IPS for htw students
Start an internship in a company; attend project management & engineering courses at htw saar – as one mobility semester!


The IPS is an English-language program for htw saar & international bachelor students in (industrial) engineering sciences organized by the School of Engineering & Business School in cooperation with selected companies from the Saar region (ZF Friedrichshafen AG; Villeroy & BochHydacHager Group; Dürr Assembly Products).

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


During the IPS-semester, you will have

  • project work at one company from the Saar region (15 ECTS)
  • 2 courses from the School of Engineering/ Business School (industrial engineering sciences) (together 5 ECTS)
  • a course in project management/team building (5 ECTS),
  • a course in intercultural communication (2,5 ECTS)
  • and an elective module from the catalogue of elective modules (3 ECTS).


IPS@htw saar in short:

  • Start: March 22, 2021
  • End: July 31, 2021
  • Application deadline: February 7, 2021
  • ~ 30 ECTS credits


Entry requirements:

  • Minimum of 120 ECTS in an engineering study program
  • English proficiency required at least B2-level 


Have we sparked your interest in the IPS? If yes, so join the IPS of the htw saar!


The application process for htw students




Questions about the IPS

Study coordinator | International Project Semester

Julia C. Spatzek





Questions about the application for the IPS

Incomings | International Office

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





Industry partners in the Saar region