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Master Programmes at Schmalkalden University

The Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences offers seven full-time master programmes at the faculties of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Business Law and Business and Economics.

Applied Plastics Engineering (M.Eng.)

In the course of this master study programme, you will achieve skills and expertise in the following areas: product development and construction, production technology and tooling development, in particular in the plastics processing industry. Additionally, the programme enables you to work in a scientific fashion and to act responsibly in a modern, changing professional environment.

Applied Computer Science (M.Sc.)

Due to its international approach the International Master program of Applied Science at the university of Schmalkalden is especially attractive for students from other countries who want to acquire a master’s degree in Germany and who are interested in a professional career in Germany or other European Countries.


Business Law (LL.M.)

These master studies prepare you for demanding management and advisory tasks in all business areas, in particular focussing on problems of export-oriented medium-sized enterprises. The combination of legal and economic knowledge gives you a head start in the labour market.

Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (M.Sc.)

These application-oriented master studies build on basics of discrete mathematics and optimisation and focuses on digital signal processing of time series to image processing, on designing embedded systems of software and hardware and on software engineering including soft computing.

International Business and Economics (M.A.)

This Master's programme offers you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of business administration and economics on an international level and to further develop soft skills in relation to foreign cultures. All courses are held in English. The third semester is a semester abroad.


Finance (M.Sc.)

The M.Sc. in Finance offers the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in finance. It is intended for students with an undergraduate degree in business, economics, management or related areas - especially with an international degree or international orientation - who have a strong interest in finance and wish to pursue a career in this area.


Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng.)

Bachelor graduates who would like to advance their talents in constructing and developing products and machines may consider the master programme in mechanical engineering as the perfect postgraduate studies. A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or industrial engineering above average is required for admission to the master studies.

Mechatronics and Robotics (M.Eng.)

The Faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering jointly offer a Master's programme that is entirely taught in English and provides comprehensive knowledge and skills in key technologies for the upcoming digital revolution in economy and society. The modular structure of the programme allows for an individual focus while offering a practical orientation.