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 exceptionsmust 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 (assessment of suitability) 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: For this degree programme, the Technische Universität Darmstadt offers Online Self-Assessment for selecting a course of study.

Brief Description

The focus of the Master of Science programme Electrical Engineering and Information Technology is on the major chosen by the student, divided into fundamentals and an elective subject area (course catalog). The major can be chosen from a catalogue of seven different areas. With the elective subject area, the students can further specialise in the subject of their major.

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

The students can choose from the following seven areas of focus for their major:

The program is formally divided into:

  • a Mandatory Subject Area teaching the fundamentals of the selected major (see above);
  • an Elective Subject Area expanding the selected major;
  • an Elective Subject Area with a Focus on Natural Science and Engineering and
  • General Studies as a non-technology or science-related elective area.

At the end of the 4th semester, the students write their Master’s Thesis which requires them to complete a scientific project independently with the supervision of a professor.

More information:

Modulhandbuch (Module Handbook)

Vorlesungsverzeichnis (Course Catalogue)

Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik (Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology)


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