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Master's Degree Programme Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering

Structural engineers focus on building construction and bridge building. They are experts in concrete, steel and wood construction as well as in sizing and choosing building materials. In the master's programme Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering at TU Graz, you deepen the knowledge acquired in your bachelor's programme and specialise according to your personal interests.  


Students choose courses that interest them from three catalogues of electives, meaning that they can decide on an individual specialisation.

Core areas:

  • Building construction
  • Reinforced concrete construction
  • Steel construction
  • Wood construction
  • Bridge construction

For details about the catalogues of elective courses, please see the curriculum (in German).

Source: TU Graz/IBB

Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

Timetable: after selecting the relevant semester click on Timetable on the top right corner

Philipp Huter, Source: Huter
Philipp Huter, master's degree student in Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering

Students learn how to use and combine steel, concrete, wood and other materials in an appropriate way, to design, plan, cost and undertake building and engineering work - the master's programme in structural engineering equips you with the knowledge you need to do all these things in your career and to create impressive buildings.


Career Options

Civil engineers undertake calculations, determine the construction of a building, and plan and oversee its construction.

Graduates work

  • in engineering offices,
  • at public authorities,
  • at consulting firms,
  • in industry,
  • in construction,
  • for the railway,
  • for the postal service,
  • at insurance companies,
  • in energy management,
  • in research and teaching at universities,
  • in development aid.

Admission Deadlines

Winter semester 2018/19:

8 July to 30 November 2019

Summer semester 2020:

7 January to 30 April 2020

Further informationen on registration and admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Information and Advice for Prospective Students