GPE Modules

The GPE Program is structured into five module groups Production, Engineering, Management, Intercultural Communication, and Special Profile.

To complete the program a student has to reach 120 credit points (CP) according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

Within the first three semesters, 90 CP has to be reached under the restriction, that at least one module out of every module group is chosen

  • Group A-D each minimum of 12 CP
  • Group E minimum 6 CP

This adds up to 54 credit points. Another 36 credit points have to be chosen from the list of GPE modules.
Students can select these modules according to their qualification goals.

Additionally, during the fourth semester, the remaining 30 CP have to be reached by 

  • doing an internship of at least 9 weeks in a company, whose site is located in a country different from the home culture (12 credit points).
  • and writing a Master Thesis (18 credit points).

After completing the GPE- Program, students will be awarded the degree certificate "Master of Science in Global Production Engineering" signed by the President of the Technical University of Berlin and the Dean of Faculty.

Following you will find a list of available modules. Please feel free to download the detailed GPE Manufacturing module described below.

Studies Structure 



  1. Manufacturing and Factory Planning
  2. Manufacturing and Factory Planning - Case Studies
  3. Manufacturing and Factory Planning - Operations
  4. Production Technology
  5. Additive Manufacturing
  1. Engineering Design and CAD Modelling
  2. Systematic Product Development
  3. Utilization of Wind Energy
  4. Renewable Power Technologies
  5. PV Systems & Solar Cells
  6. Machine Learning and Mathematical Optimization for Engineering and Management
  1. Global Production Management
  2. Quality Management
  3. Environmental Management
  4. Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  5. Business Administration
Intercultural Communication
  1. Workshop for Intercultural Communication and Relationships
  2. German for Engineers
  3. Global Integrated Management Systems
  4. Sustainability Approaches and Tools
  5. Project Management in International and Intercultural Environments
  6. Technology and Innovation Management
Special Profile
  1. Lean Production
  2. Lean Management
  3. Methods-Time Measurement
  4. Simulation of Production Systems
  5. Business Models and Entrepreneurship
  6. Enterprise Architecture and IT in the Automotive Industry
  7. GPE Seminar – Scientific Working
  8. GPE Projects


 Extra Curricular Modules
  1. Advanced Recycling Technologies
  2. Energy Storage Technologies
  3. Energy Engineering

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