Application for the international Master Program Materials Chemistry and Mineralogy

Please note: Admission is restricted to 20 places from WiSe 2019/20 on!
Before applying please study the admission regulations.

Application Procedure

For the master program Materials Chemistry and Mineralogy you have to apply online until 30st of April.
We accept beginners only for the winter semester. Only in case of admission you have to hand in certified copies at the admission department (SfS-I). Missing language proficiency proofs and bachelor degree certificates can be hand in until the end of the second week of the lecture period.
Questions regarding your application status, notice of receipts, etc., address to:
Questions concerning requirements will be answered on:


  • Bachelor of Science (180 ECTS CP) in chemistry, materials science or a geoscientific major with the core subject crystallography or mineralogy
  • at least 10 ECTS CP in maths, physics and chemistry (each)
  • at least 24 ECTS CP in mineralogy, crystallography, materials science, and/or in chemistry (in addition, s. before)
  • very good command of English (level C1)
  • explicit interest in natural science and materials, their use, characterization and development
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • intercultural competence

Application Documents

  • application of admission
  • letter of intent (about 1 DinA 4 page, referring to program choice and your own career perspectives)
  • curriculum vitae in a tabular form
  • bachelor degree, if already completed, + other university degree certificates (if any)
  • current transcript of records (all modules/courses taken with grades and study points/CP) with at least 120 ECTS CPs of a Bachelor with 180 ECTS CPs or at least 2/3 of the required credits from your Bachelor`s degree
  • English proficiency proof of level C1 after the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (s. link on the right). For those, who have acquired their university entrance qualification or another university degree in English do not need to submit the language proof.
  • two recommendation letters for those, who haven't received their bachelor degree in Germany (s. link on the right)