International Software Systems Science, M.Sc. | University of Bamberg | Bamberg, Germany
M.Sc. On Campus

International Software Systems Science

24 months
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Starting with the summer semester 2015, the Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences at University of Bamberg offers the fully english-taught masters degree programme International Software Systems Science.


This graduate level programme (Bologna 2nd cycle education) is designed to build on from a three year bachelors degree in Software Systems Science or an undergraduate degree (180 ECTS) in a closely related area such as, but not limited to, Informatics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering. 

Key Features 

  • The International Software Systems Science program at University of Bamberg prepares students for all tasks required for the analysis and creation of large networked software systems using modern methods.
  • This masters degree programme satisfies the guidelines laid down by the German Kultusministerkonferenz (Standing Conference of the State Ministers of Education and the Arts - KMK) on the requirements for entering doctoral studies (3rd cycle of the Bologna scheme).


The system accreditation of the University of Bamberg has been successfully completed in June 2019, when the ACQUIN Accreditation Commission determined that all requirements have been met. Since then, the University of Bamberg has been responsible for the quality management of the study programmes.

Programme Structure

Select an area of specialization in line with your own interests in four fields of Software Systems Science:

  • Distributed and Mobile Systems
  • Software Analysis and Verification
  • Service-oriented Architectures
  • Communication Systems and Protocols

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic bachelors degree of at least six semesters (180 ECTS) in Software Systems Science or in a closely related bachelors degree programme* such as, but not limited to Informatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering
  • Final overall grade in the bachelors degree must be at least upper third class corresponding to the German grade 2.7
  • English language proficiency must be above level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), corresponding to at least IELTS 6.5, TOEFL iBT 90 (internet based) or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • At the University of Bamberg students have to pay an administrative fee ("Semesterbeitrag") of 101,50 Euros per term.

Living costs for Bamberg

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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