Master's program Industrial Design

Current note

No application possible!

The Technical University Munich will not continue the M.Sc. Industrial Design course.

As a result, no more applications are possible.

Information about new design courses will be announced online on

The master's program in Industrial Design pursues a cross-disciplinary cooperation with chairs of the Faculties of Architecture, Mechanical Engineering and Economics at the at the Technical University of Munich as well as with chairs of the LMU and is aimed at graduates of design-related disciplines.

The main focus of the study is the imparting of knowledge in design research, an interdisciplinary understanding of design as well as the training of entrepreneurial thinking and acting. In cooperation with UnternehmerTUM, Europe's leading university incubator, student teams can develop products or services for start-up companies. In particular, the challenges of an ecologically sustainable mass production, the transformation of society on the basis of demographic change ( "Universal Design") and a process-oriented design based on the principle of the new functional design are treated as priorities.

The program is offered in four semesters. To determine the individual qualification and motivation, a suitability procedure is carried out in the application process. Graduates can work as designers, freelance consultants or employees in industry and economics, or in science. The degree Master of Science (M.Sc.) entitles to a doctorate.