Maritime Engineering and Management (B.Sc.)

Maritime sustainability meets engineering. Be part of it!

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Do you like being by the sea or on the water? Are you interested in economic and technical topics? And you want to actively help shape the sustainable development of the maritime economy? Then this new study course, unique in Germany, is just right for you!

We offer you an ideal environment for studying and developing yourself on the Maritime Campus in Leer. True to the motto "small but nice", you can expect a friendly family atmosphere and personal support. You also have the chance to participate in innovative future projects.

The practice-oriented and multifaceted study course opens up excellent future prospects for you. As a maritime industrial engineer, you can work for shipping companies, shipyards, the entire maritime industry, international logistics companies or in the offshore industry. With this broad-based degree programme, you are also extremely interesting for other sectors. And of course, you can also complete a Master's degree after having earned a Bachelor's degree.

In today's working world, it is becoming increasingly important to have a technical understanding of processes and products and at the same time to be able to make a commercial assessment. That is why you will acquire extensive engineering and economic skills during your studies, both with a focus on maritime issues. A practical semester is also part of the study course and provides you with important practical experience as well as valuable contacts.

If you have just completed vocational training or the examination for your master craftsman's diploma, e.g. as a boat builder, shipbuilder, sailmaker, hydraulic engineer or shipping agent, you can further expand your career opportunities with your studies.

Bachelor of Science

Course type
full time

Usual period of study
7 semesters

Beginning of the academic year
Winter semester (September 1st)

Place of study

Language of instruction

Admission requirements
You need the entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences, the general higher education entrance qualification or the subject-related higher education entrance qualification or practical training with special qualifications corresponding to the chosen course of study.

Admission restrictions

Credit points
210 ECTS

Accredited by ZEvA

Maritime Sciences

As a maritime industrial engineer, you have the best career prospects, be it on a regional, national or international level. Equipped with technical and economic know-how as well as special maritime knowledge, you will become a sought-after specialist in a growing industry of the future.

You can work for shipping companies, shipyards, the entire maritime (supply) industry, logistics companies or in the offshore energy sector. As an industrial engineer, you also have everything you need to start a career in other sectors at the interface between technology and business management.

Thanks to the future-oriented focus of the study course, you have many opportunities to help shape the sustainable development of the maritime world. After your studies, you can, for example, plan offshore wind farms as a project engineer, develop propulsion systems for the maritime transport of the future or, as an environmental officer on cruise ships, ensure that global regulations are complied with.


In the course of your studies, you will acquire extensive knowledge and important skills in engineering and economics. The course content ranges from fluid mechanics and logistics to ship propulsion and environmental technology, all the way to applied corporate management. A practical semester is also part of the programme and provides you with practical experience in the working world as well as valuable contacts.

The study plan and the module overview provide a concrete overview of the contents and the course of the study programme.

In order to prepare you for your professional future in the best possible way, the study course is based on current and future challenges in the maritime world. The focal points of conveying expertise lie in the fields of maritime operations, sustainable maritime mobility and offshore technologies. This puts you very close to topics such as climate protection, energy turnaround and digitization, and you can already participate in sustainable, innovative future projects during your studies.

You can start the study course "Maritime Engineering and Management" in the winter semester (semester start: September 1st). You can apply via our application portal from mid-May. The application period for the winter semester ends on 30 September.

Application period

Mid-May to 30 September (application deadline)

Fragen zum Studium

Du hast Fragen zum Studiengang? Wir freuen uns über deine Nachricht und helfen dir gerne weiter. Über das folgende Kontaktformular erreichst du Felix Agostini (felix.agostini(at), Tel.: 0491 92817 5069), der in seiner Funktion als Dekanatsassistenz am Fachbereich Seefahrt und Maritime Wissenschaften viele Fragen zum Studium am Maritimen Campus beantworten oder an die richtigen Ansprechpartner*innen weiterleiten kann.

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