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Packaging Technology and Sustainability, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Packaging Technology and Sustainability at FH Campus Wien is the first part-time master degree program in the DACH region that deals with the interdisciplinary subject of packaging technology. The students deepen their knowledge in the fields of packaging technology, sustainability, management and science and research. 


This Packaging Technology and Sustainability scientific technical degree program with economic elements at FH Campus Wien is held in English. With advanced competencies in communication, research and project management, students are prepared for a leadership position in the packaging industry.

What makes this degree program special

  • Tailored to the life cycle of the most important packaging materials paper, cardboard, plastic, metal and glass
  • Focus on sustainable production and product design
  • Cooperation with the packaging industry guarantees practical orientation
  • Acquisition of English technical language
  • Preparation for a leading role in the packaging industry

Career prospects

With an annual turnover of more than 10 billion euros and more than 35,000 employees, the Austrian packaging industry is an important factor in the Austrian economy. In the long term, the packaging industry is growing and will require even more qualified personnel, especially internationally. As a graduate of this master degree program, your economic and technical background will make you the ideal specialist for packaging technology. Your main fields of work are the manufacture of packaging, the production of goods, the trade in intensive packaging and the supply environment of the packaging industry.

Programme Structure

The course is divided into four main topics: 

  • Packaging Technology
  • Sustainability
  • Management 
  • Science and Research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      4 Semester
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor or diploma degree from a university with a total of 180 ECTS, with at least 15 ECTS credits in science, 15 ECTS in packaging technology, 6 ECTS in quality management and 15 ECTS in economics and management. In exceptional cases, the University Council will make a joint decision with the head of the academic section.
  • Equivalent foreign diploma
  • The bachelor degree programs Sustainable Resource Management and Industrial Packaging Technology offered at the FH Campus Wien completely fulfill the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition fees for students from third countries € 727 per semester

Living costs for Vienna

  • 861 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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