HECTOR School of Engineering and Management

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Production & Operations Management (POM)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Management & Consulting, Operations Research
Supply Chain Management (SCM)
English only
Application open all year
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 7500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in logistics, information technology, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related subject.

Basic knowledge in higher mathematics or stochastic.

Basic knowledge in one of the following fields:

  • Production engineering.
  • Automation engineering.
  • Extraction technology.
  • Logistics or manufacturing engineering.

In exceptional cases, other degrees may be accepted (e.g. depending on professional experience).

Work Experience

A minimum of 1 - 2 years of professional experience in the specific field of the Master Program (depending on the first degree´s level); HECTOR Schools recommendation is over 3 years.

References are needed as evidence.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 6.5
min 230
min 90
min 570
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English as a mother tongue can also be proof of language proficiency.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: If a visa is required, it is recommended to submit the application until June 15th.

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Before starting the application process, it is recommended that you have the following documents at hand:

  1. Curriculum vitae.
  2. Certificates (e.g. Bachelor certificate, transcript of records, diploma supplement).
  3. Passport photograph.
  4. Job reference (official letter of your current employer that states your position and how long you have been working there; signed by CEO or HR manager).
  5. Letter of recommendation regarding your skills (e.g. by your employer, former employer, or former professor).
  6. English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  7. Optionally, other documents proving your qualification.
  8. Declaration of financial support.

As the university has a rolling application process, applications can be submitted throughout the whole year. However, for an intake in the same year, it is recommended to submit the application until July, especially if a visa is required.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website