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Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics (Master of Science)

Program: Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics
Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)
Start: winter and summer semester

The application and project-based course of studies in the Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics master program leads to a deepening of practical computer science, scientific computing and business administration teachings.

The courses from the field of scientific computing are primarily offered by instructors with practical experience.  Together with a two-semester project thesis integrated into the program, this leads to a high level of practical relevance in the course of study.

Major topics

The master program widens and deepens the competencies in the areas of business informatics, computer science and business administration. The emphasis of these areas is due to individual interests.

In addition to various in-depth modules from computer science and business informatics, such as cloud computing, IT security or process modeling, a large selection of business administration modules from the three major topics of "Accounting and Finance," "Market-Based Corporate Management" or "Innovation and Information" is also available. In addition, there are options to select modules with practical relevance, especially from the field of business informatics.


A master's degree in Wirtschaftsinformatik / Business Informatics – a program that specifically trains IT specialists with business administration know-how – qualifies you to work in managing positions in a wide variety of professional fields. Business informatics specialists are found in nearly all fields of the economy:

IT management, software development, IT consulting, banks or logistics are just a few examples of industries in which there are excellent career prospects. A particularly successful master's program furthermore enables access to a doctorate.

  • Admission requirements

    Required university degree Certification of a degree from a specific "Business Informatics" bachelor's program or certification of a comparable domestic or foreign qualifying university degree.
    In addition to the bachelor in the Business Informatics program, a bachelor's degree in computer science qualifies for admission if at least 30 CP have been completed in modules of the secondary topic of business administration, or a bachelor in business administration, if at least 42 CP have been obtained in modules of the secondary topic of computer science.
    The qualifying university degree must be obtained with an overall assessment of 3.0 (7.9 grade points according to § 28 of the General Terms) or better.
    The examination board can make admission contingent on additional academic performances and/or examination performances of 30 CP at maximum being produced. In this case, the program can be extended accordingly.
    Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission German 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 Mode Direct admission is granted with complete fulfillment of the admission requirements.
  • Who can answer questions?


    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. Christian Komusiewicz
    Hans-Meerwein-Straße 6
    Room 05D16
    Phone: +49 6421 - 28 21525

    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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