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Master's Degree Programme Advanced Materials Science

Materials science forms the foundation that allows technological innovation and the development of pioneering technologies. In the interdisciplinary, NAWI Graz master’s degree programme Advanced Materials Science, offered in the English language, you gain an understanding of materials and their properties. You learn the physical and chemical fundamentals as well as the engineering skills needed to develop new materials. As a trained materials scientist, you are able to tackle a wide variety of complex tasks in industry and research.


  • You will learn about the production, processing, characterization, modeling and application of materials in an interdisciplinary way.
  • You will learn how to apply complex scientific methods used in the fields of physics, chemistry and materials science.
  • You may choose one of the following areas of specialization:

    • Metallic and ceramic materials
    • Semiconductor process technology and nanotechnology
    • Bio-based materials

  • You learn to work together in project teams in an interdisciplinary and problem-solving oriented way.
  • You document and present your results and strategies using state-of-the-art communication and presentation techniques.
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  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 120
  • Academic degree: Diplom-Ingenieurin or Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.Ing. or DI), equivalent to the Master of Science (MSc)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Admission requirements


Semester plan

Jakob Hinum-Wagner
Jakob Hinum-Wagner, master's degree student in Advanced Materials Science

Advanced Materials Science offers a versatile career path: In areas of nano- and semiconductor technology, bio-based materials, or metallic and ceramic materials science. Therefore, I recommend the degree programme to anyone interested in an interdisciplinary and cross-faculty education.


Academic year 2020/21

The admission procedure has already been completed.

Graduates of the following bachelor’s programmes offered at TU Graz and University of Graz will be accepted without an admission procedure:

Academic year 2021/22

There will be no admission procedure. You can go directly to the next step (admission).

If you have already been admitted to a degree programme at TU Graz, or have studied at TU Graz before, please come to the registration office in person to complete your admission during the admission period.

Verena Lipic
Verena Lipic, master's degree student in Advanced Materials Science

Advanced Materials Science is the right degree programme for anyone who’s interested in the exciting world of materials. By taking part in laboratory and lecture exercises, you learn about basic materials science, semiconductor and nanotechnology, or bio-based materials.

Admission Deadlines

Summer semester 2020:

7 January to 30 June 2020

Winter semester 2020/21:

13 July to 30 November 2020

Please note: You may need to complete an admission procedure before you can register for the programme.

Further informationen on admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Career Options

Graduates work nationally and internationally in:

  • industrial research and development, for example, in the materials, chemical, and semiconductor industries,
  • high-tech areas such as sustainable technologies, process innovation, and information technology, and
  • research and teaching facilities at universities and other research institutions.

Information and Advice for Prospective Students