Innovative Materials For A Better Future

Welcome to the website of the Materials Science and Engineering Master’s (M.Sc.) degree program, which will start in winter semester 2022/23.

Applications are open from February 3rd 2022.

15 unbeatable reasons why choosing the master program Materials Science and Engineering at FAU is the best decision you will ever make:

The student teacher ratio is excellent. Small classes, many electives, and a large number of highly motivated scientists from all 9 chairs of the Department for Materials Science and Engineering ensure that you have the best individual support imaginable.

German universities do not charge any kind of tuition. There is just a semester fee, which is made up of a contribution to Student Services and a general contribution towards the cost of the semester ticket.

English is the language of instruction in all courses in the master program Materials Science and Engineering. You do not need to provide a German language certificate for your application. However, we strongly encourage you to build up your German skills once you are here.

The nine chairs of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have extensive and state-of-the-art technical equipment. Depending on you field if specialization you will have access to transmission electron microscopes, scanning electron microscopes, and an atom probe, to name but a few.

With the master program Materials Science and Engineering you have the agony of choice: Five out of fourteen modules are electives. Here, you can choose your lecture freely from a pool within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering – and even from other departments of the School of Engineering.

You do not only choose lectures in your elective modules.

First and foremost, you have the opportunity to specialize in 3 materials areas of your choice – entirely according to your taste. The areas correspond to the research focuses of the nine chairs at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Your professors are among the best researchers in their respective research areas and have a high worldwide reputation.

There is a huge varity of global player industries within the metropolitan region – that is, right around the corner. Siemens, Adidas, Schaeffler, Continental, Framatome,and many more.