|Master programme||International Material Flow Management (IMAT M. Sc.)|
|Degree||Master of Science (M. Sc.) from the University of Applied Sciences Trier, Germany|
|Starting date||Fall Semester (1st week in October)|
|Duration||4 semesters (full time)|
|Established since||Fall semester 2004|
|Application deadlines||Non-EU Applicants: May 31th
EU Applicants: August 31st
|Fees and costs||Application Fee: 200 EUR
Total Tuition Fee: 12.000 EUR
Semester Fee: approx. 230 EUR per semester
Living Expenses: approx. 850 EUR per month
|Scholarships/loans||There are various scholarships available for the IMAT M.Sc. programme. You will find detailed information on this page.|
|Admission requirements||Requirement 1: Educational Requirements
Bachelor degree or equivalent (180 ECTS)
Requirement 2: Work Experience
Minimum of one year full-time work experience (internships are included) by the time of graduation - preferably in a field related to IMAT
Requirement 3: Language Proficiency
English proficiency test score is required for non-native English speaker.
The minimum requirements are:
- TOEFL® iBT Test 79
- TOEFL® PBT Test 550
- IELTS 6.0
- TOEIC® L&R Test 750
Applicants who do not meet with these requirements should consult the IMAT Management Office.
|Visa||Applicants who are neither German nationals nor permanent residents of Germany must apply for a student visa. Applicants should contact the local German Embassy.|
|Health insurance||All students, who are enrolled in a German University must have a health insurance.
The insurance must be valid in the Schengen area and the related fee is covered by the students.
|Enrolment||Once applicants have received positive admissions results, the IMAT Management Office will forward students application documents to the Student Office.
To complete the enrolment procedure, students will also submit the following documents upon arrival on campus:
– a copy of their residence permit
– a health insurance certificate
– the enrolment fee proof payment
Administrative issues (such as opening a bank account, moving in to the dormitory, getting a residence permit etc.) are coordinated and organized with the helpf of student buddies – generally german-native ECB students.
|Program Structure||Enrolment Semester: Fall (October 1st)
Semester 1 & 2: Theoretical semesters on-site at ECB
Semester 3: Internship semester in a company, research institute or other organization in Germany or abroad
Semester 4: Master Thesis
|Academic Calendar||The M. Sc. IMAT Programme operates on a two semester per year system.
The starting dates for each semester are as follows:
Spring Semester: Beginning of April
Fall Semester: Beginning of October
|Yearly Student Intake||30 (maximum)|
|Duration||4 semesters (full time)|
|Periods for Completion||The period for completion of the M. Sc. IMAT Programme is as follows:
Standard period for completion 2 years
Minimum period for completion* 1.5 years
*Applicants who are interested in completing the programme within the minimum period should indicate their interest when submitting their application. The final decision regarding the period of completion will be confirmed after consulting the faculty supervisor at the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management (IfaS) and the Admission Committee at FH Trier, following a successful enrolment at FH Trier.
|Curriculum||Please see below list of modules and their content.
|Application Deadlines for 2020 Enrolment:||Non-EU Applicants: May 31th
EU Applicants: August 31st
|Application Process||The process for applying to the master's program is as following:
1. Submit the online application/application form
2. Submit the required application documents (by email or via the online application uploads)
3. Pay the application fee by the application deadline
Applications screening is conducted once the application fee payment and all application documents have been confirmed.
Admission results can be expected within 4 weeks once screening has started.
Note: the 2020 enrolment online application will be available within the next few weeks.
Meanwhile, IMAT applicants can download the paper-based application on this page.
|Application Documents:||Below is the list of the required application documents.
The documents can be either uploaded when submitting the online application or sent by email to the IMAT Management Office.
– Certified Copies of Academic Degrees and Grade Transcripts
– Research Proposal
– Personal Statement
– Curriculum Vitae
– Certificate of Employment
– Sample of Written Work (ex: Bachelor’s Graduation Thesis Summary)
– Two Letters of Recommendation (a template can be downloaded here)
– Passport Copy / Identification Card
– One Passport-Sized Photo
Additional documents if applicable:
– For Non-Native English Speakers: English Proficiency Test Score
– For Applicants who wish to apply for the IMAT Sholarship IMAT Tuition Reduction Scholarship Application
– For International Applicants Residing in Germany: Copy of Residence Permit
– For Chinese Applicants: Original APS Certificate
|Application Fee||Amount: 200.00 EUR
The payment should be made by bank transfer to the account below.
A copy of the receipt/payment proof must be sent to the IMAT Management Office.
Bank Account Details:
Bank Name: Deutsche Bundesbank Filiale Mainz
Account Holder: Landeshochschulkasse Mainz
BIC: MARKDEF 1550
IBAN: DE25 5500 0000 0055 0015 11
Bank Identification Code: 550 000 00
Account Number: 550 015 11
Reason for Transfer: IMAT M. Sc. Application Fee (6671-BIR-60131199)
• All bank service charges incurred upon payment of the application fee must be borne by the applicant.
• The application fee is non-refundable.
|Semester Fee||Successful applicants will receive a Notification of Acceptance to the IMAT program. To confirm their enrolment, applicants must pay the semester fee (also called university registration fee). The semester fee is non-refundable.
Failure in paying the semester fee by the deadline will result in a revoke of the applicant´s acceptance. The amount of the semester fee is approximately 230 Euros per semester. The bank account details will be given on the semester fee invoice.
|Important information for all IMAT M.Sc. students||Starting 2010, the re-enrollment details is communicated to the students through the ECB homepage. There is no additional written letter to the students asking them to re-enroll. Please check the ECB homepage for further information. Students possessing a German bank account can transfer the money via e-banking.
Dr. Michael Knaus
Head of International Department
Institute of Applied Material Flow Management
Institute for Applied Material Flow Management – IfaS
Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld, Hochschule Trier
Tel.: +49 6782 / 17-1221
Fax.: +49 6782 / 17-1264