International Project Semester 2.0 (IPS 2.0)
for engineering students with company project in the industrial sector; attending project management & engineering courses at htw saar – in one semester!


Are you a htw student and interested in IPS 2.0? Then click here to know more about IPS.


For interested students from our partner universities:


Do you want to work and study in the heart of Europe?

Come to htw saar and join the IPS 2.0 in Saarbrücken! The IPS 2.0 is an English-language program for international & local bachelor's students in engineering sciences, which is organized by the School of Engineering in cooperation with selected industrial partners. 

You will have a unique opportunity to work on an engineering project in the industrial sector (e.g. in robotics, materials science, or product development), in international, interdisciplinary teams, and attend courses at htw saar.


During the IPS 2.0 semester, you will have

  • project work at one company from the Saar region (20 ECTS),
  • two elective courses from the School of Engineering (5 ECTS):
    • Introduction to Arduino,
    • Embedded Systems and Simulink


    • Sensor Sytems 
  • a course in project management (2 ECTS),
  • courses in intercultural communication and German language (3 ECTS).


IPS@htw saar in short:

  • Start: Summer semester 2023, starting on March 20, 2023
  • End: Juli 31, 2023
  • Application deadline: November 30, 2022
  • 30 ECTS
  • Compatible with ERASMUS+ grant


Entry requirements:

  • At least 120 ECTS in an engineering study program
  • English proficiency required at least B2-level (No German skills required)
  • Bachelor students in Engineering Sciences from our partner universities (see list below) and from htw saar


Click here to know more about the application process.



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European partner universities with which the htw saar has Erasmus+ cooperation in the field of engineering sciences (i.e. the universities whose students can apply for the IPS):

  • University of Zagreb (Croatia)
  • University College of Northern Denmark (Denmark)
  • ENIM Metz - Lorraine University (France)
  • LAB University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • TAMK University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • Saxion University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)
  • Lodz University of Technology (Poland)
  • Technical University of Iasi (Romania)
  • Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai (Romania) 
  • Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland)
  • University West (Sweden)
  • Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland)
  • University of Vigo (Spain)


Other partner universities whose students can apply for the International Project Semester:

  • UNIFACS Universidade Salvador (Brazil)
  • Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (Chile)
  • Aoyama Gakuin University (Japan)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida - Tecnológico Nacional de México  (Mexico)
  • Clemson University (USA)






IPS Flyer 2023





Questions about the IPS

Study coordinator | International Project Semester

Anna Wetzling


Questions about the application

Incomings | International Office

t:+49 (0) 681 58 67- 654


Find us on Instagam:

Industrial partners in the Saar region with previous cooperation