Architecture Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Architecture & Design
Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in architecture with our Master of Science (M.Sc.) program, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the dynamic world of architectural design and innovation. Over a period of 2 years, you’ll delve into a comprehensive curriculum that blends theoretical insights with hands-on experience, earning 120 credit points under the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Embrace the freedom to shape your academic path through a diverse range of elective modules and interdisciplinary seminars, ensuring a personalized and enriching learning experience.


Our Master’s program in architecture stands at the forefront of education, aligning with the regulations set forth by esteemed institutions like the German Federal Chamber of Architects, UIA, and AESOP. By immersing yourself in this program, you’ll undergo a rigorous yet rewarding journey, culminating in a qualification that opens doors to a world of opportunities.

Whether you aspire to lead architectural projects, conduct groundbreaking research, or contribute to sustainable urban development, our program equips you with the tools and mindset needed to excel in today’s competitive landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent, with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits
  • Internship experience in an architect’s or structural engineering office
  • Subject-specific aptitude test comprising a design portfolio and interview
  • Letter of motivation highlighting the applicant’s commitment to the program
  • Language proficiency in German (B1-level) or English (B2-level)
  • 1st semester: Structural engineering design, Design specialization, Structural design and construction, Module from the field of design, history, art, and theory, Impromptu designs
  • 2nd semester: Urban design, Design specialization, Module from the field of urban and landscape design, Lecture series, Module from the subject specialization
  • 3rd semester: Structural engineering or urban design, Design specialization, Module from the subject specialization, Interdisciplinary qualifications, Research seminar / free study project
  • 4th semester: Master’s thesis, Module from the subject specialization, Seminar week, Master’s thesis preparation

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have forged successful paths in various sectors, serving as testament to the effectiveness of our program in preparing students for the demands of the industry. From renowned architectural firms to governmental organizations, our graduates have made significant contributions to the built environment, showcasing their expertise in design, research, and project management.

By honing critical thinking, leadership, and interdisciplinary collaboration skills, our program empowers graduates to thrive in diverse roles and make meaningful impacts in the field of architecture.

Visa Requirements:

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