Business Informatics, M.Sc. | University of Mannheim | Mannheim, Germany
24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The master’s program in Business Informatics from 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 Business Informatics program from 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

The 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:
  • Computer Science 
  • Business Administration 
  • Specialization Courses 
  • Projects and Seminars
  • Master’s Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

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 (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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Semester fee: €194.30

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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