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Study Data Science in Germany: 45 Universities with 59 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 04-23-2021 | 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 or Data Scientists, although more specific or specializations of other, higher-level job titles are usually common (e.g., statistician, computer scientist).

Overview

masters
59

Study Programs in English

universities
45

Universities

ranking
24

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

0,- € (35 programs for EU citizens, 30 programs for Non-EU)

Maximum:

10,000 € per semester (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadline

Winter Semester

between April 30 and March 01

Summer Semester

between April 30 and March 01

View all 59 courses

Top-ranked German Universities in Data Science

#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) #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,- € (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #61
#91Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx.27,000 students

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168
#99Times Higher Education Ranking
RWTH Aachen University

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx.46,000 students

Program Fees: 0,- € - 7,500 € (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #144, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #201-300

Tuition fees

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30
5
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13
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5 English Degree Programs for Data Science in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2021

Open Programs

50 Programs

6 Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
32.2% local admission restriction (local NC)
30.5% no admission restriction
37.3% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

74.6% directly at University
25.4% via Uni-Assist

1 English Degree Program for Data Science in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

5 (1 program)

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Minimum

B2 First (FCE) (11 programs)

Maximum

7 (8 programs)

Maximum

108 (2 programs)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs)

IELTS Band

Minimum

5 (1 program)

Maximum

7 (8 programs)

TOEFL Scores

Minimum

61 (1 program)

Maximum

108 (2 programs)

Cambridge Levels

Minimum

B2 First (FCE) (11 programs)

Maximum

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs)

6 English Degree Programs for Data Science in Germany

Program Features

2-7 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts

Bachelor of Science

Master of Engineering

Beginning

Winter intake

54.2%

Summer intake

1.7%

Winter & Summer intake

35.6%
1.7% no information provided

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

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Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 13,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 25,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

public University of applied sciences · No. of Students: 8,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: 0,- €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 2,400

Program Fees: 6,950 € - 8,125 €

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

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