Civil Engineering (M.Sc.)


Rail transport, Mobility, and Logistics (Master of Science)

(Bahnverkehr, Mobilität und Logistik, M.Sc.)


General Information

Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 4 semesters (120 CP)
Language: German. Be prepared to read scholarly literature in English.
Internship: --
Requirements for Admission: Requirements for admission to the Master’s degree programme (and thereby university enrolment) consist
1. of a degree in Engineering, Transport Science or Computer Science in a similar area with transport science contents (B.A., B.Sc., B.Eng., Diplom), or an equivalent degree;
2. at least two years of relevant professional experience.
Admission to the Master’s Degree programme may also depend on additional requirements. Specific degree entrance requirements may be found here and in the competences description. For further questions please contact the departmental student advisory service. Please also note the general information on Master’s Degree programmes, including information for students with degrees from universities abroad: International Admission.
Application Deadline and Programme Start: November 2, 2018. Programme Start 2019.
Application: Application Webpage
Tuition Fees: € 7,000 per semester. Study and examination documents, and snacks, are included.
Special Features: The programme is non-consecutive, subject to a fee and part-time. The maximum number of participants is 18-20. The teaching blocks usually take place from Thursday to Saturday.


Semester Course Schedule (print version)
Semester Course Schedule (print version)

The Master's degree programme “Rail Traffic, Mobility and Logistics” enables professionals and graduates of a first degree programme in the field of transport, logistics or economics to extend their specialist and management skills to the field of railway systems engineering. The focus of the curriculum is on in-depth content in the areas of railway operation, track, vehicle, logistics and transport management as well as mobility. In the Learning Factory EBD (Eisenbahnbetriebsfeld Darmstadt) the current and future operational challenges can be experienced from different perspectives.

The module size is 5 CP throughout. The mandatory area (50 CP) and the elective area (10 CP) together form the core area. In addition, there is the optional area and the recognition of Prior Learning in the amount of 30 CP. The Master's thesis of 30 CP completes the course of study.

Further information:

Modulhandbuch (to be published)

Fachbereich Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung