Embedded systems are complex computer systems that are designed to achieve specific functionality. Their design requires an advanced set of skills that spans hardware and software. Additionally, it's usually required that an embedded system satisfies a set of non-functional requirements including low-power consumption and real-time predictability. The ubiquity of embedded systems together with their increased complexity makes the market always in the hunt for new experts with this diverse set of skills. In the study “Zukunft Digitale Wirtschaft (Future Digital Economy)“ that has been ordered by German chancellor. The field of Embedded Systems has been identified as one of the  “hidden champions” of high importance to the German and European economies.


Career opportunities 

Our program has been designed to equip students with the core knowledge about embedded systems. Later, they can tailor their elective modules to one of the diverse application domains of embedded systems. You can find out more about our specialisation tracks here . The positions that our alumni have pursued both in academia and industry provide an evidence of the excellent teaching and research quality that our programme provides.

Some of the companies where our alumnis are:





Some of the universities where our alumni are pursuing Ph.D. degrees:


Career Services

All partner universities have career service offices that can offer further support to EMECS students