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Study Computer Science in Germany: 132 Universities with 324 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2021/2022)

Updated: 07-31-2021 | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Great news for international students looking to study computer sciences in Germany: There are more than 220 English-language Master programs available for you to choose from. This high number makes sense, considering that the demand for digitization experts in the field increases day by day. If you look at many German companies and organizations, from the automotive industry, the financial industry to the health care sector, Computer Science experts are in high demand.

Thus, studying Computer Science in Germany, you will not only find the possibility to select from a broad range of specializations and sub-fields - be it digital management and business strategies, big data or software engineering - but also have the opportunity to work and intern for a company or institution that interests you. Browse your options in the StudyFinder and find a program that will be the perfect match for you!

Overview

masters
324

Study Programs in English

universities
132

Universities

ranking
52

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (235 programs for EU citizens, 209 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

14,450 € per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 31 and July 25

Summer Semester

between July 31 and July 15

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Top-ranked German Universities in Computer Science

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 10,000 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52, QS World University Rankings #62
#43Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 41,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 9,750 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#44Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 7,050 € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #47, QS World University Rankings #64
#70Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 4,500 € (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #105, QS World University Rankings #255
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 35,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 4,500 € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #121

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Webinar Video

Duration: 63 min

Study Computer & Data Science in Germany (2021) 🎓🇩🇪 | Webinar with Deggendorf Institute of Technology & TU Braunschweig

This video is a recording of the webinar "Study Computer & Data Science in Germany" from May 5, 2021 - with two special guests:

  1. Deggendorf Institute of Technology: B.Sc. Artificial Intelligence presented by Prof. Dr. Patrick Glauner (Full Professor of Artificial Intelligence) ​
  2. Technische Universität Braunschweig: M.Sc. Data Science presented by Prof. Dr. Ina Schaefer (Professor for the Institute for Software Engineering and Automotive Informatics)

5 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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Learn how to lead the digital transformation of companiesCologne, Mainz, or Potsdam: Choose between three excellent locationsTheory meets practice: Internship + business simulation
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Study and experience the digital revolutionChoose your preferred campus: Berlin or CologneSpecialize in various majors (e.g., consulting and marketing)
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Become an expert digital business strategistGain practical experience in real-life consulting cases or work-based projectsInternship or study semester abroad in a partner university
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Become an expert in the digital worldCologne: A great location to boost your studiesHighly practical: Internship + business simulation
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Learn the keystones of developing your own business ideasWork in practical projects with brand companies, agencies or start-upsCareer opportunities in innovative sectors and companies

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

93 programs

120 programs

Application Requirements

Master degrees in Computer Science typically admit students who have an academic degree in a related subject such as Data Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science. Depending on the programs’ specializations, applicants from more diverse backgrounds may also be admitted. For most programs, entrance tests or interviews are not part of the admission process, students must simply submit required documents (first degree certificate and a transcript of records). These typically include your CV and a letter of motivation and sometimes letters of reference. Additionally, you will have to prove your English language abilities with a language certificate, some programs may require you to demonstrate previous knowledge in programming languages.

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Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
27.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
43.5% no admission restriction
29% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

65.1% directly at University
30.2% via Uni-Assist

5 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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Investigate how IT services can be implemented across various processes and technologies5 stars rating in QS Stars University RatingFlexible Studies: Study online or on campus in Germany
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Master the analysis of biology using sophisticated computer algorithmsComplete an internship at a research institution in Germany or abroadStudy at the Freie Universität Berlin - a “University of Excellence”
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Become a specialist managing technology transfer in global companiesComplete an internship in Germany or abroadFocus on practical experience
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A unique program offered jointly by renowned universitiesLearn how to successfully manage innovation processes around the globePractice with real companies in a hands-on program
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Become a specialist in the next generation of intelligent systemsStudy 100% online5 stars rating in QS Stars University Rating

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

4.5 (1 program )

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (25 programs )

Maximum:

108 (3 programs )

Maximum:

CAE (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

4.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (25 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

59 (1 program )

Maximum:

108 (3 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

CAE (1 program )

5 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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E-Learning: flexibility to study and workTake advantage of the practice-oriented educationDiscover the beautiful city of Soest
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Deepen your knowledge of computer science studies, artificial intelligence, and cyber security5 stars rating in QS Stars University RatingFlexible Studies: Study online or on campus in Germany
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Open the door to your future career in data scienceStudy 100% online5 stars rating in QS Stars University Rating
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Master the art of cyber security5 stars rating in QS Stars University RatingStudy 100% Online
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Work critically in areas of big data and business management5 stars rating in QS Stars University RatingScholarships & Discounts available

Program Features

2-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Engineering

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

48.8%

Summer intake

3.1%

Winter & Summer intake

42.9%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Computer Science

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accadis Hochschule Bad Homburg - University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 550

Program Fees: 5,700 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 2,900

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 6,600

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University · No. of Students: 3,700

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 1,100

Program Fees: 3,725 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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