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Informatics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #601 (QS) ,
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.


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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic 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.
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  • EUR 726.72 per semester for third-country nationals

Living costs for Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

  • 720 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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