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MSc Business Engineering in Urban Mobility

Why study Business Engineering in Urban Mobility at the EIT Urban Mobility Master School?

In a world where urbanization is on the rise and sustainability is paramount, the demand for innovative solutions in urban mobility is greater than ever before. The programme Business Engineering in Urban Mobility offers a transformative learning experience to become a leader in one of the most critical and dynamic fields of the 21st century. In particular, the programme focuses on providing conceptual knowledge, methods, and project-based experience in innovating and transforming business models in the context of urban mobility. The scope is interdisciplinary and covers all modes of urban and regional transport for personal travel as well as goods and logistics. The programme provides an understanding of business perspectives in the evolving urban mobility landscape, how to design user-centric and sustainable solutions that enhance the urban mobility experience and how the power of data can be used to make informed decisions in optimizing urban mobility systems and supply chains. Through the interdisciplinary approach of the programme, students will be equipped with a comprehensive understanding of technology mixed with extensive competencies in the field of management.

How is the programme structured?

All programmes at the EIT Urban Mobility Master School have a unique study path:

  • Students study one year each at two different universities, the “entry” university and the “exit” university. All options are located at a leading university in Europe in the field of urban mobility.
  • Graduating students will be awarded two officially recognised Master of Science degrees, from each of the two universities. Moreover, the programme is designed so that students may attain the qualifications for a certificate awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.
  • During the first-year studies, students will be introduced to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and participate in an extended Challenge Project. During the same year, students will acquire essential technical skills for working with urban mobility challenges.
  • Between the first and second year, students will participate in a Summer School applying new skills to two different cities within Europe.
  • In the second year, students will choose from several more specialised courses in both technical content as well as innovation and entrepreneurship. Students will also participate in a shorter challenge project that includes an internship at a company or organisation working to meet urban mobility challenges. To complete their degree, in the second year, students will carry out an independent master thesis, combining and demonstrating their full set of technical and entrepreneurial skills.
  • You will have a wide range of career opportunities, within the public and private sector, as well as have the know-how to start your own business or conduct rigorous research.

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Who can apply?

The programme welcomes candidates who have a solid foundation in analytical problem solving, as demonstrated by a B.Sc. degree in (Industrial) Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or Architecture. In addition, participation in the program requires 70 ECTS in the fields of business, economics and engineering, of those 70 ECTS 25 ECTS need to be in business and 5 ECTS in economics.

Where can I study Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions?

Students start the programme at the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany and end the programme at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Spain (students must attend a different university for Year 1 and Year 2):

  • Technical University of Braunschweig – Braunschweig, Germany
  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) – Barcelona, Spain

What are the career opportunities?

After completing the Business Engineering in Urban Mobility programme you will be fully equipped to pursue diverse career opportunities in various sectors. As you will connect with companies early on during your studies through project challenges, industrial mentors as well as master thesis’ placements, you gain practical experience and make important connections in order to take over jobs as engineers, planners, strategy experts, operators, innovators, marketers or managers in the private or public transportation sector, the automotive industry as well as in city planning or in mobility start-ups.

Which diploma will I receive after graduation?

Technical University of Braunschweig: Students will receive a Master of Science in “Technology-oriented Management/ Technologie-orientiertes Management”. The official diploma will be granted in English and German.

Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC): Students will receive an official diploma upon successfully completing the “Máster Universitario en Movilidad Urbana/Master in Urban Mobility por la Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya Especialidad en Innovación y Emprendimiento / Innovation and Entrepreneurship”. The major obtained (Business Engineering in Urban Mobility) will be specified in the Supplement to the Diploma as an itinerary. The diploma will include translation to three languages: Catalan, Spanish, and English.

Programme Lead:

Prof. Dr. David M. Woisetschläger 

Institute of Automotive Management and Industrial Production, Technical University of Braunschweig

David M. Woisetschläger is a full professor and the head of the chair of Services Management at the Institute of Automotive Management and Industrial Production at the Technical University of Braunschweig. His research interests lie primarily in the fields of service innovation, branding, and customer relationship management, with a particular focus on the mobility sector, communication and data-based services, and the sports industry. He is a board member of NFF, the interdisciplinary automotive research center at TU Braunschweig, and board member of ITS mobility e.V., the largest competence cluster for smart mobility in Germany. He advocates an interdisciplinary approach and works with colleagues from the engineering and (business) informatics as well as external companies on the transformation of business models and innovation in the mobility sector.

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Business Engineering in Urban Mobility

120 ECTS

2 years, full-time

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