M.Eng. On Campus

Sustainable Textiles

Hof University of Applied Sciences

18 months
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You already earned a Bachelor in textile engineering and you feel the need to gain deeper knowledge to understand the global challenge of textile industry? If you are interested in responsible production & environmental protection, in legal regulation and labour rights, you should apply for the Sustainable Textiles programme of Hof University of Applied Sciences.


Program objectives

During your studies, you acquire the skills needed to create (more) sustainable processes in textile chemistry. You develop solutions for non-hazardous alternative chemicals; optimized production processes and conduct research on innovative fibres and finishing’s.

With the Sustainable Textiles programme of Hof University of Applied Sciences, you have excellent career opportunities, both in Germany and world-wide.

Your Benefits

  • Your career perspectives are excellent and divers
  • Research & development (R&D) in the textile chemistry industry
  • Project manager or leading position in research and sustainability teams in textile industry (brand, retail, manufacturing, production)
  • Leading position in institutions/ organizations (Governmental or non-Governmental)
  • Cooperative PhD

In addition, you benefit from

  • German language skills
  • an innovative and diverse mix of teaching methods - practical lab work, virtual learning, blended learning, and case studies besides regular lectures
  • development of your intercultural competence

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Textile Production
  • Advanced Textile Chemistry
  • Legal Framework and Digitalization of the Textile Value Chain
  • Circular Economy/ Certificates and Eco Labels
  • Sustainable Functionalization and Surface Modification of Textiles
  • Sustainable Products for Medical or Hygienic End-Use

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First degree from a recognized university with at least 210 credits according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) or an equivalent degree in engineering or natural sciences providing sufficient knowledge in textile technology and textile chemistry.
  • Sufficient knowledge in textile technology and textile chemistry means at least 60 credits (or their equivalent) were achieved in the field of textile technology and at least 20 credits (or their equivalent) were passed in (textile) chemistry.
  • Applicants with less than 210 credits (ECTS) will be accepted but have to gain the missing credits by either doing an internship (at least 20 weeks) as long as no internship was done during the Bachelor’s degree. Attending appropriate modules at Hof University.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Proof of basic German language skills for applicants from abroad (Certificate for minimum level A1 according to the Common European Framework for Languages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • 100 € administration fee, no tuition fee

Living costs for Hof

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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