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Sustainable Real Estate Management, Bachelor of Engineering

Faculty Industrial Engineering
Course of studies Sustainable Real Estate Management
Degree Bachelor
Academic degree Bachelor of Engineering
Start Winter semester
Regular study period 6 Semesters
Further qualification Industrial Management (M.Sc.)
Category management
Engineering Sciences
Type of study full-time studies
Admission restriction No
Tuition No
Credits 180
Accredited Yes  / certificate
Application portal International Office

Objective

Affordable housing, resource-efficient construction, energy-efficient refurbishment. Sustainability defines the real estate industry today.

Today, real estate managers need more than legal and technical knowledge to reconcile the wishes of customers with what is really feasible. From the development and construction of a new property, through its use and restructuring, to its demolition, they include the impact on people and the environment in their economic considerations.

What is needed here is above all economic, ecological-technical and socio-cultural methodological knowledge: the ability to find the optimum solution for people, the environment and the economy when faced with new challenges by weighing up different approaches. This is exactly the knowledge you will acquire during your studies at Mittweida University of Applied Sciences.

Career prospects

Of course, you could start your own business as a broker. But the focus of the study program is different.

If you study Sustainable Real Estate Management at Mittweida University of Applied Sciences, you will become an expert in the evaluation of real estate and construction measures.

You will help housing cooperatives and companies, architecture and engineering firms, or public building and real estate offices to design construction projects in such a way that they are optimal from a social, ecological and economic point of view.

For investors such as insurance companies and funds or credit institutions such as banks and building societies, you assess real estate and properties and suggest more sustainable alternatives.

As a real estate manager, you control all technical, infrastructural and commercial processes for the maintenance of a company's buildings and land.

Stucture

Real projects instead of cramming regulations.

Mittweida University of Applied Sciences is different. The focus of your studies is not the acquisition of knowledge by reading and memorizing literature. What counts here: That at the end of your studies you know exactly how to solve problems and challenges in your daily work. To this end, you will be given a colorful bouquet of methods. Applying them is a central part of your studies.

You can look up and read through the appropriate regulations at any time. But what gives you a real advantage after your studies in Mittweida is the experience you gain, for example, in the transfer projects. At the end of each semester, you work in groups to apply the knowledge you have gained in the previous months. The highlight: The projects are real. For example, Siemens Real Estate, which manages all of the company's real estate, asks you to come up with a concept for how they should make structural changes to one of their office buildings. Our students have also already developed concepts for the revitalization of Chemnitz' Brühl district, which were then discussed by the city council.

Very important: Don't be afraid. All transfer projects serve to consolidate the knowledge acquired in lectures, seminars and excursions during the respective semester. The technical and business subjects are always supplemented with socio-cultural and ecological aspects that are crucial for sustainable construction and operation of real estate.

A note: Even with the word "mathematics" in the study plan, "don't be afraid". As a foundational subject, math is important for all majors that combine business and technical aspects. If you need support, there is a large tutorial program at Mittweida University of Applied Sciences, where students from the higher semesters help you to best prepare for the exams.

Application and admission

You are interested?

Please register here  hs-mittweida.de/bewerben. As soon as you have transmitted all forms and supporting documents – you can enrol. Your enrolment certificate reliably grants a university place in Mittweida.

You can study at the Hochschule Mittweida 

  • with a general matriculation standard
  • with a subject-related entrance qualification (according to the subject)
  • with an advanced technical college certificate.

You can find all information on application deadlines and required documents here.

If you do not have any of the mentioned degrees, look here for more information.

There is a separate application deadline for international students. Please click here for more information.