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Computer sciences and IT degrees focus on developing the theoretical foundation for information and computer systems as well as the application of those foundations. Computer science students can pursue a broad area of specialisations, in the fields of artificial intelligence, computer networks, IT security, information databases, web technologies, graphics and multimedia, and more.

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Studying in Germany

Universities in Germany are famous for excellent education, not only in engineering. German degrees are recognized all around the world and have a strong international focus. Various scholarships and special support for international students are available.

137 Computer Science & IT Master's degrees in Germany

M.Sc. Computational Life Science

The MSc in Computational Life Science from Jacobs University Bremen covers computational, theoretical and mathematical approaches in the life sciences. Graduates of the program are prepared for a career in biotechnology, biomedicine and research.

M.Sc. Project Management and Data Science

Modern industry developments require staff with the ability to manage high-level projects in international contexts and the capacity to analyse and interpret large quantities of data. The Master's degree programme in Project Management and Data Science at HTW Berlin equips you with this skill set. 

M.Sc. IT Security Management

With this programme, you will develop the skills to create, plan, and manage effective IT security processes for businesses. You will also gain an understanding of the fast-paced changes within the IT world.

M.Sc. SENSE - Smart Grids

Smart electric grids are a critical component in the creation of a more sustainable power supply. MSc SENSE enables you to develop the engineering and entrepreneurial skills needed to understand, design, implement and manage smart grids, while enhancing your understanding of the role played by new ways of thinking, new technologies and new businesses in this changing landscape.

Master Big Data and Business Analytics

The Master in Big Data and Business Analytics at ESCP Europe Business School, one of the world's Top Business Schools, is a 1-year, full-time postgraduate programme across 2 countries for those aiming for a successful career in various job functions: Supply Chain, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and more.

M.Sc. INFOTECH (Information Technology)

The INFOTECH (Information Technology) Master program offered by the University of Stuttgart, having served the Information Society's needs for highly qualified and motivated engineers for more than fifteen years, maintains the unique blend of Computer Science courses and Electronics/ Information Engineering courses within one program.

International Masters Degree Programs
M.Sc. Information Systems

The Master's in Information Systems focuses on the management of information and communications technology within business organizations. The program is designed to build the managerial and technical skills necessary for developing innovative solutions in business environments, taking into account social, technical, and economic aspects. 

Faculty of Informatics
M.Sc. Software Systems Engineering

This programme focuses on the design and implementation of complex software systems, including their embedding in technical and socio-technical systems. The design of the programme takes full advantage of the environment offered at RWTH as one of the leading universities of technology in Europe.

Fakultät für Mathematik -Informatik - Naturwissenschaften
M.Sc. Forest Information Technology

The international Master study programme "Forest Information Technology (FIT)" is an interdisciplinary education offer with its main focus on environmental information technologies (IT) such as geographic information systems, remote sensing, database management, forest ecosystem modelling and  management and landscape research. 

M.Eng. Information Technology

The master degree programme “Information Technology“ is a full-time study and bears three semesters (18 months). Students study in small working groups. The transfer of theoretical knowledge is accomplished within practical oriented projects. The study is carried out in a highly independent manner and organized by yourself.

M.Sc. Graduate School of Neural Information Processing / International Max Planck Research School

The Graduate School of Neural Information Processing does provide research-oriented training in a wide spectrum of computational neuroscience topics. This MSc program aims at students with a first degree in physics, mathematics, computer science, bioinformatics, engineering or a related field who have a strong interest in biomedical and neural sciences and technical applications. Profound knowledge in maths (linear algebra, analysis), statistics, elementary probability theory, and programming skills in at least one language are compulsory.

Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience
M.Sc. Computational Mechanics

A strong background in Computational Mechanics opens up a successful career in many fields of engineering. The Technical University of Munich offers the postgraduate programme in Computational Mechanics.

Faculty of Civil, Geo, and Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Information Technology

As technical systems are becoming more and more complex and at the same time increasingly important to society, there is a growing demand for well-educated engineers and computer scientists. Our central vision is an internet for smart machines on which real-time information is permanently available in sufficient quality at all levels of automation systems.

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
M.Sc. Computer Science

You are looking for a general computer science master's program with a focus on theoretical computer science and a research-based profile? Your bachelor's degree in computer science has provided you with a broad and solid foundation in both theoretical and practical areas of computer science plus mathematics? Then Program offered by the University of Bonn, is the right choice for you!

Computer Science Department (Institute for Computer Science)
M.Sc. Security and Privacy

Almost half of all internet users have had their computer hacked or infected with malicious software at some point. Identifying new security problems or cyber attack scenarios and defending against them requires experts who understand the complex structures underlying internet security technology.

Faculty of Humanities
M.Sc. Web Science

The master program in Web science extends and enriches skills of research-interested students with a Bachelor in Computer Science, Computer Visualistics, Business Informatics or any other related degree (after individual assessment). As it is an international master the courses are given in English. 

Fachbereich Informatik
M.Sc. Human-Computer Interaction

Through mobile devices and ubiquitous technologies, the design and development of intelligent software systems and interfaces is becoming increasingly important. In the English-language Human-Computer Interaction Master of Science programme, students focus on theoretical and practical issues in current computer science research in the fields of interface design and interactive system development

Faculty of Media
M.Sc. Information Engineering and Computer Science

Thinking of terms like “Information Society” or “Information Era” it becomes quite evident that information is one of the most valuable goods in today‘s economy. In times of global networking and dynamically changing economic and working environments, success increasingly depends on effective information and knowledge management.

COMMUNICATION AND ENVIRONMENT
M.Sc. Software Engineering and Management

The M.Sc. Software Engineering and Management has been tailored to the needs of students who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches and seek a good foundation for their future careers. It enables them to interact effectively, confidently and responsibly in increasingly complex, multidimensional work environments of software development - anywhere on the globe.

M.Sc. Communication and Information Technology

At the University of Bremen you will achieve a broad understanding and knowledge in the fields of Communication and Information Technology, e.g., wireless communication systems, or Information and Automation Engineering, e.g. robot and vehicle control. Introduction to non-technical subjects dealing with economics, legal and social issues. 

Fachbereich Physik/Elektrotechnik
M.Sc. International Information Systems

The master’s program is a four semester program for students interested in information technology and its role in today's business environment. Offered jointly by the School of Business and Economics at the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Law situated in the city of Nuremberg and the Department of Computer Science at the Faculty of Engineering in Erlangen, the program’s curriculum includes courses in the fields of international information systems management, database systems and software engineering.

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Digital Engineering

The use of digitally networked systems is increasing in every industry. The developments currently unfolding under the buzzword "Industry 4.0" are essentially based on the comprehensive digital representation of every step in the industrial production value chain.  

Faculty of Media
M.Sc. Intelligent Adaptive Systems

Intelligent systems and robots are expected to become an integral part of our daily lives. In order to be accepted by, and interact efficiently and naturally with humans, they have to adapt to changing environments as well as the users they interact with.

M.Sc. Computer Science

The Master of Science degree program in computer science is a two-year program is open to highly qualified foreign and German students with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or similar discipline.

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Medical Informatics

The health system is characterized by a high IT infiltration - most clinical, nursing and therapeutic processes are supported by digital network documentation systems that are used by professionals involved in all these treatment processes. Throughout these processes, private individuals and health insurance companies are billed using digital transference.

M.Sc. Bioinformatik

The sequencing of the human genome has been one of the most significant scientific advances of the last few decades and could not have been achieved without bioinformatics. Bioinformatics now plays a key role not only in genetics but in many other fields, such as AIDS research and cancer therapy. Saarland University is one of the leading centres of bioinformatics in Germany.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology
M.Sc. Communications Technology

The desire to communicate facts, ideas and emotions is central to human existence everywhere. Communications technologies shape our increasingly global societies, and deeply impact our daily lives.

Masters Programmes in English
M.Sc. Computational Engineering

Computational Science and Engineering is a new, rapidly growing major based on the two traditional disciplines applied mathematics and computer science. The aim of study is the ability of carrying out computer simulations of technical and natural systems from physics, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering based on a sound knowledge of the numerical methods. 

Faculty of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
M.Sc. Computational Engineering

Computer simulation is essential for success in international competition, because experiments are often too expensive, too slow, too dangerous, too expensive or even impossible. In modern research and development in science and industry, therefore modelling, simulation and visualization with the help of high performance computers has long been in use. FAU is the first to offer an international programme in Computational Engineering and has been doing so at both Bachelors and Masters programmes since 1997

School of Engineering
M.Sc. Geospatial Technologies (GeoTech)

The Masters program in Geospatial Technologies targets holders of Bachelor degrees in APPLICATION AREAS of Geographic Information, such as ecological planning, urban, traffic/logistics, marketing, etc. The program is jointly conducted by three universities in Germany, Portugal (UNL Lisbon), and Spain (UJI Castellón).

Institute for Geoinformatics
M.Sc. Distributed Software Systems

The Master of Science program Distributed Software Systems specializes in the design, development and adaptation of flexible, secure and reliable distributed applications. Important aspects are the underlying software infrastructure as well as the efficient exchange of data between widely distributed locations via public, supra-regional networks.

M.Sc. Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics research in medicine and the biological sciences is increasingly based on analysis and interpretation of biological mass data. The use of computers, combined with accurate mathematical models and efficient algorithms, is indispensable in this process. Building on the bachelor’s degree program in bioinformatics, this program offers an advanced education in the corresponding subfields of mathematics, computer science, biology, and medicine.

Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
M.Sc. Media, Management and Digital Technologies

The highly specialized and interdisciplinary master's degree program "Media, Management and Digital Technologies" (MMT) was created in order to train both future leaders and founders in the (digital) media industry that show a high level of expertise in the intersection between media, management and digital technologies. Therefore, the main goal is to attract highly talented and ambitious students from all over Europe and other parts of the world with a background in business, informatics respectively computer science or other integrated programs.

Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft
M.Sc. Intelligent Systems

The aim of the master degree program Intelligent Systems is to convey knowledge and skills that enable students to analyse, design and develop complex cognitive systems. Students are guided increasingly to work independently following scientific principles and methodologies. The program is explicitly designed to convey practical skills and abilities.

Informatics
M.Sc. Electrical Communication Engineering

The master's program "Electrical Communication Engineering" (ECE) is being offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Kassel. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is awarded a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree.

Ingenieurwissenschaften
M.Sc. Bioinformatics

The Master program is the second part of the consecutive Bachelor/Master study in Bioinformatics. It is based on a Bachelor program in Bioinformatics and covers advanced topics from a research and application oriented perspective.

Master programs in German and English
M.Sc. Computational Mechanics

Engineers aiming to work in this field need a solid grounding in its governing principles. The Computational Mechanics course teaches students the underlying theory needed to apply and advance complex computer-assisted procedures. This involves correct use of models and algorithms, the correct carrying out and interpretation of experiments, and the error-free use of application programs. 

Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften
M.Sc. Social and Economic Data Analysis

The Master’s Program in Social and Economic Data Analysis (SEDA) offers students from different academic backgrounds the opportunity to specialize in the collection, processing and analysis of quantitative social science data. Today’s information society is characterized by an ever-growing abundance of data from sources as diverse as administrative records, surveys or network logs. Yet, such data merely provide the “raw material of knowledge”, and it takes well-trained analysts to detect meaningful structure, and to extract relevant information from these sources.

M.Sc. Embedded Systems (ES)

The Embedded Systems (ES) programme at EIT Digital Master School focuses on enabling technologies and design methodologies for computer systems which are embedded as integral part of larger systems, designed for specific control functions of devices with various electronic and mechanical components.

Master Data Analytics

In today's globalized business world, the ability to extract and analyze relevant information from large volumes of complex data provides a competitive edge to businesses in every market. The Data Analytics course is offered by University of Hildesheim.

M.Sc. Digital Media

Communication, work, or leisure time: digital media are changing the world, while at the same time being subject to perpetual change themselves, often at a rapid pace. Only if we learn to live with this process of constant revision will we be able to mold the future according to our needs, both professional and personal.

Fachbereich Mathematik/Informatik
M.Sc. Mobile and Embedded Systems

The future of information and communication technology (ICT) is driven by mobile and networked embedded systems: tomorrow’s digital cities, Industry 4.0, cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) will all depend on embedded sensing of real-world phenomena, in-situ computation as well as automated information exchange and data distribution using machine-to-machine (M2M) com­munications between local and distributed control systems and machinery.

Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics
M.Sc. Software and Service Architectures (SSA)

The approach of this Software and Service Architectures (SSA) programme at EIT Digital Master School is multidisciplinary covering a wide range of topics from user studies, user centered development and business process modelling to software engineering, data analysis, software security and highly distributed software system.

M.Sc. Automotive Software Engineering

The faculty for Computer Science welcomes all students in the master program Automotive Software Engineering at Technische Universität Chemnitz. This homepage dedicated to the master progrogram provides an overview over all important topics. Further subjects will be included in this page on a regular basis.

M.Sc. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

The consecutive masters programme Electrical Engineering and Information Technology provides substantial further specialist knowledge in areas of electrical engineering in a balanced scope based on a previous study and is thus a logical extension of a bachelors degree. More knowledge should be provided for the graduates necessary for creative work in research and development departments.

Engineering & Technology
M.Sc. Information Systems

The master's program in information systems combines the traditional strengths of an education in information systems at the Münster School of Business and Economics – integrating computer science, statistics, business administration, and traditional IS – with an internationally focused research environment facilitated by the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS).

Graduate courses
M.Sc. Media Informatics

The large amounts of computing power provided by the latest generation of small mobile devices are opening up a wide variety of new communication channels. Computer scientists specialized in the field of digital media have the skills to exploit this computing power in a creative manner and to design intuitive, user-friendly interfaces.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology
M.A. International Studies in Computational Linguistics

International Studies in Computational Linguistics (ISCL) is a degree program at the interface of linguistics and computer science. A broad range of courses allows students to explore both foundational topics in computational linguistics as well as application-driven research issues.

Department of Linguistics
M.Sc. Flood Risk Management

Integrated flood risk management aims to reduce the human and socio-economic losses caused by flooding while taking into account the social, economic and ecological benefits from floods and the use of flood plains or coastal zones. The need for the adoption of a holistic integrated approach to managing flood risks has been reflected in the Flood Directive of the European Parliament. 

M.A. Interactive Media Design

The interaction between users of different media made possible by digital media means that completely new concepts, designs and applications are constantly being developed. These new developments have to be managed and brought to the market, creating in turn exciting new career opportunities. The Interactive Media Design master's degree programme equips graduates with the technical, design and management skills required to meet the demands of this new field of media. New approaches in media design and their user interfaces are combined with the latest research results on the emotional and cognitive processes of media reception and use. These, together with management skills and insights into current trends in this sector, provide everything that is required to manage the development of new applications. The HFU Master's programme in Interactive Media Design is an excellent preparation for the exciting challenges of the interactive digital future.

Faculty Digital Media
M.Sc. Business Informatics

The goal of the Master in Business Informatics is to provide not only Bachelor of Business Informatics graduates but also other qualified Bachelor graduates access to the Master of Science study course.

M.Sc. Distributed Systems Engineering

The international master program is a two-year full-time program focusing on advanced topics in the area of distributed systems. There is a special emphasis on designing and building software system architectures including network, database, and secure systems.

Faculty of Computer Science
M.Sc. Computational Engineering

The traditional borders between mathematics, computer science, and engineering are being removed by the Master's programme "Computational Engineering" at the Faculty of Civil Engineering.

Masters Programmes in English
M.Sc. Data and Web Engineering

In the programme concept of the Department of Informatics the master programme Data & Web Engineering constitutes the logical continuation of the bachelor programmes Informatics as well as Applied Informatics or similar bachelor programmes. The master programme Data & Web Engineering is incorporated in the main research areas of the faculty.

M.Sc. Computer Science

The goal of the 4-semester Master in Computer Science program is to deepen the knowledge students acquired in the Bachelor’s program by providing specialized knowledge in one or several fields of computer science.

Paderborn Institute for Advanced Studies in Computer Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Information Systems

A great number of methods, techniques and approaches to technical and management work are taught as part of the M.Sc. in Information Systems.

Department of Information Systems
M.Sc. Geomatics

Geomatics is a modern self-contained geo-information, geoscience, engineering, and ICT-related discipline. It deals with the acquisition, processing, modelling, analysis, and visualization of spatially referenced data.

Department of Geomatics
M.Sc. GEOENGINE (GEOmatics ENGINEering)

Geomatics Engineering (GEOENGINE) is the key discipline for measuring, modelling and presentation of geospatial data and processes. It meets societal demands for geospatial infrastructures for sustainable development and responsible use of available resources.

International Masters Degree Programs