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Research is of outstanding importance to the Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, as it not only contributes to its scientific reputation, but also makes a significant contribution to innovation, technological progress and continuous quality improvement in teaching. Research is therefore the foundation for academic excellence and a lasting influence on industry and society.

Ein Dozierender erklärt drei Studierenden die Antriebsmechanik eines Mähdreschers


There is a close link between applied research and teaching. The Faculty of Mechanical and Civil Engineering aims to maintain its leading position in teaching and applied research within Bavaria in the following areas:

  • Automotive and commercial vehicle technology
  • Energy and environmental technology
  • Lightweight construction (recognised competence centre for lightweight construction and lightweight construction cluster)
  • Numerical simulation
  • Production and logistics systems