Mining Engineering, M.Sc. | Clausthal University of Technology | Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
24 months
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The students in the Mining Engineering programme of the Clausthal University of Technology will be trained in a diversity of fields regarding the raw material production.


The main focus of the Mining Engineering programme of the Clausthal University of Technology is on gaining in-depth knowledge in exploration, extraction, conveying and the processing of raw materials. In addition, students will gain practice from outside the main subject such as interpersonal skills. The combination of different disciplines guarantees a complete preparation for the graduate’s future professional development as a mining engineer. The student will achieve competence from both university and internships and thus be able to cope with functions in leadership and engineering practice, also working interdisciplinary and considering sustainability.

Jobs and careers

A reliable Raw Material supply is the backbone of our society, and today the extraction is a growing market worldwide. This is followed by a continuously increasing need of specialists who are able to recognize and solve interdisciplinary problems from the fields of raw material production, environmental engineering and geology. Coping with the area of tension between using and preserving our planet in terms of sustainability is today’s mining engineer’s challenge.

The program M.Sc. Mining Engineering provides the graduate with scientific knowledge and gives systematic preparation for advanced job requirements. By completing the program, the graduate will be able to fill both leadership and technical positions. Furthermore, he/she is well prepared for jobs in the research and development at private companies as well as universities. The English language as medium of instructions opens the doors to positions to various field of Mining all over the globe.

  • Mining Methods
  • Mining Equipment
  • Mine Planning
  • Underground Mine Ventilation
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Sustainability Aspects in Mining

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Surface Mining
  • Underground Mining
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Mine Surveying
  • Mine Ventilation
  • Mineral Processing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Only graduates of a B.Sc. Mining Engineering or closely related study programs may apply for this programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Clausthal-Zellerfeld

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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