University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
Materials Sciences and Nano Sciences

The Master’s Degree Program in Materials and Nano Sciences is an interdisciplinary programme spanning the fields of chemistry and physics with a focus on nano sciences. The students‘  focus is directed towards the areas of design and the synthesis and analysis of advanced materials. This programme is an acceptable pre-requisite for the enrolment into the PhD Programme in Chemistry and related sciences.

Master's Programme: Materials Sciences and Nanosciences

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Master of Science (MSc)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum

The right degree for me?



  • develop and analyse novel functionally graded materials (FGMs)
  • utilize structure-function relationships for a specific application
  • investigate electronic/optical/magnetic effects
  • optimise the function and operating parameters of materials
  • understand theoretical physiochemcial concepts in an interdsciplinary way
My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • employment in chemical and pharmaceutical industries and materials science industries
  • work in testing and certifcation within public institutions and departments
  • work at technical colleges, universities of applied sciences and universities
  • journalism (publishing houses, IT-journalism, managing data banks)
  • employment in the patent system (patent agent, patent offices)

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