Mechatronics and Automation

Why Study Mechatronics and Automation at HSR?

Practical study

You will address current issues in research and development.

Tailored design

You decide whether to acquire a broad spectrum of knowledge or to specialise in a single field.

Modern technology and tools

You will use up-to-date simulation tools for development and work with modern machinery and equipment.

Teaching by dedicated and well-connected professionals

Your lecturers have close links to research and industry and share their up-to-date knowledge.

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationMaster of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Engineering with specialization in Mechatronics and Automation
Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

5-6 part-time semesters

ECTS points90
Specialist focusesIndustrial systems, mechatronic devices, robotics, dynamic systems and control

Technical specialisation: Rapperswil, Buchs

Theory and context modules: Zurich

Preferred Bachelor’s degrees 
  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc in System Engineering
  • BSc in Microtechnology
  • BSc in Industrial Systems
  • BSc in Mechatronics Engineering
Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible
Teaching language

German, many modules in English

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