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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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Untitled link

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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

English, German



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 and 50 % English. Required German language skills: Level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Required English language skills: Level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


Accreditation by ASIIN (German accreditation association) until September 30, 2030

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

Contact points

Departmental Office Natural Sciences




Office address: I 222 (Firma Innovatec, 2nd floor, Von-Liebig-Straße 6, 53359 Rheinbach)


Post address: Heisenbergstr. 16

53359, Rheinbach

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 9.00 - 12.00 am

Don’t hesitate to contact us via phone 8 a.m. till 3.30 p.m.: .

Contact to the Registrar's Office


Campus Sankt Augustin: Grantham Allee 20, 53757 Sankt Augustin // Rooms E039 - E040 & E044 - E048

Campus Rheinbach: Egermanstr. 1, 53359 Rheinbach // Rooms 1.304 - 1.305

Opening hours

Telephone consultation hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 12:00, Monday - Thursday: 14:00 - 15:00

Personal consultation hours by appointment only

The job portal of the university


Grantham-Allee 20

53575, Sankt Augustin


+ 49 2241 865-677

Opening hours

monday - thursday: 9 AM - 2 PM