Materials Science and Engineering Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Engineering & Technology
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 Materials Science and Engineering with our Master of Science (M.Sc.) program. Over two immersive years, delve into the intricate world of materials and unlock the potential for innovation. With 120 credit points aligned to the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), our program offers a comprehensive blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Experience the freedom to tailor your academic journey with a diverse range of electives and specializations. Choose from four majors, each offering unique insights into material processing, computational materials science, construction materials, and functional materials. Explore the intersection of science and engineering as you hone your expertise and contribute to cutting-edge research.


Graduates of our Master’s program in Materials Science and Engineering at KIT are poised to lead transformative advancements in material processing industries and scientific research. Equipped with a profound understanding of natural and engineering sciences, our graduates excel in diverse roles across industries, technical services, and academia.

Delve into the principles of thermodynamics, kinetics, and the electronic and mechanical properties of materials. Through rigorous coursework in modeling, simulation, and materials processing, graduates develop the skills to navigate complex research challenges. From product development to interdisciplinary simulation studies, our program empowers graduates to innovate and adapt to evolving market demands.

With a keen focus on social, economic, and ethical considerations, our graduates emerge as adept decision-makers, capable of driving sustainable change. Through industrial training and key competencies, they acquire practical skills to thrive in operational environments. Armed with the ability to identify tasks, gather information, and apply critical thinking, our graduates contribute to value-added processes with confidence.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a related degree program covering metals and materials physics, ceramics, polymers, and functional materials, among others.
  • Proficiency in the German language at level B1 for foreign nationals applying to German-taught programs.
  • Materials Science Specialization
  • Major 1: Selectable
  • Major 2: Selectable
  • Professional Internship
  • Technical Specialization
  • Key Qualifications
  • Master Thesis

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni embody success in diverse industries, leveraging their expertise to drive innovation and shape the future of materials science. With a robust foundation in materials engineering principles and practical skills, graduates lead comprehensive research and development projects with confidence. The program’s emphasis on interdisciplinary learning equips graduates with the adaptability and resilience to excel in today’s competitive job market.

Visa Requirements:

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