Technical University of Munich

Materials Science and Engineering

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Process Technology, Electrical Engineering
English & German
Winter semester:  31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in engineering science, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and computer engineering or comparable study programs, e.g. physics or materials science.

Upon receipt of a reasoned request, students who have earned at least 140 credits in one of the above-mentioned bachelor's programs, may be accepted to the master's program. Proof of graduation with a bachelor's degree or a corresponding proof must be furnished within five weeks after the start of the lectures of the master’s program.

Applicants with a degree from Bangladesh, China, India, Iran, or Pakistan will have to submit a GRE (General) Test to the Technischen Ü. München, with the Institute Code 7806, and Department 5199. The required scores are:

  1. Verbal reasoning: (will not be taken into account).
  2. Quantitative reasoning: 157.
  3. Analytical writing: 3,0.
  4. Alternatively, students can submit a scorecard of the Indian GATE test with the minimum qualifying score of the respective year.

Language Requirements

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

min 6.5
min 88
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: With grades A, B or C.
min DSH 2
Deutsche Sprachdiplom (DSD)
min DSD II (B2/C1)
telc Deutsch
min C1
min TDN 4
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a GMAT with a score higher than 600 or via the language of instruction in an academic program (e.g. in a bachelor's) by submitting your transcript of records or your degree certificate as evidence (the language of instruction needs to have been English in more than 50% of the program). German language proficiency can also be proven by a qualification assessment examination (Studienkolleg), an international baccalaureate (e.g. a "German A (higher level)" within the International Baccalaureate, or either biology, history or German as higher level in the "Gemischtsprachiges International Baccalaureate mit Schwerpunkt Deutsch"), or a diploma from a German educational institution.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: Due to the current situation, the application deadlines for master's programs for the winter semester 2020/21 will be extended once until June 30th, 2020.
Summer semester:
In 45 hours free webinar
How to apply via Uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

  1. Application for admission (upload - signed).
  2. Degree certificate and diploma or subject and grade transcript of studies to date.
  3. Transcript of records.
  4. Proof of English and German language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. Abstract.
  6. Letter of motivation.
  7. Complete and current résumé.
  8. Passport.
  9. Preliminary documentation (VPD) if the qualification for graduate studies (e.g. a bachelor's degree) is obtained outside the EU/EEA.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website