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International Double Degree

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As a master of engineering (MEng) student in civil engineering, you can gain international experience, learn a new language, and earn two master’s degrees simultaneously—one from Ryerson University and another from Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences (HsKA), external link, opens in new window in Karlsruhe, Germany.

This program consists of a minimum of two semesters (eight months) at Ryerson and two semesters (12 months) at HsKA. The program requires you to complete:

  • Six courses at Ryerson University
  • Six modules at HsKA
  • German as a Foreign Language course at HsKA
  • Art of Communication in Engineering and Science course at Ryerson University
  • Completion of a jointly supervised master’s project

If you have questions about the international double degree, please contact the graduate program administrator.

FEAS Fellowship/Karlsruhe Scholarship for a Double Degree at HsKA

If you choose to obtain a double degree, you may qualify for one of four fellowships from Ryerson’s Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science (FEAS).

Each fellowship is valued at roughly CAD$9,000 (€6,000), which can be used towards travel fares, tuition, and accommodation costs (not including taxes) while living in Germany.

As an applicant to the FEAS Fellowship for a Double Degree at HsKA, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in a full-time master of engineering (MEng) in electrical and computer engineering or civil engineering at Ryerson University
  • Demonstrate overall success in your studies with a cumulative CGPA of 3.0 or higher and have clear academic standing
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a protected person
  • Be an Ontario resident
  • Demonstrate academic excellence

To apply, you must submit an application letter outlining how you meet the above criteria, together with your unofficial transcript. You must submit this application to feasgrad@ryerson.ca. An awards selection committee will review the applications and make the final selection.

The FEAS Graduate Office will inform all applicants of the fellowship deadline via email.

For other potential sources of financial support for this double-degree program, please consult Ryerson International’s Global Learning page.