Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering


The Bachelor programme in Industrial Engineering imparts solid foundations in technology and business administration, and is geared to applying this knowledge in the manufacturing industry. Integrated teaching modules combine engineering approaches with business administration tasks.

Industry needs experts who have engineering expertise, a knowledge of business administration and cross-cultural skills. The Industrial Engineering degree will enable you to successfully build bridges between technology and management, science and industry.

At a glance

FHO Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (180 ECTS)

Practical skills
Industrial Project

Forms of study
Full-time study, Part-time study 

Professional certification with a foundation training in a profession related to the field of study
For secondary school leavers: Structured practical year

Application deadline
30 April

Start of study
Autumn semester: week 38 (introduction days in week37)

Registration fee: CHF 250.–
Tuition fees: CHF 1000.– per semester
Examination fee: CHF 40.– per semester

The Bachelor’s Programme in Industrial Engineering at the FHS St.Gallen develops the students’ action competence across the different specialist disciplines. The corresponding skills are defined each semester and developed continuously. The teaching is methodically process-oriented and geared towards problem-solving. It therefore improves your implementation skills. On the industrial projects, you spend five semesters working with companies from the industry, in order to improve your practical skills and your ability to integrate.

Due to its modular structure, you can complete the Bachelor’s Programme in Industrial Engineering at the FHS St.Gallen on a full-time or a part-time basis. It takes three or four years, depending on the study intensity. The course starts in autumn each year (calendar week 38). The compulsory induction days take place the week before according to a separate programme.

The requirement for exam-free admission to the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering is a professional certificate for training in a profession related to the field of study. Depending on your educational background, we recommend you attend supporting pre-lectures and a vocational course. For candidates who do not have German as a mother tongue, proof of German mastery is also required at level C2.