Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Master of Science (MSc) in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Course language(s) Degree-relevant modules available in English
Admission semester Summer and winter semester
Beginning March (summer semester) and August (winter semester)
Programme duration Two years (four semesters)
Application deadline For international students applying from abroad:
Summer semester: 31 October
Winter semester: 30 April

Tuition fees No programme fees, programme fees are covered by the state of Rhineland Palatinate.
Enrolment fees
  • Enrolment fee: approx. 200 EUR per semester, includes e.g.: free transportation in the area around Kaiserslautern (up to 100 km), more than 50 free university sports courses and more
  • Assessment fee: 50 EUR single payment for the verification of foreign certificates
  • Recommended: German Language & Orientation Course for international Master’s students: 650 EUR single payment
Cost of leaving in total approx. 600-650 EUR to cover all personal expenses, e.g.: accommodation: approx. 230 EUR; health insurance: approx. 80 EUR; food: approx. 200 EUR
Job opportunities Student assistant-ships are available on a competitive basis. Excellent students have good chances of finding jobs in research projects, but these are not usually granted in advance. Support in finding a job as a student assistant is available through the International School for Graduate Studies (ISGS).
Language requirements Language proficiency in English TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 Internet-based or equivalent.
Academic requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent foreign degree in a related field
  • GRE is strongly recommended.