The Helmut Schmidt U. has approximately 3,000 students and offers state-of-the-art engineering laboratory facilities.

Program Specifics

Engineering Program in Germany

Dartmouth engineering majors and BE candidates may also participate in Thayer School's study abroad program especially for engineering students at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, Germany.

Dartmouth B.E. students may choose:

  • 12 weeks of coursework and/or
  • an 8-week summer research experience

Study and Research Topics

Helmut Schmidt University
  • Artificial intelligence
  • CAE methods in automotive engineering
  • Digital signal processing
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Fundamentals in vehicle dynamics
  • Process automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Numerical methods in computational engineering
  • Surface technology / materials science
  • Wireless automation


Students with questions about the Summer Research Experience program should contact:

Benoit Cushman-Roisin
Professor of Engineering