Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Wood Building and Construction

Building towards a secure future

Wood is one of the oldest construction materials in the world and still enjoys great popularity thanks to its many advantages. Whether it’s for aesthetic, economic or environmentally-friendly reasons, building with wood is forward-looking and offers stable career prospects.

Through its combination of construction, building physics, building technology and training in business administration, Rosenheim’s Wood Building and Construction course is unique in Europe. The skilled education and practical focus provide the best conditions for independent work and innovative approaches.

  • Final qualification: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
  • Duration: 7 semesters (6 theoretical semesters and 1 practical semester)
  • Combined studies (course of study with vocational training) possible: Dual education (available in German)

Course content

The Wood Building and Construction course provides interdisciplinary education that prepares students for various areas of employment. In addition to teaching the basics of natural sciences, the course focuses on the following subjects:

  • Wood construction, statics
  • Planning and production engineering
  • Building physics, building chemistry
  • Materials science
  • Building technology
  • Operations management and corporate planning
  • Construction site management, building law

Link to course structure (available in German)

Career opportunities

The course promises unrivalled career prospects – in Germany and abroad. Thanks to their multi-faceted and skilled education, students can open doors to various areas of work including within and beyond the wood building sector. Career opportunities can be found not only in companies but also in the public sector and self-employment.

Link to career prospects and areas of employment (available in German)

Application and admission

  • Course starts: each winter semester
  • Application period: from 1 May to 15 July
  • Application form: online at
  • Admission to the course is not restricted.

Link to study regulations for the Wood Building and Construction course (availabel in German)

General information on applications, admissions and enrolment

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