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Master of Science in Engineering (MSc)

Part-time studies, 4 semesters

Semester abroad (optional)

Languages of instruction: German, partly English

Currently no tuition fees

Admission requirements


Specific admission requirements to the degree programme

The master's degree program in Business Informatics - Digital Transformation requires the following qualifications or aptitudes:

  • Completion of a relevant Bachelor or Diploma degree in Business Informatics, Business Administration or Computer Science or
  • Completion of an equivalent course of study or
  • Completed bachelor's or diploma degree plus relevant work experience

The course of study must have been completed to the extent of at least 180 ECTS (150 ECTS of which at a tertiary institution) at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution for which admission requires the general university entrance qualification and which is recognised as a post-secondary educational institution on the basis of the legal provisions of the state in which it is located.

The full equivalence of a previous course of study is deemed to have been fulfilled if the following achievements amounting to at least 30 ECTS have been proven or if these have been completed as additional achievements:

Core Subject Area Min. ECTS
Business Informatics, especially Information Systems, Business Process Management and Project Management 6
Business Administration, especially Fundamentals of Business and Financial Management 6
Computer Science, especially Information Technologies, Data Management and Programming/Software Development 6
Mathematics, business mathematics, statistics 6


The full equivalence of a previous study plus professional experience is considered to be fulfilled if the relevant professional experience amounting to at least 4500 hours does not date back more than 3 years.

Definition of a relevant professional experience:
Work experience is recognised as relevant to the subject if it is demonstrated in fields of activity that fall within two of the four core areas of the degree programme:

  • Digital Business Management and Development
  • Leadership and Organizational Development
  • Data and Knowledge Engineering
  • Information Systems Management and Engineering

The decision on subject relevance or equivalence, and thus on admission to the program, rests with the programme director.

Proof of German and English language at level B2 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Languages). 

Recognition of previous academic achievement
Special Regulations: Verified course work completed in master degree programmes at colleges and universities can be credited on an individual basis for individual courses or modules. The decision on recognition rests with the programme director.