Bachelor Environmental Engineering

The bachelor programme comprises the following seven examination subjects:  fundamentals in mathematics and natural science, engineering fundamentals, subject-specific basics, interdisciplinary topics, specific areas of environmental engineering, elective courses and transferable skills, and the bachelor thesis. The modules covered by the seven examination subjects are demonstrated in this graph.

  • Fundamentals in mathematics and natural science include the modules mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biological sciences.
  • Engineering fundamentals comprise mechanics, geology and soil, process engineering and measurement instrumentation, geoinformation and geodesy, and programming and modeling.
  • The subject-specific basics include the two modules human, environment and technology, and energy and environment.
  • The interdisciplinary topics include the two modules law and economy.
  • The specific areas of environmental engineering comprise the modules geodata - acquisition and processing, environmental risk – water, environmental risk – climate, air quality and noise, water quality and resource management.
  • Finally, there is the modules elective courses and transferable skills, and the bachelor thesis.

Admission / enrolment

Deadlines and Information

For admission you have to complete an online pre-registration including the study preparation and reflection phase (Studien-VoR-Phase). This study preparation and reflection phase (not restrictive) should provide a basis for entry into the chosen bachelor's programme. Finally, you come to the Admission Office in person to complete the enrollment within the admission periode and during the opening hour.

Please notice, that the programme is in German. Therefore, you have to prove sufficient knowledge of German at Level C1 of the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (GERS) for admission.

Admission Deadlines:

Admission to a bachelor's degree programme with foreign school leaving certificate:

Studien-VoR-Phase Environmental Engineering:


Structure of the bachelor’s programme

The study programme at TU Wien consists of

The bachelor’s programme “Environmental Engineering” lasts 6 semesters.

On successful completion of the programme, students receive the title Bachelor of Science (BSc).

Besides the master’s programme, this degree gives graduates the opportunity to continue their studies abroad or to complete a master’s programme in a related field.

The bachelor’s programme is subdivided into:

Compulsory courses152 credits
Free electives (6,0 credits out of them from the central transferable skills offering) 18 credits
Bachelor thesis 10 credits

The remaining free electives can be chosen from courses of TU Wien or other national and international universities.


The timetable contains the compulsory courses specified in the curriculum and is only an orientation guide. It is provided in German and can be downloaded from the Downloads.

Bachelor Thesis

The module bachelor thesis („Bachelorarbeit”) consists of the thesis itself, which is evaluated with 10 credits and a seminar to the extent of 2 credits to learn scientific work.