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The IU Bachelor in Robotics builds your knowledge in mechanical, electrical, and control engineering and expertise in computer science, data science, and artificial intelligence. Through a mix of theory and practical projects, you’ll acquire necessary skills to manage projects, lead innovative new technologies, and become a robotics specialist with excellent interpersonal skills. With this degree, you can enter a truly innovative field and excel into a successful career. With IU, you can study from the comfort of your home, 100% online.

Program Structure

1st semester

  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Introduction to Academic Work
  • Mathematics: Linear Algebra
  • Scientific and technical fundamentals
  • Smart Factory I
  • Technical Drawing

2nd semester

  • Production Engineering
  • Collaborative Work
  • Mathematics: Analysis
  • Mechanics – Statics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Project: Design with CAD

3rd semester

  • Sensor Technology
  • Signals and Systems
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Mechanics - Kinematics and Dynamics
  • Intercultural and Ethical Decision-Making
  • Introduction to Programming with Python

4th semester

  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Project: Modelling, Simulation and Control of Robots
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things
  • Embedded Systems
  • Project: Robotics

5th semester

  • Seminar: Human-Robot Interaction
  • Project: Applied Robotics with Robotic Platforms
  • Seminar: Robots and Society
  • Safety of Industrial Plants and Machines
  • Elective A

Choose one of the following electives:

  • Introduction to Cognitive Robotics
  • Industrial Robotics
  • Automation Technology
  • Service Robotics

6th semester

  • Electives B
  • Bachelor Thesis & Colloquium

Choose two of the following electives:

  • AI Specialist
  • Applied Sales
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Data Science and Deep Learning
  • Foreign Language
  • Industrial Robotics and Automation
  • International Marketing and Branding
  • Introduction to Cognitive Robotics
  • IT project and architecture management
  • IT Security
  • Mobile Software Engineering
  • Programming of Robotic Systems
  • Python for Software Engineering
  • Service Robotics
  • Supply Chain Management

Academic Requirements:

  • Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate such as A-Levels, IB Diploma including your Transcript of Records.
  • Proof of eligibility to study a bachelor's degree at university in Germany.

Depending on your chosen programme, academic level, and background, you might need to also take one of the following to make sure you are ready to study with us:

  • Bachelor Entrance Examination
  • Pathway Programme
  • English Level:
    - Proof of English skills.
    - Speexx B2.2 Certificate (complimentary when signing up with IU - free of charge)
    - If English is your native language or you graduated from an English-speaking school/university, you do not have to prove your English skills.