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Polymer Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
Aalen, Germany
„Lightweight Engineering with Plastics“ that's the slogan for the master course Polymer Technology at the Aalen University of Applied Sciences. The course is for all interested persons of the technical or scientific area or for industrial engineers. You will have perfect international requirements to work in the polymer area in demand!
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Students of Polymer Technology at the Aalen University of Applied Sciences can gain a high level of engineering knowledge through Aalen University. The goal of the Polymer Technology master programme is to provide a well-balanced combination of theory and practical laboratory training in the polymer science and technology field. Since 1969, the Polymer Technology Department of Aalen University has been educating students in Polymer Technology and has shared its scientific expertise in books and publications.

 Studying Polymer Technology promises you personally a great career success. By joining an academic institution in Germany, you access one of the leading countries for that technology in the world. So go ahead! 


The Polymer Technology industry is worldwide vastly growing. Polymers represent the most significant material class for lightweight and high-tech applications, as e.g. in

  • Aerospace
  • Automobile Industry
  • Consumer goods
  • Medical Application
  • Packaging
  • Safety
  • Sports
It strives for advanced and sophisticated products engineered for the demands of the modern world. Consequently, polymer technology expertise is highly demanded. As a graduate with a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Polymer Technology of Aalen University, you will represent an expert in polymer engineering, well prepared to become a demanded member of staff in the industry or a scientific researcher (PhD).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Polymer Materials 
  • Polymer Testing
  • Advanced Polymer Processing - Extrusion
  • Polymer Physics and Rheology 
  • Advanced Polymer Processing - Injection Moulding
  • Polymer Design and Mould Design 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  •  First Academic Degree (B.Eng., B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering, Polymer Technology, Polymer Chemistry or similar courses 
  •  Language skills:  German + English (B2) or English + German (A2)

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    294 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 147 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Aalen

  • 630 - 1000 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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