Management in Polymer Technologies, Master | Johannes Kepler University Linz | Linz, Austria
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Management in Polymer Technologies

24 months
726 EUR/year
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The Master’s degree program Management in Polymer Technologies (MPT) offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz combines key subject areas in polymer engineering and business administration.


The curriculum is globally unique, expanding on undergraduate studies in Polymer Engineering at the JKU. Applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in Technical Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Technical Physics, or Mechatronics need to complete mandatory bridging subjects during the MPT program. 

Graduates of other undergraduate degree programs admitted to the program may be required to complete additional coursework of up to 40 ECTS credits during the program. The Master’s degree program Management in Polymer Technologies (MPT) offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz program is flexible, allowing students to specialize in polymer technologies and business administration, including Sustainable Development. Graduates can pursue professions ranging from project management to 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.

Graduates of the MPT program are highly sought-after specialists and can pursue a variety of occupations at companies hiring experts who possess a unique background in both engineering and business. Job opportunities exist in:

  • The plastics industry (including plastics manufacturers and processing companies as well as product suppliers and products for use in the plastics industry)
  • Industrial companies that utilize plastics and polymer products, including the packaging industry, construction branch, automotive industry, electrical equipment and electronics industry, the sports and recreation sector, aerospace, energy production, medical products and devices, etc.
  • Agencies and regulation authorities that oversee polymeric materials and products (such as certification agencies, ministries, patent offices, etc.)

Polymer-based products and technologies are vital to today's economy and their innovative potential is limitless. In lieu of the social challenges outlined in the UN’s ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’, graduates of the MPT program can also:

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management Basics
  • Management Advanced
  • Advanced Polymer Technologies
  • Advanced Electives in Management and Polymer Technologies
  • 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 for additional 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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