Information Systems

University of Cologne

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Tuition fee
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The Information Systems programme at University of Cologne is hosted by the Cologne Institute for Information Systems (CIIS). 


The CIIS is formed by the research teams at the chairs for: 

  • Digital Transformation and Analytics 
  • Information Systems and Information Management
  • Information Systems and Integrated Information Systems 
  • Information Systems and Systems Development 
  • Information Systems for Sustainable Society

Through your direct contact with the institute’s professors, you will receive an excellent education, as professors in the CIIS rank among the top scholars within their fields. Many of our graduates of the Information Systems programme at University of Cologne have developed  business contacts even before completing their studies.


As a graduate in the interdisciplinary field of information systems, you will find attractive positions that call for your skills as a broad-based specialist. Many of our graduates have developed good business contacts even before completing their studies. Because of their broad-based, specialised education, you as a graduate will be able to work in any field and in any position related to IT and economics, including IT consultancies.

Exemplary job opportunities are:

  • IS Project and Program Management
  • Data Analytics and Data Science
  • Digital Transformation and Innovation
  • Green IS, Smart Energy and Sustainability
  • Trainee Programmes
  • Consulting
  •  Academic Research
  •  Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems
  • Digital Transformation 
  • Accounting and taxation
  • Business research
  • Corporate development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For MSc in Management, Business Administration and/or Economics, the decisive factor is the number of credits in relevant fields of business analytics and econometrics/statistics within your previous studies.

  • English language skills level B2 CEFR (e.g. TOEFL)
  • Successful completion of an admission test (TM-WiSO/GMAT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The University of Cologne does not charge any tuition fees.

Each semester, all enrolled students of the University of Cologne have to pay a social fee ("Semesterbeitrag").


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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