Admissions Requirements

mss2The ISU Admissions Committee assesses applicants to the MSc in Space Studies primarily on the basis of their academic and professional qualifications, their achievements, and their proficiency in English.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent, including 3 years of studies as a minimum, awarded by an accredited university. Information on academic qualification equivalencies may be obtained from the ISU Admissions Office.

Preference is given to applicants holding higher academic degrees and to applicants with professional experience in industry, government agencies or academic institutions.

Language Requirements: courses are carried out exclusively in English, and all applicants to ISU programs must demonstrate that they are sufficiently proficient in English to follow classes and to conduct project work.


The tuition fees for the MSc in Space Studies 2020-2021 are EUR 25,000.

The fees for taking the program in modules also amount to EUR 25,000, but a registration fee of EUR 400 will be charged each time the student registers for a subsequent module or series of modules.

Students who choose this option must complete their degree within seven years.

The tuition fees for each module taken separately are available upon request sent to the Admissions Office.

Applicants for the MSS program 2020-2021 should apply online on the ISU website and send the requested documents by 15 March 2020 if they are requesting scholarships, and by 30 June 2020 if they have already secured their tuition fees. Admission is not guaranteed, it will depend on available seats in the program.