24 months
1452 EUR/year
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The English-language master’s program in Circular Economy at Karl-Franzens University of Graz is characterized by its cooperation with universities in the Netherlands, Scandinavia, Australia, China and Japan. You will be able to study at least two universities characterized by internationality, where you can specialize individually.


The Circular Economy course at Karl-Franzens University of Graz deals with the creation and optimization of technologies for sustainable development and the use of concepts of circular economy at company, local, regional, national and international level. You will be trained in the methods as well as in the integrated consideration and evaluation of sustainable development and technical systems.

Advanced studies

  • After completing the master’s degree, a further doctoral degree is formally possible. 
  • The content is checked in the course of the approval process.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Sustainability Entrepreneurship 
  • Research Project Sustainability Management 
  • Product and Service Development 
  • Environmental and Technology Assessment 
  • Waste and Recycling 
  • Fundamentals of Circular Economy and Industrial Ecology 

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.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of ID card/ passport
  • Application for Enrollment for international students
  • Evidence of accomplished Bachelor/ Diploma degree (diploma and transcript of records with ECTS or contact hours)
  • Language Certificate
  • Qualification-Statement
  • Master Business Administration: Additional form "Accomplished courses in Bachelor program"

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1452 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 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 Graz

846 - 1191 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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