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Information on the Master's programme

Information on the Master's programme

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Master's entrance test

Where and when? Mensa (Building 3110) | 09 September 2021 | 4:30 pm

Please register for the test by 06.09.2021.

Requirement for admission

The admission requirement for the Master's programs offered by the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is a Bachelor's degree in the corresponding program or a degree in a comparable program at a recognized university.

An application for the Master's programme for the winter semester can be submitted by 15th July and for the summer semester by 15th January. The application is done online.

Attention! Master Optical Technologies:

The Master of Optical Technologies has early application deadlines: For the winter semester, applications can be submitted until the 31st of May and for the summer semester until the 20th of November of the previous year.

All further requirements for admission to the Master's programme can be found in the admission regulations.

Teaching language

All courses are held in German. If you come from abroad, you must prove your German language skills at language level C1 when enrolling in our courses.

Proof of completed participation in a C1 language course must be submitted at the time of application. Alternatively, an application for a recognised language test can be submitted with the application before the beginning of the semester.

An exception is the International Mechatronics course, where the required level is C1 English.

For more information see

20-week internship

In order to be admitted to the Master's thesis, an internship of 20 weeks must be proven. The internship can already be completed before the master's degree. However, it must take place outside the university.

Master entrance test

One of the prerequisites for the Master's programme (see Admission Regulations for Mechanical Engineering) can be the Master's entrance test, for which you must register in the appropriate case. The required registration documents will be sent to you by the Admissions Office.

In the Master's entrance test, knowledge of mathematics, technical mechanics, design, materials science, thermodynamics, electrical and drive engineering as well as measurement and control engineering can be tested, depending on the intended course of study.

Detailed information on the required previous knowledge and contents of the Master's entrance test can be found in the corresponding entrance or admission regulations.


The documents are only available in German. Please visit the German page.

Language Master entrance test

The master entrance test is conducted in German.

Please also note the information and the hygiene concept of Leibniz Universität Hannover on the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/universitaet/aktuelles/corona/


Master Admission
Fakultät für Maschinenbau
An der Universität 1
30823 Garbsen
Master Admission
Fakultät für Maschinenbau
An der Universität 1
30823 Garbsen