Ashesi-ETH Masters in Mechatronic Engineering 2023

In a collaborative venture between Ashesi University, Ghana, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and industry partners, applications for the prestigious Ashesi-ETH Masters in Mechatronic Engineering 2023 have opened.

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With operationally-present industry input, this program aims to equip graduates with specialized competencies and a comprehensive skill set in the exciting and dynamic field of Mechatronic Engineering.

A Gateway to the Future of Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering is a multidisciplinary field presenting a promising future with diverse applications in robotics, manufacturing, automation, automotive engineering, aerospace, healthcare, agriculture, leisure, entertainment, and much more.

This program allows students to tap into their potential in this evolving field.

The program encourages the amalgamation of theory and practice, offering students opportunities for industrial internships and Master project work tailored to their interests and career aspirations.


With teaching and training under the guidance of renowned experts from academia and industry, graduates are expected to receive direct job offers from world-leading industry partners, including.

  • ABB,
  • Barry Callebaut,
  • Bühler,
  • HPW,
  • Holcim,
  • Nestlé,
  • Tetra Pak.

Programme Structure

Advanced Core Modules

Offering foundational knowledge on mechanical systems design and analysis alongside programming and deployment of embedded devices for various industrial sectors.

Mechatronics and Control Modules

Facilitates understanding of robotic and control system solutions, including data-driven and machine-learning techniques.

Energy and Production Systems

Deepens understanding of renewable energy technologies, propulsion systems, and process chain planning.

Engineering in Perspective

Provides context to technical knowledge, honing leadership skills, public policy understanding, and corporate social responsibility for sustainable industrial development in Africa.


The final year comprises an internship to apply learned skills and a Master’s thesis for professional projects and research experience.

Benefits: A Package of Opportunities

  • Full coverage of tuition and other academic fees
  • Laptop and equipment, accommodation, and health insurance
  • A monthly stipend and one trip home per year
  • Onboarding period with scholarship provider for students funded by industry partners, followed by mentorship and industrial internship
  • On completion, dual-degree certification: Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) from ETH Zurich and a Master of Science (MSc) from Ashesi University.


  • Open to Africans
  • Applicants must hold a BSc or MSc in Electrical, Electronic, Computer, Mechanical, Process, Mechatronic Engineering or related fields.
  • Second Class Upper or better
  • Academic-level proficiency in English.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic Qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Extracurricular Achievements
  • Working/Internship Experience
  • Demonstration of Motivation

How to Apply

The application deadline is July 30, 2023, with rolling admissions in place, so it’s advised to apply early!

Interested individuals can,

For more information, visit Ashesi-ETH Master Program.


The Ashesi-ETH Masters in Mechatronic Engineering 2023 offers a unique and comprehensive platform for the next generation of engineers.

With many benefits and opportunities for real-world exposure, it is a doorway to the promising future of African engineering.


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