Course Content

Bachelor programme Rail Technology and Mobility

In the Bachelor programme students obtain general knowledge in scientific and technical foundations, current railway technologies, regulations, production methods, business administration, legal subjects, management, social skills as well as business and railway English.


Mathematics, physics, informatics, electrical engineering and telecommunication

Business and law

Legal regulations of railway systems, railway organisation, basics of business, market and customers

Working and cultural techniques

Personal development, team management, intercultural cooperation

Railway infrastructure and railway operation

Railway operation and railway management, technical systems, rail track planning, rail,systems (Heavy Rail and Light Rail), railway substructure and superstructure, bridge construction, tunnel construction, technical maintenance of railway infrastructure

Additional modules

Rolling stock and traction technology, transport planning and simulation, project management, railway infrastructure and environment


In semester five and six students have to choose their field of expertise from one of the three branches of study:

  • Railway operation and systems engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Management of railway systems

Scientific work

Introduction to scientific work and two Bachelor papers with seminar

Foreign languages

Rail and business English. Students gain language skills on the level of international certificates qualifying for consulting and presentation tasks, for training and further education, and for publishing and presentation activities.  

Practical experience

A work placement in the railway sector of at least eight weeks is required.