M.Sc. On Campus

Computer Science (Informatics)

Saarland University

24 months
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Saarland University's Computer Science (Informatics) is an international center for computer science research. It is one of the highest ranked German departments and is one of the most renowned addresses in computer science research worldwide. Over 300 scientists work closely together at 19 chairs and several research institutes on campus.


Key facts

Saarland University is the only university in Germany to have a cluster of excellence and a graduate school in computer science approved by the federal and state governments as part of the excellence initiative.

Computer Science (Informatics) Master’s students find ideal conditions in Saarbrücken for a successful, interdisciplinary and research-oriented degree in computer science. In courses on central areas of theoretical and practical computer science, abstraction skills and mathematical-technical understanding are trained. In addition, the Saarbrücken master’s course offers options for individual design of the course. Block courses during the semester break allow you to study particularly quickly.

Programme Structure

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Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from a German or foreign university in the computer science course or in a related course or proof of equivalent performance,
  • Knowledge of English at an advanced level for the subject study as well
  • the particular suitability according to the following criteria:
  • the achievements and school grades achieved in the previous academic career,
  • the special interest in studying documented in the form of a letter of motivation,
  • two qualifying reports as well
  • Relevant international and practical experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Students are exempted from tuition fees. However, they have to pay the semester fee of 124 EUR

Living costs for Saarbrücken

730 - 1100 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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