Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences

Introduction

Founded in 1991, the University has long gained a reputation for its well-rounded academic education programme and motivated student body. Interested students can choose from around 50 study programmes taught at three departments in Magdeburg and two departments in Stendal. Around 130 professors guarantee a very good staff-to-student contact ratio, with approximately 4,200 students in Magdeburg and 2,100 in Stendal. Since the winter semester 2005/06, the University has exclusively offered Bachelor and Master study programmes.

International

The University maintains contact with more than 100 universities all over the world. Numerous exchange programmes and several internationally-oriented degree programmes are offered.

Why studying at Magdeburg-Stendal University?

Find out, why Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is the best choice for you - for a stay abroad as well as a degree study programme.

A young university

You and Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences have a lot in common. For example, the University was founded in 1991, which means it is probably around your age. Innovative degree programmes

If you are considering studying in a foreign country like Germany, you probably enjoy the new and exciting. Perfect! The University offers new and exciting fields of study like Applied Childhood Studies, Safety and Hazard Prevention, and Sign Language Interpreting.

Language courses and cultural events

If you are reading this, you probably have already learned at least a foreign language, namely English. Great! The University provides ample opportunity for expanding your horizons through language courses and cultural events.

In the heart of Germany

The central location of both sites within Germany enables rapid connections to Berlin, Hannover or Leipzig. Ideal for excursions to these cities! Practice-oriented studies

If you have experienced an overly theoretical lecture in secondary school, you probably prefer learning “hands on”. Excellent! The University focuses on practice-oriented studies that connect in-classroom learning with practical experience.

Low costs

If you are about to start your student life, you probably are thinking about student budget. No problem! The semester fee is affordable, and in Magdeburg it also includes use of the local transit system. The housing in Magdeburg and Stendal is low-price and good-quality.

Green campuses

If you are about to start your student life, you probably are thinking about having fun. Rock on! Magdeburg and Stendal are great places for students. The student committee organizes parties, the sport office keeps you active, and the green campuses are perfect for chilling out after class.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Interaction Design

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The Master’s programme in Interaction Design is aimed at students in various professions who actively want to work on the design and integration of new information and communications technologies into the man-made environment. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 30 April (winter semester) or 15 October (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master’s programme in Interaction Design is aimed at students in various professions who actively want to work on the design and integration of new information and communications technologies into the man-made environment. Graduates with a Master's degree in Interaction Design are able to conceive intuitive user scenarios for complex industrial products and to realise these in a multidisciplinary team. Interaction Design places the user and user scenarios at the centre of conceptual development.... [-]


MA in Childhood Studies and Children's Rights

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Magdeburg

This innovative programme of study is based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and on implementing the children's rights that it covers. Children have rights to participate in all decisions and processes affecting them, to equitable access to societal resources (e.g. health, education) and to effective protection from violence and exploitation. [+]

Start of studies The programme begins each winter semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

This innovative programme of study is based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and on implementing the children's rights that it covers. Children have rights to participate in all decisions and processes affecting them, to equitable access to societal resources (e.g. health, education) and to effective protection from violence and exploitation. All institutions, processes and measures oriented around children at national, state/regional and local level must be designed and evaluated according to these considerations.... [-]


MA in European Master in Sign Language Interpreting

Campus Full time 5 semesters October 2018 Germany Magdeburg

EUMASLI is an innovative European Master’s programme for sign language interpreters, which has been developed by three universities in Germany, Finland and Great Britain as part of an EU Erasmus funded programme, and has been offered jointly by them since January 2009. [+]

No restricted admissionPlease note: extra-occupational part-time studies special admission requirements tuition fee required Start of studies

The programme begins each winter semester.

Programme objectives

Organisation EUMASLI is an innovative European Master’s programme for sign language interpreters, which has been developed by three universities in Germany, Finland and Great Britain as part of an EU Erasmus funded programme, and has been offered jointly by them since January 2009. EUMASLI is a part-time continuing education program (90 ECTS over 5 semesters). EUMASLI 1.3K14 EUMASLI – European Master in Sign Language Interpreting – is an innovative international master study programme that is intended to contribute to the development of the professional field of interpreting between deaf and hearing people by bringing together sign language interpreters from across the world. It aims to prepare participants for research, development, and management functions in their respective countries. For any questions, contact the programme coordinator Svenja Wurm. Follow what’s been said of EUMASLI on social media, #eumasli and #eumasli3.... [-]


MA in Social and Health Journalism

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The degree programme educates students to become journalists with a focus on social and health issues. This interdisciplinary programme addresses the increasingly complex societal developments in social and health care systems which, for journalists and for non-experts in particular, are becoming ever more difficult to understand and to report on comprehensibly. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each winter semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The degree programme educates students to become journalists with a focus on social and health issues. This interdisciplinary programme addresses the increasingly complex societal developments in social and health care systems which, for journalists and for non-experts in particular, are becoming ever more difficult to understand and to report on comprehensibly. This development presents an increasing challenge to the media communication skills of experts in the social and healthcare sectors, and therefore calls for suitably qualified media professionals. The content of the Master's programme in Social and Health Journalism equip students with all necessary specialist qualifications for the journalistic planning, organisation and production of media content as well as the subject-matter competence in the social and health care field that is required to meet the specific objective of the course of studies.... [-]


MA in Social Work in an Ageing Society

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

How are social services to be organised when social inequalities in age and between age groups are becoming more acute, and where there are regions left “out on a limb” with shrinking infrastructure and health and social care provision? [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each summer semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 January via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

How are social services to be organised when social inequalities in age and between age groups are becoming more acute, and where there are regions left “out on a limb” with shrinking infrastructure and health and social care provision? The objective of the course of studies is the professionalisation of demographically sensitive social work, particularly through the skills to draw up and develop robust concepts for working with old people and cross-generationally, the skills to put these concepts into practice with effective organisational design, the skills for interdisciplinary cooperation with other professions, institutions and social services for the purpose of more helpful design of social space and life-worlds, and the skills to conceive, implement and evaluate practice-related research.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The Master's programme aims to equip students with extensive fundamental knowledge which puts graduates in a position to apply this knowledge in practice, research or teaching and to expand upon it constantly. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each summer semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 January via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master's programme aims to equip students with extensive fundamental knowledge which puts graduates in a position to apply this knowledge in practice, research or teaching and to expand upon it constantly. It revolves around the teaching of subject-specific and social competences, skills and methods of working scientifically and, in particular, equipping students for leadership tasks. Due to rapidly developing knowledge in mechanical engineering, part of this is also the acquisition of extended expertise for diverse fields of work and specialisation. On the Master’s programme, this relates to activities focused on the fields of... [-]


MSc in Ecological Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

Ecological Engineering is the translation of ecological principles into societal and technical action, meaning the adaptation of construction techniques, material flow cycles, material flow management, spatial symbioses of material and energy users, and energy cascades, so that they are benign to nature. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July (winter semester) or 31 January (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

Ecological Engineering is the translation of ecological principles into societal and technical action, meaning the adaptation of construction techniques, material flow cycles, material flow management, spatial symbioses of material and energy users, and energy cascades, so that they are benign to nature. The Master’s degree programme equips students to develop, on a scientific foundation, concepts and techniques for sustainable management of vital resources like water, soil, biomass and fauna and for the restoration and reclamation of ecosystems and for decentralised supply and waste disposal, bearing in mind the organisation of the use and protection of these natural resources in the context of regional and local societies as well as in research, industry and administration. Degree course content The education programme consists of the following modules: Mathematics and Modelling... [-]


MSc in Psychology of Rehabilitation

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Saxony Anhalt

On the basis of a sound education in the field of clinical psychology, the Master's Programme in Rehabilitation Psychology conveys the knowledge and expertise relevant to the professional, social, medical and psychological aspects of dysfunctions which in their interplay affect participation in everyday life (participation disorders). [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies

The programme begins each winter semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July via uni-assist e.V..

Programme objectives

On the basis of a sound education in the field of clinical psychology, the Master's Programme in Rehabilitation Psychology conveys the knowledge and expertise relevant to the professional, social, medical and psychological aspects of dysfunctions which in their interplay affect participation in everyday life (participation disorders). Additionally, the course of study provides comprehensive insight into the system of rehabilitation assistance as well as quality assurance and evaluation. Thus, graduates can prepare themselves for the practices of the respective models of assistance and eventually develop them further within the framework of the legal and financial parameters or adjust them to fit the needs of their clients. Furthermore, the students are qualified for the areas of quality management and quality assurance within the field of rehabilitation. For this purpose, it is indispensable to explore and integrate the latest findings from theory and research.... [-]


MSc in Safety and Hazard Defence

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The Master’s programme in Safety and Hazard Defence continues and extends the focal areas of study from the Bachelor’s programme of the same name: Students become qualified to carry out a variety of roles in the fields of safety and hazard prevention. [+]

No restricted admission.

Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July (winter semester) or 31 January (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master’s programme in Safety and Hazard Defence continues and extends the focal areas of study from the Bachelor’s programme of the same name: Students become qualified to carry out a variety of roles in the fields of safety and hazard prevention. The course extends their expertise in theoretical and technical fields and in safety management and risk avoidance. For this purpose the course of studies equips the students for practice and research, thus enabling graduates to access a large number of job openings in the safety sector on completion of their studies. A further objective of this Master's programme is to become equipped to apply scientific methods and to independently master the demands of a wide range of professional roles in applied practice, research or teaching.... [-]


Master

MA in Engineering Design

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

This practice-oriented course prepares students for work as technically oriented industrial designers and/or developers of technical products involving design aspects. The Master of Arts in Engineering Design programme is intended for designers with technical skills and technicians with design skills. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 30 April (winter semester) or 15 October (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

This practice-oriented course prepares students for work as technically oriented industrial designers and/or developers of technical products involving design aspects. The Master of Arts in Engineering Design programme is intended for designers with technical skills and technicians with design skills. The Master's programme offers complementary courses for the fundamentals of design and fundamentals of technology. Students gain particular competencies in integrated product design, bionics and system design. These skills enable graduates to successfully develop sustainable industrial products in team environments. An instructional cooperation with the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg and cooperation projects with companies help to round out the practically oriented programme.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The objective of the programme is to acquire a sound base of knowledge and skills in the field of electrical engineering. Students acquire skills in the areas of power engineering, automation technology and communications technology. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each summer semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 January via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The objective of the programme is to acquire a sound base of knowledge and skills in the field of electrical engineering. Students acquire skills in the areas of power engineering, automation technology and communications technology. In addition to sharing up-to-date content and trends, there is a particular focus on teaching basic concepts, methods and approaches based on in-depth knowledge. Students will need to successfully deal with demanding tasks at a high level in their subsequent careers. The aim, therefore, is to develop skills that enable graduates to familiarise themselves with new areas quickly, independently and systematically, to organise tasks, find solutions and present the results convincingly and competently.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The master's course in civil engineering is a practical course with two fields of concentration: constructive engineering as well as geotechnical and traffic engineering. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply please apply till 31 July (winter semester) or 31 January (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The master's course in civil engineering is a practical course with two fields of concentration: constructive engineering as well as geotechnical and traffic engineering. The focus of the concentration on constructive engineering lies in the design, construction and calculation of supporting structures in building construction and bridge construction. The knowledge obtained during the bachelor's course is reinforced and extended. Expertise from specialist knowledge in steel, solid, timber and civil engineering and on modern calculation techniques and methods are extensively communicated. The fields of concentration in civil and traffic engineering prepare the students for current and future demands in geotechnics, in transportation and bridge engineering as well as in environmental geology. These sometimes involve complicated substrate conditions or requirements in terms of environmental protection, area recycling, modern disposal engineering and flood prevention. The planning and construction of transport routes is another key area of this field of concentration.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Water Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The objective of the programme is to acquire thorough expertise and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of professional life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the working world. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July (winter semester) or 31 January (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The objective of the programme is to acquire thorough expertise and the ability to work independently in accordance with scientific methods, to master the varied demands of professional life in applied practice, research or teaching, and to deal effectively with the frequently changing tasks that arise in the working world. Professional expertise is built in the field of water management. Graduates acquire expertise in the areas of hydrology, biotechnology, water supply, hydraulic engineering, wastewater engineering and waste management as well as other adjacent integral fields of academic knowledge.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Energy-efficient Building Construction and Reconstruction

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The objective of the Master’s programme in Energy-Efficient Construction is to convey fundamental knowledge covering potential areas for energy saving, thermal insulation for construction, regenerative thermal supply and cost-effectiveness. Students are equipped with the skills for planning and constructing energy-efficient and passive buildings as well as carrying out renovations of existing structures to the highest level of energy efficiency. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July (winter semester) or 31 January (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The objective of the Master’s programme in Energy-Efficient Construction is to convey fundamental knowledge covering potential areas for energy saving, thermal insulation for construction, regenerative thermal supply and cost-effectiveness. Students are equipped with the skills for planning and constructing energy-efficient and passive buildings as well as carrying out renovations of existing structures to the highest level of energy efficiency. A further objective of this Master's programme is to become equipped to apply scientific methods and to independently master the demands of a wide range of professional roles in applied practice, research or teaching.... [-]


MA in Entrepreneurial Risk Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Saxony Anhalt

The Master’s course in Entrepreneurial Risk Management enables students with a business-related Bachelor’s degree (business administration, economics or industrial engineering) to continue their studies by consolidating and expanding their knowledge in the area of risk management. The objective of the course is to deal with functions such as risk prevention, analysis and control, all of which arise in connection with risk management. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each winter semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master’s course in Entrepreneurial Risk Management enables students with a business-related Bachelor’s degree (business administration, economics or industrial engineering) to continue their studies by consolidating and expanding their knowledge in the area of risk management. The objective of the course is to deal with functions such as risk prevention, analysis and control, all of which arise in connection with risk management. The specialist risk management knowledge is communicated in an interdisciplinary manner. Students will acquire competencies in the relevant operational areas of organisations and management.... [-]


Master of Engineering in Water Engineering

Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The Master’s programme is run as a joint degree programme by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de La Coruña/Spain. The first semester is taught at the University of La Coruña and the second semester at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins in winter and summer semesters. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 May (winter semester) or 30 November (summer semester) via uni-assist e.V..

The Master’s programme is run as a joint degree programme by Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences together with the Universidad de La Coruña/Spain. The first semester is taught at the University of La Coruña and the second semester at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences. The third semester is a traineeship semester at one of the two named universities or at other participating universities or in companies/institutions.

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Contact

Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal

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