Information for prospective students of Architecture (M.A.)

Design and construction - from the first idea to the final detail

The master's degree course Architecture at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences has an application-oriented profile that is close to practice. The degree course focuses on applied design and project work, which is accompanied by a large number of elective modules. The students have the chance to specialize in the fields of their choice.

The module 'design and construction in architecture' is a mandatory module and forms the core of the studies. Additional modules from the areas of 'building and planning', 'economy, theory, history, building theory and urban development', and 'special fields of construction, of the material and the support structure' as well as from the obligatory modules of other building-related master's degree courses can be chosen. A series of lectures in the fields of architecture, civil engineering, design and art complement the process of specialization.

This degree course mainly focuses on 'design and construction', which is why the design and construction modules form the core of the  study structure. They are accompanied by elective modules from a selection of foundation studies, which allow a specialization during this course of studies. The thesis is an independent work that rounds off the studies in the frame of a design project.


Program Architecture
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Terms 4 Semester, full-time
ECTS-Credit Points 120
Program start Summer and winter semester
Application deadlines with german credentials:
SS 15. February
WS 15. September
  with foreign credentials: SS 15. January/WS 15. July
Languages German

By ACQUIN e.V. till 30.09.24.

Admission requirements

Application deadline for the winter semester is September 15, and February 15, for the summer semester.
Due to the aptitude assessment procedure a random selection cannot take place.

To the academic calendar

The degree course is not admission restricted.

  • Admission requirement is a university degree (Diplom or bachelor's degree with at least 180 ECTS credits) or an equivalent degree at a foreign institution of higher education in the field architecture. The grade of this degree must be at least 2.3.
  • Graduates with the required degree and a grade point average of 2.7 may be accepted in exceptional cases. Requirement is the professional experience in an architectural office of at least 4 months after the above described university degree. The proof of this qualifying professional experience is to be demonstrated with a work samples (plans, drawings, pictures of the models, descriptions). A personal letter of motivation is to be attached as well, which describes the motivation for having chosen this degree course. A selection committee chosen by the examination board of the degree course Architecture will select the applicants based on these documents. Two lecturers of the degree course Architecture will be part of the selection committee.

Further information can be found here.


Graduates from this program have acquired the ability to work independently in leadership positions throughout all areas of designing, planning and building, beginning with the design, planning, construction, tendering/contracting to construction supervision. Graduates will work in planning offices, construction companies, federal, state and local authorities.
The master's program in Architecture at the Frankfurt University of Applied Science enables graduates to undergo further qualifications in building and planning and it meets the international standards of the UNESCO/UIA Charter for Architectural Education.

Secretary's Office (Faculty 1)
Building 1, Room 431
Fax : +49 69 1533-2374

Examination committee chair

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Wolfgang Jung
Head of degree course: Advanced Architecture (M. Sc.)
Building 1, Room 511
Prof. Dipl.-Ing.
Michael Peters
Lehrender für Entwurf
Building 1, Room 507
Ute Kaboth
Building 1, Room 4
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748
Sarah Panzer
Building 1, Room 3
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748

Open office hours

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Telephone Consultation Hours  
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 (Zoom)
Thursday 09:00 - 12:00

Please note that we are only available by telephone during the specified office hours.

You can request a personal appointment via Zoom or telephone with us. If you are interested, please send us an email. We send you a fixed date and time as well as the Zoom link if necessary.


From 20.12.2021 until 02.01.2022 the International Admission Office is closed. During this time no phone calls will be answered and no emails will be answered or forwarded. We will be available at 03.01.2022 again.


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