Applied Materials Sciences (M.Sc.)

Master of Science

Features of the degree program

The development and application of modern materials is the basis for new technologies in all areas of industry. The degree program Applied Materials Sciences trains specialists who occupy leading positions in industry and research institutes and initiate, lead, and handle projects in the field of materials science. It offers students scientifically grounded, interdisciplinary, practice-oriented training in all branches of modern materials science. Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences promotes close cooperation with regional and internationally active companies that develop, process, and apply materials. These contacts, combined with the expertise of the instructors, guarantee a study program that is oriented towards highly topical issues in materials science and meets industrial requirements.

The degree program at a glance


Master of Science


Winter semester

Placement tests

Standard period of study

4 semesters



Type of study

Full-time continued course of study

Numerus Clausus



Osnabrück – Westerberg Campus

Admission restriction



Academic information and guidance

Prof. Dr. Svea Petersen
Degree program coordinator

Room: AA 0317
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3182

Office hours:
by arrangement  

General information and coordination

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Bourdon
Academic Dean

Room: AB 0013
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3750

Office hours:
Mondays 11:15 am - 12:15 pm during the lecture period and by arrangement

Dipl-Kffr. (FH) Tanja Ollermann
Academic Dean’s Office

Room: AB 0016
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-3751

Office hours:
Mondays to Thursdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Application, admission and exams

Elke Cherek
Registrar's office

Room: AF 0014
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-2228

Office hours:
Mondays and Thursdays, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm