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Master's Degree Programme Construction Management and Civil Engineering

The Master’s Programme Construction Management and Civil Engineering at TU Graz provides you with the necessary knowledge to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain structures both above and below the ground. This degree programme provides you with an excellent background that prepares you for your future professional activities as an interdisciplinary manager in the construction industry.


The required course „Methods in Construction Economics“ covers the following topics:

  • Lessons in Building Operations
  • Construction economics
  • Construction contracts
  • Construction project management
  • Running a Contracting Business
  • Risk and Opportunity Management in  Construction Economics
  • Productivity in Building Operations

You will complete 3 electives:

  • Building Operations and Construction Management
  • Economic Sciences
  • Completementary Subject Construction Industry

For each of the electives, select courses from the 3 complementary subjects to emphasize a particular topic.

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

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Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

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

Cornelia Ninaus
Cornelia Ninaus, graduate; university assistant at the Institute of Construction Management and Economics at TU Graz

The combination of technology and business in this degree programme provides graduates with many exciting career options. They can be involved in different phases from the planning to the operation and maintenance of a wide variety of properties, as well as work in the field of consulting, finance, or research.

As a University Assistant at TU Graz, my teaching and research work is extremely diverse. In terms of research, I deal with knowledge management in construction, especially with interdisciplinary cooperation that takes place on construction sites, which has always fascinated me.

Career Options

Graduates work in construction management, financial management and ecological management, and are in great demand in international construction companies.

Graduates work nationally and internationally

  • 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.
Johanna Lippitz
Johanna Lippitz, graduate; Senior Building Information Modeling (BIM) Consultant

By taking a wide range of courses and completing the interdisciplinary exercises, I learned to connect topics in the individual fields and to truly understand the implications of these connections. This has brought me enormous added value in my career, which means that today I can advise companies in the field of building information modeling (BIM).

As a senior BIM consultant and trainer at the German software company Mensch und Maschine GmbH, I am a member of the BIM expert team and advise companies during their BIM strategy development. In addition to conducting training activities, placing a focus on BIM methodology and BIM management, I am dedicated to supporting the application of the BIM method in a wide variety of companies.

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

Information and Advice for Prospective Students