Study Informatics in Germany: 44 Universities with 54 English Degree Programs

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

Updated: 02-27-2024 | 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
54

Study Programs in English

universities
44

Universities

ranking
20

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (45 programs for EU citizens, 35 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 6,688 per semester (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and January 15

Summer Semester

between May 15 and October 01

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Top-ranked German Universities in Informatics

#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: € 3,336 - € 4,498 (per semester)

#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
#51-100 By SubjectQS World University Rankings
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

public University

No. of Students: approx. 3,700 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

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

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3 English Degree Programs for Informatics in Germany

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Cutting-Edge Biophysics ResearchComprehensive and Flexible CurriculumMultidisciplinary Collaboration
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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)
50% local admission restriction (local NC)
29.6% no admission restriction
20.4% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

57.4% directly at University
11.1% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
33.3% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Informatics 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
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E-Learning: flexibility to study and workTake advantage of the practice-oriented educationStudy and work at the same time

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

70 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (7 programs )

Maximum:

95 (7 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (7 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

70 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (7 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B1 Preliminary (PET) (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Informatics 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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A unique combination - Study technology management at NIT and engineering or sciences at TUHHFlexible study times adapted to the study programs of your choiceChoose among fascinating German-taught M.Sc. programs from TUHH Hamburg and study in English and German
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Learn how to use data analysis to understand the universeBe part of a top-ranked universityExpect a fantastic career path

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

Beginning

Winter intake

44.4%

Summer intake

7.4%

Winter & Summer intake

46.3%

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

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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)

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)

Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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