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Kiel University

Material Science and Business Аdministratiοn

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Materials Science, Business Administration, Business Strategy
English only
Winter semester: 10 Feb
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

The master's degree program “Materials Science and Business Administration” is designed as a consecutive study course for the corresponding bachelor's degree program. For checking your knowledge, you should use the course guide of the bachelor's degree program. It shows all modules and the corresponding topics which alumni have learned at Kiel University.

If you want to start your studies in the master's degree program Materials Science and Business Administration you need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Business Administration, or
  • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science or in Business Administration supplemented by certified knowledge in the complementary field, or
  • Bachelor of Science in related scientific fields and certified knowledge in all needed topics.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.

This is a list of some suitable bachelor's degree programs in descending order of points in the evaluation. Every bachelor's degree with a background in natural science, techniques, or business administration is accepted on the condition that the complementary fields were studied as well.

  • materials science and business administration,
  • materials science with a focus on functional materials,
  • materials science,
  • economics,
  • solid state physics,
  • technical chemistry,
  • physics,
  • project management,
  • semiconductor technologies,
  • chemical engineering,
  • polymer chemistry,
  • chemistry,
  • socio-economics,
  • mineralogy,
  • metallurgy,
  • shipbuilding,
  • process engineering,
  • biotechnologies,
  • biology,
  • mechanical engineering,
  • vehicle engineering, еtс.

Language Requirements

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

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

Additional information:
If English is neither a mother tongue nor a higher education entrance qualification or a first professional qualification in English, proof of English language skills must be provided. English language test should be no older than 24 months at the time of application. It is also possible to submit an officially authenticated certificate that your bachelor's degree course was taught entirely in English. This though must be issued and certified exclusively by a person or authority holding a public office. Only native speakers or persons who can verifiably prove that English is the official language in their home country, do not need to present a certified language test.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

List of application documents:

  1. Application form: All prospective applicants/students (except students from Kiel University) must use Kiel University online application portal. After submitting your application you will have to print out, sign and send your automatically generated confirmation report via email to [email protected] within the given deadline. This is the only document you will have to send this way.
  2. Verification of proficiency in English (see language requirements).
  3. Certificate of a completed bachelor's degree course or similar (see previous degree).
  4. University Transcript of Records including a list of subjects, grades, and an overview of your university's grading system (applications cannot be considered without that annex).
  5. Manual of your B.Sc. course: this is a list of modules in your program, showing content, exam form, and credits (PDF or a link to your university's module catalog; in English or German language; Kiel University must be able to use a search function within the document).
  6. Applications from China, India, and Vietnam will only be accepted if accompanied by the Certificate of the Academic Examination Board. The APS is a joint institution of the German Embassy and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). It exists in China, Vietnam, and India. The APS checks the authenticity of educational biographies and the corresponding educational certificates, and issues certificates if the result is positive. For Applicants from China, Vietnam, and India, the APS certificate is a requirement for applying to a German university.
  7. Kiel University self-assessment form: this is a list of the most important content taught in the bachelor program. It is strongly recommended that you compare your own level of knowledge with the program requirements in this self-assessmеnt.


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Further Information

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Course Website