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M.Sc. Polymer Technology

Degree awarded
Master of Science

Aalen University, Beethovenstr. 1, 73430 Aalen, Germany

+49 (0) 7361 576-2453

Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
3 semesters

Date of commencement
Summer semester: Mid March
Winter semester: Beginning of October

Application deadline
Summer semester: November 15th
Winter semester: July 15th

Cost / fees
Service and enrollment fees of € 147 per semester. Non-EU students: studying fees 1.500 EUR per semester, there are several exeptions

The International Relations Office helps students find accommodations. Students can choose between private accommodation and student residence halls

Admission requirements
German (A2 level; if not native speaker) - English (B2 level; if not native speaker)

Programme Director
Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Tobias Walcher

Contact details for application
Gaby Keil
Tel: +49 (0) 7361 576-2701

Aalen University

Master's Programme in Polymer Technology (MS.C.)

Polymer Technology is a unique master programme with courses in Polymer Engineering and Technology. Students of Polymer Technology can gain a high level of engineering knowledge through Aalen University.

The goal of the Polymer Technology master programme is to provide a well-balanced combination of theory and practical laboratory training in the polymer science and technology field.

The scientific educational programme includes Polymer Materials, Polymer Physics, Polymer Testing, Polymer Design and Polymer Processing, Mold Design and CAD/CAM/Simulations lectures and training in laboratories.

The Master programme comprises three semesters.

Two semesters studies target on the polymer technology related subjects, providing the students thorough knowledge of polymers, their physical properties and applications, polymer testing, how to design polymer products and molds, on polymer processing and related techniques as well as on simulation.

One semester is required for the elaboration of the master thesis.

The thesis can be written either at Aalen University, at one of the international academic partners institutions or in cooperation with industry.

Exchange partner schools

Finland: North Karelian Polytechnic, Joensuu.
Malta: University of Malta, Msida.
North Ireland: Queen´s University of Belfast.
Poland: Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice.
Portugal: Universidade do Minho, Braga.
Spain: University of Vigo and Universidad Polytechnica de Valencia.
UK: University of Warwick, School of Engineering, Coventry.
Egypt: German University of Cairo.
Pakistan: National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad.
Thailand: King Mongkut‘s University of Technology North Bangkok.

About Aalen University of Applied Sciences

From digital networking, health, and e-mobility to renewable energies, photonics or robotics – we care about future technologies.

For many years, Aalen UAS has been one of the most research-extensive universities of applied sciences in Germany. Researcher teams contribute to areas such as IT security and biomedicine for cancer research, study super magnets to extend the service life of lithium-ion batteries in electric cars, work on resource-oriented energy concepts and forward autonomous driving and industry 4.0.

Aalen UAS is constantly strengthening its top position in teaching as well. It ranks first in economics and third in mechanical engineering in Germany (out of 102 universities of applied sciences). With around 6,000 students, Aalen UAS is one of the larger universities of applied sciences in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg.

The former engineering school is now a globally- and practice-oriented university boasting five faculties.

Over 50 Bachelor and Master programmes guarantee scientifically sound and practice-oriented education.

Aalen UAS is located in the East Württemberg, a region that is known for its excellent innovative spirit even beyond its borders. For over more than 50 years, the university has been a personal and reliable partner for its students, professors, staff, the city of Aalen, the region, the economy, associations and more than 100 cooperation partners worldwide.