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University of M√ľnster

Information Systems

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Information Engineering
English only
Summer semester:  30 Nov/15 Jan
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in management information systems or a similar program with a connection to IT and business.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

A solid foundation of knowledge in these subject areas (at minimum courses worth 18 ECTS in each of the following subject areas):

  1. Information systems (process modeling).
  2. Computer science (data modeling and software development).
  3. Quantitative methods (operations research, statistics).
  4. Business administration.

You may apply before graduation in case you have already completed 75% or 140 ECTS of your program.

GPA Rate 2.90
GPA Comment

An average grade of 2.9 or better (cumulative grade point average according to the German grading system).

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min C1
min 6.5
min 90
DAAD Language Certificate
min C1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
The applicants also fulfill the English-language proficiency requirements if English is their native tongue, or if they completed their bachelor's degree in an English-speaking country. This must be demonstrated with a certificate from the university at which the bachelor course was completed.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 10 (German)May 10 (EU)May 10 (Non EU)
Summer semester:November 10 (German)November 10 (EU)November 10 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The application is only complete when the following documents have been included:

  1. Abitur/A-Level certificate, or any other equivalent university admission certificate.
  2. Bachelor's degree or a list of courses that includes 140 ECTS (e.g. approx. 75%) of a bachelor course (if the bachelor course is yet completed).
  3. University transcript or diploma attached. Please calculate the average mark and add a grading scale if the marks were awarded outside Germany.
  4. A detailed course description (not your transcript) of the courses taken during your bachelor studies.
  5. A filled out form "Analysis of Curriculum" in which the courses of your first degree are assigned to the four subject areas.
  6. Letter of motivation in the English language (approx. one page) in which you, in particular, write about your preferred tracks.
  7. Curriculum vitae (CV).
  8. A certificate of your English language proficiency (see language requirements). The certificate must not be older than 2 years.
  9. Additional documents that demonstrate your special interest or qualification for the "Information systems" course.

These documents must be sent to the Student Secretary‚Äôs Office before the application deadlines. Documents that arrive after the respective deadlines can not be considered. Please note that deadlines can not be extended, even if the deadline falls on a weekend or bank holiday. If a document is in any language other than English or German, a certified translation must be attached. Please note that the authenticity of all copies or translations of original documents must be confirmed by an authorized institution‚ÄĮwith an official stamp and signature.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website