Your future starts here.

Study at one of Europes most modern institutions.
Become Master of Science (M. Sc.) in the master’s program Vision Science and Business (Optometry)
at Aalen University.


Modern, practical, part-time

The master’s program M.Sc. Vision Science and Business (Optometry) at Aalen Unversity means collecting practicial experience, while still being able to work in your normal job. Most of our lecturers are professors from well-known American partner universities, coming exclusively to Aalen.

This is how we make sure, our students receive the best education. You will be taught in modern facilities and get access to state-of-the-art technology and knowledge. Therefore, you will be able to delight your clients and take your next career-step. The master’s program is designed for optometrists who are motivated to expand their knowledge and clinical skills to provide the best services for their patients.



Your benefits

  • lectures by professors from American partner universities with practical experience

  • part-time study

  • exchange with students of different career fields and countries

  • valuable alumni network

  • small groups, intensive mentoring

  • study stays abroad to partner universities in the US

  • high-grade laboratories and optometrical courses

  • wide range of study modules from the optometric field

  • options for choosing and combining course modules

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become part of a strong community

Our students come from many different countries and each of them is an expert in a specific field of optometry. These versatile experiences are the basis of valuable exchange. The alumni of our master’s program are spread all over the globe and form a network of expertise.


Aalen graduate party with many top-class speakers at the end of July 2019

Georg Scheuerer, chairman of the alumni association "Aalen Friends of Optometry", and his colleagues on the board of directors and Prof. Dr. h.c. Dietmar Kümmel has again put together an ingenious programme for opticians for the weekend of 20 and 21 July 2019 in Benediktbeuern. In addition to Prof. Bina Patel, OD, of the New England College of Optometry, Boston, USA, other renowned US lecturers and ophthalmologists/optometrists and alumni of the Aalen part-time Master's program will share the current state of research and their practical experience with the participants of this excellent further training programme for opticians.

It would be best if you register today at

You can find the programme here

Also find an invitation here


Your future starts here.