|Period of study||4 semesters / 2 years|
|Prerequisites||B.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry or Electrical Engineering (with grade 2.7 or better)|
|English proficiency requirements||English as a native language; or TOEFL (Code No. 8429) 533 (paper-based), 200 (computer-based), 72 (internet- based); or CAE level C; or IELTS grade 6 or equivalent; or English on level B2 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages|
|1st semester||Three different programs to acquire the fundamentals of nanoscience, to be chosen based on the student backgroundSeminar in nanoscience and nanosafety|
|2st semester||Compulsory courses in nanochemistry, photonic devices and nanoelectronic devices |
Internships in “Micro and Nanotechnology” and “Nanosynthesis and Nanoanalytics”
|3st semester||Selection of a wide list of compulsory elective courses |
Research internships to prepare for the master project.
|4st semester||Master thesis in a research group|
|International Master Degree||The grades and credits of the program are based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), which guarantees a high international acceptance of the M.Sc. degree|
Information about studying at the University of Siegen can be found at the "International Affairs" webpage.
Semester Fees and Living Costs
Students of the University of Siegen are not charged tuition fees. However, there is a semester fee of approximately EUR 250 due before every semester start as part of (re-)registration.
Cost of Living
It is important that students calculate their finances through the degree completion and ensure they have enough funds to cover semester fees and living costs. The estimated average cost of living amounts to 700 to 800 EURO per month, including rent, health insurance, food, clothing, learning materials, phone and internet, travel expenses, entertainment, and sports. These estimated costs of living could vary depending on lifestyle, type of accommodation, budget, and spending habit. Please note that additional one-time expenses for residence permit and deposit amount to approximately EUR 600.
Further information about studying at the University of Siegen can be found at the webpages of the "International Student Affairs".
Course Structure and Schedule
Deadlines and Important Dates
Winter Term 2017/18
|Start of the semester||End of the semester|
|Start of lectures||End of lectures|
|23.12.2017 - 07.01.2018|
|Deadline for application||Deadline for re-registration|
|31.08.2017 (EU applicants), 15.06.2017 (non-EU applicants)||11.08.2017|