IPI Master

Study Profile

The Master of Engineering in Packaging Technology is a part-time, modular study program which focuses on current practice and developments in the packaging industry. Expert knowledge across the whole packaging technology value chain is enhanced and relevant skills are developed to ensure newly acquired knowledge is understood and applied with maximum effectiveness within both the business and environmental context. The skills developed include those needed in management and leadership positions in the packaging industry.
It is precisely the focus on all the relevant aspects of packaging technology which makes the Master of Engineering in Packaging Technology unique.


Academic Degree

The internationally recognised degree of «Master of Engineering» will be granted by the participating universities upon successful completion of the program at IPI.

Duration and format

The program is part-time and usually lasts four semesters. There are 96 study-days, divided into one-week blocks and spread over two years. The program represents 120 ETCS Credits*, is split into five principal topics and includes a study-visit to Michigan State University, USA.

* ECTS=European Credit Transfer System; is a Europe-wide system for uniform recognition of programs of study and was enacted under the Bologna Declaration.



Academic Degree

Master of Engineering


96 days spread over
4 semesters


every year in Spring
in 2017 on March 6th




IPI International Packaging Institute


€ 7’200 per Semester
excl. 8 % VAT, travel and accommodation

IPI International
Packaging Institute
Neustadt 51
CH-8200 Schaffhausen
Tel. +41 52 675 51 51
E-mail: info(at)ipi.eu