Information Engineering – exchange students

Complex systems that process various kinds of information can be found in many business and industrial sectors. In automotive systems, electronic control units process sensor output to determine the car's current stability and derive counter-measures in critical situations. User interfaces with touch panels read user inputs and control machines in the automation industry. Autonomous vehicles in automated warehouses make use of various sensor signals to find the right shelf. Smart cameras check the quality of parts and goods post-production, and wireless communication systems allow mobile devices to deliver location-based services.

All these fields need people who have the engineering know-how to design the information processing components of these systems – as software architects or designers, electronics engineers, system engineers or test and quality engineers.

Exchange students from our partner universities can study for one or two semesters at HAW Hamburg and can choose from the following courses in English at Campus Berliner Tor to get an insight into this field of expertise:

Information Engineering – courses in English

  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Bus Systems and Sensors
  • Databases
  • Digital Circuits
  • Digital Communication Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Systems
  • Economics and Management
  • Electrical Engineering 1
  • Electrical Engineering 2
  • Electronics 1
  • Electronics 2
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Maths 2
  • Microcontrollers
  • Operating Systems
  • Scientific & Project Work
  • Signals and Systems 1
  • Signals and Systems 2
  • Software Construction 1
  • Software Construction 2
  • Software Engineering

Download the module handbook for more information about the classes. PLEASE NOTE: You can only take the classes listed above. Other classes listed in the module handbook are not open for exchange students.

Application deadlines:
Winter semester (Oct.–Feb.): 30 April
Summer semester (April–July): 30 October
(open to: exchange students from partner universities and Global E3 partners only; not open to freemovers)

Male student standing in an engineering lab

Studying abroad in Hamburg has been a breath of fresh air. It’s been an extremely rewarding experience and one that I will always cherish.

Dhyey Shah, Australia


Marie Graf
Student Exchange Coordinator
Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science