Department of
Technical Systems,
Processes and


Administrative Office

T +49 89 1265-1501


Department 05 at first glance



881 bachelor students

208 master students


degree programmes

4 Bachelor's degree programmes

6 Master's degree programmes



Our Department

The Department for Technical Systems, Processes and Communication offers 4 bachelor’s and 6 master’s programmes in four main areas of engineering. 40 professors and a large number of lecturers from the industry provide practice-oriented classes enhanced by a wide range of research activities. Teaching, academic thesis work, and doctoral theses conducted in cooperation with industry support the industrial advancements and develop innovations that meet existing market needs.

Our four areas of study

Below you will find a brief introduction to all of our areas of study. All of them are characterised by a strong practical relevance as our professors and lecturerers are closely involved in professional practice. Their experiences are directly implemented through our various courses. Please reach out to us if you are interested in exploring possibilities at our Department whether it be as a student, researcher or company looking for a cooperation.

Energy and Building Services Engineering

In the context of society’s future energy needs, this field of study covers issues such as sustainable energy for buildings and the efficient use of energy on business premises, in public institutions, communities, and other facilities where energy is consumed.

Paper and Packaging Technology

The primary focus is on the industrial high-tech production and use of paper as well as optimised processing technology and creative product development for the packaging industry. Sustainability and energy efficiency also figure prominently in this field of study.

Digital Media & Print

This wide-ranging field of study includes the technologies, processes, products, and markets of the printing industry and the related media industry. The field covers not only the principles of engineering but also industry-based methods used in business administration and media design.

Technical Communication

An exciting multimedia career with excellent prospects! Technical writers are translators between technologies and users of interactive systems, machinery and software. They use a variety of means to create attractive descriptions of products: user friendly manuals, 3D animations, utility videos, online help and social media.

Some of our international lecturers