M.Sc. On Campus

Polymer Technologies and Sciences

Johannes Kepler University Linz

24 months
726 EUR/year
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As part of a broad, comprehensive program offered in polymer engineering, the Master’s degree program Polymer Technologies and Sciences (PTS) offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz provides students with an advanced, science-based curriculum that covers key areas in polymer product manufacturing.


The Master’s degree program Polymer Technologies and Sciences (PTS) offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz expands on the material covered in the undergraduate degree program Polymer Engineering (Kunststofftechnik) at the JKU. 

Students can take advantage of flexible options to specialize in a variety of areas such as materials science, polymer processing, or polymer product design in combination with experimental techniques, modeling and simulation.

Graduates can pursue careers ranging in research and development to production, marketing, and to executive management positions.

Your Benefits

  • Unique cross-disciplinary program
  • Attractive infrastructure, state-of-the-art equipment
  • Flexible options for specialization
  • Outstanding conditions to conduct research
  • Excellent career prospects.

Polymer-based products and technologies are vital to the economy and their innovative potential is limitless. Graduates of the Master's degree program in Polymer Technologies and Science are uniquely and highly qualified to:

  • Pursue a position at an academic, public, or private research facility (possibly in combination with a Ph.D. degree program, in Austria or abroad)
  • Create a start-up company in manufacturing, as a service provider, or as an expert consultant

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Polymeric Materials and Testing
  • Polymer Product Engineering
  • Polymer Processing
  • Elective Courses
  • Autonomous Coursework/Electives
  • Master's Thesis
  • Final Master's Examination

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Contact the Admissions Office or see the curriculum for detailed information about the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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