Earn a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering

Advanced technology in Petroleum Engineering requires highly skilled specialists. You will get the foundation meeting these requirements by successfully completing the bachelor program at Montanuniversität Leoben.

Starting with a very generic approach important for any engineer nowadays, courses will become very specific towards the end of your Bachelor studies. The broad education in combination with the informal but challenging teaching environment enables you to build up high-end knowledge and technical skills in Petroleum Engineering.

6 semesters
Full-time program
German & English
Starts Oct 2, 2017

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

1st Year

Montanuniversität & PE

The first step is to let you know what you can expect from Montanuniversität and the Department Petroleum Engineering DPE. Thus, ‘Introduction to the studies at Montanuniversität’ will give you an overview of the offered courses at the university and your future professional opportunities. Furthermore, ‘Introduction to Petroleum Engineering’ will cover the petroleum upstream business and the basics of how the petroleum industry works.

Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry

As a main characteristic of Montanuniversität, it is extremely important to start with a strong foundation as a base four competent engineers. Therefore, you will be immersed in all the basic science courses that will prepare you for your chosen major later in your studies. Mathematics, physics, statistics and an introduction to mechanics will be your first challenge.

Introduction to Geology & Mineralogy

An introduction to geology will lead you to understand the basics of the origin and historic development of our fascinating ‘planet Earth’. Throughout this section you will discover major subdisciplines such as mineralogy and petrology which cover topics from formation processes of magmatic, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks to the methods used for mineral analysis.