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Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences

Strategic Information Management

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Management & Consulting, Data Science, Information Management
English only
Winter semester: 30 Sep
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree.

Required ECTS credits: 210.

At least 20 ECTS credits in the area of computer science, information management, or computer science and information technology (IT). These 20 ECTS credits must have been acquired within the scope of a degree program at a state or state-recognized German or foreign institution of higher education.

Of these 20 ECTS credits:

  1. A minimum of 5 ECTS credits must be in basics of business information systems/IT or information management or business IT applications.
  2. A minimum of 5 ECTS credits must be in practical computer science/ data processing / software development or comparable subjects (e.g. programming, databases, software engineering).
  3. A minimum of 3 ECTS credits must be in mathematics / statistics / quantitative methods or comparable subjects.

Alternatively, oral exams (30 minutes each) can be taken at Neu-Ulm University. The examinations take place online. Online pre-courses and self-study material are provided to prepare for the oral exams.

f you earned a bachelor’s degree with only 180 ECTS credits, the qualification gap of 30 ECTS credits must be filled. This can be achieved by either providing verification of or completing one of the following preliminary achievements:

  • Co-authorship of a research publication in the English language (research paper).
  • A minimum of 6 months of verifiable full-time professional experience after obtaining a bachelor’s degree in a field that is relevant for the program (verification in the form of an employment contract and/or references).
  • Successful completion of an entrance examination in the form of a written scientific paper in the English language. Informal applications for participation will be accepted only via email until the end of the application period and must be written in English.

Please contact the head of the study program for the provision of such proof:

  • Proof of additional subjects taken amounting to 30 ECTS from a previous degree program.

To submit the required verification, please contact the program director.

GPA Rate 2.30
GPA Comment

Grade 2.3 or better.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 90
min 6.5
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven with evidence of adequate language skills from school or university transcripts, the completion of a degree program that was verifiably taught entirely in English, or evidence that English is your native language.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 02 (German)May 02 (EU)May 02 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:
In 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:

€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents

The following documents must be submitted by the application deadline at the latest:

  1. Application form.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. A copy of your high school certificate with translation.
  4. A copy of your bachelor's degree with at least 210 ECTS Points and a final mark of 2.3 or better. It is necessary that you finish your bachelor's before ends the application deadline.
  5. Proof of 20 ECTS, of which 5 ECTS each come from the areas of object-oriented programming, database systems, IT management, and business administration. As part of the application process, the university will check this knowledge. For this purpose, they need the transcript of grades and the corresponding excerpts from the module handbook.
  6. Proof of English knowledge (see language requirements).
  7. Proof of German knowledge (see language requirements)j. This certificate will be needed at the latest by the enrollment process.

All applicants who have not obtained their bachelor's degree in Germany must upload their certificates via the uni-assist online portal for further checks.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website