University of Klagenfurt

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726 EUR/year
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The Informatics degree programme at the University of Klagenfurt qualifies graduates for the development of top-quality computer-assisted solutions to problems, for the efficient and effective management of the problem-solving process, and for the design of the beneficial utilization of solutions, based on methods and techniques from Informatics.

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Why to study

The field of Informatics at the University of Klagenfurt is characterised by  highly dynamic development. It is therefore a further aim of the degree  programme to convey competencies to ensure that – on the one hand – graduates can actively contribute to this process of improvement and innovation, and that they are also able – on the other hand – to update their knowledge in an autonomous and timely manner. Consequently, the focus of the Informatics Master’s degree in Klagenfurt is on conveying detailed knowledge about the fundamental  concepts, interrelations, and insights gained in the field as well as its methods and tools. In addition, students are taught personal and leadership skills, they gain practical and research experience, and develop expertise in solving problems.

Careers and occupational profiles

Graduates of the Master’s degree programme in Informatics are experts in their specialist field with a comprehensive background in Informatics. They are qualified to manage complex software development projects, to define novel problem solutions, and to develop the concepts, methods, and tools of Informatics or one of the areas of application in a focused manner. They are distinguished by their high degree of independence and superior problem-solving skills. In particular, they are skilled at adapting to and mastering technical paradigm shifts. Furthermore, following three years of relevant professional activity and the successful completion of the Civil Engineer examination, graduates of the Master’s degree programme are entitled to work as chartered civil engineers in the field of Informatics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Information Systems
  • Data Science and Engineering
  • Distributed Systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information and System Security
  • Multimedia Systems
  • Software Engineering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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.

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).
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.
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

  • Bachelor's degree programme Applied Informatics or a degree programme of equivalent academic value at another post-secondary educational institution
  • Complete the application for Admission to the Master’s Programme
  • The admission to the Master’s degree programme Applied Informatics is conditional upon the successful completion of a relevant Bachelor’s degree or a relevant Bachelor’s degree at a University of Applied Sciences or other equivalent programme at a recognised domestic or foreign post-secondary educational institution 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 363 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.
  • EUR 726.72 per semester for third-country nationals


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