International Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: German English
Deadline: Jul 15, 2024
StudyQA ranking:6351 Duration:2 years

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The International Master's Programme Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency is an interdisciplinary programme.
It requires a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields (others will have to be accepted by the study commission):
  • Computer Sciences
  • Economics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Educational organisation

The Master's programme in Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency is structured into six different profiles. With regard to your Bachelor's degree you choose one from the following six profiles:
  • Lightweight Structures
  • Chemical Production Technologies
  • Smart Systems and Structures
  • Simulation and Optimisation
  • Life Cycle Engineering and Management
  • Nanotechnology and Interfaces

The profile-specific courses are embedded as one module in the curriculum
1) Basic Module Resource Efficiency by Merge Technology (20 CP)
2) Specialisation Modules Scientific Methodology (10 CP)
3) Research Module (10 CP)
4) Profile Module Profile-specific Content in Resource Efficiency (40 CP)
5) Focal Modules Optional Courses (10 CP)
6) Module Master's Thesis (30 CP)

Study abroad unit(s)

Possible and recommended by the institution
Dense network of international academic partnerships and funding possibilities

Internships

Internships are not mandatory but recommended. Partners from industry will support you.

Forms of assessment

Modules are graded mainly by written exams in English or German.

Course objectives

As a graduate of this international Master's programme, you will have gained expertise in diverse areas. Especially the topic of resource efficiency is a challenge for modern businesses, science and technology. In a world of scarce natural, economic and human resources, your knowledge will be a key asset. During your studies in the International Master's Programme Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency you will develop competences for multi-approach solutions to conserve resources and achieve higher efficiency compared with conventional technologies. The Master's programme links world-class teaching with the latest research in future key technologies for sustainable and resource-efficient production.

  • Broader and reflective understanding of resource efficiency
  • Capable of working in heterogeneous teams
  • Interdisciplinarity throughout participating sciences
  • Developing innovative solutions
  • Using creative thinking methods

Language requirements

B2 level (Common European Framework) skills in English and German are required.
Students can show language proficiency by other certificates.

Required DSH / TestDaF

Yes

Academic requirements

The International Master's Programme Merge Technologies for Resource Efficiency is an interdisciplinary programme and requires a Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields (others will have to be verified by the examination board):
  • Computer Sciences
  • Economics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Enrolment fees

All students have to pay a semester contribution of approx. 250 EUR.
This fee also covers the semester ticket, which permits you to use buses and trams in Chemnitz during the semester. International students will receive a blank bank transfer form with which to transfer the semester contribution.

Costs of living

Living costs for an average month in Chemnitz are approx. 680 EUR.

Job opportunities

Excellent students have the opportunity to work as a student assistant researcher within the Federal Cluster of Excellence "Merge Technologies for Multifunctional Lightweight Structures".

Arrival support

The International Office of TU Chemnitz has a lively Buddy Student Programme and assists you during your the first steps in Chemnitz.
The Orientation Week usually takes place in the first week of the semester. During this week, the International Office offers a number of activities such as an information session on all questions related to studying at TU Chemnitz, a library and campus tour, visits to the media centre of the language centre as well as to the computer labs. Participation in the Orientation Week is free of charge.

Services and support for international students

The Buddy Student Programme, organised by the International Office, will help you to get in contact with German students and scholars. The members organise several events during the semester and offer practical tips for studying and living in Chemnitz.

Accommodation

The Student Union Chemnitz-Zwickau runs several student residences. International students can apply for a single room or for a bed in a double room in one of the residences. The prices depend on the furnishings of the room and vary between 150 EUR and 240 EUR.
More information at: http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/stuwe/
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Study mode:On campus Languages: English
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Deadline: May 31, 2024 41 place StudyQA ranking: 3371