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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

General information about applying

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

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

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

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

Online enrolment for the degree programme is currently open.

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.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 September.

Computer Science dual (BSc)

Students acquire a double qualification consisting of a vocational training and an academic degree (bachelor of science).

Lecture language: 
German

Visual Computing & Games Technology (MSc)

You have a strong interest in the technical side of computer games? You always wanted to know the science behind the entertainment? Then the Master "Visual Computing and Games Technology" is just right for you!

Our graduates qualify as specialists for the booming games industry as well as for other companies with a need for 3D-visualisations, simulations and Serious Games. Alternatively this is the ideal path to join the rapidly evolving interdisciplinary research in the field as a junior scientist.

Lecture language: 
German, English

General information about applying

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 Sept.

Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Journalism (EMT)

Electrical Engineering (BEng)

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

Winter term enrolment is now open.

Electrical Engineering (MEng)

The Master programme Electrical Engineering provides a deeper insight into various fields of electrical engineering and emphasis the aspect electronical system development. Students are also required to work independently on a current research topic.

In cooperation with the Universidad Nacional de San Luis (Argentinia) you can study a binational program and a obtain a double master degree.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

Electrical Engineering – Cooperative Study (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

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 current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

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

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

The Master’s programme in Mechanical Engineering deals with the interaction between mechanical, electronic and IT-disciplines. The studies provide students with in-depth insights into the discipline of mechatronics or virtual product development (VPO). Students are also required to work independently on a current research topic.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

Mechanical Engineering - Cooperative Study (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

Sustainable Engineering (BEng)

Today the society needs engineers who are excellent professionals but who also think about sustainability to assess the ecological, economical and social consequences of their work. That's what the bachelor programme Sustainable Engineering prepares you for. The study combines elements of electrical and mechanical engineering with various aspects of sustainability and puts its emphasis on renewable energy, power efficiency and environmental technology.
Graduates of the degree program are qualified for many industries. Occupations in the work environment of energy production and distribution as well as activities in industrial companies, planning offices and energy consulting are available. In addition, there are jobs in product development and product management in the manufacturing industry, as well as in public services, public authorities and municipalities in the work environment of energy and mobility.

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

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

Winter term enrolment is now open.

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

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

Visual Technical Communication (BSc)

The world of the media is digital and mobile: Already today, many people inform themselves mainly via their smartphone. Social Media and video platforms like Youtube are used by young people as sources of information. Visual formats are gaining importance. Videos, photos, graphics and Virtual Reality (VR) will revolutionize communication beyond language barriers.

Visual formats are ideal for the presentation of technology. Both designing technology on a screen and conveying technology with animation and film is state of the art today. High-tec videos also appeal to viewers emotionally with captivating stories.

The degree programme Visual Technical Communication takes up these current developments. It’s the first programme of its kind in Germany. It is aimed at anyone who primarily wants to work with visual formats in technical journalism and in technical communication.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

Management Sciences

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

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

Business Psychology (BSc)

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 (single lectures in English are possible)

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

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

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

CSR & NGO Management (MBA)

The MBA programme is designed for international students with professional experience who wish to develop their management skills. The programme offers academic, interdisciplinary and intercultural exchange and deals with the management of corporate social responsibility and non-governmental organisations (CSR & NGO). Students of the MBA programme will learn how to promote sustainability within a non-governmental organisation or a CSR department.

Classes
• 28 weekends (Fridays and Saturdays)
• 1 introductory week (start of 1st semester)
• 1-week intensive seminar (start of 3rd semester)

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

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

International Business (BSc)

Our new study programme International Business (Bachelor of Science) will develop your understanding of international business in a globalized world. Based on the latest theoretical concepts of business administration we aim to equip you with the key business skills to work successfully in an international environment. The course of study takes place near Cologne in Germany and provides you with sound business knowledge imparted by experienced lecturers from academia and corporate practice alongside equipping you with the proper skills and tools to successfully apply your expertise in practice. We strongly believe, that with our International Business Bachelor you build the perfect foundation for a career in international management.

Moreover, together with our partner universities from all over the world, we offer a range of specializations which will allow you to deepen your knowledge and meet your individual goals. The course is completely taught in English and its location changes every semester between the two campuses Sankt Augustin and Rheinbach.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

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

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents). If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de).

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.

International quota: 7% of the available study places are reserved for applicants from non-EU countries. In terms of figures: 2 study places per year.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

Applications for this Master’s course will be accepted from February 15 until July 15 each year. For applicants with Non-EU nationality, degree or diploma certificates that include the average grade, applications will be accepted from February 15 until March 31 each year.

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.

Lecture language: 
German, English

General information about applying

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 September.

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

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

Biomedical Sciences (MSc)

This Master‘s programme offers a broad scope of in-depth insights in the biomedical field. In particular, the programme covers research topics from biomedicine, pharmacology, human genetics, neurobiology, immunology and physiology. Furthermore, applied topics such as toxicology, drug development, clinical research and regulatory affairs are also part of the curriculum. This degree programme is taught in the English language.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

March 1st for Non-EU students and September 15th for German and 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

Winter term enrolment is now open.

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

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.

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.

Lecture language: 
German, English

General information about applying

Your application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 September.

Social Policy and 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 and connect with practitioners in the field of social protection.

Lecture language: 
English

General information about applying

The current application and enrolment deadline can be seen in the time schedule. ( See related documents) If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office (studierendensekretariat@h-brs.de)

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. The period for the online enrolment expires on 21 September.

Sustainable Social Policy (BA)

This is a new degree programme. You will find more information on this website soon.

Lecture language: 
German

General information about applying

Application for the winter semester may be submitted between 15 May and 15 July.