M.Sc. On Campus

Biorefinery Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

24 months
1452 EUR/year
726 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Biorefinery Engineering from Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) is unique in Europe, placing an emphasis on engineering in the bio-based industry sector along the entire value creation chain (e.g. in the food industry, paper industry, or bioplastics industries). Attention is primarily focussed on innovation orientation, practical applications, and students’ international activities.


Biorefinery Engineering from Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) places a focus on the material and energetic utilisation of bio-based raw materials. In addition, you become familiar with different technical fields of knowledge regarding the conversion of biogenic raw materials into materials and energy, such as process engineering, chemistry, and biotechnology. In addition, you will acquire expertise in energy technology, environmental technology, and logistics.


Biorefinery Engineers are key experts for the implementation of an innovative bio-economy and the circular economy, both of which are high-ranking goals in European economic and research policy. They are in great demand in Europe, providing interdisciplinary support along the entire value chain in the bio-based industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Basics
  • Mass and Heat Transfer 
  • Chemical and Analytical Aspects of Biorefineries 
  • Bioresources 
  • Biorefinery Technologies
  • Biorefinery and Energy Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Austrian students who are registering to study at TU Graz for the first time should apply by 31 October for winter semester, and 31 March for summer semester.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission form
  • Certificate of the completed undergraduate degree
  • Transcript of records of the completed degree with details of the examinations taken, grades and credits
  • Proof of English language competence 
  • Copy of passport (only the page with the personal data)
  • Curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 363.36 Euro in the general admission period
    • 399.70 Euro in the additional admission period

Living costs for Graz

846 - 1191 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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