Objectives and special features

The Ship Operation Engineering course is a solid and internationally recognised engineering course with a focus on industrial engineering. The parameters for the course are defined by legislation of the Federal State of Bremen as well as by the Schiffsoffizierausbildungsverordnung (SchOffzAusbVO Ship Officer Training Directive) and the Standards for Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers of 1995 (STCW 95) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Engineers are trained for a sector of the economy with a promising future. Practice-oriented training and sound teaching of scientific methods in natural science and engineering science modules enable students to work independently and successfully both at national and international level in all areas of ship and energy technology. Key features of the course are:

  • 3 year full-time course with a high lebel of practical content (possivly with an additional two terms in practical placment)
  • Qualification as Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • 15 course places per year
  • Teaching Language are German (80%) and Englisch (20%)
  • It is possible for the course to be shortened to four terms for holder of the Technical Watch Officer´s Licence
  • An integrated practical training of 18 month