University of Siegen

Human Computer Interaction

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Software Engineering
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in business information systems, computer science, business administration, design, psychology or sociology, or a comparable program, with a relevant share of at least 60 credit points from the above-mentioned subject areas.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

The bachelor’s degree must have a grade of 2.5 or better (German GPA system).

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: At least B (173 points).
min 6.5
min 94
PTE Academic
min 58
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
If you don't have English as your mother tongue or have not acquired your study qualification at an exclusively English-speaking institution (i.e. not an English-speaking degree program), you must submit one of the tests mentioned above.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)November 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

If you hold an international Bachelor degree, you need to submit the following documents in order to apply for the HCI program:

Obligatory documents: 

  1. letter of motivation in which you should outline your motivation for applying to the master’s program (maximum two A4 pages or 3000 characters).
  2. German or English Certification of your Degree and current summary of achievements (transcript of records) regarding the course of study (Diploma/Bachelor) qualifying you to study this course (see previous degree field). If the course of study qualifying you for the master’s course has not yet been completed, you will need to provide a provisional final grade (if this is not shown in the summary of achievements, the corresponding certification will need to be provided by the relevant examination office).
  3. Documentation of the required knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
  4. If required, a performance record of the 60 credits from the above-mentioned disciplines (see the previous degree field). These skills must have been achieved academically.

Optional documents: 

  • Recommended: curriculum vitae in tabular form.
  • Recommended: portfolio (representation of one’s own personality and competencies).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website