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering ensures excellent care because of very good student-professor ratio. Further advantages are the proximity to the library, to student dormitories and to the cafeteria.

Students who can only spend about half of the time budget for the study work because of a job or because of family obligations, have the opportunity to apply for the study form Individual part-time studies (Individuelles Teilzeitstudium) twice each for two semesters. Of the two semesters then only one semester will be counted to the standard period of study.

2.4 Fields of activities for graduates

The university master's degree in the field of Electrical Engineering offers the best opportunities to get a conductive or research-based engineering job in Germany and over the world. The rapidly increasing demand for engineers in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science and information processing opens up prospects for the future with good job opportunities and excellent career opportunities.

2.5 Advanced qualification opportunities (PhD)

The Master degree with very good results qualifies to apply for admission for doctoral work (PhD student).


3. Structure of the course of study

3.1 Structure of the course Electrical Engineering (Master)

The studies of the master course Electrical Engineering may be commenced in the winter semester or in the summer semester.

Students who choose this master course may specialize in one of this two specializations:

  • Information Technology
  • Power Engineering

Students who choose the specialization Power Engineering are recommended to commence their studies in the winter semester. If they choose to commence in the summer semester, they are recommended to consult the departmental study advisor for planning their studies due to the limited options to attend classes.

The mandatory indication of the chosen specialization must be given in written form in the registration for the final examination.

The master course is divided into obligatory and elective modules. 

In both specializations, modules worth 60 credit points must be studied in the mandatory area and modules worth 60 credit points in the mandatory elective area. In the compulsory elective area of specialization, 42 credit points must be chosen from the catalog of the chosen specialization and six credit points from the catalog of the non-selected specialization; In addition, there are twelve credit points from the mandatory elective area of language skills. For the mandatory modules, twelve credit points are allocated to the basic modules required for the specialization, 30 credit points to the final examination and 18 credit points to the specialization module. The basic modules required for the specialization are the modules “Digital Signal Processing” and “Radio Navigation and Radar” for the specialization “Information Technology” and the modules “Power System Control and Protection” and “Power Electronics for” for the specialization “Power Engineering”. Electrical Power Supply”. In order to pass the master's examination, a total of at least 120 credit points must be acquired.

In addition to the compulsory elective modules listed in the SPSO, additional elective modules can be offered. These will be announced locally by the study office before the beginning of the semester.

For the elective modules

  • Selected topics in the field of models and algorithms
  • Selected topics in the topic information systems
  • Selected topics in the field of smart computing

the Institute of Informatics publishes a list of course offerings no later than six months before the beginning of a semester. There is an offer consisting of a lecture in the amount of three semester hours per week and an accompanying exercise in the amount of one semester hour per week.

The courses to be taken as part of the elective modules can be chosen freely from the current list of course offerings. It is not permissible to use one and the same course offer multiple times.

Participation in individual modules of this program depends on the proof of certain previous knowledge or skills. Details can be found in the respective module descriptions.

Students with knowledge of German at the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages have to attend, after consulting the Fachstudienberatung, modules in the amount of 12 credit points from the module offer of other courses of study of the University of Rostock.

For the language modules, which are studied in the context of the study, the examination regulations apply to the courses offered by the Language Center of the University of Rostock including the university foreign language certificate UNIcert®.

3.1.1 Course of study in specialization in Information Technology with start at winter semester

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3.1.2 Course of study in specialization in Information Technology with start at summer semester

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3.1.3 Course of study in specialization in Power Engineering with start at winter semester

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3.1.4 Course of study in specialization in Power Engineeringwith start at summer semester

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3.2 Module overview

The compulsory modules have to be studied according to the SPSO.

Instead of the elective modules expressly offered for this study program, further modules from the module range of other study programs of the University of Rostock or other universities can be chosen and in accordance with § 19 of the Framework Examination Regulations (Rahmenprüfungsordnung Bachelor / Master), taking into account the qualification objectives of the respective optional subject area in consultation with the subject specific student counseling (Fachstudienberatung) and the corresponding module managers be acknowledged. The examination board (Prüfungsausschuss) decides on the recognition in individual cases. The decision of the examination board should be made at the request of the student before the beginning of the semester in which the module to be recognized should be taken. The attendance of such modules at the University of Rostock presupposes that they are not modules of a restricted admission program, unless a corresponding teaching export is stipulated in terms of capacity law and sufficient study place capacities are available. The admission requirements, examination requirements, examination periods as well as provisions on the form, duration and scope of the module examination, which are provided for in the examination regulations of the respective degree program, apply.

Please note that the courses on offer below are usually only once per academic year - i.e. in the winter semester or in the summer semester. You can obtain information on this from the SPSO or the student office. The division according to SPSO is shown below.

3.2.1 Mandatory modules

each semester

  • Specialization Electrical Engineering
  • Master Thesis Electrical Engineering

3.2.2 Mandatory modules for the respective specialization

Specialization in Information Technology

winter semester

  • Digital Signal Processing

summer semester

  • Radio Navigation and Radar


Specialization in Power Engineering

winter semester

  • Power Electronics for Electrical Power Supply
  • Power System Control and Protection

3.2.3 Elective modules for the respective specialization

Modules totaling 42 credits must be selected from the catalog of the chosen specialization and 6 credits from the catalog of the non-selected specialization.

Specialization in Information Technology

every semester

  • Projektseminar Eingebettete Systeme / Project seminar embedded systems

winter semester

  • Advanced CPU Design
  • Advanced VLSI Design
  • Automation Technologies
  • Bild-/Videoverarbeitung und Codierung / Image/video processing and coding
  • Cloud Computing (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Cloud computing (offer irregular)
  • Computational Intelligence in Automation
  • Data-Driven Methods in Signal Processing
  • Datengetriebene Simulation / Data-driven simulation
  • Echtzeitsysteme / Real-time systems
  • Fortgeschrittene Elektronik und Schaltkreisentwurf / Advanced electronics and circuit design
  • Intelligente Prozessinformationsverarbeitung / Intelligent process information processing
  • Kanalcodierung / Channel coding
  • Mensch-Computer-Interaktion und Interaktionsdesign (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Human-computer interaction and interaction design (offer irregular)
  • Mobilkommunikation / Mobile communication
  • Netzwerksicherheit (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Network Security (offering irregular)
  • Photonische Systeme / Photonic systems
  • Rechnerarchitekturen für Deep Learning Anwendungen / Computer architectures for deep learning applications
  • Selected Topics in Embedded Systems Design

summer semester

  • Aktuelle Themen der Nachrichtentechnik / Current topics in communications technology
  • Anforderungsanalyse (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Requirements analysis (offer irregular
  • Cybersecurity (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Cybersecurity (offer irregular)
  • Digitale Datenübertragung / Digital data transmission
  • Event-Driven Architectures (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Event-Driven Architectures (offer irregular)
  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) (offer irregular)
  • Hardware/Software Co-Design
  • Hochfrequenztechnik / High frequency technology
  • Intelligent Information Systems: Advanced Artificial Intelligence (Angebot unregelmäßig) / Intelligent Information Systems: Advanced Artificial Intelligence (Offer irregular)
  • Project Seminar Virtual Acoustics
  • Projektseminar Funkkommunikation / Project seminar Radio communication
  • Selected Topics in VLSI Design
  • Verteilte eingebettete Systeme / Distributed embedded systems

offer irregular

  • Theorie und Anwendung schneller Algorithmen zur Lösung von akustischen und elektromagnetischen Problemen / Theory and application of fast algorithms for solving acoustic and electromagnetic problems


Specialization in Power Engineering

winter semester

  • Automation Technologies
  • Bioenergie und Energieerzeugung aus Abfällen / Bioenergy and energy production from waste
  • Computational Intelligence in Automation
  • Dynamic Behavior of AC Machines
  • Fehlerdiagnose und Fehlertoleranz in technischen Systemen / Fault diagnosis and fault tolerance in technical systems
  • High Voltage and Current Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems
  • Power System Static Analysis
  • Projektseminar Entwurf und Simulation elektronischer Baugruppen / Project seminar design and simulation of electronic assemblies
  • Renewable Energy: Grid Connection, Controller Design and Grid Code Requirements 

summer semester

  • Compact Modeling of Large Scale Dynamical Systems
  • Einführung in die digitale Umrichtersteuerung / Introduction to digital inverter control
  • Hochtemperaturelektronik - Konstruktion und Fertigung / High temperature electronics - design and manufacturing
  • Moderne Windenergieanlagen / Modern wind turbines
  • Power System Dynamic Stability and Control
  • Project Seminar Power Electronics
  • Simulation of Power Semiconductors

offer irregular

  • Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Fields

3.2.4 Mandatory elective area languages

Visit of two modules according to the classification by the Language Center. If you have the necessary knowledge of German, you may also be classified in a higher course.

Students with knowledge of German at the level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages have to attend, after consulting the Fachstudienberatung, modules in the amount of 12 credit points from the module offer of other courses of study of the University of Rostock.

each semester

  • German A1.1 GER
  • German A1.2 GER
  • German A2.1 GER
  • German A2.2 GER
  • German B1.1 GER

Of course you are free to attend additionally any lecture of the University of Rostock. You can obtain credit points by this courses. For counting of these credit points up to your studies or list this lectures additionally at your masters certificate please ask the students office before. Normally it is necessary to submit an application. The University of Rostock offers a broad spectrum of subjects and lectures. You will have interesting opportunities to get additional knowledge and skills.

3.3 Time schedule / teaching and training forms

3.3.1 Time schedule

At the beginning of the semester, a schedule for the entire semester will be provided via notice. It includes lecture periods, examination periods, semester breaks, and the commencement of the subsequent semester.

Based on the examination and study plan, the study administration office develops a semester curriculum for each register and each semester in cooperation with the instructors responsible for the single modules. The semester curriculum contains information on the subjects, the instructors, the time exposure of the different class structures, and the dates of classes.

3.3.2 Teaching and training forms

The studies’ contents are taught in different classes. The different kinds of classes are signified by the practice of different forms of teaching and learning. Usually, classes are offered only once a year. 

The following kinds of classes are deployed in the master course:

  • Excursion: Excursions are courses that take place in a non-university environment. These include, for example, study trips or field internships, which are carried out for technical reasons in practice-oriented environments or at external study-relevant locations.
  • Consultation (to supervise scientific work): Consultations are individual counseling sessions between students and teachers. The students produce long-term scientific studies or thesis. The teacher will inform himself at regular intervals about the status of the work and give suggestions.
  • Internship event: An internship event is an internship at the university, which, unlike non-university internships, is a supervised course. It is an exercise to apply acquired theoretical knowledge to specific practical issues, to practice scientific methods and techniques by practical application and to deepen the contents of the module and to train their own work organization.
  • Practical school practice: In a practical school exercise, students teach under instruction individual lessons at a school facility.
  • Seminar: In a seminar, the students will have the opportunity to present their own findings, to put them up for discussion and to present them in written form. Seminars can be conducted as a presence or online event.
  • Tutorial: A tutorial is a course that is carried out by academic or student assistants to supplement a course in accordance with a study regulations. The responsibility for the technical and didactic care lies with the institution or the scientific or artistic staff to which the assistant is assigned.
  • Exercise: In an exercise that is not predominantly practical in nature, the students work on given exercises to deepen and apply the knowledge and the imparting of subject-specific skills and abilities. An exercise offers the opportunity to ask questions, to discuss solutions to problems and to use means of self-control of the achieved level of knowledge.
  • Lecture, Repetition: In a lecture or a repetition, the students will be presented with the curriculum primarily as a lecture of the teacher with the support of media (panels, slides, scripts). Lectures or repetitions can be carried out as a presence or online event.
  • Integrated course: An integrated course combines the lecture with more active forms (eg seminar or exercise) in which the students themselves elaborate given topics on the basis of literature and represent them in the circle of the participants of the event and can discuss.
  • Project event: In the project event, students work on a project topic in individual or group work under supervision of a lecturer.

The achievement of the aims of study is dependent on the participation in classes as well as the accompanying self-study.

3.3.3 Mandatory attendance

If specified in the module descriptions, in accordance with Section 6b of the general examination regulations (Bachelor/Master) you must regularly take part in seminars, exercises and internship events as a prerequisite for the examination:

  • For courses where regular or active participation of the candidates in the course is required to achieve the learning objective, compulsory attendance may be compulsory, provided specific techniques, didactics, knowledge and skills are taught in the specific course in pure self-study can not be learned or only with considerable restrictions. The corresponding types of events are specified in the study program-specific examination and study regulations (SPSO) and must be identified as such in the respective module description. The requirement of regular attendance is deemed met if no more than 20 percent of the sessions of the course were missed without excuse. Also during the study excursions can be carried out, in which to achieve the learning objective is to participate. If the requirement of regular participation is not fulfilled, no admission to the module examination takes place.
  • Absence is always to be excused before the start of the event or the excursion, stating the reason (usually by e-mail); If this is not possible in individual cases, the apology must be made immediately afterwards. If the lecturer does not find a valid reason for not attending, the absence is considered as unjustified.
  • Can the candidate make a written statement and make it convincing that for reasons beyond his control (eg own illness, care for a sick or otherwise needy close relative, pregnancy, death of a close relative) have come to longer absences the lecturer decides whether the actual participation time can still be counted as regular participation. The same applies if it was not possible to take part in an excursion or only partially. With regard to the absence of time, the provision of an adequate equivalence performance can be specified. The nature of this compensatory benefit will be determined by the instructor at its sole discretion. The time required to provide them may not exceed twice the duration of the missed teaching time.
  • If the requirement of regular participation is not met by the candidate and no equivalence service can be provided, this must be reported in writing by the lecturer, stating the reasons, to the examination board (Prüfungsausschuss). The latter issues a decision, which must be provided with a legal remedy. Against the decision, the objection to the examination board is admissible.

3.4 Examinations

The composition of the modules to be attended, the type of examinations, the type, duration and scope of the module examinations, the regular exam date and the credit points to be achieved follow from the examination and study plan and the module descriptions. The final exam (master thesis and colloquium) is part of the Master's examination.

In particular, the following examinations are used:

written examinations

  • Report / Documentation: A report (also documentation) is a factual representation of an event or the structured presentation of facts. A report can be in the form of a portfolio. A portfolio is an orderly collection of written documents or own works. Examples of reports are: internship documentation, interviews, research reports, journalistic articles and literature reports.
  • Essay: An essay is a short essay in which a limited topic is discussed in an over-the-topical and informal way. It is more about the development of a guiding idea or a preliminary idea than the stringent presentation of complex content. The essay must satisfy the substantive objectivity and identify sources of quotes or suggestions.
  • Homework: A homework is a written elaboration on a given topic or the written processing of a task. Students should be able to demonstrate that they can tap sources of literature within a limited space of time, that they can present reflected texts in their own words in an independent context of argumentation and that they can independently and completely work on tasks. Possible special forms of a term paper may in particular be a case study / case analysis, a lesson draft / lesson design, a research exposition or a design draft. In addition to the housework, a presentation of the topic may be required.
  • Exam: In an exam, the students have to work under written supervision in a given time without or with limited resources.
  • Protocol: A protocol is an accurate, essentially transcript of the course of an investigation, an experiment or the course of an event.

oral examinations

  • Colloquium: Questions will be asked by a knowledgeable auditorium following a presentation of the student's own work.
  • Oral examination: In an oral examination, students should answer questions on one or more examination topics orally.
  • Presentation: A presentation is a presentation on a scientific topic and summarizes the research results, the results of the study and / or the results of a literature study. With the help of a sensible use of media essential contents of the used literature should be briefly presented, explained and questions formulated for further discussion. In addition to the presentation, a handout, a thesis paper or a written version of the presentation may be required.

practical examinations

  • Practical Examination: In a practical examination, students should demonstrate competences for performing professional or professional activities or their own practical, sporting or artistic abilities. Possible forms of practical exams include: school practice exam, bedside exam, role play, simulation game, moot court, sports exam, music exam.
  • Project work: The project work is an open type of examination with a high degree of freedom. Project work should be done individually or by several students within one semester. The basis for the examination is both the result of the project work as well as its documentation and the process of the group work itself. The results of the work can, for example, be presented in a portfolio.

Preliminary examination requirements can be determined in a module in accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 2 of the Framework Examination Regulations (Bachelor/Master).

Preliminary examination requirements can be:

  • Mandatory attendance
  • Successful processing of a seminar topic: The students independently work on a practical or theoretical topic individually or in groups according to the instructions of the teacher and present the results.
  • Computer science project: The students work on project tasks (e.g. programming tasks) individually or in groups, which are presented and evaluated during the course of the event in the form of lectures, written elaborations or submission of source code according to the instructions of the lecturer. In this way, students demonstrate that they have understood the subject matter covered and can apply it creatively.
  • Homework: Outside of attendance times, students independently work on tasks set by the teacher.

The specific preparatory examination requirements can be found in the respective module description as well as the examination and study plan (SPSO Appendix 1).

The course-related module examinations will be taken during the specified examination period. The examination period of a semester begins immediately after the lecture period and ends at the end of the semester.

By way of derogation, the module examinations in the form of abstracts, presentations, reports and project work may be taken during the course of the event if the students are informed at the latest in the first lecture week about the type of examination applicable to them, their scope and the respective deadline. In agreement between students and examiners, examinations may be held at other times, subject to the deadlines and application modalities specified in the framework examination regulations (Rahmenprüfungsordnung Bachelor / Master).

If students and examiners agree, examinations can also be held at other times in coordination with the examination board, while adhering to the deadlines and registration modalities specified in the general examination regulations. In this case, the study office must be informed in good time.

The declaration of withdrawal of the application for module examinations must be made in writing to the student office. The same applies to the application for the evaluation of a module examination as a free test.

In the case of the last examination attempt, the examiner decides whether an oral examination should be carried out in deviation to the form of examination specified in the module description. This selection must be made uniform for all students of a semester.

In the case of a change in a module description, repeat examinations must be taken in accordance with the module description in the version that applied to the examination to be repeated.

3.5 Individual part-time study

In accordance with Section 29 Paragraph 7 Sentence 1 of the State Higher Education Act and the following paragraphs, the student can declare to the examination board no later than two weeks before the start of a semester that in the following two semesters he/she will only receive approximately half of the amount required for him/her can spend the working hours planned for studying. The application must specify which of the intended modules or module parts are not provided and in which subsequent semesters the corresponding offered modules or module parts are to be made up. If the examination committee approves the application, it may provide for the retrofitting of modules or module parts other than those specified in the application, in particular if this is necessary to ensure proper study. In hardship cases, the application can also be made at a later date.

The application must be sent to the examination board (Prüfungsausschuss) and submitted to the study office (Studienbüro). If the decision differs from the application, the student is to be heard in advance. The application can be withdrawn up to two months after the start of the semester.

In the case of approval, one semester is not counted towards the standard period of study and, accordingly, is disregarded in the calculation of the periods specified in § 9 and § 10 of the Framework Examination Regulations (Rahmenprüfungsordnung Bachelor / Master). During part-time studies, examinations other than those specified in the decision of the Examination Board can not be effectively taken; a double study during this time is inadmissible. Otherwise, the rights and obligations of the students concerned remain unaffected.

Each student can use the scheme a maximum of two times.


4. Admission for the course of study

4.1 Entry requirements

As a prerequisite for entry to the Master's degree program, a first professional qualifying university degree is required. In addition, the program specific examination and study regulations (SPSO) may specify further admission requirements (for example, professional qualifications and language skills).

further information:

4.1.1 First professional qualification

  • a first professional qualification in electrical engineering with at least 180 credit points or another equivalent qualification from a vocational academy
  • degree with at least 85 % of the CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) or with a different grading system with a comparable grade or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) with at least 500 points

4.1.2 Further entry requirements

The following additional entry requirements apply to this degree program:

  • Applicants whose native language is not English must have a TOEFL IBT of at least 94 points or an IELTS of at least 7.0 points to prove their English language skills. The proof must not be older than two years.
  • Evidence of in-depth knowledge of the following subject areas must be provided: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (at least 3 credit points), Mathematics (at least 18 credit points), Programming / Practical Computer Science (at least 6 credit points)

4.2 Application / Enrollment / Description

This degree program is not restricted to admission (no numerus clausus).

  • Prospective students of the University of Rostock need only describe themselves (see 4.2.1.).
  • Prospective students from Germany only have to enroll (see 4.2.2).
  • International prospective students must apply and then enroll on receipt of the admission notice (see 4.2.3).

4.2.1 Prospective students from the University of Rostock

An application is not required.

Enrollment takes place online in the registration portal of the University of Rostock:

  • from August 1st to September 30th for the next winter semester or
  • from February 1st to March 31st for the next summer semester

further information: 

4.2.2 Prospective students from Germany

An application is not required.

Enrollment is online in the enrollment portal of the University of Rostock:

  • from the 1st of August to the 30st of September for the next winter semester or
  • from the 1st of February to the 31st of March for the next summer semester

further information:

4.2.3 International prospective students

Please also note the information on the application.

International prospective students must be in the period

  • from the 1st of April to the 31th of May for the next winter semester or
  • from the 1st of October to the 30th of November for the next summer semester

apply online at UniAssist and then enroll in the degree program at the University of Rostock upon receipt of the admission letter. More information can be found on the Website of the University of Rostock below.

further information:


5. Brochures / Videos / Regulations (Downloads)

5.2 Videos

Please note: As soon as you watch the video, information about it will be sent to YouTube / Google. For more information, see Google Privacy.


6. Consulting opportunities

6.1 Departmental student advisory service of the faculty

Student advisory service Electrical Engineering / Studienfachberatung Electrical Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Günter Eckel
Albert-Einstein-Straße 2 (seminar building / Seminargebäude, Raum 016), 18059 Rostock, GERMANY
fon: +49 (0)381 - 498 7006

Study Office and Examination Office Electrical Engineering / Studienbüro und Prüfungsamt Electrical Engineering

Tina Zorn
Albert-Einstein-Straße 26, 18059 Rostock, GERMANY
Room / Raum 006
Tel.: +49 (0)381 - 498 7006

Examination Board Electrical Engineering (chair) / Prüfungsausschuss Electrical Engineering (Vorsitz)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Günter Eckel
Albert-Einstein-Straße 2 (seminar building / Seminargebäude, room / Raum 016), 18059 Rostock, GERMANY
fon: +49 (0)381 - 498 7006

Student representation Electrical Engineering / Studierendenvertretung Electrical Engineering

Student Council Electrical Engineering / Fachschaftsrat Elektrotechnik
room of the Student Council / Fachschaftsraum: room / Raum 003 and / und 004, Albert-Einstein-Straße 26, 18059 Rostock, GERMANY
Student Project Room: semnar building / Seminargebäude, lab / Labor S 13, Albert-Einstein-Straße 2, 18059 Rostock, GERMANY

6.2 Student advisory service of the university

Student Service Center (SSC) of the University of Rostock / Student Service Center (SSC) der Universität Rostock

Info service in the SSC: Central contact point for prospective students and students
The Student Service Center brings together all the important information and advice offered by various institutions for prospective students and students. Those seeking advice should first contact the info service. If necessary, referrals are made here or an individual consultation appointment is arranged.
Parkstraße 6, 18057 Rostock, GERMANY, room / Raum 024
fon: +49 (0)381 - 498 1230
contact and office gours: Student Service Center (SSC) of the University of Rostock – Homepage
On the SSC homepage you will find information on which institution is represented at which times in the SSC.

General Student Advisory Service & Careers Service / Allgemeine Studienberatung & Careers Service

General Student Advisory Service of the University of Rostock / Allgemeine Studienberatung der Universität Rostock
Brief advice on choice of course, reorientation and course of study
Parkstraße 6, 18057 Rostock, GERMANY, room / Raum 024
fon: +49 (0)381 - 498 1234 and +49 (0)381 - 498 1230
contact and office hours: General Student Advisory Service

Student's office / Studierendensekretariat

Student's Office of the University of Rostock / Studierendensekretariat der Universität Rostock
Contact point for questions about admission, registration and re-registration
Parkstraße 6, 18057 Rostock, GERMANY, room / Raum 024
fon: +49 (0)381 - 498 1230
contact and office hours: Student-Service-Center

Rostock International House (RIH)

Rostock International House (RIH) of the University of Rostock
Point of contact for questions about study visits abroad (outgoing), studying in Rostock for international students (incoming) and prospective refugees (refugees)
Kröpeliner Straße 29, 18055 Rostock, GERMANY
fon: office: +49 (0)381 - 498 1209 and +49 (0)381 - 498 1700
contact and office hours: Rostock International House (RIH) – Contact and opening times