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Master's Degree Programme Architecture

Develop sustainable concepts for cities and environments! Create pioneering designs for buildings and facilities and turn them into reality! The master’s degree programme Architecture allows you to become an expert for the creation of living spaces.


  • Create your own architectural plans and realize them
  • Use analog and digital means to create two- and three-dimensional designs
  • Deal with economic, ecological and historical resources in a responsible manner
  • Gather comprehensive knowledge about materials
  • Become familiar with the economical and organizational processes that take place during a construction project and project planning
  • Develop complex architectural projects with other students
  • Present architectural projects in a professional manner

Focus Areas

  • Urban research
  • Architectural engineering
  • Design aspects of construction theory
  • City development
  • Integral landscaping
  • Contemporary architectural theory
  • Practical projects
Frauen und Männer stehen an einem Tisch mit Architektur-Modellen.
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 120
  • Academic degree: Diplom-Ingenieurin or Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing. oder DI), equivalent to the Master of Science (MSc)
  • Language of instruction: German
  • Admission requirements:
    The admission of graduates of the bachelor’s degree programme Architecture offered at TU Graz is granted without further stipulations. Graduates of other bachelor’s degree programmes should register with the responsible representative at the Registrar's Office.

Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

Admission Deadlines

Winter semester 2021/22:

12 July to 30 November 2021

Summer semester 2022:

10 January to 30 April 2022

Further informationen on registration and admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Source: TU Graz/ITE

Career Options

Architects work in architectural and planning offices, in the construction industry, in construction and project management or in creative industries.

  • They develop architectural plans for construction or renovation projects and realize them.
  • They plan living environments in cities and communities.
  • They coordinate development and construction projects.
  • They supervise and plan construction projects as civil engineers and civil engineers.
  • They develop visualizations in new media, exhibition designs, in communication or graphics.

Information and Advice for Prospective Students

Double Degree Programme with the Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

As part of the master's programme, you can complete a double degree programme with the Politecnico di Milano.

Unlike the normal master’s curriculum, 150 ECTS credits must be obtained to complete the double degree programme. Two project exercises are carried out at each university (TU Graz and Politecnico di Milano) as well as the corresponding compulsory subjects. The master's thesis will be written in English under the supervision of one supervisor at TU Graz and one supervisor at Politecnico di Milano.

More information can be found in the supplement to the curriculum (in German).

Information and Advice

About the programme
Assoc.Prof. Mag.art. Dr.phil.
Institut für Architekturtheorie, Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften

Organisational details
International Office – Welcome Center

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