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Informatik / Computer Science (Master of Science)

Program: Informatik / Computer Science
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)

In the Computer Science master's program, you can expand and enrich the specialized expertise you acquired in your Computer Science bachelor's program. You will complete various enrichment or advanced modules, such as from the fields of Software Design, Cloud Computing, Graphics Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Model Checking, Distributed Systems, IT Security or Databases. You can freely choose the modules that interest you most from the range of offerings.

Major topics

Database Systems, Databionics, Formal Methods, Graphics and Multimedia, Parallelism and Programming Languages, Programming Languages and Tools, Software Engineering, Distributed Systems


A successfully completed master's program enables you

  • to work independently in industry and business,
  • to manage projects which relate to the analysis, modeling and solving of scientific, economic or technical problems,
  • to perform design, development and research responsibilities in scientific and public institutions
  • to work as a scientific assistant or employee at a university,
  • to obtain a doctorate.
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    Required university degreeA bachelor's degree in the "Computer Science" program at the Philipps University, evaluated with a grade of at least 3.0, or an equivalent degree.
    Beside a bachelor's degree in the "Computer Science" program a teaching degree for grammar schools in the teaching subject computer science (First state examination or Master) qualifies for admission.
    A degree in another bachelor program qualifies for admission if at least 90 credit points have been completed in modules in which competencies at the level of the basic and required modules of the Marburg Bachelor's program in "Computer Science" have been acquired.
    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admissionGerman skills:
    DSH 2

    Other language skills:
    Skills in the English language according to Language Level B2 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe" are strongly recommended.
    Admission ModeDirect admission is granted with complete fulfillment of the admission requirements.
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    Please note that due to the current health situation related to the corona virus, all personal consultation hours are unfortunately cancelled until further notice.


    Technical questions about your application


    Content-related questions about the program

    Prof. Dr. Christoph Bockisch
    Hans-Meerwein-Straße 6, Rm. 05D15
    Tel.: +49 6421/28 21515

    Office hours: by arrangement

    Formal questions about your application

    In case of formal questions about the application, please contact Master's Coordination with your application number (if available) at .

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