University of Bamberg

International Software Systems Science

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Computer Science, Software Engineering
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 02 Oct
Summer semester: 09 Apr
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 (or equivalent) in software systems science or in a closely related bachelor's degree program such as, but not limited to, informatics, computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering.

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

A closely related bachelor's degree, as a rule, must cover at least 115 ECTS credit points worth of modules in mathematical foundations, computer science, and software engineering including a bachelor's thesis in one of these fields or in applied computer sciences. Specifically, among other criteria, admission to the graduate MSc program requires at least 34 ECTS credit points in mathematics and theoretical foundations of computer science (covering propositional and predicate logic, linear algebra, calculus, probability theory, automata and formal languages, mathematical software analysis), as well as at least 33 ECTS credit points in programming and software science (covering procedural and non-procedural programming, algorithms and data structures, object-oriented modeling and software engineering).

GPA Rate 2.70
GPA Comment

The final overall grade in the bachelor's degree must be at least the upper third-class corresponding to the German grade 2.7.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 6.5
min 90
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Be aware that the general "Enrolment, re-enrolment, and withdrawal statutes" of the university oblige you to acquire at least basic German language skills (level A1) within the first year of your studies.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 15 (German)May 15 (EU)May 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:November 15 (German)November 15 (EU)November 15 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the winter semester until July 15th.
Summer semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the summer semester around January 15th. Due to the general corona virus problem, enrollment for the summer semester 2020 is extended until April 30th, 2020.

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Your application must include originals or notarized copies of the following documentation in German, English, French or Spanish (for documents in other languages you must additionally provide a notarized translation of the originals):

  1. Completed and signed online application for admission.
  2. Certification of successful completion of the examination for general or restricted university entry qualification.
  3. Certification of a completed university degree qualifying for entrance to the master's degree program.
  4. If the degree certificate is not yet available at the time of application, and your qualifying degree is conferred by a German university, you may turn in the certificate later. In this case, the admission will be conditional only.
  5. Documentation of modules, courses and examinations completed within the scope of your qualifying university degree (e.g. a transcript of records).
  6. Certificates giving proof of your English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  7. Where applicable: professional credentials/references, certificates from professional and continuing educational programs, awards/honors or voluntary service.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website