Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
The Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures programme is offered at the University of Stuttgart. Graduates of this Master's program will be qualified to find employment in a wide range of professions, such as research and development engineer or technical advising manager in industry, at laboratories or universities.


The Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures programme is offered at the University of Stuttgart.

The entire Master's program can be studied in English and takes two years (four semesters) including a master's thesis. COMMAS has been designed to be a very compact graduate program. It attracts also people who already have finished other studies to gain expertise in the promising field of Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures.

COMMAS is a strongly research oriented program. The students are ideally prepared for a university career at faculties of mechanical engineering and civil engineering.


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Programme Structure

Program is limited to 30 students with approximately equal number of German and international students. It consists of three semesters of course work and one semester (six months) of research for master's thesis. Research can be done either at the residence campus, at one of its partner universities or with an industry partner.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

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  • Completed Bachelor of Science course or equivalent degree in Engineering, Natural Sciences or in a related field of study with excellent results.
  • Local admission restrictions
  • Special admission procedure by the study programme

The complete information on the admission process, required knowledge of English, and the criteria for the assessment of professional suitability can be found in the admission regulations.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Stuttgart

  • 780 - 1290 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Students seeking a scholarship should inquire and apply first at a local or international funding agency in their home country, e.g. the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Scholarships offered by the DAAD are normally awarded to students with a first degree. Application deadline is usually one year prior to the expected begin of studies and needs to be done in your home country. Check for information and application forms at the DAAD or the German consulate in your home country.

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