Aalen University

Applied Photonics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Optical Technologies
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
1.5 - 2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Free / 1500€
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus

Course Description

Optional part-time study (4 semesters).


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in physics or engineering, e.g. in electronics, optoelectronics, mechatronics, or optometry.

Required ECTS credits: 210.

If the previous degree has 180 ECTS credit points, you can still apply. The remaining 30 ECTS credit points are acquired during the master’s degree.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A grade of at least 2.5.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Certificates are for applicants whose mother tongue is not English or German.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. University entrance certificate (Abitur, technical college entrance qualification, etc).
  2. Certificate of a university degree in physics, optics, optoelectronics, electronics or a related subject with at least a grade of 2.5 and at least 210 ECTS credit points or with at least 180 ECTS credit points (the remaining 30 ECTS credit points are acquired during the master’s degree) or certificate/a transcript of records for the preliminary final grade/average grade (if you still have not received your final diploma).
  3. Evaluation table/grading system (only for degrees outside Germany).
  4. Resume.
  5. Evidence of any existing professional training, occupation or other practical activity.
  6. Proof of the English language qualification (see language requirements).
  7. Proof of the German language qualification (see language requirements).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website