Study Informatics in Germany: 38 Universities with 43 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 12-06-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

While the term “informatics” can be used for describing the library sciences, the subject itself refers to the study of computational systems, especially relating to data storage and retrieval, having as a central tenet the notion of transformation of information. Students will learn notions of computer and archival sciences while developing hands-on techniques for problem-solving in the fields of information.

Overview

masters
43

Study Programs in English

universities
38

Universities

ranking
17

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (36 programs for EU citizens, 28 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 24,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and September 30

Summer Semester

between April 30 and September 30

View all 43 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Informatics

#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
#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
#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226

Tuition Fees

36
28
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2
4
3

3 English Degree Programs for Informatics in Germany

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Become a developer and an inventorWork closely with global players in the south of GermanyBe part of a bilingual study program
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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

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
34.9% local admission restriction (local NC)
41.9% no admission restriction
23.2% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

67.4% directly at University
9.3% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25.6% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Informatics in Germany

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Become a developer and an inventorWork closely with global players in the south of GermanyBe part of a bilingual study program
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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:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

70 (3 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

Maximum:

95 (4 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (5 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (4 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

70 (3 programs )

Maximum:

95 (4 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (5 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Informatics in Germany

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Become a developer and an inventorWork closely with global players in the south of GermanyBe part of a bilingual study program
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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

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 Engineering

Bachelor of Science

Professional Master

Beginning

Winter intake

46.5%

Summer intake

9.3%

Winter & Summer intake

41.9%

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

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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)

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

public Technical University · No. of Students: 6,800

Program Fees: € 2,250 - € 4,500

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor 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)

Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBM (Master of Business Marketing)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MLB (Master of Law and Business)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Fulda University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,700

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.Eng. (Bachelor of Engineering)

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