Master Programme on Sustainable Materials

Build the Circular Economy of tomorrow

Study and travel Europe with EIT RawMaterials

Innovate, network and make your mark

Welcome to SUMA

Welcome to the Master Programme on Sustainable Materials (SUMA), an EIT-labelled quality course that aims to train excellent materials scientists and engineers who will contribute to making the materials ecosystem more sustainable through innovative (technological) solutions.

SUMA is a two-year (120 ECTS) master's programme that provides academic excellence, innovative-driven education, and a sustainability approach in the field of Materials Science and Engineering. The programme is offered by a consortium of six European universities and is organised in nine academic paths (tracks). Each track is offered by two universities of the consortium that will grant a dual degree upon completion of studies.

Become part of our vibrant community and stay up to date on the most recent developments in sustainable materials, recycling and the circular economy movement.

Explore Europe while you study

The Master Programme on Sustainable Materials (SUMA) is a gateway to new opportunity and student experience across Europe. Learn more about student life at our various partner university locations.

Get the SUMA Master Programme Prospectus

Download our prospectus and find out more about the opportunities on offer.

Explore, innovate and grow

The SUMA Master programme aims to train tomorrow’s industrial engineers in collaborative work in a global world and gather some of the best educational programmes in the field of sustainable materials engineering in Europe.

Five partner universities offer ten different tracks. Each track of the Master Programme on Sustainable Materials consists of one full year at an entry university, followed by a year in one of the other participating universities. All courses are taught in English. Depending on their background, some students might be invited to follow additional preparatory courses.

Each track has been granted the EIT Label, fostering students to become more creative, innovative and entrepreneurial. Thanks to this EIT Label, students are entitled to a student enhancement allowance.

EIT Label & Community

The SUMA programme has received the EIT Label, a quality seal awarded to top Master and PhD programmes that excel in shaping a new generation of students into game changers and innovators.

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Take on the challenge and begin your journey of
innovation in the sustainable materials industry.