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Study Data Science in Germany: 68 Universities with 94 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 09-30-2022 | 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
94

Study Programs in English

universities
68

Universities

ranking
34

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (48 programs for EU citizens, 41 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 14,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between September 30 and September 18

Summer Semester

between September 30 and September 15

View all 94 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Data 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
#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 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#78Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 28,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #177

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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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E-Learning: flexibility to study and workTake advantage of the practice-oriented educationDiscover the beautiful city of Soest
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Become an expert on intercultural leadership and technologyBe part of a top university of technology100% flexible - study completely online!
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Study European Management with a special emphasis on behavioral management

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
27.7% local admission restriction (local NC)
41.5% no admission restriction
30.8% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

80.9% directly at University
22.3% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Data 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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Become an expert on intercultural leadership and technologyBe part of a top university of technology100% flexible - study completely online!
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Study European Management with a special emphasis on behavioral management

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (15 programs )

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (14 programs )

Maximum:

7 (11 programs )

Maximum:

108 (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (11 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (15 programs )

Maximum:

7 (11 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (3 programs )

Maximum:

108 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (14 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (11 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Data 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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Become an expert on intercultural leadership and technologyBe part of a top university of technology100% flexible - study completely online!
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Study European Management with a special emphasis on behavioral management

Program Features

2-7 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 Science

Professional Master

Beginning

Winter intake

52.1%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

37.2%
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List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Data Science

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Berliner Hochschule für Technik (BHT)

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

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

run by church (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 5,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Clausthal University of Technology

public University · No. of Students: 3,400

Program Fees: € 4,890

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,200

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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