Computer Science (MSc)

The MSc in Computer Science is a postgraduate programme which conveys advanced scientific concepts and methods of computer science with an application-oriented perspective. The programme turns our graduates into IT-all-rounders while also allowing them to specialize in one or more subjects according to their personal interests and career goals.

At a glance

Degree: 
Master's degree
Campus: 
Sankt Augustin
Standard period of study: 
4 semesters (2 years)
Accreditation: 
reaccredited by ASIIN in 2017
Prerequisites: 
For admission to the programme, a professional academic degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in a relevant field of study is required. For your application to be reviewed by the Admissions Committee, a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or less on the German grading scale (1=excellent to 5=fail) is necessary. Grades from other countries are converted. Another requirement is sufficient knowledge of concepts, methods and tools in the field of computer science. Such knowledge is usually acquired in an undergraduate course with at least 120 ECTS credits earned by computer-science content.
Language skills: 
German (language of instruction), English
Start of course: 
Summer semester and winter semester
Application period: 
Your application for the summer semester may be submitted between 15 November and 15 March and for the winter semester between 14 May and 15 September.