Research-oriented Architecture
Master of Science (M.Sc.)


Architects plan building work. Their task is the preliminary, technical, environmental and social planning of buildings. They are instrumental in shaping architectural culture and have a responsibility to society, to their clients and to the environment.

Graduates are capable of formulating concepts both by hand and on the computer and then are able to develop and independently implement the designs in structural and spatial form. They are trained to work on complex construction projects and to coordinate the various fields of expertise involved in construction.

Architektur Absolventen Maria Constanze Hutter und Marc Timo Berg in schwarzer Kleidung vor weißem Hintergrund

Der interdisziplinäre Ansatz der Architekturlehre war ein prägender Teil meines Studiums und ist es bis heute. So konnte ich nebst erfolgreichen studentischen Architekturwettbewerben ebenfalls im künstlerischen Bereich tätig werden.

Marc Timo Berg (rechts im Bild), ist Architekt in einem Planungsbüro

Professional Fields of Activity

Leading a domestic or international architectural firm at the highest level

Employment opportunities in construction management at construction companies, housing associations and the building departments of large companies

Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

  • Candidates applying for the Master program must be holder of a Bachelor degree in Architecture or a comparable course of studies, evaluated at least with the passing grade “good” (2,0). Applicants need to submit a copy of their Bachelor certificate.
  • Parallel, the academic performance of applicants will be reviewed via portfolio, presenting an individual selection of major studio results, design projects and the Bachelor thesis. The scope of supply shall not extend 25 pages (A3 size, landscape format) and can be submitted either as hard copy version or digitally (pdf format, max. 5 MB).
  • During the course of the Master program and latest before registration for the Master thesis, candidates need to submit the evidence of practical work in an architectural office (required time duration: in total 12 weeks; see § 4 of BTU examination regulations). Successfully completed internships in architectural offices conducted before applying for the Master program can be credited, if certificates will be submitted together with the application documents.
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