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University of Göttingen

Computer Scienсе

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Machine Learning, Web Technologies
English & German
Winter semester: 15 Apr/15 Jun
Summer semester: 15 Oct/15 Dec
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the applied computer science course or in a closely related subject.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Provisional access is granted to anyone who has not yet completed a course of study at the time of application, but who has acquired at least 150 credits in a relevant bachelor's degree program or an equivalent degree program.

The prerequisite for the subject-specific relevance of the preparatory course is proof of at least 90 credit points in computer science, applied computer science, the mathematical foundations, and the scientific and technical foundations. At least 60 credit points in computer science and applied computer science as well as at least 15 credit points in the mathematical and scientific-technical basics must be provеn.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min II
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least C.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
min 5.5
min 81
PTE Academic
min 59
min DSH 2
min TDN 4
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Applicants whose mother tongue is not German and who do not have a German university entrance qualification or have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a German university must have sufficient knowledge of the German language. Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must have sufficient knowledge of the English language. English language knowledge can also be proven by NULTE certificates (at least level B2). Successful completion of the mentioned tests must not be more than two years before the application for admission is received. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language is also a study or professional stay of at least one year in a country in which English is the official language, or an average grade of at least 8 points in the subject "English" within the two school years before obtaining the university entrance qualification. If you chose to only prove knowledge of very good English language skills, you must provide tests equivalents to the at least level C1 of the CEFR.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

The following documents must be enclosed with the application for admission, which must be uploaded to the university server using the online portal:

  1. The applicant's diploma in German or English translation if the originals are not in English or German; if a certificate of completion is not yet available, a certificate of achievement, credits, and average grade must be submitted.
  2. A tabular curriculum vitae in German or English with a meaningful description of the educational path and a photograph.
  3. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the German and English language, or proof of very good knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
  4. A statement as to whether the applicant has successfully, unsuccessfully, or not yet completed a closely related master's degree.

Applications that are not received in full, in due form, or on time are excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents remain with the university.

If a student makes it believable that he or she is at a disadvantage compared to other applicants due to disability due to the selection process, a suitable disadvantage compensation must be granted by the selection committee upon requеst.


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Further Information

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