MSc Program in “Materials Science and Engineering”

School of Sciences and Engineering
University of Crete


• Explore the relationship between structure – composition – processing and the properties of materials.
Use knowledge in the quest/search for and the discovery/design of novel materials with predetermined properties for specific uses.

 Accreditation by HAHE (2021) fully compliant

following data taken on July, 2023

MSc degrees

Active post-grad

PhD degrees

Active PhD candidates

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Study at the University of Crete

Aim and objectives

To create and properly prepare human resources in the critical and rapidly developing
interdisciplinary field of materials science and engineering.


Postgraduate training in the key areas of research and education activities of our department

  • optoelectronics
  • magnetic materials
  • nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • polymers and colloids
  • theoretical and computational materials science
  • materials chemistry
  • biomaterials and biomolecules

Career prospects

Provide graduates with excellent career prospects
Integrated view of materials, combining structure and composition with properties and performance

General Characteristics



24 Months (full time)


October and February each year




  • no tuition fees for students coming from countries within the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Total tuition fees of 2000 Euro for students coming from countries outside of the EEA

Language: The courses are taught in  English. The Master thesis is written in English.

Maximum number of admitted MSc students per year: 30 (after open calls, selection is done based on qualifications and interview).