M.Sc. On Campus

Materials Science

University of Stuttgart

24 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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During the first year of your studies in the Master’s in Materials Science program from University of Stuttgart, you will deepen the basic knowledge acquired for your Bachelor’s degree. 


At the same time, the knowledge and skills in two specialized areas are built up to follow the current state of research.

In the second year of study, an individual research project in the form of a "Master Thesis" is completed within one of the many materials science research teams. The outstanding infrastructure of the University of Stuttgart makes the broad selection of these fields of specialization possible. 

Which interests and skills should I have?

You should have an interest in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Also important is being able to think in an interdisciplinary fashion within the natural sciences realm and liking mathematical-analytical thinking.

You will also need to demonstrate at least a basic command of the English language, since the lectures are given in English. Please refer to the admission regulations for details.

What job prospects are available to me after graduation?

The Materials Science program from University of Stuttgart allows you to choose from a wide offer of occupations ranging from material selection and counseling to quality management. It qualifies you to work independently and autonomously in industrial research as well as basic research in public institutions.

Programme Structure

The current catalog offers the following for instance:

  • Advanced materials characterization
  • Functional Materials
  • Inorganic materials chemistry
  • Materials Theory and Simulation
  • Metals and Structural Materials
  • Nanomaterials and Surfaces
  • Plastics engineering
  • Soft Matter and Bio-Materials

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

  • Bachelor and /or diploma degree (certified copy)
  • Certificate with the cumulative grade of your degree
  • Transcript of records, indicating all courses with the grade and the number of credit points and /or the number of hours.
  • Certification of your English fluency (see above).
  • A very short letter to explain your motivation for studying a graduate program in material science

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Living costs for Stuttgart

900 - 1521 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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