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Textile Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #99 (WUR) Aachen, Germany
Are you interested in being involved in innovative production technologies in health monitoring, geotextiles, and wind energy or even the design of novel high performance fibers, such as airbags, for the automotive and aviation industry? In this M.Sc. Textile Engineering programme at RWTH Aachen university you will explore the latest developments in textile technology in a wide range of subjects.
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Overview

Germany is the primary location in researching and developing new technologies in mechanical engineering industries and textile production worldwide. Germany is also one of the biggest producers of technical textiles.

RWTH Aachen's Textile Engineering department (ITA) has frequently been honored for their innovations and leading position in the area of textile engineering, for example, it won the Techtextil Innovation Award 2015.  M.Sc. Textile Engineering at RWTH Aachen University offers an interdisciplinary curriculum drawing on diverse science and engineering principles.In this program you will learn about the latest developments in textile technology in a wide range of subjects covering high-performance fibers, 3D textiles and new processes and machines to manufacture textile products. In 2015, the program was accredited by ASIIN e.V.  as well as by the Textile Institute.

Engineering graduates...

  • work at companies such as Anvis, BASF, Continental, Fiat, Ford, Kautex, Liebherr, Rolls Royce, Toyota and Volkswagen
  • are very successful on the job market: half of our graduates find employment within a month of graduating and two thirds within three months
  • increase their salary by more than 50% (about 40 %)

An RWTH textile engineer is someone who...

  • develops new machines to manufacture textile products
  • develops nano-composite materials for high-performance textiles
  • invents new fiber-reinforced plastic materials for application in aeronautics or car racing such as Formula 1
  • develops advanced polymer blend technology for product improvements in textiles and composites
  • improves and develops innovative methods in production of fibre-reinforced plastic materials
  • designs smart fibers which are able to monitor vital signs to support more independence to those with cardiovascular disease treatment

...to make a difference. Is this you?

Accreditation

ASIIN e.V.  as well as by the Textile Institute.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Control Engineering
  • Machine Design Process
  • Gear and Transmission Technology 
  • Advanced Finite Element Methods
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Quality Management 
  • High Performance Fibers 
  • Minor Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications open from 3rd December. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 CP alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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    90

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    577

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General Requirements

  • Academic first degree: Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Good performance in your undergraduate studies
  • Fundamental knowledge in the following subjects: Mathematics, Mechanics, Material Sciences, Thermodynamics, Chemistry, Physics, Machine Tools, Technical Drawing, Finishing, Textile Techniques, Fibres, Automatic Control, Quality Management, Computer Sciences, Simulation Techniques, Economics, Molecular Chemistry

Work Experience

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Can be paid at a rate of €4500 per semester
  • 150€ administration fee for the MSM semester
  • 250€ RWTH Aachen University social contribution fee

Living costs for Aachen

  • 813 - 1140 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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