The Computer Science, Informatics programme at the University of Basel has an interdisciplinary character and deals with the possibilities of processing, storing, transmitting, displaying and using information from a scientific and technical perspective. Computer science develops information and communication technologies for science, industry and society that are increasingly permeating our everyday lives and changing our lives. Innovative IT solutions are the key to further technical progress. Computer Science faces many challenges and offers countless opportunities to analyze complex problems.
The master’s degree offers a higher level of qualification and prepares you for fields of work in which pronounced analytical and conceptual skills are required, such as in industrial research and development, in management or project management, or in the sciences.
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Computer science research at the University of Basel focuses on two subject areas:
- Distributed Systems and
- Machine intelligence.
In the Distributed Systems area , the focus is on the design and further development of devices such as programs for high-performance computer networks, the elements of which are located in different places, even on different continents. Researchers in the field of machine intelligence develop and optimize autonomous decision-making systems for planning and predicting future events or states. Both areas are worked on by several research groups and given special attention in teaching.
- 18 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from a foreign university recognized by the University of Basel only allows access to the master’s degree if this allows admission to the desired master’s degree at a university in the higher education system in which it was acquired. It may be the place of study evidence required.
International1538 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 769 EUR per semester during 18 months.
National1538 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 769 EUR per semester during 18 months.
- CHF 850 per semester
Living costs for Basel
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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