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Study Computer Science in Germany: 145 Universities with 363 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2023/2024)

Updated: 12-02-2023 | 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
363

Study Programs in English

universities
145

Universities

ranking
58

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (260 programs for EU citizens, 231 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 13,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between December 31 and October 31

Summer Semester

between January 15 and October 02

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Top-ranked German Universities in Computer Science

#9Financial Times - European Business School Rankings
ESMT Berlin

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 650 students

Program Fees: € 8,000 (per semester)

Forbes - The Best International MBAs: One-Year Programs #10, Financial Times - Masters in Management #26, Financial Times - Executive MBA Ranking #39, The Economist - Which MBA? #46, Financial Times - Global MBA Ranking #80, QS World University Rankings - Global MBA Rankings 2021 #83
#21QS Online MBA Rankings: Europe
IU International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences

No. of Students: approx. 100,000 students

Program Fees: € 1,434 - € 5,975 (per semester)

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

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63

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Tuition Fees

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231
35
20
57
50

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)

3 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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Become an expert in artificial intelligenceStudy 100% onlineRated 5 Stars by the QS Stars University Rating
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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open 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)
29.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
41.3% no admission restriction
29.5% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

67.2% directly at University
9.9% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
27.8% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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Become an expert on e-mobility and green energyGet hands-on experience during the practical semesterBe part of a bilingual study program

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

4 (1 program )

Minimum:

50 (1 program )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (5 programs )

Maximum:

7 (37 programs )

Maximum:

108 (3 programs )

Maximum:

CAE (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

4 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (37 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

50 (1 program )

Maximum:

108 (3 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (5 programs )

Maximum:

CAE (1 program )

3 English Degree Programs for Computer Science in Germany

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Program Features

2-8 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Master of Engineering

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering

Beginning

Winter intake

48.2%

Summer intake

4.7%

Winter & Summer intake

44.9%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Computer Science

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Ansbach University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,800

Program Fees: € 0

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 3,300

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Augsburg University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 6,600

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University · No. of Students: 3,700

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

bbw University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 1,200

Program Fees: € 4,110

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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