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University of Stuttgart


Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures (COMMAS)

Subjects: Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures (COMMAS),Materials Science,Engineering

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
164 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Course description

The M.Sc. program in Computational Mechanics of Materials and Structures (COMMAS) focuses on developing and applying numerical methods and simulation techniques to tackle complex engineering challenges. Students gain hands-on experience with practical and effective approaches to model, understand, predict, and validate the behavior of materials and structures found in nearly all engineering fields. A standout feature of COMMAS is its interdisciplinary nature, fostering close collaboration with the faculties of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Aerospace Engineering. The program also boasts strong partnerships with both local and international research centers and industrial partners. In this program, students delve into various study subjects, including numerical methods, simulation techniques, and the modeling of materials and structures. These subjects equip them with the skills needed to address real-world engineering problems effectively. COMMAS is designed to be inclusive and supportive, ensuring that students from diverse backgrounds can thrive. The program's structure and content are crafted to foster a deep understanding of the material, preparing graduates to excel in their careers and contribute meaningfully to the engineering community.

Program Information

Study Location Stuttgart
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 164 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Language Requirements

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Cambridge (CAE) No information

A minimum score of 79 (out of 120, IBT) is required. The COMMAS reporting code for TOEFL is 4573. All the information regarding the test can be seen on the TOEFL homepage. International students applying for graduate admission are encouraged to take the TOEFL no later than December 31st. Students wishing to take the test after that date might not being able to submit the scores prior to the application due date for COMMAS. 2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) A minimum score of 6.0 is required. IELTS exam measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills — listening, reading, writing, and speaking — for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication. To register for a test, visit

Qualification Requirements

At University of Stuttgart, a regular graduate student is one who is registered for a program of advanced study and research leading to a post-graduate degree. To be admitted as a regular graduate student, an applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a college, university, or technical school of acceptable standing. Students in their final year of undergraduate study may be admitted on the condition that their bachelor’s degrees are awarded before they enroll at COMMAS. General admission requirement: A school certificate authorizing the holder to enter a university or an authorization regarded as equivalent by the board of examination of COMMAS. G.C.E (O+A-Level), Baccalaureate, Lise Diplomasi, Apolyterion, Maturitaet, High School, Diploma, or other A Bachelor degree in Engineering or Natural Science or a related field, or a "Diplom" degree (U, FH, BA), or, a "Vordiplom" and examinations in additional core courses Test of English proficiency with reference to the following paragraph Language Requirements Applicants from China, Iran, Mongolia, and Vietnam please see the paragrpah Country Specific Requirements for further specific requirements Applicants are evaluated by the COMMAS admission committee on the basis of their prior performance and professional promise. While high academic achievement does not guarantee admission, COMMAS expects such achievement or other persuasive evidence of professional promise

Document Requirements

High-school Certificate or University Entrance Examination* (see note below) University Degree Certificate (if studies are completed, otherwise provisional degree certificate or a document about status of your study from the university with the expected graduation date.) Transcripts of Records of the bachelor studies** (see note below) Cummilative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for the Bachelor's Degree *** (see note below) Document explaining the Grading System Curriculum Vitae (CV) Letter of Motivation (no longer than 1-2 pages) Two Letters of Recommendation Official score reports of English proficiency tests (TOEFL IBT or IELTS Academic Test) Country specific requirements for the applicants coming from India, China, Iran, Mongolia, Vietnam

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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