Application for the
Master of Polymer Science

The next application campaign for the academic year 2021-22 will open on February 15th, 2021.

The applicant must hold a bachelor degree in chemistry, physics, microsystems technology, materials technology or materials science
or must be about to get this degree. All applicants have to be highly motivated for the interdisciplinary training programme of the master, have proficiency in English (B2 level), be open-minded to the intercultural setting of the programme and be ready to move between Freiburg and Strasbourg.

The 3 steps of the application procedure are as follows:

1. From 15th February to 30th June 2021, send your application documents (see below) as a single pdf file to this email:

List of required application documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript of grades and certified translation into English, German or French by a sworn translator if written in another language )
  • Bachelor diploma or certificate of successful completion (copy and certified translation into English, German or French by a sworn translator if written in another language)
  • Letter of recommendation from one or two professors (with contact details)
  • Motivation letter explaining the reasons for choosing this particular master’s degree (in English)
  • A valid B2 level certificate in English. These are:
    • Cambridge FCE, CAE and CPE,
    • PTE Academic (at least. 59 points),
    • TOEFL (72 points "Internet" / 525 points "paper"). Validity: 2 years
    • OOPT (at least 61 points),
    • IELTS (at least. 5,5 points),
    • TOEIC (at least. 400 points „listening“ and 385 points „reading“)
    • German high school graduation

Applications are reviewed as they arrive within the application period. International applicants from outside the EU and the EEA should submit their application as early as possible to allow enough time for the visa application if they are selected.

The deadline for application for the academic year 2021-22 is 30th June 2021.


2. After 18th March 2021, please register online HERE
Make sure you select "Winter Semester 2021" and the master "Master of Science, Sustainable Materials, Polymer Sciences (binational), Hauptfach, PO 2017 - 1. FS"
and upload all required applicatrion documents.

3. Students from the following countries intending to apply for the French visa for studies must apply for it via Campus France in their country of origin.

Algeria, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, the Republic of the Congo, South Korea, Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, Gabon, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Taiwan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey and Vietnam.

This procedure is compulsory. Please check the deadlines with Campus France.

Beginning of classes : Monday 14th September 2021 in Strasbourg for all students.