Master Program Space Sciences and Technologies


Science and technology for space applications has made significant progress in recent years and many new challenges are ahead of us. This creates excellent new job opportunities for natural scientists and engineers.


Basic Information


Degree: Master of Science

Standard period of study: 4 Semester

Beginning: Annually, in the winter semester

Application deadline: April 30, 2018

Application: online

Study fees: None

Study costs: Approx. 300,-€ per semester, including public transport in Bremen





Application requirements:

  • First professional academic degree (min. 180 CP)
  • 90 CP in Physics or 65 CP in Electrical Engineering and 16 CP in Mathematics
  • English language skills at least level C1 (CEFR)
  • German language skills at least level A2 (CEFR)
  • Letter of motivation
  • Detailed information in the "Aufnahmeordnung" (in German)
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Course Structure

The international and application oriented Masters Prorgramme Space Sciences and Technologies covers the three basic technologies Sensing, Processing and Communication.

The Programme provides theoretical knowledge in the fields of Remote Sensing, Earth Observation, Retrieval Theory, Electronics and Communications a solid hands-on training.

Lectures in digital image processing as well as architecture and design of integrated digital systems impart advanced skills and methods in processing.

Methods of data transmission in communication networks complete the range in the field of communications.

Students specify their studies in one out of two subject-specific areas

  • Physics for Space Observation
  • Information Technologies for Space.

In the laboratory practical course, with 8 laboratories out of the three topics, students get the possibility to improve their practical skills.

In the 4th semester students start a research project and conclude the study with a Master Thesis.

The respective events include lectures, accompanying seminars and exercises.



Career Fields

Graduates of the Master programme have excellent job opportunities in

  • Space Agencies
  • Space Industrie and
  • Research Institutes.

Typical fields of application are satelite based measurements of earth observation, message transmission or navigation.

Study Programme


Mandatory Modules + Master Thesis and Colloquium

(96 CP)

Project (12 CP)

Specialization Subjects

(12 CP)


(12 CP)

∑ 120 CP

„Physics for Space Observation” (PSO)

"Information Technologies for Space" (ITS)




1.     Sem.

Foundations (30 CP)







Inverse Methods and Data Analysis, 6 CP

Control Theory I, 3 CP

Space Electronics

6 CP

Science and Exploration Missions, 3 CP

Atmospheric Physics, 6 CP

Communication Technologies, 6 CP


2.     Sem.

Remote Sensing and Communication (24 CP)


Remote Sensing of Ocean and Cryosphere

6 CP

RF Frontend Devices and Circuits, 4 CP

Elective Course

9 CP

Elective Course,

3 CP




Channel Coding I,

3 CP

Space Lab

(3 von 6 CP)

Digital Image Processing, 3 CP



Architectures and Design Methodologies of Integrated Digital Systems, 4 CP


Sensors and Measurement Systems, 3 CP

Atmospheric Spectroscopy,

3 CP



Microfluidic Devices,

4 CP

3.     Sem.

Communication Networks for Space,

3 CP

Space Lab (Fortsetzung 3 von 6 CP)


Module Project

12 CP

Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling

3 CP



Elective Course

3 CP

Elective Course,

9 CP



Geodesy and Gravity, 3 CP




Atmospheric Aerosols, 3 CP

4.     Sem.

Master Thesis

30 CP