M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science

University of Passau

24 months
174 EUR/year
174 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Computer Science is one of the drivers of technological progress in all economic and social spheres. When you graduate with an M.Sc. in Computer Science at University of Passau you are a specialist in at least one field of computer science who has a wide-ranging expertise in scientific methods.  


Having completed this Computer Science programme at University of Passau, you will be able to define, autonomously and comprehensively, computer science problems and their applications, structure them and build abstract models. Moreover, you will have the relevant knowledge to define and implement state-of-the-art solutions.


Continuous technological change and innovations create new exciting lines of work in trade and industry, the services, financial and consulting sectors, in public administration, and in the field of scientific research. With this Master's degree you are qualified to take up IT-related executive positions or undertake independent research, e.g. as part of your doctoral study, laying the foundation for a career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algorithms and Mathematical Modelling
  •  Programming and Software Systems
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • Intelligent Technical Systems
  • IT Security and Reliability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The application portals open in early April (for winter semester) and 15 November for the next summer semester. Visit for details.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

A final grade of 2.7 (German grading system) or better. Grades from other/international grading systems will be converted to the German system during the application process.

If your (converted) grade does not meet the above requirement, you can still apply if you have official proof that you completed your studies as one of the best 70% of your cohort.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You are eligible for this degree programme if the following applies to you:
  • You have an undergraduate university degree in computer science or a related discipline with a computer science component of at least 110 ECTS credits.
  • If you completed a four-year non-ECTS degree, the 110 ECTS credit requirement is deemed to be met if approximately two-thirds of your credit points were earned in computer science-related modules/courses.
  • This is further qualified as follows:
  • Your degree must have been earned in a course of study of a standard length of three years or more.
  • The final grade for your first degree must be 2.7 or better under the German marking system, or the relevant equivalent final grade in a foreign marking system.

Work experience

No prior work experience is required for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    174 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 87 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    174 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 87 EUR per semester during 24 months.

We do not charge tuition fees, but a semester contribution is payable per semester. This goes towards student services & facilities and your semester bus pass.

Living costs for Passau

630 - 1000 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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