Research-oriented Process Technology - Process and Plant Technology

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Building on the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (or other engineering bachelor's degrees) the students deepen and specialize their knowledge in various areas of process technology: systems and safety engineering, mineral processing equipment, chemical reaction engineering, mechanical and thermal process engineering, environmental engineering, renewable resources, energy process engineering and process optimization/process-integrated environmental protection. Currently holding six chairs process engineering, the university can offer a broad-based study course that gives graduates unrestricted access to the many options of the process engineering profession. A special feature of process engineering in Cottbus is close co-operation with the environmental sciences and the study of environmental issues.

Professional Fields of Activity

  • Development, planning and supervision of industrial production
  • Planning, construction and operation of process engineering equipment and systems
  • Extraction of raw materials and energy
  • Manufacture of petroleum products, chemicals, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, building materials etc.
  • Research and Development
  • Work in engineering firms in licensing and monitoring authorities (Technical Inspection Association/TÜV etc.)




Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

At least a bachelor’s degree in the subject area or an equivalent degree