RWTH Aachen University

Data Analytics and Decision Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Data Science
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jul/01 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Apply before January 31st respectively before April 15th to benefit from our 10% early bird discount.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (Engineering or Science) in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Applicants need at least:

  1. 15 credit points in the fields of higher mathematics or statistics, database and information systems, programming, algorithms and data structures, complexity theory, quantitative methods/operations research.
  2. 125 credit points mathematics and/or natural sciences (e.g. physics, chemistry, computer science or similar).
Work Experience

Applicants thus need to have at least 12 months of professional work experience.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With a grade of at least B.
min 5.5
min 90
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by the placement-Test of RWTH Aachen University’s language center (B2). The score reports must not be older than two years by August 1st of the year the degree course you are applying for will start. Exemptions for the language requirements are only applicable for nationals or first-degree holders from the USA, the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Please provide the following documents for a complete application:

  1. CV.
  2. Motivation letter.
  3. Transcript of records of all your degrees.
  4. Two letters of recommendation.
  5. Proof of professional work experience.
  6. English language certificate (can be handed in later). See the language requirements for more information.
  7. Copy of your degree certificate.
  8. Supplementary sheet (to be downloaded from the system during the process).
  9. APS certificate (if you come from China, Mongolia or Vietnam).
  10. Scholarship application (if needed).
  11. Translation of submitted documents (if your documents are not in English or German).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website