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Computer Science

Autonomous Systems (MSc)

The English-language programme is the first Master’s degree course dealing with autonomous systems in Germany. It is run by globally recognised robotics experts, and the b-it bots RoboCup team has been successful on an international scale for several years.

Lecture language: 
English

Business Information Systems (BSc)

The study programme in Business Information Systems provides students with an in-depth academic education and practical training in areas which bring together computer science and business administration. Students learn how to plan, develop, operate, use and assess business information and communications systems.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 17.05.2016 and 15.07.2016.

Computer Science (BSc)

The study programme provides students with the methodological basics, systematic approaches and quality-oriented techniques needed for work in subject areas of computer science, including computer systems, programming, networks, embedded systems, multimedia and computational biology.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will start on 1st june 2016.

Computer Science (MSc)

The MSc programme includes practice-oriented studies within which students gain insights into scientific concepts, methods and techniques. Students are thus enabled to solve complex problems and to advance technology on their own initiative.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11.-15.03.
Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 15.05.-15.09.

Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Journalism (EMT)

Electrical Engineering (B.Eng)

The study programme in Electrical Engineering provides students with broad expertise in automation and information technology and also fully equips them for a career as an electrical engineer. The studies are very practice-oriented and also deal with issues of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will start on 1st june 2016.

Electrical Engineering – cooperative (BEng)

The cooperative study programme in Electrical Engineering is a combination of a degree programme in electrical engineering and an apprenticeship. After a four-and-a-half-year period of study, students acquire a vocational qualification and a university degree. The programme consists of practical semesters and study semesters.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for the 2016/17 winter semester will take place between 1 August and 20 September.

Electrotechnical Systems Development (MEng)

In addition to dealing with networking systems, the Master’s degree programme in Electrotechnical Systems Development provides students with in-depth expertise in key areas of electrical engineering. Besides attending lectures, students are required to work independently on a current research topic.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11. - 15.03.

International Media Studies (MA)

The bilingual Master’s programme in International Media Studies, which is offered in conjunction with the University of Bonn and the Deutsche Welle broadcasting station, integrates issues relating to media and development cooperation, on the one hand, with media management and communications science, on the other. Above and beyond this, the programme includes journalism and practical media-based projects.

Lecture language: 
German, English

General information about applying

The application system is open between November and March each year to apply for the following winter semester.

Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

The study programme in Mechanical Engineering provides students with broad expertise in all areas relating to mechanical engineering and fully equips them for a career as a mechanical engineer. The studies are very practice-oriented and deal with issues relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Applications for the 2016/17 winter semester may be submitted between 17 May 2015 and 15 July 2016.

Mechanical Engineering - cooperative (BEng)

The cooperative degree programme in Mechanical Engineering is a combination of a university programme in mechanical engineering and a company apprenticeship. After a four-and-a-half-year period of study, students acquire a vocational qualification and a university degree. The programme consists of practical semesters and study semesters.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment will take place between 01.8.-30.09.

Mechatronics (MEng)

The Master’s programme in Mechatronics deals with the interrelationships between mechanical, electronic and IT disciplines. The studies provide students with in-depth insights into the discipline of mechatronics within mechanical engineering. Students are also required to work independently on a current research topic.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11. - 15.03.

Technical Journalism/PR (BSc)

The study programme in Technical Journalism/PR combines training in journalism and public relations with expertise in the basics of engineering or environmental engineering. The programme provides students with the skills needed to effectively communicate on complex technological issues.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will start on 1st june 2016.

Technology and Innovation Communications (MSc)

The Master’s programme in Technology and Innovation Communications deals with the question of how to communicate technical and other innovations more effectively. In doing so, it also provides students with in-depth insights into social aspects and issues relating to the assessment of technical outcomes.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11. - 15.03.

Management Sciences

Business Management (B.Sc.)

The study programme provides students with in-depth insights into the concepts, methods and tools of business administration and economics as well as basics of law and computer science. Particular importance is attached to furthering the students’ key skills.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 17.05.2016 and 15.07.2016.

Business Psychology (B.Sc.)

The study programme includes in-depth, high-level training in basics and methods of business psychology. The practical semester at home or abroad ensures a strong application orientation.
Lecture language: German (English-language courses possible)

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 17.05.2016 and 15.07.2016.

Business Psychology (MSc)

The aim of the masters‘ programme in business psychology is to convey applied knowledge, skills and methods for a self-reliant occupation in business psychology. This aim is to be achieved by using well-grounded business psychological fundamentals and methods as a basis in order to deepen understanding for economic goals, processes and behavior. This masters’ program is a full-time programme.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Application period: 30.11. - 15.01.

CSR & NGO Management (MBA)

The MBA programme is designed for international students who, after having gained some professional experience, wish to further their management skills based on academic, interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange in order to achieve higher-level objectives in the areas of Corporate Social Responsibility and Non-Governmental Organisation(CSR & NGO)Management. With its focus on civil-society (NGOs) and the private-sector (Companies) the CSR & NGO Management degree programme supports the implementation of a “Global Partnership” in the framework of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Students of the MBA programme will be equipped with the know-how and the qualification they need to justice to the principles of sustainability directly within their professional working environment within an Non-Governmental Organization or a CSR department of a private company.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Application deadline: 31. March (if visa required), 30. June (if no visa required).

Innovation and Information Management (MSc)

Within this Master’s programme, students widen their expertise in business administration, information technology and law, expressly linking the knowledge thus acquired with skills in IT and information management. In addition, students learn to initiate and manage change processes in all of a company’s departments.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11. - 15.01.

Management Accounting and Management Control (MSc)

Within this Master’s programme, students learn to improve strategic and operational planning, decision-making and organisational processes. In addition, they widen their skills in using management accounting tools in key departments of a company.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for summer semester will take place between 15.11. - 15.01.

Marketing (MSc)

The goal of the Master's programme is to give students a deeper understanding of marketing issues on the basis of a sound marketing-related training. In particular, various technological developments and future trends are taken into account in the development of markets. This ensures that the students are prepared for future market requirements and are very attractive for a potential employer. Classes will take place both on Campus Rheinbach and on Campus Sankt Augustin.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Applications for this Master’s course will be accepted from May 15 until July 15 each year. Degree or diploma certificates that include the average grade can be submitted until September 30.

Phased out: Business Administration (BA)

Based on broad and at the same time in-depth basic training in business administration, the degree programme provides students with application-oriented expertise, skills and methods. Above and beyond this, it furthers the students’ international mobility. Start: Winter or summer semester.
Proportion of English: 25 %. Proportion of German: 75%

General information about applying

Admission to the programme is no longer possible.

Phased out: Business Management (BSc)

The study programme provides students with in-depth insights into the concepts, methods and tools of business administration and economics as well as basics of law and computer science. Particular importance is attached to furthering the students’ key skills.

Lecture language: 
German

Natural Sciences

Analytical Chemistry and Quality Assurance (MSc)

The study programme covers the fields of safety and security research, in particular with respect to food, medication, the environment and chemicals. It also provides students with methodological skills in the areas of instrumental analytics for chemistry and biology. Lecture languages: 50% German, 50% English.

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 15.05. - 15.09.

Applied Biology (BSc)

This English-language programme specialises in modern disciplines of biology with a focus on biomedicine. A large number of international partner universities provide students with the opportunity to continue part of their studies abroad.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Applications for the 2016/17 winter semester may be submitted between 17 May and 15 July 2016.

Biomedical Sciences (MSc)

The Master’s programme deals with research topics from biomedicine, pharmacology, neurobiology, immunology and physiology in particular. This degree programme has an international focus.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will take place between 15.02.-15.09. for German and EU students and between 15.02.-15.05. for Non-EU students.

Chemistry with Materials Science (BSc)

The study programme combines a research-oriented education in chemistry with hands-on technology-based chemical and materials engineering – a practice-oriented programme.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Official enrolment for winter semester will start on 1st june 2016.

Forensic Sciences (BSc)

The study programme provides students with skills in forensic analytics, with a focus on chemistry, materials science and biology. Criminological work at a crime scene, law and quality assurance supplement the scientific syllabus.
Lecture languages: 50% German, 50% English.

General information about applying

Applications for the 2016/17 winter semester may be submitted between 17 May 2015 and 15 July 2016.

Materials Science and Sustainability Methods (MSc)

The study programme covers the fields of materials science and technical sustainability. It also provides students with methodological skills in the areas of materials development, processing and analysis plus the fields of sustainability aspects as efficient materials, life cycle assessment, conservation of resources and renewables.
Lecture languages: 50% German, 50% English.

General information about applying

Applications for the 2016/17 winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 September 2016.

Social Security Studies

Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems (MA)

The international Master’s programme is aimed at students who wish to deal with social security systems and who are also interested in intercultural exchange. The on-campus and online phases provide students with the opportunity to develop an international network, while facilitating the combination of studies and professional engagement.

Lecture language: 
English

Social Security Management – Accident Insurance (BA)

The degree programme provides students with an overview of social security systems. The thematic focus is on matters relating to organisation and finance, as well as on accident prevention and rehabilitation and compensation services. An integrated and interdisciplinary approach forms the basis of all these subject areas. To be admitted to the programme, students are required to undertake a study agreement with an accident insurance provider.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

To be admitted to the programme, students are required to undertake a study agreement with an accident insurance provider. Official enrolment: 1.08. – 30.09.