The Master of Science in Textile Engineering is a full-time two-year programme, organised at different locations, and English-taught. The first three terms are hosted by a different universities (first term: Ghent University, Belgium; second term: rotates between the University of West-Attica, Greece, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain and the Université de Haute Alsace, France. In the third term, students can chose between the University of Borås, Sweden and the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan). The fourth and last term is dedicated to the Master’s dissertation at one of the participating universities. Local and visiting professors teach specific knowledge in course modules that usually cover one or two weeks.
Elective course units allow students to undertake an international work placement or summer school, or to take on specialist course units at one of the hosting universities. We complement traditional teaching methods with active methods such as blended learning, case studies, projects, practical work in laboratories etc. We can count on the active involvement of the industry to connect theory to practice, industry is actively involved.
Completing the Master's dissertation is a requirement for any student who wants to obtain their Master’s degree. The Master’s dissertation is an original piece of research. Its aim is to develop and strengthen the students’ research skills. Students select a topic and receive guidance from a supervisor. The Master’s dissertation consists of a literature review, practical research, and an original analysis of the chosen topic. Students can choose from topics proposed by the participating universities. Supervision is guaranteed by three supervisors from three participating universities.