Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (M.Sc.)


Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

(Master of Science)

(Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, M.Sc.)


General Information

Degree: Master of Science
Duration: 4 semesters
Language: German (occasionally English)
Internship: The industrial internship must comprise of twelve weeks or more. Proof of the internship having been completed must be handed in at the departmental Servicezentrum prior to admission. Application for exceptions must be submitted in written form.
Requirements of Admission: Requirements for admission to the Master’s degree programme (and thereby university enrolment) are comprised of a “Bachelor of Science” degree from the same programme or an equivalent degree. Should there be no equivalence, a skills evaluation is required. 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 the Master of Science degree programmes, including information for students with degrees from abroad: International Admission.
Admission Procedure: As long as the requirements for admission (Entrance Requirements Verification) are fulfilled, there is no restriction on admission.
Part-time Studies: possible under specific conditions
Programme start: winter semester is recommended; summer semester is possible, but without degree completion guarantee
Application Deadline: International applicants find their application deadline here.
Application: Online application
Special Features: TU Darmstadt offers a Double Degree Programme at a range of partner universities.

Brief Description

The Master’s degree programme is the second stage of the two-tier Bachelor’s/Master’s system and follows on directly from the B.Sc. (etit) . It leads to a Master of Science degree which is equivalent to the traditional title of “Diplom-Ingenieur”.

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

The research-related Master’s programme will extend your knowledge of the focus area you chose in your Bachelor’s programme. Application-oriented contents will constitute a core feature. By integrating students in ongoing research the programme’s emphasis on practical applications is increased. The following focus areas are available:

In addition to purely subject-specific contents, the programme also encompasses a comprehensive range of elective, trans-disciplinary courses in Engineering and the Natural Sciences as well as non-technical and non-scientific subjects.

An M.Sc. from TU Darmstadt qualifies you unconditionally to embark on doctoral studies.

More information:

Module Handbook

Course Catalogue

Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

FAQ Studies


Advice for Prospective M.Sc. Students

Related Degree Programmes

Doctoral Studies

Career Perspectives