MSE Mechatronics and Automation

Practical study: You will address current issues in business and research.

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

Teaching by dedicated and well-connected professionals: Your lecturers have close links to research and industry and share their up-to-date knowledge.

At a Glance


Master of Science in Engineering focusing on Mechatronics and Automation

Course duration

3 full-time semesters,

5-6 part-time semesters

ECTS points


Course focus

  • Industrial systems
  • Mechatronic devices
  • Robotics
  • Dynamic systems and control


  • Rapperswil / Buchs: Subject specialisation

    Zurich: Theory and context modules

Approved Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering

Further preferred Bachelor’s degrees

  • BSc in System Engineering
  • BSc in Microtechnics
  • BSc in Industrial Systems
  • BSc in Mechatronics Engineering

Other qualifications: Portfolio admission possible

Involved Institutes

Teaching language

German, many modules in English