The Computer Science master’s degree programme is a theory-based and practice-oriented postgraduate degree programme. The programme is designed with a primarily scientific focus, but does not neglect application-oriented elements.

Our graduates gain employment in the fields of practical and applied computer science and, in particular, the planning and programming of system-based and application-oriented software and the deployment of distributed software systems within computer networks. They are employed by companies from all industries, as well as by public bodies. It is not just IT departments that offer job opportunities; they can also be found in user areas, software companies, and consultancy companies. Graduates of the Computer Science master’s degree programme are particularly well-suited to management roles and especially demanding technical tasks that require the application of scientific methods, together with a high degree of abstraction, and excellent analytical skills.

Master of Science
Program duration
3 Semester
Admission restrictions
Interesting numbers and statistics

On average, around 30 students commence a Computer Science master’s degree programme annually. Each year, they are able to choose from an average of 25 master’s subjects from 4 subject groups.

Admission semester
Winter semester or Summer semester
Application period
For the winter semester: 02.05.2024 to 15.06.2024
For the summer semester: 15.11.2024 to 15.01.2025
Dual system options
Dual Computer Science
Computer science

More information

Detailed information about the curriculum of this programme is available in German. Switch the language toggle in the upper right corner.

More information

For more information on jobs and career prospects for graduates of this programme, visit our German pages by switching the language toggle in the upper right corner.

Information on admission

Aptitude assessment

cf. the Study and Examination Regulations (in German)

Required language certificates:

The language of instruction in this degree programme is German. Applicants with a different native language who do not hold a German bachelor’s degree and have not completed a German-language education at a higher education institution must provide one of the following certificates:

  • German Language Examination for University Admission for foreign applicants (DSH level 2)

  • Test of German as a Foreign Language with above-average results (TestDaF; level 4 or higher in all 4 parts of the examination)

  • Telc German C1 University

Overview of all recognized language certificates (pdf in German)

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