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Department of Natural Sciences

Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (MSc)

Studiengang Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (DE)
The study programme covers the fields of materials science and technical sustainability. It also provides students with methodological skills in the areas of materials development, processing and analysis plus the fields of sustainability aspects as efficient materials, life cycle assessment, conservation of resources and renewables. Lecture languages: 50% German, 50% English.

Study programme Materials Science Sustainability Methods english version

Prof. Dr. Christian Dresbach Program Advisor Materials Science and Sustainability Methods

Study contents Materials Science and Methods of Sustainability (M.Sc.)

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Modules MSc Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (Curriculum)

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Course guidance MSc Materials Science and Sustainability Methods

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Practical phase, final thesis and study abroad

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Stay Abroad

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Exams and more

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Degree Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (MSc)


Master's degree

Standard period of study

4 Semester

Language skills




Start of course

Each winter semester

Semester contribution


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in chemistry, materials science, engineering, forensic sciences or an equivalent study programme, grade at least "good" (2.5). For detailed information please contact our course advisers.

Application period

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 September.

Language skills

50% German, 50% English. Students who have not graduated from a German-speaking college or university need to provide proof of their sufficient German language skills (at least DSH 2, TestDaf or an equivalent evidence).


Accreditation by ASIIN (German accreditation association) until September 30, 2023

Events and schedules

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Checklist for fully enrolled first semester students and information about orientation weeks

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Time schedules