Civil Engineering and Geodesy

Bachelor of Science

Bauingenieurwesen und Geodäsie, B.Sc.


The Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering and Geodesy is divided into its two majors, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. The mathematical and mechanic fundamentals of the first semester remain more or less identical.

Civil Engineering Profile

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Geodesy Profile

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Degree Bachelor of Science
Duration 6 Semesters
Language German
Internship A 60-day industrial internship must be approved by the department at the latest when registering for the bachelor's thesis module. It is recommended to have the internship completed prior to the start of the programme.
Admission Entrance qualification for higher education, entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences, similar foreign diplomas; further information
Procedure unrestricted
Part-time Studies possible under specific conditions
Programme Start winter semester
Application Deadline International applicants find their application deadline here.
Application Online application
Special Features For this degree programme, the Technische Universität Darmstadt offers Online Self-Assessment for selecting a course of study.

Good knowledge of mathematics and the natural sciences is a prerequisite for a successful course of study. Spatial perception, analytical approaches to problems and soft skills such as an aptitude for planning, organisation, and communication, are also important.

Mathematics – Why? What? What for? Who? How? Where? Further information? You will find answers to these questions here.

Use these tools for a smart start into the programme:

Online-Mathematics pre-course

Orientierungswoche (OWO) (orientation event) at the beginning of the first semester.

Construction, planning, building organisation, and finally the execution of construction itself constitute the main field of activity of civil engineers. They do not only take on the classic planning of buildings but also concern themselves with infrastructural measures such as the construction and maintenance of transport routes or drinking water supply systems.

Energy-oriented modernisation of buildings constitutes an increasingly significant share of their work.

Civil Engineers examine the feasibility of architectural building proposals, calculate their financing, and include safety standards. Subsequently, if required, they also assume the responsibilities of Facility Management.

Employers of Civil Engineering graduates include, for example, construction companies, engineering firms, real estate companies, IT companies, transport companies, specialised administrative bodies and associations, the construction equipment industry, and the building materials industry.

Surveying can be roughly divided into three parts: engineering surveying (construction of buildings, roads, bridges and tunnels), land surveying (making maps), and real estate surveyin g (locatting the exact boundaries of a property). Thus, on-site activities is part of the job.

Geodesists are also involved in the development of modern geo-informational systems or satellite navigation systems. Consequently, there is a strong reference to information technology.

Generally speaking, it is important to start early in the degree programme to gain practical work experience in relevant organisations. In this way students can promote themselves as competent professionals in practice and make important professional contacts. The likelihood of finding a good position is definitely heightened if the student is flexible when it comes to commuting or even moving abroad. Good English language skills are particularly important when it comes to the international job market.

Degree Programme Guidelines/Study Regulations

General Examination Terms of Technische Universität Darmstadt

Previous degree programme guidelines can be found in the Satzungsbeilagen of TU Darmstadt or on the Webpages of your Studienbüro.

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