Information Systems and Management

Training for information systems managers is characterized by linking economics-related fields (particularly business administration) and the computer science field with a focus on operational IT systems.

Occupational fields for information systems managers are based on business and management-related tasks and the opportunities that information technology offers when it comes to providing support for those tasks. The fundamental principle in this regard is that “process drives IT”. This means that information technology must not be used for its own purposes; instead, it must align itself to the tasks and requirements of business and management in order to help the institution in question to effectively and efficiently achieve its business objectives. It is the information systems manager’s job to act as the bridge between the business world characterized by business administration and the opportunities presented by information technology.

The Information Systems and Management degree programme therefore also offers both a solid foundation in business administration and its related fields, as well as an in-depth insight into the core modules of theoretical and, in particular, practical and applied computer science.



Degree:Bachelor of Science
Program duration:7 semesters
Admission restrictions:

Numerus Clausus

Minimum GPA during previous semesters (in German)

Language of instruction:German
Subject distribution:information systems and management (22.0%), computer science (16.0%), business administration (11.0%), basic theory (18.0%), English (2.0%), semester placement (14.0%), required electives (10.0%), thesis (7.0%)
Special features:The Information Systems and Management bachelor’s degree programme emphasises, in a tried and tested format, a practical orientation as is typical for degree programmes at universities of applied sciences. This is evident in the team-based projects and in the bachelor’s theses, which are generally completed in collaboration with business or management. The fifth study semester is a practical semester, which students spend in a private company or in public administration.
Admission semester:Winter semester
Beginning in the summer semester is only possible for transfer students starting at a higher semester (application period: 15 November – 15 January)
Application period:For the winter semester: 2 May - 31 July
Dual system options:Dual Information Systems and Management
Faculty:Computer Science
Follow-on degree programmes:Information Systems and Management (M. Sc.)

Computer Science (M. Sc.)



Important Documents

Module catalogue


More Information

For more detailed information see the German page for the programme. There you'll also find information on prospective careers as well as tools and resources to assist you, if you are not sure if Information Systems and Management is the right degree programme for you.


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