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Master of Science in Sustainable Systems Engineering (MSc SSE)

Science and engineering are basic tools to achieve a sustainable development, also in domains like ecology, economics and society.

Description of Degree Programme

The Master's programme in Sustainability Engineering is designed for highly qualified graduate students holding a Bachelor‘s degree in engineering or science. It provides an in-depth knowledge in fields like

  • sustainable materials
  • energy systems (especially renewable energies)
  • resilience
  • natural resources
  • sustainable economics
  • technology and society.


The successful completion of the Master's programme qualifies for a career in research, as well as head positions in industries of conventional and renewable energy, supply companies and infrastructure operators for mobility or energy.


Academic and Language Pre-requisites

  • Very good Bachelor's degree in Sustainable Systems Engineering, Microsystems Engineering, Mechanical, Process, Electrical or Electronics Engineering
  • Good English language proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 78)


Total Credits and Standard Length of Studies

120 ECTS points
 4 semester resp. 2 years

Language of Instruction


Start of Courses

Winter semester (October)


How to apply



German citizens and EU citizens: 155 Euro per semester
Non-EU citizens (NEW! ):  In addition to the semester fee of 155 Euro, Non-EU citizens will have to pay 1500 Euro per semester from the winter semester 2017/18 onwards. More information


Examination Rules, Curriculum


Further Information


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