Business Informatics

University of Mannheim

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The Business Informatics programme of University of Mannheim which is taught in English, is interdisciplinary in nature.

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The Business Informatics programme of University of Mannheim 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.

The master’s program 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

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Informatics
  • Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Partially taught in German
IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500 (required)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 (8 of which must have been obtained in programming), a total of 30 ECTS credits in economics/business administration or business informatics, a total of 18 ECTS credits in mathematics or statistics
  • Relevant work experience in the fields of business and commerce, informatics and computer science, or comparable areas

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

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Semester fee: 174 EUR
  • Tuition fees for non-EU students: 1,500 EUR


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