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Applied Industrial Electronics

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Applied Industrial Electronics), 180 ECTS

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Esbjerg
Duration 3 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


Power electronics, electrical machines, instrumentation, automation and robots play key roles in our society today. With an education in Applied Industrial Electronics in Esbjerg you can help shape the development of these areas. The bachelor's programme in Applied Industrial Electronics equips you to work as an electronic engineer.

In the programme, you will learn how power electronic converters and electrical machines function and how they are developed. During the programme, you also gain knowledge about embedded systems and about computers and programming, and you learn about signal processing, instrumentation, automation and about mechatronics and robots. In addition to knowledge about how to develop systems, you also learn how to test and validate systems to ensure that they work as intended.With a bachelor's degree in Applied Industrial Electronics you can go on for an MSc in Engineering.

As an engineer, you can work in the process, automation, and energy industry where you can develop new converters and machines for wind turbines, work with energy and performance optimisation of industrial processes or with mechatronic systems for things like robots or wave energy systems.During your training you will work closely with companies for your project work. The projects are based on the industry's current issues and are organised so that you and your project group are constantly challenged to think in innovative, creative and systematic ways in order to find new solutions.

The program in Applied Industrial Electronics is an English language programme that takes place in an international environment and is offered internationally. This means that in addition to your academic competencies you also develop your language skills. The international environment can also provide you with intercultural competences that will serve you well in your future career.

Career Opportunities  

The bachelor's programme in Applied Industrial Electronics is especially organised for those who wish to continue in a two-year master's program in engineering (MSc).As an engineer in Applied Industrial Electronics you can handle complex and development-oriented situations in the electronics and power electronics area, and you possess competencies on microprocessor systems, electrical machines and robotic systems that can be used in development, planning and operation of industrial energy systems.With an MSc in Engineering you can, for example, work in
  • The process industry
  • The wind turbine industry
  • Energy companies
  • Manufacturing companies for electronics and electrical machines
  • The offshore industry


In order to be admitted to the bachelor's programme in Applied Industrial Electronics at Aalborg University Esbjerg, you need the following qualifications:
  • Upper secondary school exam
  • English B or an acceptable IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge score
  • Mathematics A with a minimum grade of 4,0 in average
  • Physics B or Geoscience A
Please note that A, B and C refer to the course level - not grades.Apply through the national electronic admission system, with all relevant documentation. Read more about applying via

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly at

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students with a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01



Aalborg University Esbjerg is a section of Aalborg University located in the city of Esbjerg, Denmark. Aalborg University Esbjerg is a research department with a range of research activities and study programmes.

With approximately 600 students and 110 employees, the campus is relatively small. This results in a relaxed atmosphere and an increased interaction between students as well as between researchers.

Graduates from Aalborg University are highly rated in industry as being the most skilled in project management and skilled in central competences.

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