MSc in Additive Manufacturing for Full Flexibility

MSc in Additive Manufacturing


MSc in Additive Manufacturing for Full Flexibility is a globally recognized double-degree programme backed by EIT and EIT Manufacturing. This unique programme integrates manufacturing science, mechanical design, and production management into a cohesive educational experience, complemented by a specialized track in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


The programme is a double degree programme with integrated, mandatory geopraphical mobility. This means that you will study at two European universities in two different countries that have partnered with EIT Manufacturing. Upon fulfilment of all degree requirements, students receive two degrees: one from the entry university and another one from the exit university.

Please check below for the list of entry and exit university combinations.

Important information

  • Degree: Master of Science
  • Application period: Will open early November 2024
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 2 years (full-time)
  • Credits: 120 ECTS
  • Deadline: 31 March 2025
  • Eligibility: Relevant Bachelor’s degree (Check Syllabi for details)

Good to know

  • Affiliation: EIT Label certificate
  • Double degee: One from entry & one from exit university
  • Scholarship: Merit based and Mobility Grant
  • Tuition fees (EU Students): 8000€ per year
  • Tuition fees (NON EU/EFTA): 15000€ per year
  • Summer School: Innovation & Entrepreneurship track included
  • Field of study: Technology & Engineering

How to apply?!

Applications for the 2025 – 2027 cohort will open early November 2024.

We encourage non-EU students to apply early for Visa purposes.

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The EIT Label Certificate

All EIT Manufacturing Master degree programmes are Awarded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), the EIT Label is a certificate of quality and excellence for educational programmes that are focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and leadership. EIT-labelled degrees encourage innovative pedagogies and incorporate mandatory mobility schemes for students.

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Programme description

This programme encompasses a diverse range of subjects that collectively form a comprehensive understanding of modern manufacturing. It integrates the study of manufacturing science, delving into the intricate physics behind additive manufacturing processes. Additionally, it covers mechanical design, emphasizing the utilization of design freedoms to craft highly tailored products and services.

Furthermore, the programme explores production management, focusing on the adaptability needed for efficient small-scale production runs. In essence, this curriculum equips students with a holistic knowledge base, spanning from the fundamentals of manufacturing science to the intricacies of product customization and production optimization.

Upon graduating from the Master’s in Additive Manufacturing for Full Flexibility (AM) programme, students will:

  • Possess methodological expertise in addressing manufacturing challenges and demonstrate a high level of specialized knowledge in multidisciplinary decision support systems for manufacturing.
  • Display the ability to engage critically, independently, and creatively in strategic endeavors aimed at solving manufacturing-related issues, while connecting these efforts to sustainable social progress.
  • Apply their engineering proficiency in AM to innovate and enhance methods, techniques, products, and services within the field.
  • Think innovatively beyond traditional disciplinary confines to devise novel solutions for practical problems and generate fresh ideas.
  • Formulate plans and make decisions that consider future consequences from scientific, ethical, and societal perspectives.
  • Transform innovations into viable and successful business solutions within the area.
  • Effectively collaborate within small teams and contexts, demonstrating strong decision-making and leadership skills while considering all relevant elements.
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Entry – Exit combination

Students can select their preferred first (entry) and second (exit) year university combination from the provided list. Please choose up to 3 preferred combinations in the application portal (but do not choose the same entry or exit university in more than 2 preferred choices). Kindly check the “Programme syllabi” file for more information.

Note: The allocation of combinations are subject to various criteria and we do not guarantee the preferred choice will be provided in the programme acceptance letter.

Programme syllabi

Programme structure

In the initial year of their programme, students are obligated to complete 40-50 ECTS credits in technical courses and an additional 10-20 ECTS credits in courses related to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, summing up to a total of 60 ECTS credits. In the subsequent year, the curriculum comprises 10-20 ECTS credits in technical courses, another 10-20 ECTS credits in Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses, and a substantial 30 ECTS credits devoted to their Master’s thesis, resulting in a total of 60 ECTS credits.

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Partner Universities

The EIT Manufacturing Master School university partners for MSc in Additive Manufacturing for Full Flexibility (AM) are,

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Aalto University



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University College Dublin