• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The programme comprises five study tracks covering polymer technology from different perspectives. The programme is adapted to accommodate the students' diverse professional backgrounds. In each study track the students acquire expertise in polymer chemistry and polymer physics.

Students will spend 1 year at DTU/Lyngby Campus, 1 year at another university (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

Depending on the study track the students get specific skills in their chosen innovative polymer technology engineering topic.

Study tracks:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Biomaterials Science
  • Industrial Processes
  • Macromolecular Materials 
  • Polymer Engineering

The Polymer Technology programme at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  will provide the student with:

  • General knowledge and understanding concerning properties and use of polymeric materials, including knowledge and understanding of related environmental aspects.
  • In-depth knowledge on how polymeric materials are build-up from molecular level to macroscopic level and the relationship between structure and material properties.
  • General knowledge on synthesis/modification, characterization, processing and applications of synthetic and biobased polymers and in-depth knowledge in the selected specialization.
  • Insight into current research front in polymer technology including the role of polymeric materials in sustainable society.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Polymer chemistry 
  • Polymer physics 

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • In the application, you must indicate your study track and second year university. You must also include a motivational letter.
  • BSc or BEng corresponding to a minimum of 180 ECTS credits
  • English language proficiency comparable with English B-level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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Living costs for Copenhagen

  • 7928 - 13460 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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