Engineering & Management

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Engineering & Management

The world is moving towards Industry 4.0. Digital transformation is shaping the future of the industrial world. Industrial engineering, central to manufacturing and industry, needs to fulfil the increasing demands for more flexible, individual and efficient production and processes sustainably.

The rapid development of the industrial world calls for specialized professionals who have comprehensive knowledge and expertise of industrial engineering with in-depth understanding on industrial processes and all related management methods.

The FOM Master’s study programme “Engineering & Management” is developed to meet the fundamental needs of the ever-changing industrial dynamic under digitalisation. The programme contents are specifically geared to the anchoring management requirements of the industrial sector.

Students of this programme will acquire focused management skills for classic industries, processes and operations in line with forefront international standards. Graduates of this program are capable of handling a wide range of possible applications in the context of modern industry and qualified for demanding management positions in engineering area in national and international companies across all industries.

The Master’s degree in Engineering & Management will be completed with the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).



Credit Points

120 ECTS

Accreditation (Master)

The FOM University of Applied Sciences is accredited by the German Council for Science and Humanities for its special service to education and research and was the first private university in Germany to receive system-accreditation by the FIBAA in 2012. This seal of approval proves that the quality management of the FOM University meets the high standards of the Accreditation Council, the most important body for the quality of studies and education at German universities. In 2018 the FOM University received system-accreditation for further eight years. Thus, all courses of study offered by the FOM are accredited. A Master’s degree from the FOM University enables entry to a subsequent a PhD programme.

Studying full-time in Germany

Master’s degree on campus

International students from all over the world now also have the opportunity to participate in the Industrial Engineering Master’s programme at FOM Hochschule. All four semesters will take place at FOM Hochschule at the study center in Essen, Germany.

Experience life in Germany and on our campus, deepen your academic skills and expertise in Industrial Engineering improve your intercultural competencies and interact with other international students.

Further information will be published soon.

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How to apply

Please download the application form at the bottom of this page. 

Step 1: Register your personal data and educational background in the application form.

Step 2: Please send the filled out and signed application form as well as the following documents as certified copies via email to

  • Authenticated copy of General university entrance qualification certificate
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Authenticated copy of Bachelor degree certificate (for details check the admission requirements) 
  • Authenticated copy of Transcript of records Bachelor’s degree
  • If applicable: Authenticated copy of Master degree and diploma
  • Proof of sufficient English language skills (at least B2 proficiency level – for details check the admission requirements)
  • Scan of passport

Please always enter your full name as it is mentioned in your passport. If you do not have a last name, please enter "-".

All documents must be in German or English. If your original document is written in another language, you must have your document translated by a certified translator. Please then send a certified copy of the original and the certified translation when applying.

Please send all documents as PDF and name the file as followed: Last name, first name_Study programme (e.g. Smith, Jane_Big Data and Business Analytics). 

Note: Where can I have my documents certified?

  • issuing institutions, e.g. schools, universities and language schools,
  • the Ministry of Education in your home country
  • the German embassies and consulates,
  • the cultural department of the embassy of the country from which the certificate originates,
  • the authorities and notaries who are authorised to carry out official certification in your home country.

Important: Translators are not allowed to certify documents in the original language.

Step 3: After the successful admission the originals and authenticated documents as well as the originally signed registration form need to be handed in at the International Office.

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The semester schedule will be published soon.