IPS for htw students
for engineering students with company project in the industrial sector; attending 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 Engineering Sciences organized by the School of Engineering & Business School in cooperation with selected companies from the Saar region.

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 internationalinterdisciplinary 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 (20 ECTS),
  • two elective courses from the School of Engineering (5 ECTS),
  • a course in project management (2 ECTS),
  • a course in intercultural communication (0,5 ECTS)
  • plus an extra course to complete the 30 ECTS.


IPS@htw saar in short:

  • Start: Winter semester 2022/23
  • End: February 10, 2023
  • Application deadline: June 10, 2022
  • 30 ECTS
  • For Industrial Engineering and MST students: The IPS replaces your Praxisphase
  • For the Mechanical Engineering students: The IPS replaces your mobility semester in the 5th semester - Internationalisation@home


Entry requirements:

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


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


The application process for htw students




IPS Flyer 2022/23




Questions about the IPS

Project coordinator | International Project Semester

Julia C. Spatzek


Questions about the application

Incomings | International Office

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




Industry partners in the Saar region with previous cooperation