Skip to main content

Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (MSc)

Admission requirements for the master's degree programme Materials Science and Sustainability Methods

This Master's degree programme only starts in the winter semester. You can only apply if you have obtained your Bachelor's or equivalent degree by the previous semester.

Materials Science and Sustainability Methods is a first professionally qualifying university degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in a natural science or engineering degree programme with a minimum average grade of 2.5.

German language skills

If you do not have a German-language secondary school or university degree, you must have the German language skills required for the degree programme through the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule or the DSH 2 (German Language Test for University Admission for Foreign Applicants) or through the TestDaF (Test for German as a Foreign Language) with level TDN 4 in all four examination areas.

Application deadline

Applications for this Master's degree programme can be submitted from 15 May to 15 September each year.


Documents for the application

Before you start entering data in the online application form, please check that you have all the documents you need for your application and that you need to upload them with your online application:

  • University degree certificate including transcript of records (for foreign certificates with German or English translation);
  • Transcript of records without university degree certificate, if the university degree is not yet available but will be obtained in this summer semester;
  •  the APS certificate if you obtained your university degree in China, Vietnam or India;
  •  Proof of sufficient German language skills (telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule or TestDaF with a result of or DSH 2) if you obtained your university degree abroad.

Your personal contact

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