University of Duisburg-Essen

Business Informatics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Computer Science
English & German
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in business informatics or comparable degree in the field of economics with a relevant specialization in computer science or business informatics, or a degree in computer science with a relevant specialization in business administration.

Interested parties who have not yet completed their bachelor's degree can apply if they have already achieved 150 ECTS credits. In this case, however, confirmation of the average grade achieved so far by the examination office is necessary.

GPA Rate 3.00
GPA Comment

Bachelor's degree at least 3.0 or better.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min 5.5
DAAD Language Certificate
min At least four stars in all categories.
min DSH 2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language knowledge can also be proven by the Cambridge ESOL Certificates (at least an overall rating of 160), an English certificate from a university that can prove B2, or a bachelor's degree in English. Students without a German-language university entrance qualification need to prove knowledge of the German language.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)June 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

To process your application, the documents listed below are required, which you must submit in the following two steps:

  1. If you apply online using the application for a review of your professional training form, please first submit the following documents in digital form:
    1. Letter of motivation (possibly with a case of hardship that led to the extension of the study period).
    2. Tabular CV.
    3. Proof of first degree (bachelor certificate) or proof of the acquisition of 150 credits in German or English.
    4. Proof of performance with the grades of the individual modules (transcript of records).
    5. Module handbook for the first degree.
    6. School certificate for general or subject-related university entrance qualification.
    7. Proof of knowledge of English and German language (see language requirements).
    8. If applicable proof of semester abroad.
    9. Optional internship and job references.
  2. After submitting the data in the form from step 1, you will receive an e-mail in which the entry of the data is confirmed. Please send this e-mail in printed form and sign it by post together with the following documents to the address given in the e-mail:
    1. Letter of motivation (possibly with a case of hardship that led to the extension of the study period).
    2. Tabular CV.
    3. Certified copy of the first degree (bachelor certificate).


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