In order to be admitted to the programme, students must have received a Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification from a German or foreign university in informatics, computer science or a related field, or must provide proof of equivalent academic achievement, and must demonstrate advanced proficiency in English to complete the programme.

Specifically, they must also provide the following information and/or documents:

  • Proof of sufficient merit in their academic achievements in school and higher education
  • A letter of motivation or personal statement documenting the student's particular interest in the M.Sc. programme
  • Two relevant academic references
  • Details about relevant work/study periods abroad and relevant work experience or internships