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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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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.

148 Computer Science & IT Master's degrees in Germany

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.

M.Sc. Service Management and Engineering (Part-time)

The development of successful strategies, business models and processes adapted to our service world requires a profound integration of technological, economical and societal issues. The Service Management and Engineering program is offered by the HECTOR School of Engineering and Management is the Technology Business School of the world-wide established Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

HECTOR School of Engineering and Management
M.Sc. Computer Science in Media

The master’s degree in Computer Science in Media from Furtwangen University (Campus Furtwangen) is a postgraduate degree for graduates with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science in Media or similar. The focus of the programme is on advanced computer science in media, media programming, digital image processing and computer graphics, as well as media production and media content transfer. Courses in games development and interactive design are also offered.

Faculty Digital Media
M.Sc. Web Science

Web Science deals with phenomena in and of the Web and utilizes knowledge, concepts and methods from corresponding disciplines and perspectives (computer science, economics, business administration, law, design, social sciences, etc.). Web Scientists manage web projects and are capable of embracing holistic perspectives and out-of-the-box thinking on different web phenomena.

Institute for Informatics
M.Sc. Applied Computer Science

The key position occupied by Computer Science in the various areas of business and research requires a foundation in current knowledge that exceeds basic job qualifications. In our Master of Science programme for Applied Computer Science (M.Sc.), you will acquire this knowledge on a high level – even to the point of qualifying for doctoral studies in Informatics / Computer Science.

M.Sc. Security and Privacy (S&P)

The Security and Privacy (S&P) programme at EIT Digital Master School focuses on the study of the design, development and evaluation of secure computer systems, which are also capable of ensuring privacy for future ICT systems. It follows a constructive security approach to teach the very complex and challenging field of information assurance.

M.Sc. Media Informatics

This international programme will educate the participant to successfully master the novel technical and economic challenges at the crossroads of computer science, software engineering, next-generation communication systems, and media. Whilst a Bachelor degree in Computer Science typically qualifies a person to participate in large software projects, the Master degree provides the skills needed for leadership.

Fakultät für Mathematik -Informatik - Naturwissenschaften
M.Sc. Computer Science

The Master's course of studies "Computer Science" deepens and extends the technical basis acquired in the Bachelor Course of Studies "Computer Science" in the area of fundamentals, systems, and applications. In particular, this improves the abilities for planning, designing and realization of information systems as well as the professional qualification.

M.Sc. Computer Science

Computer Science is one of the drivers of technological progress in all economic and social spheres. When you graduate with an M.Sc. in Computer Science you are a specialist in at least one field of computer science who has a wide-ranging expertise in scientific methods. Having completed this programme, you will be able to define, autonomously and comprehensively, computer science problems and their applications, structure them and build abstract models. Moreover, you will have the relevant knowledge to define and implement state-of-the-art solutions.

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

Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) from the Technical University of Munich is a multidisciplinary program taught in English over four semesters. Computational Science and Engineering is an emerging discipline that extends into all of the fields from which it evolved – applied mathematics, engineering and science applications, high performance computing, and many more.

Engineering and Technology
M.Sc. Life Science Informatics

The international Master Programme in Life Science Informatics started in the fall of 2002 at the Bonn-Aachen International Center for Information Technology (B-IT). Life Science Informatics is offered jointly by the University of Bonn and RWTH Aachen in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institutes at Sankt Augustin near Bonn.

Masters Programmes in English
M.Sc. Informatik/Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Saarland University is an internationally established centre for informatics research. The department is one of the most highly ranked academic departments in Germany and is one of the leading global addresses for research in computer science

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology
M.Sc. Computer Science

Computer science is the science of systematic and automated processing of information. It deals with the structures, characteristics and possibilities to describe information and information processing as well as the setup, working method and construction principles of computer systems.

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
M.Sc. Geoinformatics

Our goal is to educate students in the most advanced techniques in geographic information processing. Building on a Bachelor of Science in Geoinformatics or a related discipline, the Master of Science in Geoinformatics program will further develop the student's problem solving skills, analytic capabilities, and teach innovative and creative scientific research methods.

Institute for Geoinformatics
M.Sc. Computer and Information Science

Our master’s programme in Computer and Information Science at the University of Konstanz is geared towards the computer-assisted processing of large volumes of data and is designed to provide students interested in the development of complex information and analysis systems with the requisite knowledge.

M.Sc. Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID)

The programme in Human Computer Interaction and Design (HCID) at EIT Digital Master School focuses on study, design, development and evaluation of novel user interfaces and interactive systems taking into account human aspects, at the cognitive and sensory-motor levels, technological aspects, as well as business aspects.

M.Sc. Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics scientists have been trained since 1972 in the context of cooperation between the universities of Heidelberg and Heilbronn. The course is recognised as being one of the best of its kind at an international level.

Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg
M.Sc. Geoinformatics

Geoinformatics is the science of modeling spatio-temporal processes computationally. The research areas at ifgi are spatio-temporal dynamic processes, semantic interoperability, situated interaction, cognitive engineering and sensor networks.

Graduate courses
M.Sc. Microsystems Engineering

The Master of Science in Microsystems Engineering is taught in English and was offered for the first time in the Winter Semester of 2007/08. It was designed for students from Germany and abroad with a bachelor degree in microsystems engineering or a related discipline (electrical and mechanical engineering, mechatronics).

Faculty of Engineering
M.Sc. Digital Communications

The Faculty of Engineering of Kiel University, Germany, offers a 2-years International Master's Degree Programme in the field of Digital Communications, which is offered in English language.

Masters Programmes in English
M.Sc. Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a newly emerging interdisciplinary research area in which Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genetics as well as Theoretical and Applied Computer Science merge into a new discipline. Th Msc in Bioinformatics programme is offered by the Technical University of Munich.

Engineering and Technology
M.Sc. Computer Science for Digital Media

From winter semester 2011/2012 on the entire programme is taught in English only. "English is the technical language in computer science and thus it needs to be an integral part of the curriculum," says the Computer Science and Media programme's coordinator Prof. Dr. Bernd Fröhlich. "Our graduates are thus optimally prepared for the IT job market and competitive especially in international research and development."

Faculty of Media
M.Sc. Informatics in the Natural Sciences

This Master's degree programme combines informatics with either one of the subjects of biology, chemistry, physics, or biotechnology, in order to connect current methods and results of these life-science disciplines with those of informatics. Here, theoretical as well as applied subjects are the focus of teaching and research. 

Informatics
M.Sc. Honors Master Degrees

We educate the business and economic leaders of tomorrow according to our motto: Support and Challenge! The Honors Master Degrees in Business, Economics and Information Systems provide a mix of academic theory and practical experience. Furthermore we develop the knowledge of our graduate students in areas such as communication, conflict management, teamwork and intercultural competence. During the programs, students receive the best preparation for leadership positions in business and top international research institutions.

Faculty of Business, Economics and Information Systems
M.Sc. Computational Neuroscience

The International Master Program Computational Neuroscience is interdisciplinary and strongly research oriented. Neuroscience is one of the most intensively developing and important sciences of the 21st century.

M.Sc. Computational Logic

European Master's Program in Computational Logic (EMCL), a unique distributed two-year master's program offered by leading European universities in the field of Computational Logic.

Faculty of Computer Science
Master Computer Engineering

The Master's program is designed to be research-related and provides especially the abilities necessary for analyzing problems in Computer Engineering independently and for developing the scientific methods required to describe and solve these problems.

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

The Joint International Master (JIM) is an English-language Masters in Computer Science administered by two partner Universities: Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, USA. All students in the program spend one semester abroad. Students have the option of earning a double degree with the University of Wisconsin.

M.Sc. Computational Neuroscience

The International Master Program Computational Neuroscience is interdisciplinary and strongly research oriented. Neuroscience is one of the most intensively developing and important sciences of the 21st century. Understanding the functioning of the brain requires the collaborative efforts of neurobiologists, neuropsychologists, cognitive scientists, medical researchers, computer scientists, mathematicians, physicists and engineers.

M.Sc. Geodesy and Geoinformation Science

Geodesy and Geoinformation Science is a diversified engineering discipline strongly relying on mathematics and natural sciences. It covers essential tasks such as acquisition, modelling and processing of spatial data. The analysis, organisation and visualisation of geodata form a fundamental base for the interpretation and design of our environment.

M.A. Digital Media

Why choose Digital Media? Twenty-first century communication has changed how individuals, companies and organisations connect to the world. Success and participation in social life increasingly depends on how targeted, creatively and effectively we can use digital media. In the light of these challenges, our project based master’s degree programme “Digital Media“ combines the creativity of design with the cutting-edge of information technology.

COMMUNICATION AND ENVIRONMENT
M.Eng. Automation and IT

Graduates of the interdisciplinary Master's program in Automation & IT have excellent prospects on the labor market, not least due to the fact that the language of instruction is English. The program combines two fields of knowledge: Information technology and automation. Graduates are qualified to fill executive positions, especially in internationally operating companies.

M.A. Media Production

On successful completion of all examinations, the students receive the internationally recognised qualification "Master of Arts". The course conforms to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The department supports international student exchanges between EU and also non-EU countries.

Media Production
M.Sc. Biomedical Computing

The Master's in Biomedical Computing is taught in English over four semesters and is an interdisciplinary program involving the Department of Informatics and the TUM Medical School. The program bridges the gap between computer science and medicine, focusing on software and imaging-related solutions for computer-aided medical procedures.

Faculty of Informatics
M.Sc. Internet Technology and Architecture (ITA)

The aim of the Internet Technology and Architecture (ITA) programme at EIT Digital Master School is to develop a coherent set of theoretical knowledge and professional understandings and skills in computer networks. Emphasis is placed on understanding of current research issues as well as detailed practical experience of network design, development, implementation, and management.

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. High Performance and Cloud Computing

In the programme structure of the department of informatics the master programme Parallel and Distributed Systems is the logical continuation of the bachelor programmes Applied Informatics, Informatics or similar bachelor Programmes. It is incorporated in the main research areas of the faculty.

M.A. Linguistic and Web Technology

The MA Linguistics and Web Technology offers the unique opportunity to study linguistic content and web technology combined. Among other things, you can deepen your knowledge of semantics and pragmatics, learn about the nature of the linguistic sign, about different ways of describing the meaning of words and sentences, and also about the interrelation of words in the human lexicon. But you will additionally gain knowledge about client-server communication, programming and relational databases.

Department of English and American Studies
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. Laser and Photonics

This degree programme is unique, because students are given the opportunity to participate in industry-leading interdisciplinary research projects and top-ranking publications and to visit our research partners worldwide from the outset.

M.A. Linguistics and Web Technology

The Master of Arts in Linguistics and Web Technology from Philipps-Universität Marburg offers the unique opportunity to study linguistic content and web technology combined. Among other things, you can deepen your knowledge of semantics and pragmatics, learn about the nature of the linguistic sign, about different ways of describing the meaning of words and sentences, and also about the interrelation of words in the human lexicon. But you will additionally gain knowledge about client-server communication, programming and relational databases.

Department of English and American Studies
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. Visual Computing

Visual perception is responsible for most our impressions about the world around us. This is why computers are being increasingly used to process digital images and visual simulations. Areas in which these applications are already well established include medical technology, the automotive industry, multimedia systems and industrial quality control. Creating and analysing digital images requires specialist knowledge.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology
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. Computer- und Kommunikationstechnik

Saarland University offers a Master's degree programme in one of today's most dynamic and expanding technical fields: Computer and Communications Engineering. The objective of the programme, which has been developed jointly by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Mechatronics, is to give students a comprehensive understanding of the modern technologies deployed in today's mobile communications systems.

Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology
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. This Flood Risk Management Programme is offered by the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.

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. 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
M.Sc. Computational Linguistics

The Master of Science programme in Computational Linguistics is intended for students from the fields of computational linguistics, natural language processing, computer science, general linguistics and related disciplines. It provides an advanced education to students who wish to widen their knowledge of theories and applications relevant to the automatic processing of written and spoken language.