Bielefeld University

Informatics in the Natural Sciences - International Track

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Agriculture, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences
English only
Winter semester:  31 Jul/30 Sep
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


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree. A qualified degree comprises at least 50 credit points (according to ECTS) in basic subjects of computer science (mathematics, algorithms and data structures, theoretical computer science, computer architecture, etc.) and at least 40 credit points in natural science subjects (including mathematics) includes.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

If there is no final certificate of the previous qualified degree, a provisional final document can be accepted in its place if courses with at least 120 credit points have been completed. The decision on this lies with the responsible body that also regulates the further procedure.

Language Requirements

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

min 87
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Evidence for foreign students is deemed to have been provided if the qualified degree was acquired at an English-speaking institution. If the course is completed in English, it may only be possible to offer a reduced selection of subjects.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

The application documents must be submitted in due time to the student secretariat of Bielefeld University and contain:

  1. The diploma of a previous degree and the associated documents (transcript, transcript of records, diploma supplement, or similar) that provide information about the individual course of study, the completed modules, the achievements made during the course and their evaluations, and the individual professional profile of the completed course. If the university or professional academy at which the applicant obtained the previous degree does not issue such documents for the applicant, correspondingly meaningful documents must be submitted (e.g. performance certificates).
  2. If there is no diploma from a previous degree, a provisional final document and/or a current transcript of records or correspondingly meaningful documents will be submitted.
  3. Optional, an elaboration of a maximum of 1000 words in which the qualification of the previous degree for this master’s degree and, if necessary, further knowledge and qualifications are presented.

Further Information

For more information please check the

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