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Business Informatics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #314 (QS) ,
The master’s program in Business Informatics at the University of Mannheim, which is taught in English, is interdisciplinary in nature. It combines aspects of Informatics with aspects of Business Administration and provides you with the opportunity to explore the two areas further. The decision which area you would like to focus on more strongly is totally up to you.

About

The master’s program in Business Informatics at the University of Mannheim places great emphasis on putting theoretical knowledge into practice, and we cooperate with renowned partners from the corporate world. An integral part of the program is the team project. Students work on it for one or two semesters, thereby acquiring expert knowledge in their field and developing social skills, such as project management and team work abilities.

The program is concluded with a master’s thesis, which can be written in cooperation with a company.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have excellent career prospects.

IT experts are highly sought after in the private sector. Depending on your interests, you can opt for different career paths:

You can work in one of the core IT occupations, for example as a software developer, software architect, system engineer, or web developer. Other occupations combine IT with other fields, such as IT consultants, in-house consultants, IT project managers, and IT controllers. If you choose an IT-related profession, you will usually carry out data processing activities or use available software applications.

Graduates of the master's program in Business Informatics hold positions in start-ups or established companies, for example SAP, Deutsche Bank, or Microsoft.

They are also qualified to pursue a doctoral degree, paving the way for a career in academia.

Programme Structure

  • An integral part of the program is the team project. 
  • Students work on it for one or two semesters, thereby acquiring expert knowledge in their field and developing social skills, such as project management and team work abilities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 500

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree in Business Informatics to be admitted to the master’s program in Business Informatics. A degree in a different field is sufficient if it is recognized as equivalent by the admissions committee. The following requirements must be met:
  • a total of 30 ECTS credits in Informatics,
  • a total of 30 ECTS credits in Economics/Business Administration or Business Informatics,
  • a total of 18 ECTS credits in Mathematics or Statistics.
You must fulfill these requirements by the time you enroll in the program; it is not possible to provide proof of those requirements at a later date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Semester fee: €174.90
  • Tuition fees for a second degree: €650

Living costs for Mannheim

  • 800 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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