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Study Data Science in Germany: 89 Universities with 135 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 03-04-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Data Science is an interdisciplinary field of science that enables scientifically sound methods, processes, algorithms, and systems for extracting knowledge, patterns, and inferences from both structured and unstructured data.

Data Science uses techniques and theories from mathematics, statistics, and information technology, including signal processing, uses probability models of machine learning, statistical learning, programming, data science, pattern recognition, prognostics, uncertainty modeling, and data warehousing.

Individuals working in the field of Data Science are referred to as Data Scientists, although more specific or specializations of other, higher-level job titles are usually common (e.g., statistician, computer scientist).

Overview

masters
135

Study Programs in English

universities
89

Universities

ranking
41

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (69 programs for EU citizens, 61 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 10,000 per semester (4 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 15 and March 01

Summer Semester

between March 15 and March 01

View all 135 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Data Science

#1Poets & Quants World's Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship
ESMT Berlin

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 1,000 students

Program Fees: € 8,000 - € 9,875 (per semester)

The Economist - Which MBA? #1, Poets & Quants World's Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship #2, The Financial Times: Top MBA schools for environmental, social and corporate governance teaching #8, Forbes: The Best Business Schools #10, Bloomberg Businessweek: European Business School Ranking #12, The Economist - Which MBA? #14
#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: € 2,394 - € 5,975 (per semester)

#29SCM Journal List Ranking
Kühne Logistics University

private (state-approved) University

No. of Students: approx. 400 students

Program Fees: € 7,390 - € 7,890 (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 - € 6,000 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52

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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)

3 English Degree Programs for Data Science in Germany

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Face Tomorrow's Global ChallengesMeet the Movers and Shakers of the IndustryThrive in Europe's Startup Capital
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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
31.9% local admission restriction (local NC)
45.2% no admission restriction
22.9% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

77% directly at University
9.6% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
19.3% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Data Science in Germany

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Tradition Meets InnovationBe At the Heart of Technological EvolutionExperience Karlsruhe
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Mastering the Future of CommunicationReal-World Tech Integration SkillsNetworking with Global Tech Leaders

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

4 (1 program )

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (19 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (22 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

4 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (19 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Maximum:

108 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (22 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Data Science in Germany

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Unparalleled Content: Navigate the Digital AgeTake full advantage of an international settingStudy at a top German university
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E-Learning: flexibility to study and workTake advantage of the practice-oriented educationStudy and work at the same time

Program Features

2-20 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Master of Engineering

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

53.3%

Summer intake

1.5%

Winter & Summer intake

37.8%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Data Science

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Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences

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

Program Fees: € 0

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University · No. of Students: 3,700

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Berlin International University of Applied Sciences

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 450

Program Fees: € 4,050 - € 4,190

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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