International Master Programs in English on Kaiserslautern campus

Are you interested in the English-taught International Master Programs of RPTU on Kaiserslautern campus? Here you find an overview of our offer :

Master of Science Digital Process Engineering is a four-semester Master's degree program aimed at Bachelor's graduates with a solid background in process engineering and a strong interest in the digital implementation of process engineering problems.



This program is offered and conducted by the Graduate School CVT. The Graduate School CVT was founded in 2006 as a joint institution of the faculties of Mechanical & Process Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Social Sciences.

Further information for applicants

Application via CVT-Online-Application-Platform

IMPORTANT! Only complete applications will be considered!


Master of Science Biology with the following specializations:


  • Microbial & Plant Biotechnology
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Molecular and Medical Neuroscience
  • Ecology

Online Application via the M.Sc. Biology Application Portal

More information about the Master of Science Biology can be found on the Master's Website.


Computer Science  (M.Sc.) with the following possible specializations:


  1. Algorithms & Deduction
  2. Distributed & Networked Systems
  3. Embedded Systems & Robotics
  4. Information Systems
  5. Intelligent Systems
  6. Software Engineering
  7. Visualization & Scientifc Computing

Online Application via the Computer Science Application Portal.

Master Programs in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Embedded Computing Systems (ESY) (M. Sc.)

You want to take part in shaping the digitalized world of tomorrow? Then, Embedded Computing Systems (ESY) is the field you need to be in. We offer hands-on practical education in embedded systems design and at the same time provide you with the scientific foundations of this field. Students seeking a strong educational basis for their industrial career as well as students with scientific ambitions will find this program to meet their expectations.

We welcome applications from graduates in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics as well as related disciplines.
More information about ESY:

Application platform:


Automation and Control (A&C) (M. Sc.)

Automation and Control (A&C) deals with steering and controlling of complex systems such as production lines, distributed grids, or on-chip / on-board architectures. Safety and security are two fundamental design paradigms for this discipline.

During your master studies here at RPTU, you will gain deep knowledge in the areas of control theory, modeling and identification, development of safe and secure systems, and mechatronic systems. Also for A&C you can select from a wide range of elective courses.

More information about A&C:

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European Masters in Embedded Computing Systems (EMECS) (M. Sc.)

EMECS is a two years Master's course (120 ECTS credits) that is pursued at two or more of the participating institutions:

  • Rheinland-Pfälzische Technische Universität Kaiserslautern-Landau, Germany
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
  • University of Southampton, UK
  • Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Students spend study periods of six months or longer at the selected universities and upon successful completion receive a joint degree from all universities of the consortium. The program is designed to educate Bachelor graduates from Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science as well as graduates from related disciplines to become experts in the field of Embedded Computing Systems.

Main Teaching Areas:

  • hardware architectures of embedded systems
  • system-on-chip design
  • system software
  • safety and security
  • embedded intelligence

Financial Support: EMECS scholarships are available.
Discover successful EMECS Graduates in the  Alumni highlights

Application: is done online. Please register and apply here.



Study at theDepartment of Mathematics  with five different specializations:


  • Mathematics International
  • Economathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Technomathematics
  • Actuarial and Financial Mathematics

Find an overview of these programs

The application form can be found at the related department website

Watch the commercial of the Master Actuarial & Financial Mathematics!


Advanced Quantum Physics (M.Sc.)


Online application via Application Portal

More information about the Master in Advanced Quantum Physics can be found on the Master's Website.

Watch the image film of the Master Program!

Quantum Technologies and Engineering Erasmus Mundus Master (QuanTEEM)

More information about the Master QuanTEEM can be found on the Master's Website.


Master in Cognitive Science (M.Sc.)


This research-focused international Master´s program emphasizes the interdisciplinary aspects of cognitive science. It highlights the links between psychology, biology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, and philosophy of mind.

Graduates of the program can pursue careers in academic, clinical, or industrial settings such as research, lab management, software engineering, consumer behavior analysis, human-machine interaction, rehabilitation, system development, and much more. All courses are taught in English. After two basic modules in the first semester you will be asked to choose three areas of specialization.

The areas of specialization are:

  • Perception
  • Cognition and Knowledge
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Computation

Application via Online-Application Portal

 More information on how to submit an application for the Master Cognitive Science

International School for Graduate Studies (ISGS)

The International School for Graduate Studies (ISGS) is part of the International Affairs Department (RefIntA). ISGS is the contact for prospective and current students o the International Master and PhD Programs at RPTU in Kaiserslautern.


Given recent problems with applications sent via msn & hotmail accounts, we recommend to use an alternative E-Mail-account.


As application deadlines can vary from program to program, please check the specific information provided for your selected study program!

Find a detailed description of all listed Programs in our related International Master Programs Brochure (RPTU in Kaiserslautern)


As application deadlines can vary from program to program, please check the specific information provided on the application platform of your selected study program! For further questions refer to isgs[at]